• FGCU Students Host Evening to Showcase Artwork, Poetry and Song Created by Vince Smith Center Residents

    It was an evening of sharing artwork, poetry and song created by SalusCare’s Vince Smith Center residents thanks to the efforts of five Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) students in Professor Jacqueline Salmond’s “Foundations of Civic Engagement” class. Vince Smith provides inpatient treatment for males and females ages 13 – 17 with a substance dependence …

  • SalusCare to Consolidate Adult Residential Treatment at One Location

    SalusCare officials announced today that the non-profit provider of mental health and substance abuse treatment is consolidating all adult residential services into one location at its Transitional Living Center (TLC) campus on Grand Avenue in central Fort Myers. The decision means that the Drug Abuse Treatment & Education (DATE) residential program at the Ortiz Avenue …

  • Inaugural Board of Directors Announced at SalusCare

     SalusCare, the new not-for-profit formed by the merger of Lee Mental Health and Southwest Florida Addiction Services (SWFAS), has announced its inaugural Board of Directors for 2013-14. Members of the governing Board of Directors were selected from each of the not-for-profit agencies.  Officers are Marshall Bower, President & CEO of The Foundation for Lee County …

  • Lee Mental Health and SWFAS Announce Merger

    New Entity Named “SalusCare”  FORT MYERS, Fla., July 1, 2013 – More than one year of negotiation has culminated in the merger of Southwest Florida Addiction Services (SWFAS) and Lee Mental Health, forming the largest mental health and substance abuse treatment agency in Southwest Florida. The merger combines the resources of the two non-profit agencies, effective July …