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Lucida hires new executive director

December 29, 2015
by Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Jeffrey Standring, former chief operating officer at Universal Health Services, is the new executive director of Elements Behavioral Health's Lucida Treatment Center in Palm Beach County, Fla. Standring has 23 years of experience in healthcare administration.

At Universal Health Services, Standring oversaw the operations of a 24-bed substance abuse treatment facility and an 11-bed crisis stabilization unit, among other facilities. He also has worked in organizations such as the Central Florida Behavioral Health Network and the Eckerd Youth Development Center.

Among Lucida's treatment programs are a program for Spanish-speaking individuals and a program for patients with co-occurring disorders.

Former Lucida executive director Terry Shapiro joined the staff of Origins Behavioral HealthCare in November in a community relations role.