An Honor for Phoenix House

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Kate Robertson New Futures

Kate Robertson, Program Director, Phoenix House Dublin Center, accepts the Tom Fox Scholarship for Treatment from Linda Saunders Paquette, Executive Director, New Futures.

It’s always great to be honored by your peers for making outstanding contributions to your field.  Phoenix House New Hampshire is very proud of Kate Robertson, program director, Phoenix House Dublin Center, who received the Dr. Tom Fox Scholarship for Treatment at the New Futures Annual Recognition Event on Thursday, October 17.

The scholarship, which will enable Kate to enhance her skills as a professional through additional training, is named in memory of Dr. Tom Fox, a renowned expert in the fields of mental health and substance abuse in New Hampshire.  This award recognizes leadership and outstanding service in the delivery of addiction treatment, as well as a commitment to advocacy on related issues.

New Futures, based in Concord, New Hampshire, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocacy, education, and collaboration for the reduction of alcohol and drug problems in the Granite State.  The Annual Recognition Event honors individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in the treatment field and in promoting progressive alcohol and drug policies in the state.

Phoenix House congratulates all the evening’s awardees, including: Nicole Hayden, Concord Coalition (Advocacy in Action Award); Dover Youth to Youth (Youth in Action Award); Heidi Copeland, Matt Mowry, and Sheryl Rich, Business NH Magazine (Media Excellence Award); Susan McKeown (Executive Director Award); The Honorable Jeanie Forrester, New Hampshire State Senate (Legislator of the Year Award); Betsy House, The Youth Council (Tom Fox Excellence Award); and Kim Haley, Second Start (Tom Fox Prevention Scholarship).

Phoenix House New Hampshire provides a wide range of substance abuse treatment services in the Granite State.  Phoenix House Dublin Center and Franklin Center provide comprehensive residential treatment for adults, and teens reconnect with their studies while receiving residential treatment at Phoenix House Academy at Dublin.  For those requiring a less intensive level of treatment, Phoenix House Keene Center offers day treatment and intensive outpatient services, and a special program for at-risk youngsters.  Transitional living and recovery housing are provided in Dublin, Franklin, and Northfield for those who have completed treatment but can benefit from a supportive, sober living environment.

If someone you love needs help with a drug or alcohol problem, please call 1 888 671 9392 today.  We’re ready to help, any time of night or day.

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