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High Suicide Rate Among Veterinarians Prompts Calls for Intervention

High Suicide Rate Among Veterinarians Prompts Calls for Intervention

Posted on November 23rd, 2015

Results from the first mental health survey of U.S. veterinarians show that the people who care for our beloved pets contemplate taking their own lives at three times the national average. Specifically, the recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that veterinarians suffer from serious psychiatric disorders and feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness at two to three times the rate of the general population.

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Rock Musicians in Recovery Help Addicted Young Adults at Promises West L.A. Chart a New Course

Posted on January 6th, 2015

Founded by former Korn guitarist Wesley Geer, Rock to Recovery shows addicted young adults that sobriety can be fun in weekly jam sessions at Promises West L.A.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 6, 2015 – On any given Friday at Promises West L.A., the sound of young adults in recovery singing and wailing on guitars, drums, shakers and other instruments can be heard drifting out across the sunny courtyard. Guided by professional rock musicians, the young residential rehab clients create their own band, write a song, perform it, record it and upload it for later listening. It’s one of the most popular groups at Promises West L.A., a renowned addiction treatment center for young adults ages 18 to 30.

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Promises Treatment Centers Welcomes New Marketing Director

Posted on January 5th, 2015

Brie C. Rosenfield, MA, MFT, joins Promises Treatment Centers as marketing director.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 2, 2015 – Promises Treatment Centers welcomes Brie C. Rosenfield as marketing director. Rosenfield holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University in Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Boston University. She is also a licensed marriage and family therapist. Rosenfield has been director of business development and program director for a dual diagnosis drug and alcohol treatment facility, and previously served as director of business development for Promises Treatment Centers.

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Celebrate Recovery Month with Promises and The Promises Foundation at the 9th Annual Polo in the Palisades Charity Event

Posted on September 11th, 2014

In honor of Recovery Month, The Promises Foundation will host its 9th Annual Polo in the Palisades Charity Event to benefit Miriam’s House.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 9, 2014 – On Saturday, September 27, 2014, Promises and The Promises Foundation will sponsor the 9th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event to benefit Miriam’s House. This year’s event takes place at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, California, from 1-4 p.m. Joining with The Promises Foundation to help change the lives of low-income families in need will be people from the recovery, entertainment, legal and business communities.

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Professionals Treatment at Promises Welcomes New Executive Director

Posted on August 12th, 2014

SallyAnn CrossSallyAnn Cross, LCSW, joins Professionals Treatment at Promises as executive director.

Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 – Professionals Treatment at Promises welcomes SallyAnn Cross, LCSW, as its executive director. In this role, Ms. Cross will oversee the addiction treatment program for professionals as well as collate systems and processes and streamline quality assurance and utilization management.

Ms. Cross holds two master’s degrees, one in multicultural counseling from Buffalo State University and a master’s of social work from California State University, Long Beach. She is also a licensed clinical social worker. Her areas of expertise include relapse prevention, harm reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy. She has worked with diverse populations, including, but not limited to, individuals with substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders, HIV and AIDS, battered women and children, autism spectrum disorders and severely emotionally disturbed adolescents.

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Addictions Specialist Joins Promises as Director of Young Adult Programs

Posted on March 14th, 2014

Joni OglePromises Treatment Centers welcomes Joni Ogle, LCSW, CSAT, as its director of young adult programs.

Feb. 27, 2014 — Promises Treatment Centers welcomes Joni Ogle, LCSW, CSAT, as its director of Young Adult Programs. In this role, Ms. Ogle oversees Promises’ intensive outpatient and residential treatment programs for young adults in Los Angeles.

Ms. Ogle has more than 25 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults in addiction, trauma and co-occurring mental health disorders in both a treatment center environment as well as in private practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker and a certified sex addiction therapist with a master’s in social work from the University of Houston. She has additional training in Recreational Therapy, Post Induction Therapy and Dr. Brené Brown’s The Daring Way™ Shame Resilience Curriculum.

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Promises and The Promises Foundation Celebrate Recovery Month with 8th Annual ‘Polo in the Palisades’ Charity Event

Posted on August 14th, 2013

Promises and The Promises Foundation Celebrate Recovery Month with 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades Charity Event In honor of Recovery Month, The Promises Foundation will host its 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event to benefit Miriam’s House.

On Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, California, The Promises Foundation will bring together people in the entertainment, business, legal and recovery communities to help change the lives of low-income families in need at its 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event benefiting Miriam’s House.

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Psychological Trauma the Focus of Professional Workshop Series by Promises Treatment Center’s Renowned Trauma Expert

Posted on August 6th, 2013

Trauma specialist Christine A. Courtois, PhD, presents a two-part professional workshop series on psychological trauma on August 16 and September 13 at The Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 6, 2013 – Christine A. Courtois, PhD, an internationally recognized trauma specialist and Promises Treatment Centers’ National Clinical Trauma Consultant, presents a two-part professional workshop series on psychological trauma on August 16 and September 13, 2013 at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles.  

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Promises Treatment Centers Partners with Renowned Trauma Expert Dr. Christine Courtois

Posted on August 1st, 2013

Complex trauma specialist Christine A. Courtois, PhD, partners with Promises Treatment Centers as its National Clinical Trauma Consultant.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 1, 2013 – Promises Treatment Centers welcomes trauma specialist Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP, as its National Clinical Trauma Consultant. In this role, Dr. Courtois will enhance the ability of Promises’ treatment team to deliver clinically sophisticated, trauma-informed care.

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