Ed graduated from Saint Anselm College in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He also completed the drug and alcohol certificate program at University of Massachusetts Boston. Ed has been working in the substance abuse dependency field for the past seven years. He has served in various roles ranging from case manager, admissions, and community outreach. He has also worked extensively in peer recovery-based programs offering “real world experience” to those that suffer from substance use dependency. Ed has been a dedicated practitioner of the 12 steps since 2011.
Meta Addiction TreatmentADD YOUR REVIEW
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At Meta Addiction Treatment, we are dedicated to empowering our clients to take charge of their recovery. Clients choose us for a recovery experience that puts their needs first. We work closely with every client to personalize their treatment plan and ensure we're helping them meet their recovery goals. We also offer flexible schedules for each of our outpatient levels of care to work around work, school, or family commitments. Find out how we can help you with real recovery built for real people.
Meta Addiction Treatment Reviews and Ratings Details
The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.
Reviews at a Glance
- Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
The Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is our highest-level treatment program, providing structure and care to individuals who have recently completed a higher level of addiction treatment and need continued support in their recovery. Our PHP sessions meet 5 days per week and typically last 2-4 weeks.
- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is our second-highest level of care, providing an ideal step-down experience for individuals who have completed our Partial Hospitalization Program or equivalent and want to strengthen their recovery for the long term. Our IOP sessions meet 5 days per week and typically last 4-6 weeks.
Ed Lepage - Executive Director
John Schatzel - Clinical Director
John Schatzel, LICSW, serves as the Clinical Director for Meta Addiction Treatment. John has diverse clinical experience which includes working with youth, adolescents, young adults, adults, couples, families, groups, and geriatric populations. John has provided services on both an inpatient and outpatient level of care including within substance abuse treatment. John is an expert witness with the Massachusetts court system where he conducts evaluations in regard to substance abuse and mental health for outside organizations and the judicial system. John received his training from the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, a Harvard Medical School training facility, during his graduate work. John has extensive training in DBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, and special expertise in the evaluation and treatment of sexually dangerous persons.
About the AAC Helpline
American Addiction Centers (AAC) is the leading provider for addiction treatment nationwide, specializing in evidence-based treatment and mental healthcare. With 9 locations across the U.S., AAC has a facility near you that is ready to help you start your journey to sobriety today.
When you call the helpline displayed on Recovery.org, you will be connected with a caring admissions navigator to discuss your options for treatment. Our representatives work solely for AAC and will discuss whether an AAC facility may be an option for you.
Our helpline is offered at no cost to you and with no obligation to enter into treatment. Neither Recovery.org nor AAC receives any commission or other fee that is dependent upon which treatment provider a visitor may ultimately choose.
For more information, visit americanaddictioncenters.org.