Licensure & Accreditation
Not every treatment center is worthy of your trust. Northbound Treatment is proud to have accreditation from the industry’s top organizations, which recognize programs for their impact and quality of treatment.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
In 2016, Northbound became accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). This is the industry’s most sought-after stamp of approval, an honor they bestow only on organizations that provide, in their words, “the safest, highest quality, best value healthcare.” We wear our recognition as a JCAHO accreditation treatment center JCAHO accreditation with pride.
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers
For more than a decade, Northbound Treatment’s leaders have held a place on the board of the prestigious National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Northbound Treatment Services is a proud member of NAMI, and we are driven by the same desire to eliminate the stigma associated with having mental health issues. We share the common belief that people need not suffer in silence with untreated or an undiagnosed mental health issue by eliminating barriers to effective psychological treatment. Northbound, working collaboratively with organizations such as NAMI, truly offers individuals and their families hope for an opportunity for a healthy and more fulfilling life.
National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs
The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) serves as an advocate and resource for innovative organizations. Northbound is a long-time member of NATSAP. Northbound Treatment is dedicated to providing effective care and education for young adults and their families. NATSAP provides guiding principles and standards that has served as a foundation for our Collegebound and Careerbound program and continues to shape curriculum and best practices.
Association of Recovery in Higher Education
The Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) provides education and resources for collegiate recovery programs and communities. Northbound is a supporter and member of ARHE and believes whole-heartedly in the mission of assisting recovering college students to be successful in school and life. ARHE is a professional organization that shares the same ethical and passionate standards as Northbound, continually providing young adults with the opportunity to recover in a safe and nurturing environment.
Department of Health Care Services
The Department of Health Care Services (DCHS) is the State of California’s licensing and certifying agency for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment programs, and they are responsible for enforcing applicable regulations and standards across all facilities. The DHCS is a dynamic department with ambitious goals and a talented, committed staff working hard each day to fulfill their vital responsibility to support the delivery of quality healthcare to Californians. All Northbound facilities are licensed and certified through the DHCS, and their oversight and guidance are particularly important to the organization’s standards of care.
Leadership Team Recognition & Contributions
We are proud to commend Northbound Treatment’s Leadership Team on their continued contributions within the Addiction and Rehabilitation Sector, where their commitment extends beyond the walls of Northbound Treatment’s facilities.
CEO & Founder
- Board member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers
- Board Member of Care Possible, which provides resources and treatment for veterans and their families
- Past board member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers
- Current board member of the Grace of God Foundation as well as the Harmon Family Foundation
- 2015 College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Alumni Award,Wright State University
Chief Operating Officer
- California Consortiurm of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Education Board from January 2018 to present
- Since 2010 has served on a Quality, Risk, and Safety Collaborative with top treatment centers such as Hazelden Betty Ford
In the Media
Interventionis an Emmy® Award-winning docuseries on A&E Network that profiles people suffering from addiction. This episode centers around Justin, whom we follow from his opiate addiction to sobriety, thanks to the compassionate guidance of Northbound Treatment. After the show, Justin went on to complete 150 days of treatment, and enter our year-long outpatient program while going to college.
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