October 6, 2008

Hazelden Springbrook Breaks Ground on $10 Million Treatment Center Expansion

Hazelden Springbrook, a residential drug and alcohol addiction treatment facility in Newberg, Ore., will undergo a $10 million expansion and renovation beginning this fall. With this project, Hazelden Springbrook will add more than 22,000 square feet and renovate 6,500 square feet of the existing campus, nearly doubling the area for patient service. A ground-breaking ceremony for media and invited guests will be held on the Hazelden Springbrook campus from 3 - 5 p.m. on Oct. 9.

"Hazelden has been in the Northwest for nearly 20 years, helping people from the region and across the country to reclaim their lives from addiction," said Jan Vondrachek, executive director, Hazelden Springbrook. "This investment in our facilities will allow us to offer the high standard of treatment Hazelden is known for to a greater number of patients and to better meet their diverse needs."

The expansion will bring Hazelden Springbrook's extended care patients to a new on campus facility to enhance the continuity of care and enable greater interaction among peers. In addition, the renovation project will expand Hazelden's primary care medical unit, where patients are treated in the critical initial phase of their treatment. The treatment center will have greater flexibility in accommodating patients, since the new rooms have been designed for use by primary or extended care patients, as needed.

About Hazelden

Hazelden Springbrook in Newberg, Ore. has treated thousands of Northwest residents for alcohol and drug addictions over the past 18 years. Hazelden Springbrook is a leader in addiction treatment in the Northwest and provides programs to advance the understanding and successful treatment of addiction. Hazelden Springbrook has also earned a nationwide reputation for successfully treating addicted healthcare professionals.

Hazelden Foundation, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1949, helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. With nearly 60 years of knowledge and experience, Hazelden's comprehensive approach to addiction addresses the full range of patient, family, and professional needs, including treatment and continuing care for youth and adults, research, higher learning, public education and advocacy, and publishing.