Life Continues Recovery combines a passion for recovery with highly trained & experienced professionals and state-of the-art resources to support clients and families through the full continuum of care. Our experienced treatment and recovery leadership team has developed a modern, innovative approach to supplement residential and behavioral health treatment programs. This approach has formed the foundation of our Team’s belief in the power of technology to increase patient engagement, prevent relapse, and save lives.
Our purpose is to help people live healthier, more fulfilling, and meaningful lives.
The Life Continues Advantage – We offer a new vision of remote behavioral health services along the full continuum of care to support long-term positive changes in people’s lives on their path of recovery. Our excellent recovery coaches, supported by best in class recovery resources and tools, more effectively provide support to addiction recovery and other mental illness & wellness challenges.
Dr. Grinstead has a Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Science, a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate in Addictive Disorders (Dr. AD). He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, (LMFT) a past California Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC-II), and an Advanced Relapse Prevention Specialist (ACRPS). Since 1984, Dr. Grinstead has specialized in pain management, substance use disorders, eating disorders, and coexisting mental and personality disorders. He is an internationally-recognized expert and author in preventing relapse related to addictive and chronic pain disorders. Since 1996, Dr. Grinstead has conducted seminars and certification trainings across the United States and Canada for over forty thousand healthcare providers – including therapists and counselors.
Start with HOPE! Recovery is a journey that is built on HOPE. You bring the hope to be the best you that YOU can be, and we can work together on your action plan for a better life. You can do it! We can help!
Sometimes you just need someone standing beside you, encouraging you, and guiding you to be the person you always wanted to be and leave the bad baggage behind you. We believe that recovery and life should be fun, and we will encourage you to enjoy a healthy life.
Life Continues coaches, including myself, take a positive and non-judgmental approach to our client’s lives. The client is the driver, and we are the navigators.
Just say yes to HOPE.
John also has a strong understanding of clinical efficacy and treatment efficiency, as well as expertise and background in business development and marketing, both domestic and international. He understands the details of private pay markets, corporate finance, strategic planning, and board development. John is also the co-founder of several niche behavioral health businesses including an international employee assistance program that operated in over 50 countries and a premier sober and transitional living homes business.