SOURCE: New Life Lodge

New Life Lodge

January 07, 2010 15:01 ET

Rebecca Gaskin, LCSW, CAC, MSW, MBA, Appointed Executive Director of New Life Lodge

BURNS, TN--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - CRC Health Group, the nation's leading provider of behavioral health services, today announced that Rebecca Gaskin, LCSW, CAC, MSW, MBA, has been appointed Executive Director of its New Life Lodge facility, a nationally recognized drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Burns, Tennessee.

Gaskin has been with CRC as a Regional Director since 2005. In 2008, she was recognized as one of CRC's "Managers of the Year."

"We are delighted that Rebecca has accepted the position of Executive Director for one of our longest running and most successful programs," said Jerry Rhodes, President of CRC Health Group's Recovery Division. "Rebecca has been a tremendous asset to the CRC network of programs. Her exceptional managerial skills and passion for helping clients will help continue the tradition of excellence at New Life Lodge."

Gaskin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Addictions Counselor in the state of Michigan. Prior to joining CRC, Gaskin was Chief Executive Officer of YWCA in Flint, Michigan, with duties that included managing the women's residential safe-house, outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment, cultural and race relations, and the YWCA community recreation center. She also served for eight years as Chief Executive Officer for the National Council in Alcoholism and Addictions where she organized leadership forums to address key issues such as race relations, children in poverty, education, juvenile criminal justice and public health concerns. Gaskin also worked for Health Plus of Michigan, the state's largest HMO, as a UR development/case manager where she was responsible for improving patient quality of care.

Gaskin earned her Masters of Social Work and a bachelors in Clinical Psychology from the University of Michigan before going on to obtain her MBA.

"I am excited to take on this new challenge," said Gaskin. "We have a great team of professionals and we look forward to continuing to help those struggling with addiction in their pursuit to achieve and sustain recovery."

For over 25 years, New Life Lodge has provided rehabilitation and treatment services for adults and adolescents struggling with alcohol and drug dependency. Understanding that addiction affects the entire family, New Life Lodge embraces the family as well as the individual to provide personalized treatment services. Under the supervision of licensed professionals, New Life Lodge has built a nationally recognized reputation and established long-standing relationships within the medical and mental health communities. The program is licensed by the Tennessee Department of Health, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and the Tennessee Department of Healthcare Facilities. For more information, visit

New Life Lodge is a program of CRC Health Group, the most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral care services in the nation. As a world-class specialty health organization, CRC has provided healing and hope in the lives of their patients and students. By offering the largest array of personalized treatment services, individuals, families and professionals can choose the most appropriate treatment setting for their behavioral, addiction, and therapeutic educational needs. Every day, more than 30,000 people receive treatment from CRC programs making it the most trusted specialized behavioral health organization in the nation. CRC Health Group's motivation for growth stems from a deep commitment to make their services widely and easily available to those in need, while maintaining passion for delivering advanced behavioral, addiction, and therapeutic educational services. For over two decades, CRC programs have helped individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives. For more information, visit or call (877) 637-6237.

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