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Darlene Frisina

Chief Executive Officer/Owner

Darlene Frisina has been the President and CEO of multiple treatment centers since 2003. In 2016, Darlene opened the Aaron M. Cass Center for Healing and Life Recovery of the Palm Beaches. Under Ms. Frisina's direction, Life Recovery has taken leadership roles in treating addiction and co-occurring disorders in young adults, sponsoring research, and participating in national conferences on addiction and recovery. Life Recovery has developed, and provides, gender- separate and gender-specific as well as couple's treatment from primary through extended care in all levels of care from Detox to Partial Hospitalization.

With substance abuse and addiction becoming a growing epidemic with an increasing demand for attention, her mission and commitment is fueled by compassion and the desire to make a difference; sentiments which are reflected and shared across her entire staff. Her keen understanding of the conditions she treats makes Life Recovery fully equipped to address problems and deliver lasting results.

Ms. Frisina is a strong advocate for both research and prevention. Life Recovery participates in studies with leading researchers and Is partnering with hospitals in Palm Beach County to help aid in combating the opioid epidemic and lessen the amount of overdoses.

Ms. Frisina has spent 15years in the addiction treatment field in treatment center and industry leadership positions. She began her career with the Foundation Network and has served as Chairman of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers, a member of the American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators. She is currently a Board Member of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the American Foundation for Addiction Research.

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