Lakeview Health at The Woodlands Has Received Accreditation from The Joint Commission
Accreditation helps to enhance quality and safety of care
The Woodlands, TX, March 23, 2018 – Lakeview Health at The Woodlands has received behavioral health care accreditation from The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies health care organizations and programs throughout the United States. The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that shows Lakeview Health’s commitment to excellence in clinical, medical and administrative performance standards. Lakeview Health is also licensed by the state of Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
“Pursuing this prestigious accreditation from The Joint Commission is just another example of how we go above and beyond to make sure our quality of care and safety standards are second to none,” said Alan Goodstat, chief compliance officer at Lakeview Health. “The surveyor reviewed our processes for helping individuals find their path from addiction to recovery. I am proud of the work of our entire team at The Woodlands. This accreditation brings another level of credibility to our facility and reinforces why we are a nationally-recognized addiction treatment and recovery center.”
The Joint Commission evaluated Lakeview Health at The Woodlands and conducted a customized, intensive review of the facility. The surveyor looked over data and reviewed the actual care processes used at Lakeview Health to help those seeking treatment for substance use and psychiatric disorders.
The Joint Commission’s patient-focused accreditation process was created to organize and strengthen patient safety, provide professional advice and counsel, to enhance staff education, recruitment, and development, and to strengthen community confidence in the quality of care provided by the facility. The Joint Commission was established to continuously improve health care for the public.
“Joint Commission accreditation provides behavioral health care organizations with the processes needed to improve in a variety of areas related to the care of individuals and their families,” said Julia Finken, RN, BSN, MBA, CSSBB, CPHQ, executive director, Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program, The Joint Commission. “We commend Lakeview Health at The Woodlands for its efforts to elevate the standard of care it provides and to instill confidence in the community it serves.”
Lakeview Health at The Woodlands, now an accredited and licensed facility, opened at 2610 Technology Forest Blvd. in The Woodlands, TX in Feb. 2018. The center offers both intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs for those suffering from substance use disorders and psychiatric disorders. The center is staffed with the most highly regarded clinicians in the field of addiction treatment. The 10,727-square-foot facility is open seven days a week and offers day and evening treatment options. Those interested in treatment services can call Lakeview Health at The Woodland’s intake specialists at (281) 886-0606.
About Lakeview Health
Lakeview Health serves individuals with addiction and psychiatric disorders. The staff offer an integrative health approach that addresses the medical, psychological, physical and spiritual aspects of recovery. They offer IOP & PHP treatment in The Woodlands, Texas and gender-responsive detox and inpatient services at the flagship location in Jacksonville, Florida. Their continuum of care allows patients to move successfully toward a life in recovery. To learn more, visit www.LakeviewHealth.com.
The 20th Annual Guns N Hoses Charity Boxing Event includes Street Party and Poker Tournament
Jacksonville, Fla., Mar. 13, 2018 – The 20th Annual Guns N Hoses event is right around the corner on Saturday, April 21 at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Amateur boxers – both men and women – go head-to-head in the ring while helping to raise money for the FOP Foundation and local charities. Police and firefighters will “Fight for a Better Community,” and for the coveted title.
“Guns N Hoses has raised over $1.8 million for charities since our inception in 1999,” said David Stevens, chair of the Fraternal Order of Police Foundation. “What an incredible honor it has been to see the impact this event has made in the community and how much fun people have coming out to our event each year.”
The event’s entertainment begins with a street party starting at 3:30 p.m. where Nashville singer and songwriter, Jared Ashley, will headline the party. Don’t Call Me Shirley will also perform. There will be Jim Beam booths, fun zones, food trucks, family-friendly activities and more.
Doors open to the arena at 5:30 p.m. and the bell rings at 6:30 p.m. Celebrity judges of the night include Sal Gonzalez, a crowd favorite contestant on America’s Got Talent, and former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker, Tom McManus. Club seats are $55, reserved seats are $40 and general admission is $15.
The Fraternal Order of Police will also be hosting a poker tournament on April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at bestbet Jacksonville on 201 Monument Road. Event registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and is limited to the first 100 people. The first prize winner will receive an official Guns N’ Hoses Championship Belt, plus cash. For more information, contact Matt Clements at (904) 509-4424 or (904) 398-7010.
Tickets for Guns N Hoses are currently on sale at GunsNHosesJax.com or at the FOP office at 5530 Beach Boulevard. Sponsors include Arlington Toyota, the Leb Family, Southern Coast Roofing, Budweiser, Jack Daniels and more. Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact Alex Bergamo at 904-993-5218.
About Guns N’ Hoses
Jacksonville’s Guns N’ Hoses event is put on by the Fraternal Order of Police Foundation and is their largest fundraiser of the year. It is the one time of the year the city’s first responders become rivals vying for the title and bragging rights for the year. The firefighters and police officers are all amateur boxers who began training for the fights in January. The matches consist of three one-minute rounds. Fighters will be in full pads and safety equipment. The winner receives the coveted title trophy. For more information, visit gunsnhosesjax.com.
Party of the Decades to benefit the Junior League of Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Fla., March 7, 2018 – Join The Buzz Media Group and Junior League of Jacksonville at the Anheuser-Busch brewery for the Party of the Decades on Friday, April 13! It is a progressive party – different ticket levels will take you into different decades.
Everyone will start in the Swingin’ 50s at 6:30 p.m. with live entertainment from none other than Swingin’ 50s artist Billy Buchanan. For those with a level 1 ticket, there will be all you can drink beer. But if you don’t want to get stuck swingin’ the night away, make sure you upgrade to the level 2 access ticket and move on to the 1970s.
The Funky 70s party gets started at 7:30 p.m. and will have all the electrifying hits from the disco era. The level 2 ticket will give you access to both the Swingin’ 50s and the Funky 70s, as well as unlimited beer. If you don’t want to get stuck doing The YMCA all night long, you can upgrade to the Slammin’ 90s all access ticket, and move on to the final decade of the night.
The Slammin’ 90s party will be the highlight of the night! The all access ticket gets you into all three decades, plus you get food and unlimited beer all night. The 90s will open up at 8:30 p.m. and the party won’t stop rocking until 10:30 p.m. The all access pass is the way to go if you want to party through the decades and see it all!
With costume contests for each decade and an overall male and female winner, the night is sure to bring out the best of the 50s, 70s and 90s.
Party of the Decades is proudly sponsored by Publix Aprons, Hanley Home Team, BeBalanced, Make Believe Costumes, Integrity Law, Karstaedt and Stanko and Northwestern Mutual. To get your tickets to the Party of the Decades, visit PartyOfTheDecades.com or JLJacksonville.org.
About the Junior League of Jacksonville
The Junior League of Jacksonville is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. They reach out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest and commitment to volunteerism. For more information, visit www.jljacksonville.org.
About BUZZ Media Group
BUZZ Media Group produces BUZZ TV, iwantabuzz.com and BUZZ Magazine, which is distributed monthly to more than 900 locations in Jacksonville, The Beaches, St. Augustine, Fernandina Beach, Mandarin and Orange Park. BUZZ Media is located at 1611 San Marco Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL, 32207 and can be reached at (904) 232-3001. For more information, visit iwantabuzz.com.