NASHVILLE, Tenn. – ReVIDA Recovery Centers CEO Lee Dilworth announced today the addition of Zachary Talbott as director of clinical services. In this role, Talbott has been tasked with developing and implementing a comprehensive behavioral health program within ReVIDA’s seven outpatient clinics in Tennessee and Virginia.
Talbott is a native of East Tennessee and received his undergraduate education at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He received his graduate education in clinical social work from Walden University.
Talbott is a leader in the MAT space in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. In 2013, he affiliated the Southeastern U.S. regional chapter of the National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA) after having directed NAMA Recovery’s efforts in Tennessee since 2008. He continues to serve on the national board of directors of NAMA Recovery. Talbott has provided operational, policy, compliance, and clinical consulting for opioid treatment programs (OTPs) and office based opioid treatment (OBOT) providers across six U.S. states, and he is proficient in the behavioral health accreditation standards of The Joint Commission and CARF International. He has been sought after as a speaker for a variety of national, regional, and state-level conferences. In 2015, Talbott founded Counseling Solutions Treatment Centers and opened outpatient opioid treatment programs in Georgia and North Carolina. Counseling Solutions Treatment Centers were later acquired by BayMark Health Services/MedMark Treatment Centers. Talbott continues to serve as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia (ADACBGA), and he serves as a Planning Partner for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This October, Talbott will receive the Richard Lane/Robert Holden Patient Advocacy Award at the 2019 Conference of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) in Orlando, Florida.
“Zac brings a wealth of personal experience and professional expertise to this role as director of clinical services,” said ReVIDA Recovery Centers CEO Lee Dilworth. “We are thrilled to have a national thought leader like Zac join us in supporting our patients.”
“ReVIDA Recovery Centers is dedicated to excellence in clinical services. With the addition of Zac Talbott to our team, we are ensuring that each patient receives the best possible care on their journey to recovery from opioid use disorder,” said ReVIDA Recovery Centers COO Ed Ohlinger.
“I am excited to join the ReVIDA team to help people reclaim their lives from opioids,” said ReVIDA Recovery Centers Director of Clinical Services Zac Talbott. “Not often do you find the level of dedication and passion that I’ve found at ReVIDA. I’m excited to get to work and ensure patients across ReVIDA’s network have access to a comprehensive behavioral health program.”
Talbott holds various credentials in addiction counseling, medication assisted treatment, e-therapy, and clinical supervision from state and international credentialing and licensing boards. Talbott is an Internationally Certified Clinical Supervisor (ICCS) through the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), providing recognition in 48 U.S. states and territories, four Native American regions, all branches of the U.S. military, and 11 international regions. Achieving the ICCS credential requires a professional to demonstrate competency in the clinical supervision of alcohol and drug abuse counselors through experience, education, supervision, and the passing of a rigorous examination.
ReVIDA Recovery Centers, LLC
ReVIDA Recovery Centers, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare company that incorporates medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to treat opioid use disorder, empowers each patient to reclaim the life they once had before experiencing addiction. A committed member of the community at-large, ReVIDA is dedicated to working with first responders, public health officials, non-profits, local law enforcement and broader community citizens to restore health and vibrancy to the communities ReVIDA serves. With a leadership team that brings together expertise across the healthcare spectrum, ReVIDA creates the standard of excellence for behavioral healthcare in the region. For more information about ReVIDA Recovery Centers, please visit www.ReVidaRecovery.com.