Who We Are

Heartland Center for Behavioral Change is a 501(c)3, nonprofit charitable organization founded in 1982.


We have been saving lives and helping people achieve positive change for more than thirty years. Last year, we helped deliver change to more than 5,000 people through our detoxification and substance use treatment programs. With the assistance of public funding, services are available to persons in need.


We provide services on a non-discriminatory basis to individuals regardless of race, gender, sexual preference, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, or age.

Kyle Mead
President / CEO
Executive Staff

V.P. Behavioral Health Services
Shawna Drake

 V.P. Finance & Administration
D.Brooke Meyers
Director of Human Resources
Jessica Camper

Leadership Team

Annthia Thompson
Ashanti Tate
Carla Shepard 
Jack Sampson
Maurice Pearl
Mona Talley

Penny Strassle
Clinical Director: Casey Spartz
Compliance Officer: Colin Dumont
QI/QA: Maddie Steele

Jacquelyn Dunn
Board Chair
Board of Directors 
FY 2021

John DeStefano - Immediate Past Chair
Carol P. Getty
Sandra Hemaya
Barbara Ladd - Secretary
Sr. Paddy Lorenz
Brent Morris
Valori Sanders - Vice Chair
Joshua P. Wunderlich


What We Represent 


Heartland Center for Behavioral Change provides behavioral healthcare and substance use disorder services to help individuals lead healthier, happier, more productive lives.


We envision healthy individuals contributing to healthy communities.


  • Integrity

  • Respect

  • Diversity

  • Commitment

  • Excellence

  • Collaboration

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