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Carolyn Wright Named Director of Social Services

Carolyn Wright Named Director of Social Services

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton is pleased to announce the addition of Carolyn Wright as Director of Social Services. Ms. Wright received a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a Master of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University. 

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD as it is commonly referred to, is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to an actual traumatic event or even the potential for a situation causing tremendous physical harm.  Many clinicians who diagnose PTSD refer to traumatic events as ones

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Lisa Shemo Named Business Office Director

Lisa Shemo Named Business Office Director

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton is pleased to announce the promotion of Lisa Shemo from Business Office Manager to Business Office Director. Ms. Shemo has been with Haven since April 2017 serving as the Business Office Manager.   Prior to Haven, she worked for Good Samaritan Hospital and

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Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton Announces Expansion of Services

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton Announces Expansion of Services

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton is pleased to announce the expansion of specialty behavioral health services. In addition to providing inpatient stabilization and treatment services for those experiencing acute psychiatric disorders, Haven will offer The Legacy Program for treatment of co-occurring substance use disorders beginning Monday, June

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Kelly Waggy Named Director of Assessment and Utilization

Kelly Waggy Named Director of Assessment and Utilization

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton is pleased to announce the promotion of Kelly Waggy from Utilization Review Manger to Director of Assessment and Utilization. Waggy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Gannon University and a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from the

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Courtney Cordner Named Director of Performance Improvement and Risk Management

Courtney Cordner Named Director of Performance Improvement and Risk Management

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton is pleased to announce the addition of Courtney Cordner as the Director of Performance Improvement and Risk Management. Cordner began her career in the behavioral health field in 2011 as the Mental Health Technician for the Boys and Girls Home of Alaska

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The Importance of Mental Health Awareness

The Importance of Mental Health Awareness

May is the official Mental Health Awareness month, but being aware of the prevalence, the signs and symptoms of mental illness are important year-round. Approximately one in five adults, or 43.8 million people, experience a mental illness each year.   Behavioral health issues are very treatable.  Unfortunately, many

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Haven Announces Addition of Co-occurring Disorder Services

Haven Announces Addition of Co-occurring Disorder Services

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton is expanding patient services to offer Dayton and surrounding communities evidence-based treatment for co-occurring disorders. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that a co-occurring disorder can be defined as someone who experiences a mental illness and a substance abuse problem at

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Jonathan Duckett Named Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Duckett Named Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Duckett was recently named the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Haven Behavioral Hospital of Dayton.  Duckett was most recently the interim CEO and the Director of Risk Management and Performance Improvement at Haven. A graduate of the University of Tennessee with a bachelor of arts degree

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School Shootings and Mental Health

School Shootings and Mental Health

Our country has, once again, been devastated by a violent attack on innocent people.  On Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the scene of a brutal assault where 17 students and teachers were killed, and 14 others injured.  This

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