• SalusCare Promotes Debra Patterson to VP of Quality Management

    Mental health veteran Debra Patterson of Fort Myers has been promoted to Vice President of Quality Management of SalusCare, Inc., the region’s largest provider of treatment services for individuals with mental health and/or substance use issues. Patterson has more than 30 years of experience as a mental health clinician and has been licensed in Florida as …

  • SalusCare Presents CHAMPION Award to Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto

    SalusCare, Inc., presented its first ever “Champion Award” August 14 to Florida Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto in honor of her dedication and consistent support of increased funding for individuals with mental health and substance use disorders. Benacquisto received the award from the SalusCare Board of Directors and SalusCare’s 450 employees on behalf of the 17,000 patients SalusCare …

  • SalusCare’s Wallace Neal Earns Clinician of the Year Award

    Wallace Neal, Director of Adult Residential Programs of SalusCare, Inc., was honored as the “Clinician of the Year” for Florida’s Suncoast region by the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association (FADAA). Wallace received the award August 7 at the statewide annual conference of FADAA and the Florida Council for Community Mental Health in Orlando. More …

  • One Year Is Just the Beginning for SalusCare

    Published in The News-Press, August 3, 2014 By Kevin B. Lewis, CEO SalusCare, Inc., celebrated the one year anniversary of its creation July 1.  It’s been just one year since Lee Mental Health and Southwest Florida Addiction Services merged to better serve Southwest Florida residents with mental health and substance use disorders and help them on the …

  • Mental Health First Aid to be Offered by SalusCare

    Do you know the danger signs of mental illness or substance abuse?  If someone in your family or someone you know experiences depression or withdrawal from enjoyable activities, would you know what to do? A new nationally recognized day-long program, called “Mental Health First Aid,” is designed to help parents, friends and neighbors identify, understand and …