Sept. 12, 2023 – WERNERSVILLE, Pa. As President and CEO, Driscoll will be responsible for the overall leadership of Caron and serve as the organization’s primary spokesperson and advocate in the field of addiction treatment. Reporting to the Board of Trustees he will be charged with personifying and furthering the “Recovery for Life” mission and core values of Caron,

Driscoll brings to the role a wealth of experience gained from more than 30 years in the addiction treatment field, starting as an alcohol and drug counselor in Chicago to his most recent role as Senior Vice President at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, a prominent organization in addiction and mental health treatment. He is the former chair of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) and is the current Chair of the NAATP Foundation of Recovery Science and Education (FoRSE) that monitors quality outcomes within the industry.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have John join the Caron team,” stated Caron Board Chair Mark Skibbie. “The decision to select him as our new President and CEO was driven by his exceptional leadership, unparalleled expertise in addiction treatment, and a shared commitment to our mission of Recovery for Life. John’s vision and dedication make him the ideal leader to guide Caron into a future filled with hope and healing for those in need.”

“I am honored to have the privilege of leading Caron Treatment Centers,” said Driscoll. “Caron is an exceptional organization that, for nearly 70 years, has had a profound impact upon addiction treatment. I was drawn to the opportunity to be its chief executive as a platform to make a significant difference in a field I am truly passionate about and have dedicated my entire professional life to. I felt a divine nudge to pursue the position. I am grateful to the Board of Trustees for providing me the chance to lead Caron into the next chapter in its storied history.” 


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