Valley Hope President and CEO Dan McCormick joins National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers Board.

DENVER (September 5, 2019) — The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) recently appointed Dan McCormick, an executive with Valley Hope, to its board of directors.

McCormick has built a 35-year career in the health care industry and currently serves as president and CEO of nonprofit addiction treatment provider Valley Hope.

McCormick’s previous experience includes serving as CEO of the Hazelden Foundation, a national addiction treatment organization based in Minneapolis. In addition, Dan was president and CEO of ETR Associates, behavioral health design nonprofit, and he worked as senior vice president and executive director at Phoenix House New England, a behavioral health organization.

“Dan brings a wealth of addiction treatment operation experience and acumen to our board,” Marvin Ventrell, NAATP CEO, said. “We look forward to working with Dan as we continue to grow our association’s effectiveness and mission toensure the availability and highest quality of addiction treatment.”

NAATP is a nonprofit professional membership society and trade association of top tier treatment providers throughout the continuum of care.  NAATP provides its members with clinical and operational resources and engages in law and policy advocacy that advances access to high quality care. NAATP serves as a convening body that brings the industry together to promote collegiality and the dissemination of best practices.

“I have always admired NAATP for its leadership and advocacy and I’m honored to be joining its board,” McCormick said. “I look forward to working with our CEO and fellow board members to support NAATP’s mission and improve the addiction treatment field at large.”

“Addiction is a chronic brain disease that requires treatment and expanding access to quality treatment is essential to combating not just the opioid epidemic but the misuse of all substances.”

McCormick earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Minnesota.

About Valley Hope:

Since 1967, Valley Hope has provided hope and healing to people and families impacted by substance use disorder. With residential and outpatient addiction treatment services at 16 locations nationwide, Valley Hope has helped more than 310,000 individuals overcome addiction and lead successful lives in recovery. Learn more at valleyhope.org or on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. For help, call (800) 544-5101.

About NAATP:

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers has been the addiction service profession’s vision, voice, and thought leader since 1978. NAATP is a nonprofit professional membership society and trade association of top treatment providers throughout the addiction treatment continuum of care. NAATP supports its members by providing clinical and operational resources as well as law and policy advocacy. NAATP’s service as a convening body brings the industry together to promote collegiality and the dissemination of best practices. Learn more at naatp.org.