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The Recovery Center at EvergreenHealth Monroe Welcomes Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr. Teresa Jackson
Date
03/26/2018
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Image of Dr. Teresa Jackson, addiction medicine specialist at EvergreenHealth Addiction Medicine Care in Monroe, WA.Monroe, Wash. – The Recovery Center at EvergreenHealth Monroe is pleased to welcome addiction medicine physician Dr. Teresa Jackson to its team of providers.

Dr. Jackson joins the Monroe-based Recovery Center with experience in the treatment of acute withdrawal, and outpatient treatment for opioid use and alcohol use disorders. She specializes in outpatient medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorder with buprenorphine products (such as Suboxone®) and naltrexone (Vivitrol®). She is board certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine.

“As the opioid crisis continues to affect members of Snohomish County and their loved ones, our addiction medicine specialists play a key role in preserving the health of our community, now more than ever before,” said Renee Jensen, EvergreenHealth Monroe’s chief administrative officer. “Dr. Jackson’s hands-on clinical experience and personal, compassionate approach make her an ideal addition to The Recovery Center’s team of addiction medicine experts.”

A recent transplant to the Northwest, Dr. Jackson earned her medical degree at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, followed by her residency at the University of California Medical Center. Dr. Jackson has a passion for using exercise as medicine, and in her free time enjoys activities such as running, cycling, swimming and skiing.

The Recovery Center at EvergreenHealth Monroe provides chemical recovery treatment in a therapeutic, patient-centered environment from a freestanding location near the Monroe hospital. Through its personalized outpatient and residential treatment programs, The Recovery Center helps individuals with tools to achieve abstinence from drugs and alcohol, improve personal health and better function within family, work and community settings.

To learn more about Dr. Teresa Jackson and The EvergreenHealth Monroe Recovery Center, visit
www.recoverycentermonroe.com.

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About EvergreenHealth
EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system that serves nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties and offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. More than 1,000 physicians provide clinical excellence in over 80 specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, pulmonary care and home care and hospice services. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland, a network of 12 primary care practices, two urgent care centers, over two dozen specialty care practices and 24/7 emergency care at its Kirkland, Monroe, and Redmond campuses. In 2015, the system expanded to include EvergreenHealth Monroe – an accredited, full-service 74-bed public hospital district, established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. EvergreenHealth has clinical and strategic partnerships with several health care entities, including Overlake Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and dozens of independent practices that are part of the clinically integrated Eastside Health Network and the Puget Sound High Value Network. In addition to clinical care, EvergreenHealth offers extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.

In 2017, EvergreenHealth achieved its ninth designation in the last 10 years (2009-2012, and 2014-2018) as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades®, and was again named one of Healthgrades 2018 America’s 100 Best Hospitals placing it among the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide, based on its outstanding clinical performance. EvergreenHealth was also named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics™ in the “Large Community Hospitals” category for outstanding achievements in patient care, operational efficiency and financial strength, two years in a row. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com.

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