Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Legislative Conference
February 16, 2011 Austin, Texas
Summer Sky Treatment Center Attends Dallas Addiction Conference
Summer Sky Treatment Center recently attendedthe 2011 Dallas NOVA Conference.The conference is conducted annually by the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals. The conference presented an update on addiction. The theme of the conference was “Communities in Circles” which focusedon the impact of addictions in our communities.
Stephenville, Texas January 25, 2011—Summer Sky Treatment Center, the Texas Based Drug Rehab Center responsible for treating over 10,000 individuals, is pleased to announce continued support to families, individuals and addiction professionals in Dallas, Texas. Summer Sky sent a team of addiction treatment professionals to the Dallas Nova Conference on January 21st and 22nd. Summer Sky was proud to have its Chief Clinical Officer, Jennifer Holbrook-McKenzie MA; LCDC, serve as a speaker on Peer Assistance for Addiction Professionals. Jennifer is the President of the Texas Addiction Professionals Peer Assistance Network, an organization dedicated to helping addiction professionals find recovery from substance use and mental health disorders and helps assist counseling professionals in returning to safe practice while protecting the public and promoting professional accountability.
The Summer Sky Team was pleased to offer four scholarships for students entering the addiction counseling field to attend the upcoming 2011 Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Legislative Conference to be held in Austin, Texas on February 16, 2011. This legislative conference will focus on substance abuse funding, substance abuse bills in the 82nd Legislature and strategies for prevention and legislative advocacy. Summer Sky is supporting individuals at the state and national levels in the fight against addiction. Summer Sky offers treatment for those who suffer with drug and alcohol disorders and related dual diagnoses. The population they serve is adult and adolescent males and females. They also have a facility exclusively dedicated for Public Safety Personnel only called Eagle Force Academy that will be opening in the very near future as the only one of its kind in the U.S. Admission is limited to the specialized populations of law enforcement, firefighters, corrections officers and emergency personnel. For more information about Summer Sky Treatment Center and Eagle Force Academy, contact an admissions specialist at 1-888-857-8857 or visit them on the web at http://www.summersky.us and http://www.eagleforceacademy.com.
Source: Scott Kelley, LCDC
Summer Sky Treatment Center
1100 McCart Street
Stephenville, Texas 76401