CONGRATULATIONS, JESS H. – YOU ARE OUR **STAR** OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE 2016!!

From the moment Jess started as a Chemical Dependency Technician at PRIDE in October 2014, our clients and staff have recognized the passion and compassion that Jess brings to work every day. Clients respond to her practical and realistic approach and her kind but no-nonsense determination to assist them on their path to sobriety. Because…

CONGRATULATIONS, RICH AND KEVIN – YOU ARE OUR ****STARS**** OF THE MONTH FOR MAY 2016!!

As one of PRIDE’s longest-tenured active employees, Rich has been instrumental in keeping our facility running since November 2001. In 2012, Rich’s husband Kevin added his aesthetic touch and together they have made PRIDE pretty and safe for our clients and staff. As our Director of Business Development, Molly Gilbert, says in her book, published…

Standing with Orlando

The horrific events that took place in Orlando on Sunday morning sent shockwaves through our nation and the LGBTQ+ community. Forty-nine lives were taken and 53 people were left injured. Familiar feelings of fear, anger, and helplessness returned, leaving many individuals who have struggled with previous trauma to have those emotions triggered by news of…

To PRIDE Clinical & Administrative Staff

4/15/2016 I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for all of the work you do here at PRIDE.  I know it’s a complicated operation behind the scenes here.  You have made my Intake, discharge and everything in between run so smoothly so I could focus on my Recovery!  I know that any…

PRIDE Institute 30 Year Anniversary Celebration

Please join us to celebrate our 30 Year Anniversary in creating healthy LGBTQ+ Communities through treating addictions in all forms. Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 2-5pm 1:30-2:00pm Hors d’oeuvres 2:00pm Welcome and Intros 2:15pm Opening remarks & Introduction of Leadership Team members 2:30pm Welcome & Congratulations from Debbie Osteen, President-Universal Health Services 2:45pm Congratulations message from…

LGBT Addiction is Not the Same as Straight Addiction

LGBT Addiction Is Not the Same as Straight Addiction – Published in part from an article posted in The Advocate The executive director of La Fuente Hollywood Treatment Center tells us why queer people suffering from addiction need specialized help.  By Manny Rodriguez Addiction within the LGBT community is real — and rampant. That this…

Volunteering in our Community

Our wonderful CD Techs Ashley & Andrew teamed up with Ashley’s sister, Lindsey and brought 13 PRIDE Institute clients to volunteer at Feed My Starving Children this week. This is one of the many regular outings Ashley helps plan for clients to remind us all of the importance of giving back, having gratitude and getting…

Mental Health Therapist position opening at PRIDE!

 MH Therapist Ad w contact info PRIDE Institute has a great career opportunity for someone seeking a somewhat flexible (32-40 hours per week), non-traditional schedule (including one weekend day, every other weekend) and who wants to make a difference in the lives of our diverse client population. Our Mental Health Therapists provide diagnostic assessments, treatment planning…

Upcoming Business Development Travel

The Business Development Team will be traveling to represent PRIDE Institute all across the country this year at various conferences and events supporting the LGBTQ community.  In someof these cases, we will have one of our clinicians there to speak on a specific topic.  If you see that we are going to be in your…

CONGRATULATIONS, BRANDIE DZEDZEJ – YOU ARE OUR **STAR** OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER 2015!!

Brandie has been with PRIDE for almost 4 years and during this time, she has worked tirelessly to provide our clients with insightful, effective and compassionate care. Clients have written (to and about her) “You are a complete inspiration!” “I knew I was going to like you the moment that I met you!” “The lengths…