I want to share with the two of you a show I watched a couple of days ago—Judge Judy. She had on a gentleman who was loaded. I immediately became emotional because I was seeing myself for the first time on drugs (tears). I couldn't stop watching him and only him. I was not even sure what the case was about. He was fogged, distracted, lost and most of all near death. Judge Judy, upon seeing his state, stopped him from even continuing his side of the story. She said in a low and concerned voice, “look, how old are you?” He said his age and she looked at him with her head tilted and continued firmly, “listen, you need help and if you would like, our staff will help you get support. If you want to see your next birthday you better get things figured out.” The gentleman shuffled quietly out...
It is a privilege to write this testimonial about my family’s experiences at the Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC). I think it is a understatement to say that the staff and programs of LVRC have radically changed our lives for the better.
My daughter, a beautiful, talented 20-year-old college student, was progressively going downhill in all spheres of her life—academic, family, social, and psychologically within her own personality. My wife and I truly had no idea how malignantly affected she had become by a variety of drugs. She had had a serious drug-related automobile accident in August 2010 which almost took her life. The brilliant physicians of the Trauma Center at Hackensack University Medical Center saved her life and kept her incredibly functional in all...