Journey Healing Centers Announces B Corporation Certification

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As part of a fast growing trend of companies seeking B Corporation status, Journey Healing Centers (private drug and alcohol treatment centers) announces their new B Corporation Certification and profile http://bcorporation.net/journeycenters. B Corporations' performance standards enable consumers to support businesses that align with their values, investors to drive capital to higher impact investments, and governments and multinational corporations to implement sustainable procurement policies.

In recognition of high performance standards, Journey Healing Centers (http://journeycenters.com) is proud to share they just received a B Corporation Certification for their world-class substance abuse treatment centers. Certified B Corps are a relatively new type of corporation, which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Since 2002, Journey Healing Centers has provided solutions to the millions of people worldwide struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, along with giving back to the community on a regular basis.

When asked about this B Corporation Certification and their corporate culture, CEO Josh Lannon shared, “Journey Healing Centers is a mission driven organization. To join our company is to take on a lifestyle transformation and commitment to personal development. We resonate with what B Lab is taking a stand for and we are proud to support the movement!”

Certified B Corporations have three key criteria: 1) meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance; 2) legally expand their corporate responsibilities to include consideration of stakeholder interests; and 3) build collective voice through the power of the unifying B Corporation brand. As of August 2012, there are over 580 Certified B Corporations from over 60 industries, representing a diverse multi-billion marketplace. As a result, individuals will have greater economic opportunity, society will move closer to achieving a positive environmental footprint, more people will be employed in great places to work, and have built stronger communities at home and across the world. http://www.bcorporation.net/b-corporations

Journey Healing Centers is an accredited drug and alcohol rehabilitation program with multiple healing centers in United States. The team of licensed doctors and therapists provide completely confidential services for the mind, body and spirit through holistic healing programs, including residential treatment, day treatment, outpatient, long-term sober living, and dual diagnosis therapy to adults.

Co-Founders Josh and Lisa Lannon are dedicated to assisting families and individuals heal from addiction, along with giving back to the community. These Social Entrepreneurs are about to publish a new book, The Social Capitalist (which you can pre-order on Amazon for a November 2012 release, http://amzn.to/RhRquR). The book is part of the Rich Dad Advisor Book Series, and advocates that companies can make a difference with social causes and be profitable. This new book will share their Social Entrepreneur journey, and provide solutions to other businesses looking to incorporate passions and profits into their businesses.

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Background: Journey Healing Centers operates private drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in Arizona and Utah, and has been featured on MTV's Gone Too Far, PBS, ABC News 15 Phoenix, Fox 10 Phoenix, ABC 4 Salt Lake City, AZ Family Phoenix, NPR.org, USAToday.com, Psychology Today and in People Magazine. Journey Healing Centers has supported thousands dealing with addictions through Residential Programs, Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP), Sober Living Homes, Aftercare, Sobriety for Life Program and a Free 24-Hour Hotline with Addiction Specialists: 1-866-774-5119 or visit: http://www.journeycenters.com

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