Buena Vista Health and Recovery Centers understands that getting started with substance abuse treatment is one of the biggest hurdles when it comes to recovery. They are a medically-managed drug and alcohol treatment center with locations in Scottsdale, Chandler, and Tucson, Arizona and Loveland, Colorado. From detox to discharge, their patient-centered treatment campuses provide highly-rated addiction treatment and counseling services for those struggling with substance use disorders.

They provide a full range of proven treatment services including: medically monitored detox, inpatient residential, intensive outpatient (IOP), outpatient (OP), medication assisted treatment (MAT), primary care, and telemedicine.

With a focus on creating individualized treatment plans for each patient, Buena Vista realizes there is no one size fits all approach when it comes to substance abuse treatment and each patient’s unique needs. With help from specially licensed medical staff, Master’s-level therapists and case managers, they can successfully address the needs of dual diagnosis patients presenting with co-occurring disorders.


At Buena Vista Health you’ll find:

Private rooms

Modern, comfortable facilities

Daily visits with a team of doctors

Individual therapy

Primary care physician

Psychiatric care

Compassionate and attentive staff


Buena Vista Health has developed unique programs to help both patients and their families work through recovery together. Case managers facilitate group therapy sessions to inform and educate family members about how to best support their loved ones throughout the recovery process.

Transitioning back to life after treatment can bring up new and challenging situations. While in treatment, patients work on developing the life skills needed to maintain long-term recovery to make the transition as smooth as possible. With a focus on financial security, effective coping skills, positive decision making, personal care, and more, they ensure each patient is equipped with the tools they need to create a fulfilling life.

Recently appointed as Buena Vista’s new CEO, David Johnson brings more than 20 years of senior executive experience in Behavioral Health. He holds a master’s degree from Northern Arizona University and an undergraduate degree from Elmhurst College. David has most recently been working with and leading Buena Vista’s Business Development team.

Executive Director of Clinical Services, Hal Nevitt, brings over 30 years of experience in assessing and treating substance use disorders, trauma, and other co-occurring mental health issues. Hal also serves as a mental health professional for Critical Incident Peer Support Teams for First Responders in the State of Arizona. As a former police officer/narcotics detective, he has personal experience with addiction and continues to dedicate his life to helping others overcome their unhealthy lifestyles and regain their lives.

New to Buena Vista, Randy Clunan joined the leadership team as Vice President of Sales. Inspired by his own experience in recovery and commitment to sobriety, Randy has represented a variety of treatment organizations and has direct experience in intervention, admissions, national outreach, and business development. He maintains a deep understanding and compassion for those suffering from addiction and mental health issues and continues to utilize his skills and passions to promote healing in all facets of life.

With 25 years in the nursing field, Donna Berry has recently taken on her new role as Executive Director of Nursing at Buena Vista. Beyond obtaining her nursing degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, she also holds a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Certification, and is currently working towards her degree as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Before joining the team, Donna held executive roles as Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer. 

Buena Vista is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is considered the gold standard in healthcare. They are licensed as a 3.7 ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) detox facility. ASAM is a detailed set of criteria for the level of care that is provided. Buena Vista is at the top of the ASAM scale. 

At Buena Vista Health and Recovery Centers, treating patients with integrity, compassion, and respect is always their top priority. Learn more about Buena Vista’s Hospitality and World Class Healthcare on their website, buenavistarecovery.com, and through their social media. For immediate help call 800-922-0095.