As #MentalHealthMonth comes to an end, we welcome new team members, implore you to work on your own wellness, and have exciting updates to share!
New Insurances Accepted at ki®RC Laconia
Coping with Stress in a Stressful World …
There are many legitimate reasons that people may feel stressed in the modern world. Increased connectivity through technology has led to many benefits. However, we also have much easier access to horrific news stories whenever we look at our devices.
While it’s a positive experience to remain “friends” with someone who lives on the other side of the country through social media, it is also possible to literally watch traumatic events unfold in real time and to read scary predictions of what the future may hold, causing us …
Meet our VP of Ops, Dr. Tim Lyons!
We are excited to share that Dr. Tim Lyons has joined kathy ireland® Recovery Centers as our Vice President of Operations effective May 23rd. As the VP of Operations, Tim will lead the operations team and management of all facilities.
Tim has over 25 years of experience in healthcare, addiction medicine, and behavioral health, as a clinician and in leadership roles. Tim has led inpatient and outpatient programs for organizations such as, New Dawn Treatment Centers, Summit BHC, Center Point Inc. and most recently was the Director of Outpatient Services for Sierra Health & Wellness Centers in California.
Tim received his undergraduate degree in Psychology and MS degree in Psychology from California Coast University and his PsyD in Clinical Psychology from California Southern University. Tim resides in Sacramento, California. He will be visiting the Centers over the next several weeks and looks forward to meeting the team!
Meet Jillian, Our Clinical Director!
Jillian Grazewski has accepted the position of Clinical Director for the Laconia, NH comprehensive outpatient center. Jillian is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. In addition, she has multiple additional certifications in DBT, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Crisis Prevention, and is approved to provide supervision in New Hampshire.
Jillian is coming to kathy ireland® Recovery Centers from Granite Recovery Centers in Canterbury, NH. While at Granite Recovery Centers she provided direct clinical care to people experiencing substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders, in addition to leading crisis counseling work. Jillian’s background in DBT and TF-CBT will fit very nicely with the current Process-Based Integrated Recovery Model currently being implemented. Jillian’s presence on-site as an independently licensed clinician will open up opportunities for streamlined assessments, census growth, and will have a positive impact on quality of care.
We are very glad to have Jillian coming on board, as we continue to provide quality and effective treatment for people struggling with SUD and co-occurring mental health disorders in Laconia, NH.
A Look Into Our Centers
Check out a sneak peek of our new facility, nestled in the serene mountains of Williamson, WV. This facility is not open yet but will offer detox and withdrawal stabilization, as well as residential program treatment services. Learn more.
Though we are not currently open in Williamson, WV – this has not stopped our staff from serving their communities!
kathy ireland® Recovery Centers – Williamson staff partnered with Williamson Parks and Recreation to complete restoration projects for the local field house and community center. Our team dressed in blue and carried pinwheels as they walked from the local Mingo County Health Department office to the courthouse in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.