Tom McDermitt has been with Caron Treatment Centers for over 15 years. He currently works as a Regional Resource Director in the Pennsylvania and Ohio regions, helping families get their loved ones into treatment. Tom works closely with clinical and admissions staff and has a full understanding of all treatment programs offered at Caron. Before moving into his current role, Tom supervised all support staff on the Pennsylvania campus, setting the standard for customer service and support in the clients’ treatment experience.
Tom is an advocate for patients that are part of the LGBT community and possesses a great deal of knowledge on the needs of patients struggling with crystal meth addiction. He offers his support and expertise to this population, frequently meeting with patients upon admission to Caron to help them acclimate to the treatment setting. Tom founded and still assists with Caron’s Pride group, a clinical specialty treatment component offered to all LGBT patients during their treatment stay. Tom also organizes and helps to facilitate Caron’s LGBT Retreats three times a year. In addition, he is a sought after speaker throughout the United States and shares his story at conventions of Alcoholics Anonymous.
WHEN YOU’RE STUCK: WAYS TO MOVE FORWARD
Are there times when you feel immobilized and unable to move forward? Tom McDermitt, a clinical director from Caron Treatment Centers in Pennsylvania, will show you some simple steps to help you take control of your life and move out of neutral and into drive.
FINDING HOPE: FAMILY AND THE RECOVERY JOURNEY
When our loved ones suffer from the disease of addiction, we suffer too. Tom McDermitt, resource director of Caron Treatment Centers, offers possible solutions towards recovery, healing and hope.