Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 15, 2009
Host Mary Woods, of "One Hour At A Time" on VoiceAmerica's Health & Wellness Channel will be interviewing author Richard Broom. Broom will be discussing his story of substance abuse and how he survived. Broom was incarcerated and spent 359 days in the county jail while awaiting trial and sentencing. For approximately the next ten years, Broom remained in the Florida Department of Corrections. On March 9th, 1993, Broom was released on parole. He began to work in sales selling large ticket items, and then he began to work in the treatment industry in drug and alcohol rehabilitation. On January 1st, 1997, Broom began working as a therapist in a small treatment center in South Florida called Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches. Now, the center has grown into a well-respected treatment organization and has three separate treatment centers with over 150 beds. To this day, Broom remains at this center as a primary therapist. Richard is also a father of two daughters, Katelyn and Erica.
The book (Cocked and Loaded) will not be officially printed until November of 2009. The book is a man's journey (Richard Broom) through substance abuse (including prison time) into discovery and through continued recovery.
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About Mary Woods:
Mary is the CEO of WestBridge Community Services. She is also a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor with more than 25 years experience in substance abuse services and community mental health programs. Mary has conducted extensive workshops and trainings with a primary focus in Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change Theory and Integrated Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders. She is also a contributor to the development of the Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment Practitioners and Clinical Supervisors Workbook and Practice Demonstration Video. Mary was the Chairperson of the NH State Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professionals. She has been a member of the NH Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor's Association since 1984, and has served as the Northeast Regional Vice President for the NAADAC, the Association of Addiction Professionals, President of NAADAC and is currently past president of NAADAC.
WestBridge specializes in helping and treating those that simultaneously suffer from mental illnesses and substance abuse problems. We employ integrated dual diagnosis treatment developed by the Dartmouth Center for Evidence Based Practices, which means that our therapies for mental illness and substance abuse complement and strengthen one another, rather than contradict each other. The mental health residential treatment facilities are amazingly serene and comfortable, providing the ideal setting for effective rehabilitation. Persons seeking treatment for schizophrenia, drug addiction or any combination of mental illness and substance issues for themselves or someone they love, please visit http://www.westbridge.org for more details or contact 1-800-889-7871.
About VoiceAmerica / Modavox:
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