Our South Florida Team

Each person on The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health Drug and Alcohol Rehab team is dedicated to helping people heal from drug and alcohol addiction. Our diverse team members bring years of combined experience in the behavioral health care industry to The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health Drug and Alcohol Rehab so that clients can receive expert-level care tailored to their needs.

Begin your journey to recovery with a team you can trust. Our team is comprised of both in-house and remote employees, including:

  • Full-time facility staff, including nurses, doctors and masters-level therapists
  • A centrally located admissions and discharge team
  • A community outreach team

Admissions Staff

When you first call The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health Drug and Alcohol Rehab, you’ll speak with one of our caring representatives, many of whom are in recovery from addiction themselves. Our team understands what it’s like to struggle with substance abuse, and they also know recovery is possible for you. Our admissions and discharge teams can coordinate your pre-assessment before you arrive at our facility and review your discharge plan before you depart.

Our In-House Staff

Our medical director, clinical director and lead therapists are full-time team members, ensuring that every client receives the singular focus that they deserve.

The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health Drug and Alcohol Rehab’s in-house team is comprised of nurses, doctors, therapists and other medical professionals who are well versed in:

  • Drug abuse and addiction
  • Alcohol abuse and addiction
  • Substance use disorder treatment, including detox, inpatient and outpatient care
  • Mental health conditions, especially co-occurring disorders
  • Interpersonal therapies including psychotherapy, group counseling and family therapy
David Sloan

David Sloan

Clinical Director

As an integral part of the leadership team at The Recovery Village Palm Beach, David Sloan draws on his experience as a clinical director for various treatment facilities since 2014. As a manager, he is responsible for leading therapists, counselors and behavioral health technicians. His...

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Sarah Hawkins

Sarah Hawkins

Executive Director

Sarah Hawkins is the Executive Director at The Recovery Village at Baptist Health. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of behavioral health, both as a provider of services and an administrator of the system of care. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from...

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Dr. Francisco Cruz

Dr. Francisco Cruz

Medical Director

Francisco U Cruz, M.D. is board certified in General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He has been practicing psychiatry for 17 years and has extensive experience treating mental health and substance use disorders in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, residential, partial...

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