Events & Media for Desert Hope Treatment Center

Addiction Talk – Facebook Live Show

“Addiction Talk” is a Facebook Live show dedicated to sharing the personal stories of celebrities, influencers and everyday people impacted by addiction. Through sharing our personal journeys, we break the stigma and shame of addiction, and provide hope and inspiration for the millions of Americans battling this disease every day – because we recover together.


Alumni Meetings with American Addiction Centers

Desert Hope alumni belong to a larger community of alumni from all American Addiction Centers (AAC) facilities across the United States. AAC hosts weekly virtual meetings for alumni to get together, connect, and share.

  • LocationZoom Meeting
  • Day/Time: Monday and Wednesday – 7:30PM EST
  • Meeting ID: 856 4843 1678

Alumni Speaker Events

Alumni are invited to speak on a weekly basis at Desert Hope. For more information, please email


Healthcare Tech Outlook- The Case for VR and Addiction Treatment

The Nevada Independent- Closed Treatment Centers and Cancelled Meetings: How COVID-19 is Forcing Changes in the World of Addiction and Recovery

KOLO TV- Risk of relapsing during pandemic could rise

KLAS- Former NFL player teams up with NFL Alumni Association to help athletes combat drug addiction

Thrive Global- How To Attend Online Therapy and Support Groups During COVID-19

Las Vegas Review Journal- Fentanyl deaths in Clark County jump during first half of 2020

Recovery Bulletin- Exercise plays a key role in addiction recovery

mHealth Intelligence- Amid Rising Substance Abuse Rates, Treatment Centers Turn to Telehealth

The Mighty- 6 Reasons Exercise Plays a Key Role in Addiction Recovery

NFLA Alumni Lounge- DH CEO Derek Price Interview

KLAS Las Vegas- CDC: Drug overdose deaths on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic; Nevada placed on ‘Red Alert’ for increased risk

The Tempest- 8 Simple Steps to Create a Healthy Daily Routine in Recovery

Sportscasting- Former France Rugby Captain Marc Cecillon Murdered His Wife in Front of 60 People and Exposed the Danger of Alcoholism in the Process

Touchdowns & Tangents- Pain is a Punchline Everyone but You Laughs at ft Addiction Specialist Derek Price and NFL referee Scott Novak?

Sportscasting- Vincent Jackson’s Shocking Death Has Shed Much-Needed Light on a Life-Threatening Problem Pro Athletes Often Keep Hidden

KSNV- Pandemic sobriety study: 1 in 10 give up alcohol

WCHS- Pandemic sobriety study: 1 in 10 give up alcohol

KMPH- Pandemic sobriety study: 1 in 10 give up alcohol

Las Vegas Heals – Desert Hope: Connecting the Dots Between Brain Injuries and Addiction

8NewsNow – Overdose deaths main topic of conversation at mental health conference on Las Vegas Strip

The Nevada Independent – Cost should not factor into getting treatment for addiction 

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