Former Head of US Senate Bill Frist to Visit The Right Step in Dallas Fort Worth

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Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist to visit the Dallas Fort Worth location of The Right Step, an addiction recovery facility, on September 30, 2010.

We’re incredibly honored to have Senator Frist visit our Dallas / Fort Worth Treatment Center

The Right Step, a provider of effective alcohol and drug rehab services, proudly welcomes Bill Frist, former Senate Majority Leader and heart surgeon, to their Dallas / Fort Worth location on September 30, 2010.

Dr. Frist, whose family started Hospital Corporation of America, will be visiting The Right Step’s Inpatient Residential Addiction Treatment facility in DFW to learn more about its innovative Recovery Coaching and Recovery Commitment programs and their outstanding out comes.

“We’re incredibly honored to have Senator Frist visit our Dallas / Fort Worth Treatment Center,” reports George Joseph, CEO of The Right Step. “Dr. Frist is interested in learning more about our treatment programs as we move to a more accountable system of health care delivery in our country.”

As of January 2010, The Right Step began offering Recovery Coaching, as an enhanced feature to all its 30 day clients. The Right Step Recovery Coaching clients are called by their primary treatment therapist on a regular basis during their first year in recovery. As a part of the Recovery Commitment, clients are afforded the ability to return to The Right Step, free of charge, if they relapse at any time during their first year in recovery. Initial reports show the Recovery Coaching program has greatly enhanced the successful outcomes of The Right Step clients.

About The Right Step
The Right Step is well known for their caring, experienced professionals and believes strongly in the 12 step recovery programs. CEO George Joseph has been in the recovery field for 27 years and was awarded the highest honor in the Nation for addiction recovery; the National Counselor of the Year in 2000 by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors and the 2009 Behavioral Healthcare Champion by Behavior Health Care Magazine.

The Right Step Dallas Fort Worth region is under the direction of Terry Alley M.D. Dr. Alley began his career in Family Practice but has worked exclusively in the area of addiction medicine since 1983. He is a Fellow in the American Society of Addiction Medicine, a Medical Review Officer, and a Diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Before coming to The Right Step he was Medical Director at the Bradford Health Services facility in Warrior, Alabama for twelve years, and was instrumental in the development of their Healthcare Professionals Program where individuals in the medical field received specialized treatment.

Most private insurance is accepted at The Right Step or for those who prefer private pay, arrangements are made. To learn more about The Right Step and Spirit Lodge please visit the website at or call us at 1-877-627-4389.

Media opportunities with Dr. Frist during his Dallas visit can be coordinated with Lisa Kimbell, Director of Community Relations for the Right Step at (214) 534-3771.


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