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MEET OUR TEAM

Our caring and compassionate staff will provide a safe, comfortable and private environment for you or your loved one to begin the process of recovery from addiction. Our board-certified medical providers and highly-specialized staff are experienced in addiction recovery services and are able to provide the quickest, most comfortable, and safest detox.

THE CORE

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DR REYES TOPETE

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Topete was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. He attended ASU where he obtained his B.S. in biology. He then entered The University of Arizona College of Medicine and graduated in 1992 with an M.D. degree. He then proceeded to complete his Internal Medicine Residency at Saint Joseph Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ in 1995. Dr. Topete started working in the field of addiction medicine in 1994. He fell in love with the patient population and the science of addiction. He is board certified by the ABAM (the American Society of Addiction Medicine). Dr. Topete understands his patient’s individual needs and dedicates himself to giving them the best. He is committed to having open communication with referring professionals and the clinical team so that everyone is on the same page throughout the healing process.

 
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MELANIE FRENCH, RN MBA

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND NURSING

Melanie is an entrepreneurial minded nurse. She holds a BS of Marketing from Rowan University, an MBA from Arizona State University, and a Nursing degree from Pima Medical Institute. With 18 years of business management experience and 8 years experience working with patients in detox and treatment, it has become her passion.  Melanie also has 6 years experience with managing a chain of infectious diseases and travel medicine clinics in Canada, the US and Mexico. She is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Ghana 94-96) where she created the Bolgatanga Basket Weavers Co-operative, a 500 member women’s group. Melanie lives in the Valley with her husband Eric and her two dogs Lucky and Monkey. 

 
 
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LISA SMITH

DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

Lisa has been in the detox and treatment world for almost 11 yrs. She has quickly progressed from a Behavioral Health Para Professional and supervisor to Admissions Director in the industry. The past 7 years she has worked on the front lines in admissions, which is where her passion is. She wants to be the first voice a patient hears when they reach out for help as this field is near and dear to her on many levels. Her own personal journey in recovery provides her the empathy and compassion to be relatable to those who are struggling with addiction. Lisa has joined the admissions team at Scottsdale Detox to continue to help encourage patients to take the first step, which can be the hardest. Lisa has two grown sons and has been married for 8 years and family is everything to her including her precious dog, Madison.

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HAL NEVITT, L.C.S.W, L.I.S.A.C, C.E.A.P

CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Hal holds licensure in Arizona for social work, substance abuse, and is nationally certified as an Employee Assistance Professional. He has twenty years of experience providing therapy to individuals, couples, families, and adolescents. Hal’s clinical experience includes the assessment and treatment of substance abuse / dependency disorders, including those with concurrent psychiatric diagnoses, depression, anxiety, and other stress-related symptoms.

He has considerable experience with critical incident debriefings including World Trade Center personnel, as well as police and fire departments across Arizona. In addition to his private practice he serves as an Expert Witness of the Attorney General’s office on mental health issues.

 
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Our Facility

We offer all private bedrooms and bathrooms. We also have in-room DIRECTV & allow cellphones and laptops!

Our Facility

We offer all private bedrooms and bathrooms. We also have in-room DIRECTV & allow cellphones and laptops!

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Struggling with addiction is hard enough, and trying to do it alone is practically impossible. Misuse of drugs or alcohol hides the underlying causes of your addiction and these will continue to disrupt your life until they are uncovered and addressed.

If you are reading this right now and need to change things in your life, please call us now. We understand how you feel and the struggle to pick up the phone. Our staff recognizes that people who try to quit by themselves oftentimes get frustrated and feel helpless when they can’t. You can, and we can help.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"I was so impressed with my detox. I call this the Hyatt of detox. The minute I walked through the door I was comfortable and felt safe."

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"I was very surprised by the program. It was much better than I expected. "

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"Best detox experience hands down. Best staff I've met and overall a really positive experience."

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"This is a wonderful place to detox. The staff is welcoming, informed, friendly, and easy to work with!"

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"The staff was very helpful though the detox and setting up after care."

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"Best place to have to be in the worst situation 🙂"

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"Thank you all for saving my life."

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"I was very uncomfortable coming but the staff changed that and I truly became motivated to change. The groups were fantastic."

 

 

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