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Executive Director

Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

HQ Phone: (850) 878-2196

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Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

2868 Mahan Dr Suite 1

Tallahassee, Florida 32308

United States

Company Description

FADAA serves as Florida's RADAR (Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resource) Center for alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) information. Visit the Resource Center often for books, videos, CDs, and more. ... more

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Employment History

Executive Director
Florida Juvenile Justice Association

Affiliations

Board Member
atLarge Inc

Board Member
Florida Supportive Housing Coalition

Secretary
State Associations of Addiction Services

Association Member
Florida Partners

Substance Abuse Committee
American Correctional Association

Education

MSW

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News Service of Florida - Mar 11, 2016 -- Mark Fontaine, executive director of the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, she he thinks policymakers "are beginning to really understand the impact of mental health and substance abuse on the entire system. "They're understanding the impact on the courts -- the child welfare system -- and the health care system," Fontaine said.


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Mark Fontaine, executive director of the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, she he thinks policymakers "are beginning to really understand the impact of mental health and substance abuse on the entire system."

"They're understanding the impact on the courts … the child welfare system … and the health care system," Fontaine said.
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Fontaine, of the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, said money set aside in 2015 and 2016 will allow about a dozen communities to put into effect the bill's call for a single point of access. That money totals $20 million over the two years.


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Mark Fontaine Executive Director, Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association Mark Fontaine is the Executive Director of the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, a position held since 2006. He leads the development of [...] Read More
Mark Fontaine is the Executive Director of the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, a position held since 2006. He leads the development of public policy related to alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment, mental health, juvenile and adult corrections, and recovery and serves as the voice for community providers who deliver behavioral health services across Florida. Mr. Fontaine manages an Association with an annual budget of $1.5 million and a staff of 10 professionals. Prior to this position, Mr. Fontaine served as Executive Director of the Florida Juvenile Justice Association and project manager for the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors. He has been providing leadership in the behavioral health and justice fields for over 30 years.
Mr. Fontaine has a Masters in Social Work (MSW) degree from Florida State University, holds Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) and Certified Criminal Justice Addiction Professional credentials, and is a Certified Association Executive with the American Society of Association Executives.


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Mark Fontaine, executive director of the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association, applauded many of the policy changes but added that "at some point we're going to have to talk about funding."

"Funding is a very real issue if we want to do something different than what we're doing right now," Fontaine said.
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Unlike Baker Act cases, the state currently does not track Marchman Act commitments.- Allowing those ordered to undergo addiction treatment to use a private facility if they have insurance.- Extending the maximum period for court-ordered involuntary substance abuse treatment from 60 to 90 days.- Allowing any adult who has personally observed an individual's substance abuse to apply for a Marchman Act commitment, and revising the standards that must be met for this type of involuntary commitment.Mark Fontaine, executive director of the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association, applauded many of the policy changes but added that "at some point we're going to have to talk about funding.""Funding is a very real issue if we want to do something different than what we're doing right now," Fontaine said. Copyright 2016 TheLedger.com - All rights reserved. Restricted use only.


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"It is an [opiate] antagonist," said Mark Fontaine, executive director of the FADAA.

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Buprenorphine is offered as a prescription and patients can technically stop taking the medication, wait for it to wear off, and get high, using it more as an in-between than a legitimate treatment option. Vivitrol takes both of those options off the table."It is an [opiate] antagonist," said Mark Fontaine, executive director of the FADAA.

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