Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Wellness Resource Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Wellness Resource Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Our Staff

Rhonda Beth Fritzshall

Rhonda Fritzshall, EAGALA

Equine Therapist

Rhonda Fritzshall has spent the last 30 years devoted to helping families and children heal and recover from addiction. Rhonda began her career in early childhood education as a Certified Montessori Teacher. Her passion for helping children and families led her to Wayside House in 1989, where she began facilitating a support group for the children of mothers in treatment. Rhonda became a Certified Parenting Educator and went on to create and implement the first parent program for mothers struggling with addiction.

Rhonda completed Addictions Professional Training at the Hanley Center in West Palm Beach and went on to become board-certified as a mental health professional in the state of Florida. In 2006, Rhonda was privileged to earn a certification as a Children’s Prevention Specialist, training with Jerry Moe, National Director of Children’s Programs at the Betty Ford Center. In 2013, Rhonda fulfilled another lifetime goal by becoming a Certified Equine Professional through EAGALA, the leading international association for professionals providing equine assisted psychotherapy. During her time as a Certified Equine Professional, Rhonda has helped over 1200 clients heal through equine therapy.

Among other honors, Rhonda was asked to present at the national EAGALA conference in Kentucky on the subject of equine therapy and addiction recovery. Rhonda was also the recipient of the 2015 Sierra Tucson Spirit Award. In addition to facilitating groups and providing equine therapy at Wellness Resource Center, Rhonda also runs a non-profit, the HERD Foundation, which serves families, individuals, and children in healing using equine partners.

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Our son has a strong, sober network of friends and is better than we've ever seen him! Thanks to Wellness, our family has been reunited.

– Ryan M.