Dec 13, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems Announces Two New Hires

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, welcomes two new members to its team: Juliana Knox as Director of Development and Susan Panos as Regional Business Development Liaison.
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Nov 20, 2017 — Spectrum’s Annual Meeting Highlights Ongoing Efforts to Address Opioid Crisis

More than 100 people gathered on October 19th for Spectrum Health Systems’ Annual Meeting held at the Beechwood Hotel in Worcester, Massachusetts. The evening underscored Spectrum’s ongoing efforts to address the opioid crisis.
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Nov 17, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems Announces New Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Clinical Services

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announces today the appointments of new Chief Financial Officer Catherine Saltz and Vice President of Clinical Services Lisa Blanchard.
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Nov 14, 2017 — Spectrum’s 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Raises Record Amount

Spectrum Health Systems, the largest private, non-profit substance abuse and mental health treatment provider in New England, hosted its 16th Annual Charity Golf Classic on Monday, October 16th at the beautiful Worcester Country Club in Worcester, Mass. This historic course is known for hosting the first Ryder Cup in 1927, and was also the site of the 1925 U.S. Open. It was Spectrum’s first tournament at the Worcester Country Club where it plans to return next year.
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Nov 10, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems Partners with Worcester Police and Executive Office of Public Safety & Security to Focus on Treatment, Rather Than Prosecution

A new program spearheaded by the Worcester Police Department (WPD) and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) will now give those struggling with addiction who get caught buying narcotics a choice: seek help for addiction or face prosecution.
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Oct 19, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems Continues to Expand in Response to Rising Demand for Services

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, has increased access to recovery resources across the state to continue combatting the addiction crisis. New outpatient treatment centers are now open in Millbury and Weymouth, and the company’s existing Pittsfield program moved to a larger facility to adequately serve the local population.
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Aug 10, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems Announces New Contract in Virginia

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. was recently awarded a new contract by the Virginia Department of Corrections to implement a Community Corrections Alternative Program (CCAP) at the Cold Springs Correctional Unit in Greenville, Virginia. The CCAP operates as a drug treatment facility serving offenders with moderate to severe substance use disorders. The program currently houses 100 offenders in a dormitory setting with the capacity to double in size if needed.
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Aug 01, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. Hires New Vice President of Business Development

Spectrum Health Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of David Nefussy as the new vice president of business development. Reporting to Chief Operating Officer Sherry Ellis, Mr. Nefussy is responsible for leading Spectrum’s business development efforts including the cultivation of referral relationships and negotiating agreements with managed care organizations, third-party payors and private insurance companies. In this role, he will also work closely with Spectrum’s admissions department to facilitate timely admissions for individuals in need of services.
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Jul 26, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems Helps Man Get Clean During His Time at the Indian Creek Correctional Center in VA

Indian Creek Correctional Center in Chesapeake, Virginia is one of only three correctional centers in the state that offers a substance abuse therapeutic community program to inmates with substance use disorders. Spectrum Health Systems is proud to partner with the Virginia Department of Corrections in providing these critical services.
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May 30, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. Unveils New Company Logo

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. has announced the launch of a new company logo as part of the organization’s continued growth and development.
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May 26, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. Announces New Host of WTAG’s Airing Addiction

Worcester, Mass. – May 26, 2017 – Spectrum Health Systems Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announces the new host of its popular weekly radio show and podcast, Airing Addiction. Jodi Tarantino, LICSW and program director of residential services at Spectrum’s Charles J. Faris Recovery Center, will officially begin as host on May 27, on WTAG in the 10 a.m. slot.
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May 22, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems Announces Senior Research Advisor Appointment

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Roger H. Peters, Ph.D. to the role of Senior Research Advisor. “We are very excited to have someone of Dr. Peters’ caliber providing consultation and technical assistance,” commented Chris Petrozzi, Senior Vice President of Correctional Services. “Spectrum has a long history of providing evidence-based treatment based on leading research and considers this appointment further demonstration of our commitment to continually improving our clinical approaches and treatment methods.”
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Apr 14, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems Inc. Launches Employee Certificate Program on Trauma Informed Care

Worcester, Mass. – April 14 – Spectrum Health Systems Inc., a longtime nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of evidenced-based treatment to help people overcome alcohol and other drug addictions, has incorporated an Introductory Certificate Program in Trauma Informed Care and a Comprehensive Program in Trauma Informed Care into its Educational Institute for employees. The program recently graduated 40 Spectrum employees, who will bring this experience back to their clients as a part of the company’s commitment to sustaining a safe and healing recovery environment for all.
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Apr 12, 2017 — Spectrum Health Systems Inc. Co-Sponsors Worcester Business Journal Opioid Crisis Forum

Worcester, Mass. – April 12 – Spectrum Health Systems Inc., a longtime nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people overcome alcohol and other drug addictions was co-sponsor of the Worcester Business Journal’s recent Opioid Crisis Forum attended by area employers on March 29, 2017. 
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Mar 13, 2017 — Kurt Isaacson Honored at Worcester Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting

Worcester, MA, March 13, 2017 - It’s been a year of growth for Spectrum Health Systems Inc. and the New England Recovery Center – during which time, former COO Kurt Isaacson stepped up to fill the shoes of retiring CEO Chuck Faris.
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