Allen has worked with individuals & families in the twelve step recovery process since 1990 and continues to provide education and resources to further assist those seeking solutions with substance use disorders locally in Palm Beach County, FL and NYC.
He currently brings a wealth of professional skills and experience to the Ebb Tide Treatment Center Team in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, where he was initially hired as a group facilitator and transitioned into professional development and community relations, where he now serves in building relationships with local professionals & community organizations to provide education and resources to meet local needs.
Allen is a person in long-term recovery, having entered his professional career in the addictions field as a detox nursing support counselor at CARP, Inc (a public treatment center in West Palm Beach), in 1993. He completed the Chemical Dependency Training Program at the Fourth Annual South Florida Summer Institute on Chemical Dependency in 1995 at Palm Beach Community
College. He later completed his Addiction Professional Training Institute in counseling theories and practice at the Hanley Hazelden Center, where he served as: a behavioral health technician on the residential units, as an assistant facilitator in the family program, and as an admissions specialist during his 5 year tenure. Mr. Schwartz also had the distinction of serving as one of four ambassadors from the West Palm Beach facility to celebrate the “Rendezvous for Hope”, Hazelden’s 50th Anniversary Celebration in MN.
Allen has continued his quest for knowledge in the addictions field by attending seminars, webinars & conferences and had received his national certification as a recovery coach (NCRC-I) through the Addictions Academy in 2015.
Additionally, Allen was ordained as a UCL Minister in 2015, and currently serves as a prayer Chaplain for: Unity of the Palm Beaches since 2017.
Mr. Schwartz also continues to serve as a volunteer with the Palm Beach Coalition on Substance Awareness Council (pbcsac.org), and is active in supporting education and recovery efforts in local communities.
Feel free to contact Allen for a brief consultation regarding any concerns you, or a family member may have.
- E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Person Allen Schwartz
- Address Palm Beach, FL 33480-2677