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Michael Handley



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Chief Executive Officer

Michael Handley is an elected member of the American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators. Previously, he was an executive in the software and technology industry before his own personal battles with alcoholism lead to his current career in addiction treatment. He serves as the head of Townsend Press, a publishing company specializing in literature about the disease of addiction. Mr. Handley has given keynote addresses to organizations including The Economist, Alabama Council of Community Mental Health Providers, and the Louisiana Association of Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers. He actively advocates for making addiction treatment more accessible and affordable in the United States.

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