Working first as a Certified Alcoholism Counselor, he then shifted to the Community Relations Department establishing outreach programs, developing operations manuals and becoming a liaison between Seabrook House and licensing and accreditation authorities. In 1986 he became Vice-President of Clinical Services and Community Relations, overseeing all treatment activities and relations with the community.
Mr. Diehl was appointed President of Seabrook House in August 1989, a position he holds today. He is an expert in healthcare financing, public policy and surviving successfully in the world of managed healthcare.
Beyond Seabrook House, Mr. Diehl has devoted his career to advocating for the fair treatment of America's families with addiction. Serving on a variety of boards and commissions in New Jersey, he values most his service as a member of the board of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP). Ed has served as Chairperson of the NAATP board since 2007 through the 2009 NAATP Annual Meeting.
In accepting the award, Mr. Diehl thanked all of his colleagues who have supported him, mentored him and encouraged him in so many different ways. Mr. Diehl also indicated that he was accepting this on behalf of all those that were committed to improving the leadership and management of addiction treatment.
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers is a trade association representing over 300 of the best known providers of addiction treatment both in this country and internationally. The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers' office and executive Dr. Ronald J. Hunsicker are located in Lancaster, PA and NAATP is governed by a Board of Directors from across the country. Addi
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