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Celerity adds Minnestota partners

February 10, 2011
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Buffalo, NY — Celerity LLC, a national software vendor for chemical dependency and mental health treatment providers, welcomes their two newest partners in Minnesota, We Care Counseling Center (Oakdale, Minn.) and Common Ground (Rochester, Minn.), in using CAM as their Electronic Medical Record.

They will be joining Celerity’s growing family of partners in Minnesota which include Adolescent Treatment Center of Winnebago, New Beginnings at Waverly, Haven Chemical Health Systems, Hope House, Red River Recovery Center and Lakes Region Chemical Dependency Center.

"Our goal has been and always will be helping treatment provides with their mission of saving lives, said Peter Labaki, Celerity president and CEO. "The reception and acceptance of CAM by the treatment providers in Minnesota is an indication we are accomplishing that goal. We are extremely grateful to work with the dedicated teams at Common Ground and We Care Counseling Center."

Celerity’s CAM, an EMR designed specifically for use by chemical dependency treatment centers is a low-cost highly effective solution to reduce the amount of time a clinician spends on paperwork and create greater operational efficiencies facility wide. It was developed specifically for the needs of alcohol, drug and mental health treatment providers.


CAM enables providers to maintain all records electronically in a low-cost and highly effective manner, from the first point of contact through discharge and billing. The flexibility and user-friendly interface makes Celerity an attractive choice for providers. Since opening its doors in 1991, We Care Counseling Center has been focused on assisting those with chemical addictions learn to help themselves. We Care's 12-step/abstinence-based programs are designed to meet individual client's physical, emotional, and social needs. According to program director Debra Prins, We Care Counseling Center is a small treatment center with a lot of integrity. They strive to stay current with healthcare protocol and treatment trends while continuing to teach and practice the basics of recovery.

The counseling staff at We Care guide clients into discovering their own recovery process. Clients learn planned abstinence and planned change. Services at We Care include chemical health assessments, chemical health education, primary treatment programs, a relapse program, 1:1 individual counseling, as well as a group process, aftercare programs, 12-step support group meetings and AlAnon meetings.

Common Ground provides confidential substance abuse rehabilitation services specifically designed to assist individuals in addressing issues and achieving goals that they have set with their counselor. They maintain the strengths of traditional treatment models, while also incorporating new techniques and approaches. Common Ground provides individuals with the support, knowledge and tools needed to enjoy a lifestyle free of alcohol and chemical abuse.

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