Lexington Center for Recovery Names Assistant Clinic Director

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Lexington Center for Recovery (LCR), one of the largest providers of alcohol and substance abuse treatment in the Hudson Valley, today announced that Pleasant Valley resident Rebecca Melendez has been named Assistant Clinic Director of the agency's Mount Kisco clinic. She previously served as Director of the New Rochelle clinic.

Lexington Center for Recovery (LCR), one of the largest providers of alcohol and substance abuse treatment in the Hudson Valley, today announced that Pleasant Valley resident Rebecca Melendez has been named Assistant Clinic Director of the agency's Mount Kisco clinic. She previously served as Director of the New Rochelle clinic.

As Assistant Clinic Director, Rebecca will be responsible for assisting the clinic's director in overseeing daily clinic operations. She will also oversee the Generations program, which treats pregnant and post-partum women who abuse alcohol and other substances; and will oversee the Latino Track, which provides counseling services to the clinic's Latino clients.

"Rebecca is extremely dedicated to helping our clients overcome their addictions. She is a perfect fit for her new role as Assistant Clinic Director," said Dr. Adrienne Marcus, Executive Director of Lexington Center for Recovery.

"The rewards of seeing people change their lives for the better are indescribable," Melendez said. "I look forward every day to seeing them make positive changes in their lives," she added.

A Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), Rebecca has been with Lexington Center for Recovery for 18 years. She holds an Associates Degree in Computer Applications and Business Administration from the College of Westchester.

LCR is headquartered in Mount Kisco, New York. Its Westchester County clinics and programs are located in Mount Kisco; New Rochelle; Yonkers; White Plains; and Peekskill. The agency's Dutchess County clinics are located in Poughkeepsie and Beacon. Rockland County treatment facilities are located in Airmont and Haverstraw. For additional information, call 914.666.0191 or visit http://www.lexingtonctr.org.

About Lexington Center for Recovery: Lexington Center for Recovery is one of the largest providers of alcoholism and substance abuse treatment in the Hudson Valley. It has treated approximately 60,000 people in its 26-year history and has 18 distinct programs throughout Westchester and Dutchess counties. A vital community resource, LCR eliminates barriers to entry and success in an alcohol and substance abuse recovery program by providing support services to clients and their families. Its innovative programs are affordable and aimed at different needs and ages. LCR is licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.

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