• Expanded Behavioral Healthcare for Children to be Offered

    SalusCare, Inc., announced plans today to expand children’s outpatient behavioral health treatment this summer, enabling the non-profit to potentially treat up to 1,000 more children and adolescents and reduce wait times for appointments. Two child psychiatrists and two pediatricians have accepted positions with SalusCare with start dates expected this summer. The four new positions are in …

  • Mental Health First Aid to Be Offered by SalusCare

    Do you know the danger signs of mental illness or substance abuse?  If your child suddenly experiences depression or withdrawal from enjoyable activities, would you know what to do? Now there’s a nationally recognized day-long program to help parents, friends and neighbors identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance abuse before a …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …