Throughout the pandemic, substance use disorder has escalated due to isolation, fear, and even boredom. This unfortunate trend has a direct impact on employment, costing U.S. employers $81 billion per year.

Join us for this encore webinar where we help you to transition your workforce post-COVID. You will:
> gain a deeper knowledge of substance use disorder and the key issues impacting the workplace
> learn the importance of recovery-friendly policies and how to gain buy-in from your leadership team
> review best practices on becoming a recovery-friendly workplace
> understand the tools and resources available to support your efforts

Register for this free webinar so that you can create an organization that is responsive to emerging substance abuse issues and better retain talent.

About the Speakers:

Lakeesha Brown, VP of Human Resources
Lakeesha holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Prior to joining Mountainside, she held a management role at a hospital and a medical school. Lakeesha has extensive experience in broad human resources functions, specializing in employment law and employee engagement. As our Vice President of Human Resources, she has been instrumental in realigning department practices to be more efficient, modern, and client-focused.

Alexandra Helfer, Chief Clinical Officer
Alexandra is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and an Advanced Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor. She holds a Master of Science in Counselor Education, with a focus in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Alexandra has 13 years of experience in the substance abuse field in both a clinical and administrative capacity. As Chief Clinical Officer at Mountainside she is charged with creating a true integrative health and evidence-based model of treatment.

**If you have any questions about this webinar, please call Lloyd Fitzsimmons at 732-887-9879 or email at Lloyd.Fitzsimmons@Mountainisde.com**

About Our Events:

Events for the Community:

We welcome you to join the Mountainside community and participate in a variety of events from game nights to art lessons. These events are open to everyone, whether you are in recovery or not.

Events for Mountainside Alumni Only:

The keys to a sustainable long-term recovery are holistic wellness, support, and fun.  We have created these events to help our alumni stay firmly planted in their recovery journey.

Events for Professionals:

Staying up-to-date on the latest research and industry trends is critical to professional development and personal growth. That’s why we offer a variety of workshops and networking events for the community, as well as continuing education opportunities for addiction treatment professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, and family therapists.


From open mic nights to life skills classes, we provide those in recovery with opportunities to have fun, make connections, and discover new ways to cultivate wellness.