Navigation Links
Hazelden Names Leadership Team for New Recovery Center in Naples, Florida
Date:11/23/2009

CENTER CITY, Minn., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Hazelden, the internationally renowned nonprofit addiction treatment center, today announced the leadership team for its new recovery center in Naples, Florida. Hazelden's 47-bed facility in Naples is scheduled to open in late March 2010, and will initially provide addiction treatment programs for adults, including a full array of family and outpatient services.

Michael Demask, Ph.D., will serve as executive director of Hazelden's facility in Naples, with Brenda Iliff, M.A., L.A.D.C., as clinical director, and Heather Burton, M.A., L.A.D.C., as outreach manager.

"We are pleased to announce this outstanding leadership team for our new Naples program," says Mark Mishek, Hazelden president and CEO. "With leadership in place, Hazelden is now only a few months away from being able to reach and help individuals and families in the Florida area find lasting freedom from addiction to alcohol and other drugs."

  • Demask currently serves as dean of the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies based in Center City, Minnesota. In addition, he has been a professor at the graduate school for nine years, teaching and supervising masters level students. Prior to joining Hazelden, Demask held clinical and leadership positions in a variety of addiction treatment centers in Florida, including programs in Aventura, Bartow, Miami Shores, Orlando, Bowling Green, and Tampa. He completed his doctoral work in Counseling Leadership and Administration at Barry University in Miami Shores, and his master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at the University of South Florida in Tampa.
  • Iliff currently serves as the clinical director of Hazelden's Women's Recovery Center in Center City, Minn. Prior to that role, she was executive director of Hazelden's Fellowship Club in St. Paul, Minn., and has held clinical and leadership roles with Hazelden since 1994. Iliff also serves as an adjunct assistant professor at the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies.
  • Burton has been serving in an interim outreach position for Hazelden in Naples since September. She is a long-time Naples resident, returning now after having received her master's degree in Addiction Studies from the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies in 2006, and subsequently working as a counselor at Hazelden's Women's Recovery Center in Center City, Minn. Prior to joining Hazelden, Burton enjoyed a successful 30-year career in corporate technology sales.

"Hazelden is deeply committed to the Naples and west coast Florida region, and we look forward to bringing Hazelden's unparalleled addiction recovery solutions to the community," says Mishek.

Hazelden's recovery center in Naples, located at 950 Sixth Avenue North, will provide integrated community addiction treatment and recovery programs with a lifestyle approach ideal for intermediate-level addiction treatment needs. Based on Hazelden's unparalleled model of care, the center will feature innovative use of technology to integrate recovery principles and practices into everyday life and work. Hazelden's program will also integrate community partners in delivery of care to reduce treatment costs and provide a continuous system of recovery support for clients at work, home, and in the community.

About Hazelden-Hazelden, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1949, helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. Built on decades of knowledge and experience, Hazelden offers a comprehensive approach to addiction that addresses the full range of patient, family, and professional needs, including treatment and continuing care for youth and adults, research, higher education, public education and advocacy, and publishing. It has facilities in Minnesota, Oregon, Illinois, New York, and Florida.

SOURCE Hazelden


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Hazelden and Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center form publishing partnership
2. Hazelden to Open New Treatment Facility in Florida
3. William C. Moyers Appointed Vice President of Foundation Relations for Hazelden
4. National Expert on Prescription Drug Abuse, Addicted Physicians Available for Media Interviews From Hazelden
5. The Rev. Michael J. OConnell Assumes Chairmanship of Hazelden Foundation Board of Trustees
6. Johnson Institute Transfers Key Programs and Products to Hazelden Foundation
7. Three-Quarters of Americans Believe Health Insurance Should Pay for Addiction Treatment, Yet Most Dont Know If Their Health Plan Covers Substance-Abuse Care, Says New Hazelden Survey
8. Mark G. Mishek Is New President and CEO of Hazelden
9. Hazelden Publishing Unveils Valuable New Resource for Women Seeking Recovery From Addiction
10. Hazelden President and CEO Ellen Breyer to Step Down April 4
11. Hazelden Publishing Launches Parent Toolkit During National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal ... personalized through a fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major problems ... offer a one size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate all ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand ... project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s ... within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s ... setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those ... goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) learned ... receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance research and ... by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in fighting pulmonary ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... People ... part in Genome magazine’s Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and ... an award to be presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... ANDOVER, Mass. and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. ... California -based mobile pulmonary function testing company, is now ... portable PFT devices developed by ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. ... PFT testing done in hospital-based labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ... CA , can get any needed testing done in the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... India , June 24, 2016 ... Needles Market by Type (Standard Pen Needles, Safety Pen ... Therapy (Insulin, GLP-1, Growth Hormone), Mode of Purchase (Retail, ... by MarketsandMarkets, This report studies the market for the ... expected to reach USD 2.81 Billion by 2021 from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Belgium , June 24, 2016 ... the appointment of Dr. Edward Futcher ... Non-Executive Director, effective June 23, 2016.Dr. Futcher was ... Nominations and Governance Committees.  As a non-executive member ... independent expertise and strategic counsel to VolitionRx in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: