Events & Media for Desert Hope Treatment Center


Virtual Narcan Training

A life is lost to opioid overdose every 11 minutes in the United States. Overdoses are a leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old. Preliminary data from suggests that there was roughly a 5% increase in overdose death last year leading to around 72,000 deaths. This makes 2019 one of the deadliest years on record in terms of fatal overdoses.

Unfortunately, the pandemic may have worsened this crisis; according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), overdose rates increased between 30% – 40% thus far.

Join the conversation #ReverseAnOverdose

Our facilities will host virtual Narcan training events with their respective medical experts. Research has shown that education on Narcan administration can help communities decrease rates of overdose deaths. Facility medical staff will also host Q&A sessions to for viewers who may have questions. Below are the dates of each facility’s training event and a link to register:

Location Date Time
Adcare Tues, Aug 25, 2020 4:00 PM EDT Sign Up
Greenhouse Wed, Aug 26, 2020 5:00 PM EDT Sign Up
Desert Hope Wed, Aug 26, 2020 8:30 PM EDT Sign Up
Recovery First Thurs, Aug 27, 2020 4:00 PM EDT Sign Up
River Oaks Thurs, Aug 27, 2020 4:30 PM EDT Sign Up
Oxford Friday, Aug 28, 2020 1:00 PM EDT Sign Up

Virtual Meetings

We offer online virtual support meetings in the style of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

These virtual 12-step meetings are intended to offer a safe place for individuals in recovery to find support during this time of uncertainty. We recognize the heightened sensitivity of attending an online meeting and we kindly ask for your help in creating and maintaining an environment of peace, support, and confidentiality. Please respect the privacy and anonymity of all those who attend these meetings.

Narcotics Anonymous Style Meetings

Day of Week Time Dial-in Details
Monday 12:00 PM EST Host: Nicole
Join from your computer
Dial-In: +1 (408) 650-3123
Access Code: 938-871-893
Thursday 6:00 PM EST Host: Ben
Join from your computer
Dial-In: +1 (646) 749-3112
Access Code: 442-723-461
Friday 12:00 PM EST Host: Nicole
Join from your computer
Dial-In: +1 (408) 650-3123
Access Code: 938-871-893

Alcoholic Anonymous Style Meetings

Day of Week Time Dial-in Details
Monday 7:00 PM EST Host: Jake
Join from your computer
Dial-In: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 552-793-301
Tuesday 6:00 PM EST Host: Ben
Join from your computer
Dial-In: +1 (646) 749-3112
Access Code: 442-723-461
Wednesday 7:00 PM EST Host: Jake
Join from your computer
Dial-In: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 552-793-301

For more information about our virtual meetings, please check out the details from our parent company, American Addiction Centers.

Events

We do not have any upcoming events at our facility planned at this time. Please check back soon to learn about future events.

 

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