2011 Category

  • Wellness Resource Center Addiction Treatment Facility Hits Record-Breaking Admissions, Attributes Milestone to Increased Need and Enhanced Care

    September 29, 2011 (Boca Raton, FL) -- Wellness Resource Center, an integrated substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment facility for adults, recently experienced some of its highest admissions in its 17-year history, an upward trend that seems likely to continue.  According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), over 44,000 Floridians sought treatment in 2007 (most recent year of data), yet Florida has over one and a half million people who need ...

    Posted at September 27, 2011 | By : | Categories : 2011,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • Burkwood Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Welcomes Industry Veteran Mark Lancet as Executive Director

    September 28, 2011 (Hudson, WI) -- Burkwood Treatment Center, a licensed residential chemical dependency treatment facility that specializes in treating men and women with a dual diagnosis of addiction and co-occurring mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety, is pleased to announce the appointment of new Executive Director, Mark Lancet, MA, effective September 12, 2011.  Lancet joins Burkwood with over 30 years of experience in healthcare management. “We are pleased to welcome Mark to the Burkwood ...

    Posted at September 27, 2011 | By : | Categories : 2011,Press Release | 2 Comments
  • Aspen Education Group Announces Full Program Accreditation

    (Carlsbad, CA – August 30, 2011) – Aspen Education Group, the nation’s largest provider of therapeutic education programs for struggling or underachieving teens, today announced the achievement of accreditation by every one of its nationwide facilities, the only organization of its kind to achieve such a feat.  All of Aspen’s residential schools and outdoor behavioral health (wilderness) programs are now accredited by The Joint Commission or CARF (the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). The Joint ...

    Posted at September 21, 2011 | By : | Categories : 2011,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Group Unveils Clinical Advisory Board

    Contact: Kristen Hayes, Corporate Communications Director, 949-589-1765, khayes@crchealth.com August 11, 2011 -- (Cupertino, CA) – CRC Health Group, the nation’s largest provider of behavioral health and addiction treatment services, today unveiled the 10 members of a newly established, national Clinical Advisory Board. The Clinical Advisory Board will be responsible for providing expert guidance as the company develops a cutting-edge treatment delivery system that encompasses the latest innovations and research. The Board will be led ...

    Posted at August 11, 2011 | By : | Categories : 2011,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Group Appoints David Duerst Senior Vice President of Sales

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kristen Hayes, Corporate Communications Director CRC Health Group (949) 589-1765 khayes@crchealth.com Cupertino, CA, July 18, 2011 -- CRC Health Group, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive network of behavioral health and addiction treatment services, has announced the hiring of David Duerst as Senior Vice President of Sales. Duerst will be responsible for marketing the company’s 150-plus treatment programs to clinical professionals, education consultants and key strategic accounts. “David is a wonderful addition to our management team,” said ...

    Posted at July 18, 2011 | By : | Categories : 2011,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Group Appoints LeAnne M. Stewart to Chief Financial Officer

    Cupertino, CA – July 8, 2011 – CRC Health Group, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive network of behavioral health and addiction treatment services, today announced the hiring of LeAnne M. Stewart, MBA, CMA, CPA, as its new Chief Financial Officer. Stewart replaces former CFO, Kevin Hogge, who left the company earlier this year. “We are pleased to welcome LeAnne to the CRC management team and look forward to all that she will contribute to our ...

    Posted at July 18, 2011 | By : | Categories : 2011,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • CRC Hosts Press Event Addressing the ‘Treatment Gap’ in America

    Last week, CRC brought new insights (and some much needed rain) to the city of San Antonio, Texas.On Thursday, June 23rd, CRC Health and Starlite Recovery Center hosted a panel discussion on innovative, science-based treatment approaches to reduce relapse. Attendees included leaders of prominent organizations such as San Antonio NCADD, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, local ...

    Posted at June 30, 2011 | By : | Categories : 2011 | 0 Comment
  • Science Breakthroughs To Reduce Nation’s Drug Treatment Gap

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 22, 2011 Contact: Bob Weiner/Gavriel Swerling 301-283-0821 or 202-306-1200SCIENCE BREAKTHROUGHS TO REDUCE NATION’S DRUG TREATMENT GAP NEWS CONFERENCE THURS. FEB. 24 11 AM WITH NATIONAL & CITY LEADERS AT NCADD/PRO-ACT OFFICE, PHILADELPHIA, 444 NORTH 3RD STREETPARTICIPANTS INCLUDE 4-STAR GEN./FORMER US DRUG CZAR BARRY McCAFFREY, PA DRUG AND ALCOHOL BUREAU DIRECTOR, MISS PHILADELPHIA, NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL & DRUG DEPENDENCE CEO, PHILADELPHIA DEPUTY MAYOR FOR SAFETY, COUNTRY’S LARGEST DRUG TREATMENT PROVIDER ...

    Posted at February 22, 2011 | By : | Categories : 2011,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • Former Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey Congratulates FDA and CRC for Adopting Science-Based New Approach to Reduce National Drug Treatment Gap

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 12, 2010 CONTACT: Bob Weiner 301-283-0821/202-306-1200 or Kristen Hayes 949-589-1765/562-229-2204FDA’S JUST APPROVED MONTHLY DRUG TREATMENT WITH VIVITROL COULD BE “GAME CHANGER,” SAYS COUNTRY’S LARGEST DRUG TREATMENT RECOVERY PRESIDENT, CRC’S JERRY RHODES; PROVIDES ADDICTS “ONE DECISION A MONTH INSTEAD OF 30”Former Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey Congratulates FDA and CRC for Adopting Science-Based New Approach to Reduce National Drug Treatment Gap; CRC Health Group to Include Vivitrol among Treatment Options ...

    Posted at October 12, 2010 | By : | Categories : 2011,Press Release | 0 Comment