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CMH Addiction Recovery Program moving to new location

The Citizens Memorial Hospital (CMH) Addiction Recovery Program will be moving from Southside Behavioral Health to its new location at Butterfield Park Medical Center Sept. 23, and staff will be ready to see patients at their new location starting Sept. 27.

The program’s new phone number will be 417-328-4201 and new fax number will be 417-326-3939.

The CMH Addiction Recovery Program assists in substance use disorder (SUD) and alcohol recovery by offering a highly specialized outpatient treatment program, which is designed to lead patients to physical and psychosocial wellness. Services include medicated-assisted treatment, individual counseling, behavioral therapies, peer support and support groups. Sobriety is not needed to begin most treatments.

The addiction recovery program is coordinated by medical director Kurt Bravata, M.D., FACC, Kelly Watson, FNP-BC and Dawnielle Robinson, LPC. Dr. Bravata is a family medicine and addiction specialist with CMH. He is addiction medicine board certified by the American Board of Preventative Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He is also board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Watson is a board certified family nurse practitioner with more than 30 years of experience. She has a background in traditional and alternative pain management protocols and is trained in intervention, treatment and management of SUD.

Robinson is a licensed counselor who specializes in treating SUD, addiction, trauma and behavioral health concerns. A certified registered play therapist and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing treatment specialist, she can evaluate for mental health assessments and SUD screening. She is also certified to offer mental health therapeutic interventions for trauma issues related to substance use for individuals 3 years of age and older.

For more information about the CMH Addiction Recovery Program call 417-328-4201.

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