Sierra Tucson, celebrating 25 years of compassionate care and clinical excellence, will host their annual "Gratitude for Giving" Breakfast to honor professional clinicians in the Los Angeles area who dedicate their life work to recovery and treatment of addictions and mental/behavioral disorders. Nearly 300 experts in the field participate to honor their colleagues who have been nominated and selected by fellow clinicians. Sierra Tucson will pay tribute to the community and bestow peer Recognition Awards for 11 special categories.
Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) June 16, 2009 -- Sierra Tucson, a premier treatment center dedicated to the prevention, education, and treatment of addictions and behavioral disorders, will be hosting a "Gratitude for Giving" Breakfast on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 300 South Doheny Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Over 275 attendees are expected to join this celebration to pay tribute to their peers. Media are invited to attend free of charge.
Among those being recognized for their years of service to others are:
- Lee Bloom, M.D., Pasadena Recovery Center
- Brian Edward Brekke, LAC, Sober College
- F. Kenneth Schonlau, M.P.A., Los Angeles County Sober Living Coalition
Action Recognition: Chet Wilson, Ph.D., Private Practice
Compassion Recognition: Alexander Bystritsky, M.D., Ph.D., UCLA
Hope Recognition: Jennifer Freed, Ph.D., Academy of Healing Arts for Teens: a nonprofit program of the Family Therapy Institute
Humility Recognition: Sharon Dunas, MFT, NAMI Westside-LA
Resource Recognition: Christopher Gomberg, M.Ed., Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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