The Meadows


New Patients & Clinical Professionals

Call Intake at:800.244.4949

(outside the US: 928-668-1999)

Other Inquiries:800.632.3697

(outside the US: 928-684-3926)

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Depression Treatment

Life Beyond Depression

April 27, 2016

Facing severe anxiety and depression can feel a lot like being stuck in quicksand. Every moment is a struggle, and the harder you fight, the deeper you sink. When Amy first came to The Meadows, she felt as though she’d reached the lowest point in her life. But, with help…

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Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps on His Recovery and Olympic Hopes

April 27, 2016

“I checked myself in because I think I was at point in my life when I needed something to change…” These were the words of Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, in an interview with Matt Lauer on The Today Show. But, they are also the words of…

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Mental Health Workshop

Summer Workshops at The Meadows

April 26, 2016

Renew your mind, body and spirit this summer with an intensive workshop at the Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows. We combine our expert-led therapeutic workshops with Yoga, Tai Chi, expressive arts, acupuncture, equine therapy, evening social events, and a beautiful, serene desert landscape to facilitate holistic healing. Register Today!…

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Trauma Yoga

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk on Yoga’s Role in Treating Trauma

April 22, 2016

In a recent video from PESI Inc., Dr. Bessel van der Kolk— a Senior Fellow at The Meadows— explains how yoga traditions can help prevent psychological trauma patients from getting stuck during the course of their treatment. Traumatized people’s bodies get rewired in a way that makes them feel that…

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Trauma Conference

The Meadows Sponsors International Trauma Conference

April 21, 2016

The treatment of psychological and emotional trauma is at the heart of everything we do at our Meadows Behavioral Healthcare programs. (The Meadows, The Claudia Black Young Adult Center, Gentle Path at the Meadows, Remuda Ranch, The Meadows Outpatient Center and Rio Retreat Center.) We’re grateful to have Dr. Bessel…

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addiction treatment

Benzos: The Common Dangers of a Common Drug

April 12, 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing drug problem in the United States. Some of the most commonly prescribed drugs are benzodiazepines (a.k.a. benzos). As the number of these prescriptions has grown, so has the abuse. Some types of benzos are more…

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Mirror of Intimacy Book Receives a Second Award

Mirror of Intimacy Book Receives a Second Award

April 8, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that The Meadows' Senior Fellow, Alexandra Katehakis, MFT, CSAT-S, CST-S, and co-author Tom Bliss will receive the 2016 Clark Vincent Award from the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) for the book Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence. The…

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Rio Retreat Center

New Rio Retreat Bunkhouse and 25% Discount on Workshops

April 6, 2016

The Meadows is pleased to announce that we now offer on-site, overnight lodging exclusively for workshop participants at the Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows! And, to celebrate this great news, we’re extending our 25 percent discount on all workshop registration fees through the month of April. The Rio Retreat…

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gaming addiction

March Madness and Gambling Addicts Are Often At Odds

March 23, 2016

We’re nearly halfway through NCAA® March Madness® tournament. The excitement is ramping up as the team in the Sweet Sixteen prepare for the next round. Those whose brackets aren’t already busted are anxiously waiting to see if their picks will help them reign supreme over their friends and co-workers, and…

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Relationship Workshops

Balancing Work, Money, and Relationships

March 3, 2016

Everyone feels stressed about money and work from time to time, and for good reason. Careers and finances can have a profound impact on our families, our relationships, and our own personal health and well-being. Money and work can play the role that other addictions often play in people’s lives—that…

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