TEQUESTA, Fla., March, 29 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Futures of Palm Beach, ("Futures") a nationally recognized world-class residential treatment facility in Tequesta, FL, proudly announces the addition of former NFL Player and current Futures of Palm Beach Outreach Coordinator Vance Johnson as a guest panelist at the Annual WPBF 25 Health & Wellness Festival with television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz ("Dr. Oz"). Located at The Gardens Mall in West Palm Beach, the annual Festival showcases local and national participants such as this year's celebrity guest Amy Robach, a Good Morning America news anchor and health advocate.
A former NFL wide receiver with the Denver Broncos, Mr. Johnson will discuss his career, struggles with addiction and other aspects of his intriguing life story. Now celebrating three years of sobriety, Mr. Johnson 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 those seeking addiction treatment help and speaks at prisons, schools and other public and private forums.
In addition to Vance Johnson's appearance with Dr. Oz, Futures of Palm Beach clinical director John Maguire, LMHC, CAP, ICADC will host a seminar beforehand with retired NFL players Vernon Turner and Ken Walter along with Vance Johnson discussing life before, during and after the NFL and the unique challenges each of them faced with trauma, addiction and the stress of professional football. All three players will be available for autographs and photos at the Futures booth during the festival from 10am through 4pm.
"Futures is proud to be involved as a sponsor of the Health and Wellness festival for the second year in a row," stated Futures CEO Valerie Jackson. "It's truly a rewarding and positive experience for the entire Palm Beach community as well as our staff. We have the ability to effectively spread awareness about drug and alcohol addiction through our participation and share the real life stories of people like Vance Johnson, Vernon Turner and Ken Walter. We look forward to meeting as many members of the community as possible at our booth and to introduce them to our world-class facility and treatment programs we provide," finished Jackson.
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 addictions and eating disorders. Futures of Palm Beach accepts numerous forms of insurance as well as different forms of financing and funding.
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