ACI will unveil a plaque honoring Mr. Yohay’s years of service and contribution to the organization, including working to secure its new Brooklyn facility.

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, USA, May 9, 2022 / — Stephen Yohay, former CEO of ACI Healthcare Group, has been recognized by the organization for more than five decades of service to ACI and its mission to recovery from addiction. Knowing about the disease of addiction through his own experiences as a heroin addict, Mr. Yohay first entered ACI as a patient. His recovery would lead to entry-level and apprenticeship positions and eventual promotion within the company.

With a plaque in the pavilion of its new Brooklyn location, ACI seeks to recognize Mr. Yohay and his accomplishments. “Armed with the lessons of his own battle with disease and addiction,” the plaque reads, “Stephen Yohay devoted his entire adult life, spanning five decades, to ACI, where he helped save thousands Today, his integrity, longstanding sobriety and compassionate leadership are a beacon of hope for all on the road to recovery.

“ACI approaches recovery with clinical precision, and I’m proud to have been part of the organization’s journey, said Yohay. “Educating the public and championing ACI’s space in the community has been my primary focus for the past few years, and I look forward to seeing ACI’s purpose and practice grow in this new Brooklyn location. .”

ACI Healthcare Group is a drug rehabilitation and addiction treatment center, originally established by Dr. Daniel H. Casriel. Through a recovery program that was the first of its kind in New York, Dr. Casriel brought to his patients then unconventional methods that have since been integral to the recovery of thousands of patients. Mr. Yohay would rise through the ranks of the organization to partner with Dr. Casriel and become a changemaker and influencer as the organization grew.

Mr. Yohay worked diligently with ACI Healthcare Group to find the best location for his new facility. With continued growth, the organization reaches thousands of patients seeking addiction recovery.

Stephen Yohay was born in New York in 1950. At the age of 17, he suffered a horrific car accident and a heroin addiction which led him to ACI Healthcare Group for recovery. He has spent over five decades helping others in their recovery. Awarded the title of Counselor Emeritus by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Drug Services, he works with recovering drug addicts in private practice.


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