Accreditation acknowledges Sierra Tucson's staff for their hard work and dedication to the highest quality of care
Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) January 26, 2009 -- Sierra Tucson, a premier treatment center dedicated to the prevention, education, and treatment of addictions and behavioral disorders, today announced the achievement of accreditation as a "Hospital" by the Joint Commission. The accreditation endorses their long-standing dual state licensure as a Special Hospital and a Level 1 Psychiatric Acute Hospital. An internationally renowned treatment center, Sierra Tucson now holds twofold Accreditation by the Joint Commission, having long ago acquired accreditation for "Behavioral Health Care."
The extended Joint Commission survey, which was completed October 31, 2008, acknowledged Sierra Tucson's staff for their hard work and dedication to the highest quality of care. Robert R. Johnson, D.O., Medical Director, praised the Sierra Tucson staff for their commitment and for giving patients "hope, perspective and direction." He stated, "Sierra Tucson's staff are intentional about connecting with people. We are here to bring healing, restoration and transformational potential into the lives of the patients we are blessed to work with."
A premier facility for treating coexisting disorders, Sierra Tucson is known for their holistic, bio-psycho-social-spiritual treatment approach. Individualized treatment plans incorporate 12-Step philosophy, a wide variety of innovative and integrative therapies, a Family Program, and a combination of Western and Eastern Medicine practices. As a hospital, Sierra Tucson employs full-time medical staff as a key part of their multidisciplinary treatment team. Specialized programs include:
-Alcohol & Chemical Dependency
-Mood & Anxiety Disorders
-Complex Assessment & Dia
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