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Date : 18-Apr-2014
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User:I am concerned for my brother in law. He's 44 years old and in very deep depression due being a victim of child sexual abuse. He is in counseling but I'm deeply concerned that his counselor is not at all aware of the severity of his issues. Is there a treatment center or recovery center where he be assessed please? He's in Monrovia Ca.
Doctor:Hi,
Let me read your query for few minutes to be able to have a good discussion here.
User:Okay
Doctor:all right
Doctor:Sorry about your brother in law current health status
Doctor:I have read your query
Doctor:let me give you the details of few specialists in Monrovia Ca
User:Okay
Doctor:Dr. Carlotta V. Freeman, MD

Adult Psychiatry
1414 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Doctor:the doctor is around 17.08 miles from Monrovia, CA
Doctor:Call to Schedule an Appointment at this number
(213) 401-6505
Doctor:Dr. Freeman has 23 yrs of experience
Doctor:there is one another specialist at around 5.95 miles from Monrovia, CA
Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX H. Lindheimer, MD

Psychiatry
4519 Rosemead Blvd Suite 101, Rosemead, CA 91770
Doctor:this doctor has 57 yrs of experience
Doctor:call this number for appointment(626) 285-2128 (Office)
User:Are you aware of any recovery centers for men in this situation? He has kept this bottled up inside for so many years that it's affecting him.
Doctor:I am personally not aware of recovery centers
User:Sever,y
Doctor:But give me a moment
Doctor:let me check on it
Doctor:for any reference
User:Okay
Doctor:have you heard of Positive Recovery Center, 17291 Irvine Blvd Suite 104, Tustin, CA 92780 ?
Doctor:How far would this be for you?
Doctor:This is one adult recovery center with 3 providers
Doctor:Would this be convenient for travel for your brother in law?
User:No I haven't.... Do they deal with sexual abuse issues? And is a place where he can stay there? Distance would not an issue for him so long as this place is good for him.
User:What does 3,providers in one offer?
Doctor:This center consists of 3 specialists practicing together
User:Oh I see all psychiatrist?
Doctor:all 3 of them practice adult psychiatry and recovery programmes
Doctor:They do deal with sexual abuse issues
Doctor:Yes
User:Okay... In patient is offered also?
Doctor:There should be a facility for staying in as well
Doctor:you could call them on this number for further guidance (714) 730-0505 (Office)
Doctor:I assume it should be there, not 100% sure though
User:Okay sounds good. Thank you
Doctor:You may call them on the same
Doctor:The specialists could guide you further for treatment of your brother in law
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is there anything else that i could help you with?
User:Okay, do they also deal with suicide issues should he be to that point?
Doctor:Yes, they do
User:Okay thanks so much.
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:let me give your another center details as well
Doctor:just in case you need it
Doctor:it is EXODUS WELLNESS AND RECOVERY CENTER
User:Okay
Doctor:550 W Vista Way Suite 109, Vista, CA 92083
Doctor:call them here (760) 305-4635 (Office)
(760) 305-4636 (Fax)
Doctor:This is definitely a recovery center
User:Okay
Doctor:They must have in patient services as well
User:Okay
Doctor:Please check with this facility as well
Doctor:It is almost one and a half hour journey for you
Doctor:I wish your brother in law recovers quickly
Doctor:Appreciate your concern for him
User:Thank you distance and money do not matter.
Doctor:okay
Doctor:anything else that I can help you with?
User:No, Signing off, GOD bless you
Doctor:thank you and same to you
Doctor:Regards
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