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    JULY 14, 2017

    The Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center in Hemet, CA is accepting applications for admission!  This 32 bed co-ed residential treatment facility is for youth ages 12-17 with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. 

    Additional intake assistance is available by contacting the Intake/Aftercare Coordinators, Teresa Phinazee (951) 708-4043, or Pascale Brown, (951) 708-4054,

    Please share this information with all interested parties including clinic personnel, family advocates, Tribal court staff, and most importantly, community members.  If at all possible, please post this information on your organization’s website.  We are here to assist you, your youth, and your communities!

    For additional information, CONTACT:


    Mark Espinosa

    Indian Health Service
    Health Systems Administrator
    650 Capitol Mall, Suite 7-100
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Office: (916) 930-3981, ext. 315






    Accredited/Certified by The Joint Commission.
    Desert Sage Youth Wellness center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.