Meet Our Staff: John D Tobias - Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor - Sovereign Health Group
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John D. Tobias is the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor – II (CADC – II) for Sovereign Health. He received his Bachelors Degree in Journalism at the University of Wisconsin and continued on to receiving his Masters of Science Counseling at the National Louis University in Chicago, Illinois. John is currently a board member of Recovery Beyond Borders, who provide assistance to developing countries in their alcohol and drug treatment efforts.

He is especially well versed in the 12-step recovery and has considerable experience as a member of the multi-disciplinary therapeutic treatment teams. John has extensive experience within his field and before coming to Sovereign, he accumulated over 20 years of experience in the field of addiction counseling. We are proud to have John Tobias as a member of Sovereign Health’s team, and we know that his experience in counseling will help provide our clients with the necessary tools towards a positive recovery.

Sovereign Health is a leading dual diagnosis treatment facility which specializes in helping people with co-occurring disorders. Sovereign Health treats not only the substance abuse problem, but the associated mental health problem that often times accompanies people with addiction. Sovereign can provide alcohol detox, which often times is the first step in beginning the recovery process. With drug and alcohol abuse many times the patient can become physically addicted and withdrawal from drugs and alcohol often times require monitoring from a doctor or certified counselor. Detox symptoms can rival flu like symptoms, but often times more serious side effects can be brought about from withdrawal including seizure, vomiting, intense anxiety and high blood pressure. The physical side effects from withdrawal combined with the mental addiction is often times the reason for relapse. Sovereign Health are experts at helping to treat patients battling addiction and setting them up  with the tools needed for long term recovery and relapse prevention.

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