Plus: New outpatient programs in Ohio, webinars and conferences, and job openings for treatment professionals
By Angela Zhou
New & Next: Treatment Centers
SpringBoard Recovery’s New President
The Arizona-based addiction rehabilitation and treatment facility SpringBoard Recovery recently announced the promotion of Steve Laats [pictured] from senior director of business operations to president. In his new position, Laats will oversee marketing efforts and be involved in the efficiencies and quality control of the business.
Vertava Health’s New Outpatient Programs in Ohio
Vertava Health has opened two Ohio-based outpatient behavioral health and wellness centers, in Westerville and Rocky River. The centers will offer intensive outpatient services to support community members with conditions such as anxiety, depression, PTSD and substance use disorder. CEO Matt Morgan says, “We’re working to remove the stigma and barriers to quality care so that more Ohioans have the tools they need to cope during these challenging times.”
New & Next: Conferences and Webinars
IRETA Webinar “Targeted Self-Care”
This month’s free IRETA webinar “Targeted Self-Care” is scheduled for April 14 from noon to 1:30 p.m. EST. The webinar will teach participants how to define targeted self-care, understand the PEMSS Model and develop intentional, targeted self-care with mindfulness. Registration and more information are available here.
ASAM Virtual 2021 Conference
The American Society of Addiction Medicine’s (ASAM) conference ASAM Virtual.2021 is scheduled to run April 22–24. The conference will highlight industry best practices and the latest science, research and innovations in addiction medicine from leading experts in the field. Registration is open now.
Psych Congress Elevate
The 2021 Psych Congress Elevate is a virtual event scheduled for June 11–13, highlighted by keynote addresses and networking opportunities. The virtual experience will provide attendees with the tools to become more effective and efficient as mental health clinicians. Registration is open now.
New & Next: Job Opportunities
RHA Health Services Opening
North Carolina-based RHA Health Services is seeking a substance abuse specialist with a CADC, LCAS or LCASA at its Wilmington location. Dedicated individuals who are able to apply substance misuse treatment to a diverse population are encouraged to apply.
Gateway Foundation Opening
Illinois-based Gateway Foundation is seeking a substance abuse tech at its Chicago location. Collaborative professionals who are committed to helping people with substance use and mental health issues are encouraged to apply.