Coordinating & Assisting Recovery Environments (C.A.R.E.) is cognitive based educational bridge program for individuals who have mental illness and substance use disorders combined (co-occurring).
Coordinating & Assisting Recovery Environments (C.A.R.E.) is cognitive based educational bridge program for individuals who have mental illness and substance use disorders. C.A.R.E. is a group of professional individuals who utilizes the latest evidenced based practice within the realm of behavioral nursing when addressing issues concerning dual diagnoses. We believe that those who receive individualized continuous treatment and support within the community, the greater the chance of success when navigating the mainstream of life. The science of our therapeutic approach brings a unique balance to the lives of the clients and families that we serve. Some of the areas that we address are:
- Dealing with Trouble Emotions
- Assertiveness Training
- Time Management Skills
- Setting Goals and Assessing Positive Outcomes
- Dealing with Criticism
- Problem Solving vs Problem Creating
- Understanding Personal Change
Anthony Brown is the founder and director of Coordinating & Assisting Recovery Environments located in Tustin, California. Since 1999, Anthony’s passion has been focused on providing specialized treatment for individuals who suffer with a mental illness combined with a substance use disorder. Anthony is a graduate of Cypress College where he received his Associate’s Degree in Science related to Psychiatric Technology in 2003 and became a Licensed Psychiatric Technician in 2004. In pursuit of higher education, Anthony attended Santa Ana College where he received his Associate’s Degree in Science and became a Registered Nurse in 2011. During this time, Anthony received numerous awards and certificates in the field of Addiction Counseling, Anger Management, and Dual Diagnoses. Anthony is a graduate of California State University – Fullerton, where he received his Bachelors of Science in Nursing.
After graduation in 2004, Anthony launched his career in Southern California where he began to specialize in co-occurring disorders. This eventually led him into four year partnership with a prominent treatment center where he developed and directed a long-term residential treatment model for this specialized population. In 2013, Anthony introduced Coordinating & Assisting Recovery Environments (C.A.R.E.) as a community based recovery program.