TEQUESTA, Fla., Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Futures of Palm Beach, ("Futures") a nationally recognized residential treatment facility in Tequesta, FL, treating clients with a primary diagnosis of substance abuse, proudly announces the addition of Vance Johnson as the newest outreach coordinator to join the organization. Mr. Johnson will be responsible for increasing awareness of Futures' various treatment programs and helping those seeking treatment enter into the facility.
"We're thrilled Vance has brought his positive energy, dedication and experience to the Futures team," stated Valerie Jackson, CEO of Futures. "Vance's sincere passion to help those seeking treatment combined with his own experiences on his personal road to recovery is an invaluable asset to Futures as we expand our message of hope, care and compassion to people struggling with the disease of addiction. Vance's honesty and openness to share his own experiences, struggles and successes on his journey to sobriety provide a resource of trust and guidance to the groups he speaks to and individuals he works with seeking treatment," finished Jackson.
Prior to joining Futures, Mr. Johnson was selected by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1985 NFL draft as a wide receiver from the University of Arizona. Mr. Johnson played his entire NFL career for the Denver Broncos from 1985 to 1995 and assisted the Broncos on three consecutive trips to the Super Bowl. Throughout his college career, Vance was also a world-class long jumper. In 1982 he won the NCAA championship and won the gold medal at the junior Pan American games. In 1984 he just missed making the Olympic track team, finishing fourth and becoming the alternate in the long jump at the 1984 United States Olympic trials in Los Angeles.
Now celebrating three years of sobriety, Vance offers hope to the struggling addict and their families by sharing his own journey from addiction through treatment and the strength of his faith. Mr. Johnson advocates for athletes seeking addiction treatment help, and speaks at prisons, schools and other public and private forums.
"To join a treatment facility like Futures of Palm Beach is a once in a lifetime opportunity and I am truly blessed to be part of this team and the close-knit family atmosphere created by the staff and management," stated Johnson. "The reality of battling the drug epidemic in this country is awareness. Those who struggle with addiction and their families need to know about reputable treatment facilities and options available to them like Futures. I'm looking forward to utilizing my personal brand and network combined with the impeccable reputation of world-class treatment services offered by Futures to help as many people as possible find the help they need to recover from this disease," finished Johnson.
To learn more about Futures of Palm Beach, please visit www.futuresofpalmbeach.com
About Futures of Palm Beach:
Located in Tequesta, FL, and owned by parent company GMH Ventures, Futures of Palm Beach is a Joint Commission accredited residential treatment facility with world-class amenities, superior treatment programs and five-star service. Futures strives to set the national standard for the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring disorders by offering the most up-to-date and leading-edge therapies while providing our clients with the highest level of service and attention. This program is designed to explore and change, at a deep emotional level, the underlying core issues that drive each individual's addiction. Futures staff is comprised of Ph.D. and Masters level Psychotherapists and Psychologists, along with Hypnotherapists and Recovery coaches with numerous years of specialized experience in addiction treatment. Futures of Palm Beach accepts numerous forms of insurance as well as different forms of financing and funding.
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