Chief Clinical Officer
ReVIDA Recovery Centers
Richard Lane – Robert Holden Patient Advocacy Award Recipient
Zac Talbott is a native of Eastern Tennessee, having graduated high school in Maryville, TN and then with his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Zac received his graduate education in clinical social work from Walden University. In 2015, Zac co-founded Counseling Solutions Treatment Centers, which operated OTPs in Chatsworth, Georgia and Murphy, North Carolina. Zac served as Program Sponsor & Operations Director of both OTPs until August 2018 when both OTPs were acquired by BayMark Health Services/MedMark Treatment Centers. Zac remained with the Chatsworth clinic after BayMark’s acquisition as the Treatment Center Director through May 2019 when he left to become the corporate Director of Clinical Services for ReVIDA Recovery Centers. Zac is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Level II (CADC II), a Medication Assisted Treatment Specialist (MATS), an Electronic Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (E-CADC), and a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) through ADACBGA (IC&RC); a Certified Addiction Counselor, Level II (CACII) through GACA (NAADAC); a Registered Addiction Specialist (RAS) through the Breining Institute; and a Certified Medication-Assisted Treatment Advocate (CMA) through NAMA Recovery. Zac currently serves on the Executive Committee as Treasurer of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia (ADACBGA), and Zac serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Opioid Treatment Providers of Georgia (OTPG) – the Georgia state Chapter of AATOD. Zac has been a Recovery Month Planning Partner with SAMHSA since 2014. Zac lives in Dalton, Georgia with his partner Chip, their 16-year-old and 11-year-old sons, and their three dogs: Mary, Mocha, and Laylah. Zac credits his success in long-term recovery to medication assisted treatment, and he is the President-Elect of NAMA Recovery.
Saturday, October 19
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM