Director of Admissions Shiela Pullen Honored with Unsung Hero Award

Nov 14, 2022News

Salisbury, Md. – November 14, 2022 – Hudson Behavioral Health Director of Admissions Shiela Pullen, LPN was honored with the Unsung Hero Award at the recent Tuerk Conference on Mental Health and Addiction Treatment. The conference, hosted by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), took place in mid-September in Baltimore, MD.

As Director of Admissions, Shiela oversees the admissions department and staff, and is the first face incoming patients see when they come to Hudson. Her behind-the-scenes work includes creating a warm and welcoming environment for new admissions and implementing a rigorous physical and mental screening to ensure patients receive the best care.

“Shiela is an integral part of our team and has served our organization for more than two decades, and I’m thrilled that she is being recognized with this award from NCADD,” said Leslie Brown, CEO of Hudson Behavioral Health. “She is dedicated to doing everything possible to make sure patients feel safe, welcome and understood when they arrive at our facility for admissions.”

Shiela started her career at Hudson Behavioral Health in 1998 as a Licensed Practical Nurse and has served as the Director of Admissions since 2000.

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Hudson Behavioral Health was founded in 1980 and is licensed to operate in both Maryland and Delaware. The nonprofit is accredited by The Joint Commission, receiving its Gold Seal of Approval. Learn more about Hudson’s innovative approach to recovery, behavioral health and wellness at Hudson Behavioral Health is an affiliate of Hudson Health Services, Inc.

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