Rebecca Flood appears and presents at local, national and international conferences on drug and alcohol addiction as well as annually hosts international networking events to improve the service delivery of those suffering from addiction. Addiction is a world-wide epidemic and bridging the gap between different countries, including England, Spain, Canada, and the Netherlands is a passion of hers. She has been interviewed by a number of media sources, has presented to Parliament in London and is internationally regarded as an expert on addiction treatment. She is specifically regarded for her knowledge of gender-specific addiction treatment and services for pregnant women and women with children.
With nearly four decades of experience in the addiction field, Rebecca Flood has demonstrated expertise in program development, implementation, evaluation, clinical oversight, business development and responsible fiscal management. She is the Executive Director and CEO of New Directions for Women, the President of the Association of Intervention Specialists and is a Board Member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. To read Rebecca’s complete Bio click here.
Flood is also an accomplished and published writer with her most recent work featured in New Directions for Women’s first publication, The Glories of Sobriety, a collection of twenty-four true accounts of triumph over addiction and life’s true glories that are found in sobriety.
Our media room contains current and archived press releases and press coverage of New Directions for Women. Everyone should be aware of the issues pertaining to alcoholism and drug addiction. Helping journalists introduce these issues to the public, creating social consciousness, is our aim. We will be happy to work with any reporter, provided they respect all New Directions for Women polices of privacy and ethics for our patients.
Rebecca J. Flood, Executive Director/ CEO
For media inquiries, contact Tania Bhattacharyya:
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New Directions for Women
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The Dr Oz Show
A&E’s Intervention, Episode #107, Sarah M.
Dr Phil Show
Media Interviews and Appearances:
- A&E’s Intervention, Episode #107, Sarah M.
- A&E’s Intervention, Episode #171, Kristen
- The Dr. Oz Show
- KCLU News, Santa Barbara NPR Affiliate
- Addiction Professional Magazine, March/April 2010
- Dr. Phil Show, 2014