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    SSWRC Governor O'Malley Citation March 26 2014

    Posted on April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

    On March 29, 2014 the Silver Spring Wellness and Recovery center received a Citation from Governor Martin O’Malley in recognition of the dedicated work of the staff. Their commitment to peer support in wellness and recovery to individuals and their families in Montgomery County is tireless. This citation was presented to Ben Aniba, Program Director, by Maryland Secretary of Disabilities Catherine Raggio. This wonderful event and honor is also celebrated throughout the Affiliated Sante Group as the Wellness and Recovery Center reflects the goals and values of the organization as a whole.

    Fred Chanteau, CEO, Catherine Raggio, Ben Aniba, Program Director with Wellness and Recovery Center members

    Michelle Grigsby, Director Psychiatirc Recovery Services, Catherine Raggio, Ben Aniba Program Director.

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    The Affiliated Sante Group

    Affiliated Santé Group is now a Maryland State

    Licensed Substance Abuse Provider!


    Substance abuse treatment and counseling services are now available at our Prince Georges County center.

    According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, approximately 50 percent of individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness are affected by substance abuse. About 37 percent of individuals with alcoholism and 53 percent of individuals with drug addictions have at least one serious mental illness.

    Historically, the substance abuse treatment and the behavioral health care systems have had difficulty helping people manage both illnesses at the same time. Our new capacity will contribute to our ability to provide high quality integrated care.

    Services will be initially be offered at our Lanham Center and include the following:

    • Level 0.5 Early Intervention DWI Education is available Monday and Wednesday from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.
    • Level 1 Outpatient Treatment which includes assessment and treatment as well as individual, family and group therapy is available Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
    • Level 2 Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) which includes intensive group therapy sessions as well as medication management is available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 1 – 4 pm.


    *Services are reimbursable through Medicaid or on an out-of-pocket basis.

    For referrals please call the Lanham Center at (301) 429-2171.


    Special thank you to all the dedicated Santé employees who helped to make this possible!