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New Sovereign Health Article Live on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids’ Website

San Clemente, California – March 31, 2016 – Sovereign Health Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new article that’s now live on the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids’ website, www.drugfree.org: “The Affordable Care Act’s Role in Addiction Treatment for Grown Children.” This article, which was written by Sovereign Health writers Dana Connolly, Ph.D., and Susan Logan-McCracken, M.P.W., takes a look at the growing trend of adult children living at home with their parents and the accessibility of healthcare insurance to cover them. For those adult children in need of treatment for mental illness and addiction disorders, insurance coverage is available under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of 2008, and both the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which together comprise the Affordable Care Act. To read the full article, click HERE.

“Our biggest initiative in 2016 as a Content Team is to transform Sovereign Health Group into a behavioral health news source,” says Rachael Mattice, Managing Editor for Sovereign Health Group. “Sovereign Health’s content collaborations with Partnership for Drug Free Kids, with the expert research of our medical writing team and clinical team, is an exciting development and a pivotal stepping stone for moving this initiative forward. Our partnership also represents our mutual efforts to fight stigma surrounding addiction and advocate for improved treatment options throughout the United States.”

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About the Authors

Dana Connolly, Ph.D.
Senior Staff Writer, Sovereign Health Group
Dana Connolly, Ph.D., is a senior staff writer for the Sovereign Health Group, where she translates current research into practical information. She earned her Ph.D. in research and theory development from New York University and has decades of experience in clinical care, medical research and health education. The Sovereign Health Group is a health information resource and Dr. Connolly helps to ensure excellence in our model.

Susan Logan-McCracken, M.P.W.
Editor, Sovereign Health Group
Susan Logan-McCracken, M.P.W. (Master’s of Professional Writing), is a writer and editor for the Sovereign Health Group. An award-winning author, Logan-McCracken has 25 years of experience as a journalist, most recently as the editor of Cat Fancy magazine. She received her Master’s in professional writing from the University of Southern California, where she became obsessed with accuracy, fair reporting and correct English usage.

Rachael Mattice
Managing Editor, Sovereign Health Group
Rachael Mattice is the managing editor for Sovereign Health Group, leading a team of diversified writers and editors in the digital newsroom. Also a freelance music journalist, she pulls from her versatile background in journalism, digital marketing and visual content creation to boost innovative ideas and high-quality assets for the Sovereign brand.

About the Sovereign Health Group

Sovereign Health Group’s mission has been to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality behavioral health treatment services. Sovereign Health’s treatment programs specialize in addressing underlying mental health conditions by utilizing innovative and cutting edge cognitive testing, rehabilitation and evidence-based treatment modalities. One factor that differentiates Sovereign from other treatment providers has been the company’s ability to offer separate mental health and addiction or dual diagnosis treatment programs at its nine facilities in Arizona, California, Florida, Utah, and Texas. Sovereign’s growth will continue in the coming year with additional facilities to be opened in California and Texas. The company’s national footprint will also expand with the opening of facilities in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Illinois. Sovereign Health Group offers high quality and comprehensive treatment programs for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members as well.


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