SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Health, a leading national provider of behavioral health treatment services, is pleased to announce that its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, has been elected to the National Alliance on Mental Illness Orange County (NAMI OC) board of directors. Dr. Sharma joins a prestigious board whose members share a common passion for helping patients and their families through their mental health journeys.
"I'm grateful and humbled by this election to the NAMI Orange County board of directors," said Dr. Sharma. "Sovereign Health is aligned with NAMI's core values of serving patients with mental health disorders. We're also staunch supporters, along with NAMI, in the fight against the stigma of mental illness. Our advanced diagnostic assessment processes, treatment of cognitive deficits and the utilization of cutting-edge technology allows us to reach and serve more patients in need of behavioral health treatment services."
"I and the entire NAMI Orange County board of directors welcome Dr. Tonmoy Sharma as our newest board member," said John S. Leyerle, President, board of directors of NAMI Orange County. "Dr. Sharma joins our committed board members, capable staff and dedicated volunteers in NAMI Orange County's mission to provide education, support and advocacy to persons with a mental health condition, their family members and mental health care professionals."
Dr. Sharma has been recognized with numerous awards, honors and grants for his work in advancing mental health and its treatments in the U.S., Europe and Southeast Asia. In 2009, Dr. Sharma helped to found Sovereign Health, which now operates nine treatment facilities throughout the United States. Dr. Sharma also gave an impactful presentation earlier this year on cognitive deficits in addiction and mental health to a sold-out crowd in Costa Mesa, California. For more information about Dr. Sharma, click HERE for the Clinical Neuroscience Research Centre.
Sovereign Health provides treatment for mental health issues, including trauma, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and eating disorders. Sovereign's facilities are fully licensed and have been awarded Gold Seal accreditation by The Joint Commission, the highest level of accreditation available in the behavioral health field.
Founded in 1979, the National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
About Sovereign Health
Sovereign's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality behavioral health treatment services for adults and adolescents. One factor that differentiates Sovereign from other treatment providers has been the company's ability to offer separate mental health and addiction or dual diagnosis treatment programs at its facilities. For more information, visit www.sovhealth.com.
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