Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Addiction Alliance of Georgia Launches Prevention Collaborative in Atlanta School

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 5:10pm

b"BARR Center (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) and the Addiction Alliance of Georgia\xe2\x80\x94a unique collaboration between Emory Healthcare and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation\xe2\x80\x94are excited to announce their partnership in welcoming South Atlanta High School of Atlanta Public Schools as the first BARR school in Georgia.

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  • b"BARR Center (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) and the Addiction Alliance of Georgia\xe2\x80\x94a unique collaboration between Emory Healthcare and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation\xe2\x80\x94are excited to announce their partnership in welcoming South Atlanta High School of Atlanta Public Schools as the first BARR school in Georgia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210413005931/en/\nSouth Atlanta High School students smile and gather, showcasing their school's spirit.
  • South Atlanta High School will begin implementing the comprehensive, evidence-based prevention model BARR (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) with ninth-grade students.
  • Last fall, it also launched the Addiction Alliance of Georgia in partnership with leading U.S. health system Emory Healthcare.\nThe Addiction Alliance of Georgia is engaging public and private collaborators throughout Georgia to reduce addiction rates, improve recovery rates and save more lives through a diverse strategy of treatment, prevention, education, research and outreach.

Oklahoma’s Arcadia Trails INTEGRIS Health Becomes Affiliate-Level Member of Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 3:27pm

Arcadia Trails INTEGRIS Health, a state-of-the-art addiction, mental health and trauma treatment center that is part of Oklahomas largest health system, INTEGRIS Health, is joining forces with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundationthe nations leading resource for individuals and families affected by substance use disordersto address the growing need for behavioral health services.

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  • Arcadia Trails INTEGRIS Health, a state-of-the-art addiction, mental health and trauma treatment center that is part of Oklahomas largest health system, INTEGRIS Health, is joining forces with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundationthe nations leading resource for individuals and families affected by substance use disordersto address the growing need for behavioral health services.
  • The two organizations have entered into a three-year affiliation agreement under which Arcadia Trails INTEGRIS Health will leverage Hazelden Betty Fords expertise through an agreement to manage the Arcadia Trails 40-bed residential treatment center in Edmond, Okla.
  • Under the new agreement, Arcadia Trails becomes the second affiliate-level member of the Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network , a collection of health care organizations working together to expand addiction treatment services and improve patient outcomes.
  • We are excited about our collaboration with Hazelden Betty Ford, said Timothy Pehrson, president and CEO at INTEGRIS Health.

Turning Point Inc., Hazelden Betty Ford Initiate Collaboration

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:05pm

Turning Point will continue to be invaluable to our efforts to bolster cultural responsiveness and inclusivity within our system of care, and were happy to share Hazelden Betty Fords resources to assist in Turning Points efforts to expand their continuum of care.

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  • Turning Point will continue to be invaluable to our efforts to bolster cultural responsiveness and inclusivity within our system of care, and were happy to share Hazelden Betty Fords resources to assist in Turning Points efforts to expand their continuum of care.
  • The network includes hundreds of preferred providers, 20 collaborative members including Turning Point, and two affiliatesEmory Healthcare in Atlanta and Arcadia Trails INTEGRIS in Oklahoma, each of which has a higher-level contractual partnership with Hazelden Betty Ford.
  • Hazelden Betty Ford is thrilled to welcome Turning Point as our newest collaborative member in the Patient Care Network, and we look forward to exploring affiliate-level opportunities together as well.
  • Turning Points operations also include a Culturally Specific Service Center, which provides assistance to partners and collaborators such as the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

Hazelden Betty Ford Expands Addiction Services in Missouri

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 6:36pm

Its collaborators in Missouri include Springfield-based CoxHealth and Centerpointe Hospital in St. Louisboth of which are members of the Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network .

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  • Its collaborators in Missouri include Springfield-based CoxHealth and Centerpointe Hospital in St. Louisboth of which are members of the Hazelden Betty Ford Patient Care Network .
  • Hazelden Betty Ford recently was approved to provide insurance-eligible virtual intensive outpatient (IOP) addiction treatment services to individuals and families throughout Missouri.
  • To access Hazelden Betty Fords treatment previously, Missouri residents had to travel to a facility in another state.
  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Hazelden Betty Ford Sites in Oregon Designated Blue Distinction® Centers for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery

Friday, March 12, 2021 - 2:05pm

To help patients who have substance use disorders find quality on-site and virtual treatment services, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon has recognized two Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation sites in Oregon as Blue Distinction Centers for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery.

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  • To help patients who have substance use disorders find quality on-site and virtual treatment services, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon has recognized two Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation sites in Oregon as Blue Distinction Centers for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery.
  • The Blue Distinction Center for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery program requires designated facilities to deliver coordinated multidisciplinary care to patients and provide timely access to quality medical and psychosocial care in all phases of treatment.
  • We are extremely excited and grateful that the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association recognizes the importance of adding substance use disorder as the 11th disease category in its Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
  • Recognizing Hazelden Betty Fords Oregon facilities as Blue Distinction Centers speaks to the providers high-quality care for substance use and recovery care, said Dr. Hossam Mahmoud, Regences behavioral health medical director.

Hockey Legend’s Celebrity Golf Tourney to Benefit Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 2:12pm

Pro hockey hall-of-famer Grant Fuhr, whose recovery from substance use issues now motivates his advocacy for others, is hosting a celebrity golf tournament in April that will benefit the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

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  • Pro hockey hall-of-famer Grant Fuhr, whose recovery from substance use issues now motivates his advocacy for others, is hosting a celebrity golf tournament in April that will benefit the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.
  • The Betty Ford Center, recently recognized by Newsweek as the top addiction treatment facility in California, is part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nations largest nonprofit system of addiction treatment, co-occurring mental health care, recovery resources and related prevention and education services.
  • The Chiappettas donated use of their golf club so that all proceeds would benefit Hazelden Betty Ford, Fisher said.
  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

National Addiction Treatment, Mental Health Leader Hazelden Betty Ford Promotes Physician to Be Next CEO

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:01pm

(Photo: Business Wire)

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  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Dr. Lee is a generational talent who will be a pioneering leader for Hazelden Betty Ford and the field of addiction treatment for years to come, said Lester Munson, of Chicago, who chairs the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundations Board of Trustees.
  • Lee, medical director for Hazelden Betty Fords Youth Continuum since 2010, will succeed Mark G. Mishek as president and CEO and also as president of the nationally accredited Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.
  • Theyre also values that were important to my mother during her 33 years of recovery, said Hazelden Betty Ford Trustee Susan Ford Bales, daughter of former First Lady Betty Ford.
  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Crowdsourcing Experience, Strength and Hope

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 1:37pm

With our new meditation anthologies, we want to connect the experience, strength and hope of our contributors to people all over the world who can relate and draw on the inspiration and insights shared to help them on their own daily journey of healing.

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  • With our new meditation anthologies, we want to connect the experience, strength and hope of our contributors to people all over the world who can relate and draw on the inspiration and insights shared to help them on their own daily journey of healing.
  • Its an extension of the digital crowdsourcing strategy weve seen work so well in other areas of modern life, and were excited about it.
  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
  • Through the distribution of these resources, Hazelden Publishing extends the reach of healing and hope to individuals, families, and communities affected by addiction and related issues.

Hazelden Betty Ford Expands Addiction Services in Montana

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 8:32pm

We stand ready to help the people, families and communities of Montana affected by addiction concerns, said Hazelden Betty Ford President and CEO Mark Mishek.

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  • We stand ready to help the people, families and communities of Montana affected by addiction concerns, said Hazelden Betty Ford President and CEO Mark Mishek.
  • This month, Montana also became the 13th state where Hazelden Betty Ford is approved to provide insurance-eligible virtual intensive outpatient (IOP) addiction treatment services.
  • To access Hazelden Betty Fords treatment previously, Montana residents had to travel to a facility in another state.
  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

New Dean Selected at Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 1:37pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210127005287/en/
    Kevin Doyle, Ed.D., LPC, LSATP, began his tenure this week as dean at the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.
  • Employment in the field is projected to grow 25% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.1
    We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Doyle to our team, said Dr. Valerie Slaymaker, vice president of education and research at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and provost of the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.
  • With both onsite and distance-learning options, the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School currently enrolls around 270 students each year in two addiction counseling programs.
  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.