PRINCETON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunspire Health Texas, a community-based addiction treatment center within Sunspire Health’s nationwide network of treatment facilities offering personalized treatment and addiction recovery services, announced the appointment of Victor Vines, MD, as Medical Director. In this role, Dr. Vines will oversee medical and psychiatric care for patients in residential treatment for substance use and behavioral addictions at Sunspire Health Texas.
With more than 29 years of medical and behavioral health experience, Dr. Vines specializes in assessing and treating licensed professionals employed in safety sensitive careers, such as healthcare professionals, pilots, attorneys, and other licensed professionals. He has been involved in the development of protocols and best practices for detox management in people with addiction to alcohol, opioids and benzodiazepines, and previously founded Denton County’s Caduceus 12 step meeting for recovering professionals. Prior to his role at Sunspire Health Texas, Dr. Vines served as Associate Medical Director at The Greenhouse in Grand Prairie as well as Staff Addictionologist at the Santé Center for Healing in Argyle, among other leadership positions at industry and academic organizations.
“We’re delighted to have Dr. Vines join our team of experienced and passionate behavioral health professionals to help lead and grow our unique professionals program that provides discreet, evidence-based evaluation and treatment for professionals experiencing addiction or impairment challenges that put their careers, reputation or licensing at risk,” said Selena Stockley, Executive Director of Sunspire Health Texas. “Dr. Vines’ impressive medical credentials and extensive addiction treatment expertise will be an important addition to Sunspire Health Texas as we continue to serve patients and our communities with comprehensive and quality programs that enable lasting recovery.”
"I am thrilled to take on this new role at Sunspire Health Texas, joining a team of dedicated and inspired professionals with demonstrated success in helping people achieve long-term sobriety and disease management,” said Dr. Vines. “I look forward to overseeing and building on the established professionals program, leveraging my extensive experience treating healthcare and other high-performing and safety sensitive professionals in order to provide the highest quality care to patients and families.”
Dr. Vines is a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Prior to his career in addiction medicine, he practiced obstetrics and gynecology, receiving a Medical Doctorate degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.
About Sunspire Health
Sunspire Health is a nationwide network of accessible and affordable community-based addiction treatment facilities that offer personalized treatment plans for people of all walks of life, meeting them where they are and guiding them through recovery. Sunspire’s mission is to be a source of hope, knowledge, and support for people and their families affected by substance use disorders. Our vision is to change the course of the addiction crisis and set the standard for quality treatment in the United States. Our facilities offer an array of addiction recovery services across the United States and are able to provide the full spectrum of care including detox, residential and outpatient treatment programs in settings that are designed to promote healing. What distinguishes Sunspire Health facilities is that each one provides quality care for substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders from experts and specialists in the field of addiction medicine and mental health counseling provided in a location near you. Our treatment teams utilize the latest advances in addiction medicine and draw on therapeutic modalities that are evidence-based, meaning that extensive studies and research prove that these methods are effective at treating addiction. For additional information, please visit: https://sunspirehealth.com/