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Andrew James, Wellness Resource Center

Andrew James

Director of Admissions

During his tenure at Wellness Resource Center, Andrew has worked in multiple roles on both the clinical and operational sides of our institution. Starting as a Support Counselor in 2015, Andrew quickly moved into Case Management, helping clients to develop life skills important for long term recovery from drugs and alcohol. From there, Andrew moved on the become Wellness Resource Center’s Clinical Tech Supervisor, overseeing the entire Behavioral Health Technician staff. Andrew was later promoted to Director of Patient Services, where he managed all operational and logistical aspects related to the client community at Wellness.

Finally, Andrew assumed the position of Director of Admissions at Wellness Resource Center, where he brings his deep knowledge of the WRC program to directly help those actively struggling with chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health disorders. As Director of Admissions, Andrew reviews all assessments of prospective patients to ensure clinical appropriateness, and directs the overall admission process, making sure new clients have as smooth a transition as possible into our facility. Andrew works hand-in-hand with Acadia’s Treatment Placement Specialists across the country, and also works to build and maintain relationships with many other treatment centers in order to provide resources to clients before and after their time at Wellness. Andrew is an alumni of Wellness Resource Center and very active in the local recovery community, and he is passionate about helping those in need.

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Our son has a strong, sober network of friends and is better than we've ever seen him! Thanks to Wellness, our family has been reunited.

– Ryan M.