“The road to recovery is challenging. Period. But the comfortable setting, caring staff, and amenities at Desert Hope allowed me to focus on myself and my recovery.” – Jessica, Desert Hope
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About Desert Hope Addiction Treatment
About Our Facilities
Desert Hope Residential and Desert Hope Outpatient are CARF Accredited rehabilitation facilities that offer comprehensive levels of care for adults suffering from addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Located in the beauty of the Nevada sands, our two treatment centers offer serene atmospheres for you to heal, reflect, and break free from the chaos and damage that addiction to drugs or alcohol brings. Both Desert Hope facilities are part of the American Addiction Centers (AAC) family of treatment facilities located throughout the U.S.
Caring, Compassionate Staff
The treatment teams at our two Desert Hope facilities are made up of qualified, experienced, and licensed addiction professionals including physicians, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, psychologists, and behavioral health technicians. Whether members of our clinical, administrative, or support team, our staff will treat you with encouragement, dignity, and empathy. Our goals are your goals. We’ll customize treatment for you and your substance use and co-occurring issues. We want to assist you in finding your desired path to improved health, a better life, and long-term recovery.
Our executive management team is based at our corporate office in Brentwood, Tennessee (just outside of Nashville). Our leadership is represented by professionals with decades of experience working in addiction treatment, healthcare management, and healthcare facility operations. Our team brings together best practices, industry expertise, and effective clinical staffing to make AAC a premier provider of addiction and rehabilitation treatment.
Our Desert Hope Team
Our concerned team of addiction professionals is here to help you. With an empathetic but positive outlook, our staff of qualified, passionate individuals strive every day to provide you or your loved one with the best individualized care possible.
David Marlon, Regional Vice President of Nevada
David Marlon oversees all aspects of business operations for Solutions Recovery, Inc., including business development and corporate management, among other duties. In addition to his responsibilities with Solutions Recovery, Inc., Marlon also founded The Solutions Foundation, a Nevada nonprofit corporation created to combat substance abuse by providing education and awareness regarding addictive behavior, preventative methods and the impact of substance abuse in respect to economic, physical and social consequences. He also serves on the Board of Directors for H.E.L.P. of Southern Nevada.
Ambrozino Storr, CEO
Ambrozino “Zino” Storr has extensive experience in behavioral healthcare in addition to over 12 years of delivering psychiatric patient care for adults, adolescents and children in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Prior to joining AAC, Storr was president of Eating Recovery Center of California, and has prior tenure as CEO of three Acadia Healthcare behavioral hospitals.
James Goins, LCPC, LCADC, Clinical Director
Jim Goins, LCPC, LCADC, received his master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Immaculate University in Pennsylvania in 2012. He is a licensed clinical professional counselor and licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor in Nevada. Goins has worked in the addictions and co-occurring disorders field for 12 years with experience in addictions in residential, detox, PHP, IOP and outpatient settings. He has over 10 years of clinical leadership within residential and outpatient for-profit populations, as well as experience working in private practice in Las Vegas focusing on addiction and mental health counseling.
Christy Benjamin, Director of Nursing
Christy Benjamin, BSN, RN started her nursing career working in acute crisis stabilization of adult psychiatric patients and treatment of substance abuse disorders. Over the span of 14 years, she has held various leadership positions specializing in the stabilization and staff development of nursing departments within acute psychiatric and residential treatment settings. In addition, Benjamin proudly serves in the Navy Reserve as Nurse Corps Officer working within her psychiatric specialty to ensure the medical readiness of all active duty and reserve personal.