Bob Whaley Named Behavioral Healthcare Champion for 2010

Behavioral Healthcare, the professional journal serving the executive, clinical, and operating leadership of mental health and substance abuse centers nationwide, is pleased to announce its list of 2010 Behavioral Health Champions:
• Franklin D. Lisnow, Executive Director, CeDAR (the Center for Dependency, Addiction, and Rehabilitation) at the University of Colorado, Aurora, Colo.
• William J. Sette, President and CEO, Preferred Behavioral Healthcare of New Jersey, Lakewood, N.J.
• Denise Bertin-Epp, President and Chief Nurse, Brighton Hospital, Brighton, Mich.
• Robert E. Whaley, Executive Director, Southeast Behavioral Health Group, LaJunta, Colo.
• Gary Van Nostrand, President and CEO, SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc., Ewing, N.J.

These champions, nominated by their peers and selected by the editorial team of Behavioral Healthcare magazine, rank among the most active and accomplished executives and leaders in the fields of community mental healthcare and substance abuse treatment and recovery. Each will be recognized at an awards luncheon in Washington, D.C. at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) on September 10, 2010.
"Behavioral Healthcare Names Five BH Champions," By: Dennis Grantham, Senior Editor, Behavioral Healthcare