Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, Inc. (ADAS) announces Angela Eckstrom as the new Executive Director and Single County Authority Director of Cameron, Elk and McKean Counties. The appointment was effective December 18, 2015.
Eckstrom is starting her 23rd year of service to ADAS; she was most recently the case management supervisor. Her tenure with the agency includes working in the outpatient and prevention departments. During her time with the agency, she has implemented new programs, some of which included partnerships with Bradford Regional Medical Center and the Bradford Area School District.
In announcing the appointment, the ADAS Board of Directors stated, “Angela’s proven commitment to ADAS and the clients we serve will be an asset to the agency as it works to expand inpatient services. With her knowledge and guidance the agency will continue to provide quality services to the residence of Cameron, Elk, McKean and Potter counties.”
ADAS has eight offices throughout the four-county area, including inpatient services at Maple Manor in Port Allegany and outpatient offices in Port Allegany, Bradford, St. Marys, Ridgway, Emporium, Kane and Coudersport. These facilities offer a full continuum of services, including prevention, intervention, outpatient, intensive outpatient, inpatient, case management services and recovery support services.
Eckstrom lives in Olean. She and her husband, Jim, have two sons, Samuel and Benjamin.