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A New Year’s Letter from Our CEO, Jim Caldwell

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is over and the holiday season has come to an end. It’s even harder to believe that 2019 and the second decade of the century are over. Time marches relentlessly onward, taking us with it. But a New Year and a new decade lie ahead, bringing with them all the possibilities and dreams that we can imagine and that we can bring to fruition with determination, hard work and passion. The New Year is

Origins Behavioral HealthCare Announces Partnership with Windhaven

(Dallas, TX) – Origins Behavioral HealthCare is pleased to announce a partnership with Windhaven House and Windhaven Counseling Center, providers of transitional living, extended care services and intensive outpatient programming (IOP) for women based in Dallas, TX, according to Jim Caldwell, President and CEO of Origins Behavioral HealthCare. “This partnership underscores our focus on continuing care for patients of our facilities in Florida and Texas, as well as support for families seeking a less intensive level of care for their

Kim Garrett, LCSW, LCDC, CCISM, MBA, Selected as Executive…

We are pleased to announce that Kim Garrett, LCSW, LCDC, CCISM, MBA, has been selected as the new Executive Director of Origins Behavioral HealthCare’s programs in South Padre Island, Texas. As a seasoned Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Kim brings to the task nearly 30 years of mental and behavioral health experience. She will be exclusively responsible for the development, administration, and management of the clinical programs and staff of both Origins Recovery Center and Hannah’s House.  “We are excited to


ORIGINS BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE is pleased to announce that Origins Recovery Center and Hannah’s House by Origins in South Padre Island, TX have received new certifications by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).   ASAM’s certifications are specifically designed to recognize programs that demonstrate the capacity to deliver evidence-based services consistent with established national guidelines for levels of care. Both Origins Recovery Center and Hannah’s House were honored to be chosen for the certification process, which was independently and comprehensively

Meet Mark St. John, Program Director at Hanley Center

Mark St. John, LSCW, CAP, ICADC, NAADAC – Program Director Mark is a graduate of Washburn University in Topeka, KS with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Washburn University with an emphasis on social policy. Mark has worked in the treatment industry for 19 years in various positions that include primary counselor, clinical director, executive director and a consult for various treatment programs.

Origins Behavioral HealthCare Announces Opening of Origins Center For…

(May 2nd, 2019) – ORIGINS BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE is proud to announce the opening of its new health psychology department, Origins Center for Brain Recovery (CBR).   Origins Center for Brain Recovery, an innovative program designed to facilitate healing, health, and wellbeing of the whole person, will be nestled inside of Origins’ residential treatment centers and will immediately begin offering services to its patients in West Palm Beach, FL. Beginning with comprehensive psychological testing, Origins’ licensed psychologists and specialists will usher

Origins Welcomes South Padre’s New Psychologist, Dr. Marsha Sargeant

We are pleased to announce the arrival of clinical psychologist, Dr. Marsha Sargeant. Dr. Sargeant will be overseeing Texas’ arm of our innovative new health psychology department, Origins Center for Brain Recovery (CBR). Dr. Sargeant is a licensed psychologist who has served in private practice providing psychological assessment, testing, and patient-centered, evidence-based psychotherapy for adults with a wide range of presenting problems. During her career, she has provided targeted PTSD therapy, including Dr. Diane Castillo’s protocol combining components of Cognitive Processing

Meet the Newest Members of Our Professional Relations Team

We are pleased to announce the newest members of our Professional Relations team, William McHale and Jonathan Benz. Meet our newest additions below. Welcome to Origins, William and Jonathan! William “Bill” McHale is a native of Miami, Florida. For the past 20 years, Bill has assisted many of those facing drug charges in the Miami court system by being a trusted advocate for treatment rather than jail. He has maintained a passion for helping others recover from drug addiction in

Alcohol Awareness Month Is Coming

Alcohol Awareness Month was founded in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, or NCADD. The purpose of Alcohol Awareness Month is to reduce the stigma associated with alcohol use disorder and spread information about alcohol, alcohol use disorder, and recovery. It’s especially important that people be aware that alcohol use disorder is a chronic, progressive disease, typically involving a genetic predisposition. It’s even more important that people be aware alcohol use disorder can be effectively treated

Staff Spotlight: Chelsey Sparks, LVN Nurse at Origins South…

What brought you to Origins? The opportunity to help people who are willing to change their lives. What we do here is unique, we are not like other places. We give people a chance to have a life again. Origins looks at every aspect and as a team, utilizes approaches from every angle to help an individual. An example is even having social outings on weekends to teach how to be social and have sober fun. How to have a

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