Steve Laats Takes Reins at SpringBoard Recovery

treatment professionals
treatment professionals

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.