Burkwood Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Welcomes Industry Veteran Mark Lancet as Executive Director

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Lancet joins rehab facility with patient-centered focus and over 30 years of healthcare management experience

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All of the services provided will begin and end with what is in the best interests of the patients and their families to enhance their recovery process.

Burkwood Treatment Center, a licensed residential chemical dependency treatment facility that specializes in treating men and women with a dual diagnosis of addiction and co-occurring mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety, is pleased to announce the appointment of new Executive Director, Mark Lancet, MA, effective September 12, 2011. Lancet joins Burkwood with over 30 years of experience in healthcare management.

“We are pleased to welcome Mark to the Burkwood team,” said Jerry Rhodes, Chief Operating Officer of CRC Health Group, parent company of Burkwood Treatment Center. “His extensive leadership and operations experience with drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs will be great assets to the staff and clients of Burkwood.”

Lancet’s vast experience includes roles as clinical, program and administrative director for hospitals, residential treatment centers, and healthcare companies. Most recently, he spent four years as an administrator for a behavioral health hospital in Minnesota where he led the clinical and operational teams and served as a community liaison to integrate mental health services. Lancet also has served as a consultant for large organizations and worked in private practice in addition to leadership roles with various professional and community associations. He received his Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from New York University.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the Burkwood treatment team,” said Lancet. “All of the services provided will begin and end with what is in the best interests of the patients and their families to enhance their recovery process.”

Burkwood Treatment Center specializes in treating men and women with a dual diagnosis of addiction and co-occurring mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and personality disorders. Based on each client’s individual history and unique needs, the experts at Burkwood create a personalized treatment plan that includes chemical dependency education and treatment, intensive counseling and support groups, individual goal planning, vocational and education counseling, and aftercare and discharge planning.

Burkwood Treatment Center is a member of CRC Health Group, the most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral healthcare services in the nation. CRC offers the largest array of personalized treatment options, allowing individuals, families and professionals to choose the most appropriate treatment setting for their behavioral, addiction, weight management and therapeutic education needs. CRC is committed to making its services widely and easily available, while maintaining a passion for delivering advanced treatment. Since 1995, CRC has been helping individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives. For more information, visit http://www.crchealth.com or call (877) 637-6237.

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