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Hudson Behavioral Health Announces Leadership Transition

Hudson Behavioral Health Announces Leadership Transition

Salisbury, Md. – August 1, 2022 – Leslie Brown has retired from her role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Behavioral Health. After fourteen years with Hudson – eleven as CEO, she ended her tenure in early July. During her illustrious career, she...

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Diversity and Inclusion in Recovery

Diversity and Inclusion in Recovery

Recovery is a lifelong process that takes hard work and dedication, but for many members of society the recovery process is made even more challenging by discrimination and bias, be it for their religion, culture, sexual orientation, or gender identity. ...

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Hudson Welcomes Director of Nursing Joyce Parsons

Hudson Welcomes Director of Nursing Joyce Parsons

Salisbury, Md. – June 28, 2022 – Hudson Behavioral Health has hired Joyce Parsons, EdD, RN as its new Director of Nursing. Parsons has a long career in nursing and supervision in the addiction treatment field. She was previously employed with Hudson Behavioral Health...

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A Conversation With…Monique Snead

A Conversation With…Monique Snead

Monique Snead is a recent graduate of Frostburg State University and now works as a Residential Substance Abuse Counselor at Hudson Behavioral Health. While she was working towards her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in substance abuse counseling,...

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month

With news media focused on the opioid epidemic, many don’t realize the high numbers of patients in treatment with an addiction to alcohol. We have seen an uptick in alcohol misuse among our treatment center admissions in Maryland and Delaware. Ask and many will tell...

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A Conversation With…Alexis Bell

A Conversation With…Alexis Bell

At age 23, Alexis Bell, Hudson’s Residential Counselor at Chestnut House in Salisbury, has accomplished a tremendous amount in a short window of time. Now she is “using everything I have learned up until now in this job” to help residents of the Treatment House she...

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Secret Lives of Social Workers

Secret Lives of Social Workers

  What You Probably Don't Know about Hudson's Amazing Social Work Team Clinical Treatment Manager Michele Sterling, LCSW-C, oversees the daily operations of our residential campus, leading a team of seven professionals. She spent a few minutes of her hectic day with...

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A Conversation With…Veron Johnson

A Conversation With…Veron Johnson

Veron Johnson joined Hudson in mid-2021 to work with patients, many of whom fight an often-silent battle with mental health which can spur addiction and complicate recovery efforts. His resume includes serving as a Mental Health Professional Counselor at the Md. Dept....

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Hudson Promotes Rita Mecca to Chief Financial Officer

Hudson Promotes Rita Mecca to Chief Financial Officer

Salisbury, Md. – January 6, 2022 – Hudson Behavioral Health has promoted Director of Accounting Rita Mecca to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Mecca joined the organization in 2021 and has a diverse accounting background spanning more than twenty years. In her...

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Santa Paws Provides Cute, Very Valuable, Pauses

Santa Paws Provides Cute, Very Valuable, Pauses

We’ve spoken in the past about the value of dogs in recovery, but cats play a fun and furry role at Hudson, too. These two, Momma and Baby, live and love at Poplar House, one of our level 3.1 treatment houses in Maryland. Getting them dressed up for this photo shoot –...

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