SOURCE: CRC Health Group

CRC Health Group

August 05, 2014 08:07 ET

American Society of Addiction Medicine Welcomes CRC Health Group as New 2014 Corporate Round Table Member at the Leader Level

Largest and Most Comprehensive Network of Specialized Behavioral Care Services in the Nation Serves as the Only Inpatient Treatment Provider on Panel

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 5, 2014) - CRC Health Group, the nation's largest network of behavioral health and addiction treatment services, recently received membership into the American Society of Addiction Medicine's (ASAM) Corporate Round Table (CRT). ASAM's CRT membership provides CRC Health Group an opportunity to work with other leaders in the addiction community and provide annual contributions to ASAM which provides additional support to key organizational initiatives.

As the only member providing inpatient treatment services on the round table, CRC Health group will be sharing its vision, intellect and resources with the medical community in a productive and effective manner. ASAM's members focus on improving the quality, access and delivery of addiction care and training resources for addiction medicine specialists.

"The American Society of Addition Medicine represents more than 3,000 physicians and professionals dedicated to improving the quality of addiction treatment and educating physicians as well as the public," said Dr. Deni Carise, chief clinical advisor of Sierra Tucson, CRC Health Group. "Being that CRC is the sole inpatient treatment provider on the Corporate Round Table, we are eager to demonstrate our commitment to state-of-the-art treatment and network with others in the medical community to share insights on our approach. CRC Health Group looks forward to learning and supporting new research and prevention practices as it relates to the care of patients with addiction."

ASAM is the largest professional society actively seeking to define and expand the field of addiction medicine. ASAM membership offers the opportunity to be aligned with an organization that develops guidelines and protocols, network with peers and attend world-renowned courses in the field of addiction medicine.

About CRC Health Group

CRC Health Group is the largest and most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral care services in the nation. CRC Health Group offers the largest array of personalized treatment options, allowing individuals, families, and professionals to choose the most appropriate treatment setting for their behavioral, addiction, weight management and therapeutic education needs. CRC is committed to making its services widely and easily available, while maintaining a passion for delivering advanced treatment. Since 1995, CRC programs have helped individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives. For more information, visit www.crchealth.com.

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