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Melissa Caraway Lakeview Center Team Member of the Year 2023

Lakeview Center 2023 Team Member of the Year

Melissa Caraway is proud to be the Lakeview Center 2023 Team Member of the Year. “This population has a special place in my heart. They are so innocent and pure. People often look down on them and mistreat them. Just because their IQs are low doesn’t mean they can’t learn. It just takes them longer.” […]

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Lexi White director of prevention and intervention services

DeFuniak Springs, Fla. (Jan 25, 2024) – Alexis “Lexi” White, MS, is the new director of prevention and intervention services at Lakeview Center of Walton County. As director, White will manage prevention and community-based contracts, budgets and audits. In addition, she will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and payors to ensure compliance and timely, accurate […]

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The Baker Act

If you or a loved one lives with mental illness, it’s good to know about the Baker Act. Emergency psychiatric admissions in Florida fall under the Baker Act. These admissions can be confusing and stressful when the process is new and unfamiliar. What is the Baker Act? The Baker Act is Florida’s mental health law […]

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Autumn McAllister director of emergency services

Pensacola, Fla. (Jan 4, 2024) – Autumn McAllister, LMHC-S, MCAP, is the new director of emergency services at Lakeview Center. As director, Autumn will lead the Mobile Response Team serving Circuit 1 from Escambia to Walton County, as well as the co-responder program in collaboration with Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. Her teams will coordinate services […]

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Transportation grant removes barrier

DeFuniak Springs, Fla. (January 3, 2024) – A Sunshine Health Community Connection transportation grant removes a barrier for pregnant women in substance misuse treatment. The resource helps ensure they can go to prenatal appointments. The Joanne Birge Women and Children’s Center at Lakeview Center of Walton County is grateful for the grant. “You might think it’s easy to […]

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Attend our hiring event

Pensacola, Fla. (Dec. 20, 2023) – Attend our hiring event on January 10. Lakeview Center will host a job fair and hiring event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Activity Center on the Pensacola campus, located at 1110 W. Lakeview Ave. Attendees can participate in onsite interviews and pre-screenings, and access information about […]

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Free summit on human trafficking in January

Pensacola, Fla. (Dec. 15, 2023) – Make plans to attend a free summit on human trafficking in January. Human trafficking can affect anyone at any given moment. On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, January 11, LifeView Group will share education on recognizing the risk factors and warning signs of human trafficking. They also will share […]

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Dustin Perry director of Lakeview Center Residential Services

Pensacola, Fla. (December 14, 2023) – Dustin Perry director of Lakeview Center Residential Services has been with Lakeview Center since 2006. Perry, a licensed clinical social worker, will now oversee all adult and children’s residential programs, as well as Lakeview Center’s autism care program. Dustin has served in clinical and leadership positions and frequently present […]

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Carolyn Shearman director of Lakeview Center Acute Services

Pensacola, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2023) – Carolyn Shearman director of Lakeview Center Acute Services holds a Master of Science in Education Counseling and Guidance. Shearman will oversee Lakeview Center’s central receiving facility planned to open in 2024. She also will oversee the crisis stabilization unit and addiction receiving facility or detox program. Upon opening, the […]