I am truly humbled and hope to continue furthering New Beginnings’ efforts in helping teen addicts through the many steps toward recovery.
Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014
Behavioral Healthcare magazine has announced Johnny Patout, CEO of New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center, the leading teen residential treatment program in the Southwest, a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion. Patout is one of only five individuals nationwide to be honored for his dedication, courage, inspiration and excellence as a leader of a behavioral health organization.
The 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champions were selected from dozens of outstanding nominees. The five winners include:
1. Johnny Patout, LCSW, LSAC, CEO, New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center, Opelousas, La.
2. Nancy Cottingham, LCSW, CEO, Horizon Behavioral Health, Lynchburg, Va.
3. Debra Rex, MA, MEd, President and CEO, Beech Brook, Cleveland, Ohio
4. Joty Sikand, PsyD, President, The Hume Center, Concord, Calif.
5. Robert Simpson Jr., MPH, DSW, President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat, Brattleboro, Vt.
“It’s an honor to be named a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion alongside such remarkable recipients and nominees,” said Patout. “I am truly humbled and hope to continue furthering New Beginnings’ efforts in helping teen addicts through the many steps toward recovery.”
The 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champions will be profiled in the July/August 2014 issue of Behavioral Healthcare. To learn more about Johnny Patout’s more than 30 years as an addiction recovery expert, visit http://www.behavioral.net/article/2014-behavioral-healthcare-champion-johnny-patout.
The Champions will also receive recognition through a special ceremony during the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) and the co-located Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Summit at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri from August 22-26.
“True leaders create a lasting impact and our 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champions all have an eye on the future,” said Behavioral Healthcare Editor-in-Chief Julie Miller. “Their efforts to find new and more effective ways to serve their clients is reflected not just in their own organizations’ success but also in the progress they’ve witnessed in their communities.”
For more information on teen drug addiction and recovery or to schedule an interview with Johnny Patout, please contact Stephanie Wick at 972-850-5866 or swick(at)ideagrove(dot)com.
About New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center
New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center, the leading teen drug rehabilitation program in the Southwest and one recognized nationwide, has been helping teens overcome addiction for more than 30 years. New Beginnings offers a continuum of care for inpatient treatment, residential treatment, partial hospitalization and outpatient programs, and works with private insurance providers to find the lowest costs for their patients. For more information, visit http://www.newbeginningsteenhelp.com/.