New England Drug Rehab Co-sponsors Conference On Addictions
Released on: April 06, 2011, 6:21 am
Mountainside Drug Rehab
CONNECTICUT- On April 8, 2011, Mountainside Drug Rehab is joining with five other treatment centers in co-sponsoring the Spring Conference on Addictions in White Plains , NY . These one day conferences are being regularly organized by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence/Westchester with treatment centers throughout the country.
Treatment specialists from various fields of addictions will present within their area of expertise. Among the highlights of the conference will be a presentation by Bruce Dechert, M.ED., LADC, ICADC. Bruce is the Family Wellness Program Director at Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center . His experience within the addiction treatment field spans three decades and, during that time, he has developed a particular specialty in helping addicted individuals and their families to communicate better, allowing a greater understanding of one another's perspectives. To that end, his presentation will be: ďMoving from Family Illness to Family WellnessĒ. Bruce is strongly dedicated to fostering within the addiction treatment field the importance and impact of familial relationships within the addicted family dynamic.
ďThis year, we're not only honored to co-sponsor the Spring Conference on Addictions,Ē begins Terence Dougherty, CEO of Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center, ďwe are honored to have one of the key members of our treatment team, Bruce Dechert, M.ED., LADC, ICADC, present to both colleagues and students in attendance. This conference will bring together some of the best minds within the addiction treatment field, drawing upon many years of combined experience. Other subject matters to be covered include co-occurring disorders, sex addiction, the MICA Model, treatment costs, pain management, and all of the issues surrounding these addictions. In addition to providing valuable information, CEU's for therapists, social workers and counselors will be given. We believe that this will be one of the best conferences for those within the addiction treatment field this year and is not to be missed.Ē
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence/Westchester is an affiliate of the National Organization. Their goal is to provide education for the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse and to help those in need by giving relevant referrals. Their hope is to educate the public properly on alcoholism and chemical dependency.
Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center is highly skilled in assisting families put their lives back together when affected by alcohol or drug use. And, for the past 13 years, Mountainside has established itself as an innovator within the addiction treatment field, and the treatment modalities Mountainside utilizes are regarded as among the most cutting-edge approaches in helping individuals to get and to remain sober.
The compassionate, caring treatment team at Mountainside is comprised of licensed and certified counselors and social workers as well as a Nurse Practitioner and a Registered Nurse, both of whom have specialization and extensive experience in drug addiction and alcohol treatment. For clients who may have psychiatric issues and/or a dual diagnosis, Mountainside provides the services of a Psychiatrist who also has specialization in addictions. As a result of their unique, innovative approaches to addiction treatment over the past 13 years, Mountainside has become the model for the addiction treatment field.
The program, along with its professional addiction treatment team, have earned national recognition and resulted in Mountainside being invited to Washington by the White House to meet with the White House Drug Czar, John P. Waters, for an in-depth meeting on what makes its program so successful. These accolades did not go unnoticed within the addiction treatment field and resulted in the adoption by many throughout the country of a more holistic approach to drug addiction treatment.
If you or someone you love is addicted to drugs or alcohol, or if you have any questions, please contact Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center for a confidential inquiry at 800-762-5433. http://www.mountainside.com/
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