David Dorschu, MS, has over fifteen years of experience in the substance abuse field, serving in various leadership positions, including Clinical Director, Risk Management Director, QA Director, Outpatient Program Director, and currently as CEO of our substance abuse center at Lighthouse located in Mays Landing, NJ. David has utilized these various leadership roles to form a treatment philosophy based on the latest, empirically supported researc
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Recovery Centers of America at Lighthouse Reviews and Ratings Details
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Reviews at a Glance
- Medical Detoxification
Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
- Dual Diagnosis/Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment
These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.
- Individualized Treatment
Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.
- Aftercare Support
Addiction recovery does not end with discharge after completing a rehab program. Facilities that offer aftercare planning and/or support work with patients to ensure sustainable recovery by helping to plan and make arrangements for transitional or sober living, help with housing, vocational counseling, etc.
The accommodations here are fantastic, honestly what they have done here is incredible.Anthony
All of the staff are genuinely here for the patients. Everyone thoroughly enjoys what they do and it shows. These people are like angels.Mary Beth
From the minute you walk through the door you feel loved and cared for in a sincere and true way. The staff is genuinely here to help the patients.Michelle
The staff makes you feel very safe. Everybody makes it like a family in hereAnonymous
They make you feel like you are living in a resort but getting great treatment as far as the groups, counselors, and everybody.Anonymous
David Dorschu - CEO
Dawn Belamarich Berry, LPC, LCADC, CCS, CCGC - Executive Director
Dawn Belamarich Berry is excited to bring her experience as a leader and clinician into her new role as Executive Director at Recovery Centers of America at Lighthouse. Upon completing two master’s degrees and working in various social service and treatment settings, Dawn found a permanent home within the social service fabric of South Jersey. For over a decade, Dawn has been an influential leader within the field, carrying roles such as therapist, supervisor, and administrator, and she developed an unrelenting passion for working with those dealing with addiction. From working with adults in a state prison environment to working with youth in intensive outpatient and aftercare modalities. Dawn has not only developed a concrete understanding of how addiction works but has also developed the most important characteristic in addiction and mental health treatment: knowing how to best guide individuals on their journey to bring about positive, sustainable change. In her new role as Executive Director at RCA at Lighthouse, Dawn hopes to continue to aid individuals in bringing about positive change on their path to recovery.
Nicole Rettino-Lambert, MSW, LSW, LCADC, CCTP - Clinical Director
Nicole Rettino-Lambert MSW, LSW, LCADC CCTP has over 15 years of experience in the social work field specializing in adult and adolescent addiction treatment. Nicole is a graduate of Rutgers University Masters of Social Work program and is a Licensed Social Worker and Licensed Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Nicole is also nationally credentialed as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and is the developer of the Breaking Free Trauma Program, which is specifically geared towards RCA inpatient client programming.
Corey Richey, MS - Director of Admissions
Corey brings to Lighthouse a combination of personal and professional investment in RCA’s mission to save a million lives. Born and raised in Atlantic County, she has watched firsthand the effect drug and alcohol addiction has had on Southern New Jersey, especially with limited resources devoted to quality inpatient substance abuse care. Corey has 10 years of experience in addiction/psychiatric care, initially beginning in case management and then expanding to mental health screener in a psychiatric crisis center, which is where she found her true passion in helping those in a crisis state to stabilize and take their first step to wellness and recovery. Corey completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at The College of New Jersey and obtained her Master of Science in Psychology from Walden University.
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