KHTS AM-1220 | Families Facing Overdose – How to Cope and How to Help
August 19, 2013
Hosts: Cary Quashen and Bob Sharits of Action
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ABOUT CARY QUASHEN & ACTION
“Families in Action” host Cary Quashen has been working in the field of behavioral, alcohol and drug treatment for teens since 1978, and is a nationally recognized expert.
Cary Quashen has dedicated the past 20 years of his life reaching troubled teens and dysfunctional families with the objectives to pass his personal recovery experiences with drug and alcohol to the youth of today and to provide evaluation, assessments and interventions to parents, school districts and the juvenile justice system. He has become a nationally recognized expert working with adolescents. Since 1978, Cary has been working in the field of behavioral, alcohol and drug treatment for teens. He developed and operated the successful AVALON treatment programs. Cary has acted as a consultant to several behavioral health programs including Loma Linda Hospital, Anacapa Hospital, Van Nuys Hospital, and Ingleside Hospital and Focus Healthcare program in Ohio .
In 1989, Cary founded ACTION: A Parent and Teen Support Program. A nonprofit organization, ACTION has assisted countless families in Southern California as well as the whole.
Former President George Bush, Governor Pete Wilson, former Senator Alan Cranston, former Mayor Tom Bradley, and city council members and countless school districts have acknowledged the ACTION program. ACTION has been featured in several public interest articles in the Los Angeles Times and many other local newspapers.