A life lived under the shadow of addiction blinds us to the daily joys of existence. I applaud your noble effort to bring citizens unfortunate enough to have experienced this difficulty into the light.
Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 28, 2006
ECHO MALIBU, Teen Drug Treatment Center, was honored in a private ceremony on Monday, September 25, 2006 in a presentation of proclamations, letters of gratitude and certificates of recognition from a wide cross section of California’s elected officials. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Senator Diane Feinstein, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the Los Angeles City Council, Members of the California Senate and California General Assembly recognized ECHO MALIBU Teen Drug Treatment Center for leadership provided during National Alcohol and Drug Sobriety Month.
Working in conjunction with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration within the US Department of Health and Human Services and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, ECHO MALIBU http://www.echomalibu.com provided leadership in the planning and implementation of multiple events for National Alcohol and Drug Sobriety Month. Events included an extensive series of drug and alcohol education and outreach efforts to parents, teachers, youth and families throughout Southern California.
Commending ECHO MALIBU’s performance, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger stated in a written letter, “A life lived under the shadow of addiction blinds us to the daily joys of existence. I applaud your noble effort to bring citizens unfortunate enough to have experienced this difficulty into the light."
In accepting the honors Dr. Jeffrey Nalin, Executive Director of ECHO MALIBU Teen Treatment Center, http://www.echomalibu.com/treatment.php stated, “We always welcome any opportunity to do prevention work. Our ultimate hope is that we can reach youth and families early enough that they can avoid developing chemical dependency issues. ECHO’s primary function is to treat alcohol and drug addictions when they occur, but if we can prevent the addictions from occurring in the first place, it’s all the better."
ECHO MALIBU Teen Drug Treatment Center is a comprehensive treatment program for youth suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, mental health or behavioral issues. For more information please visit http://www.echomalibu.com or call 800 780 ECHO.