Victory Addiction Recovery Center’s Program Director is Elected Chairman of the Louisiana Commission on Addictive Disorders

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Kerri Cunningham, LCSW, LAC, CCS, Gubernatorial Appointed Member to the Commission, is Elected Chairman

Victory Addiction Recovery Center (Victory) today announced the election of their Program Director, Kerri Cunningham as the Chairman for The Louisiana Commission on Addictive Disorders. The Commission, of which Ms. Cunningham was appointed to in 2013 by Governor Jindal, is charged with the assessment, evaluation and recommendation of programs and services supported by the Office of Behavioral Health. In addition, the Commission is to act as advocates of addictive disorders services.

As Victory’s Program Director, Kerri is responsible for the development, implementation and quality oversight of the facility’s programs. “I am proud to be elected Chairman of the Commission and do not take this responsibility lightly. I am very fortunate to be in a position both on the Commission and at Victory to have influence on bettering treatment and outcomes for the people of Louisiana,” says Ms. Cunningham. Victory a full continuum treatment program for addiction is located in Lafayette and continues to invest in quality clinical staff and programing. In addition to Ms. Cunningham’s election, it was announced last month that Victory’s Medical Director, Dr. Edward Lafleur and Staff Psychiatrist Dr. Scott Mayers added Addictionologist to their credentials. The CEO of Victory, Melanie Courville comments, “As Leaders in the field of addiction, we must never lose sight of the large number of underserved individuals in our state suffering from this deadly disease. It is both an honor and a privilege to extend Kerri’s expertise and knowledge outside the doors of Victory to support enhancing treatment services for the citizens of Louisiana.”

Victory Addiction Recovery Center is an alcohol and drug treatment center located in Lafayette, LA, owned and operated by Summit Behavioral Healthcare, LLC. Committed to serving the Acadiana community, Victory’s experienced, licensed clinical and medical staff is committed to full family recovery. Treatment is individualized, focusing on the mind, body and soul. We strive to provide the best substance abuse services possible, while helping move our community forward. For more information on Victory call (888) 991-3778 or visit http://www.myvictorycenter.com

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