Barbara Bennett

The Pavillon substance use disorder treatment center in Mill Spring, N.C., recently announced the appointment of Barbara Bennett as their new CEO. Prior to this position, she served Pavillon for the last nine years as COO.

Bennett is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) in North Carolina and is a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse, Advanced Practice (CARN-AP). She also has earned the credential of Registered Nurse and Legal Nurse Consultant. Her work with nurses struggling with addictions earned her the North Carolina Nurses Association Peer Assistance Award, named forever afterwards as the “Barbara J. Bennett Peer Assistance Award.”

Pavillon is a not-for-profit substance use disorder treatment center with a 6:1 patient to counselor ratio, which allows opportunities for both group and one-on-one interaction. The residential facility has 50 beds, with an additional 24 beds for extended care, which provides an additional level of residential drug and alcohol treatment.