Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

It is the nation’s leading nonprofit treatment provider, with a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center. With 17 sites in Minnesota, Oregon, Illinois, New York, Florida, Massachusetts, Colorado, Texas, and California, including Rancho Mirage, West Los Angeles and San Diego, the Foundation offers prevention and recovery solutions nationwide and across the entire continuum of care for youth and adults.


Brenda J. Iliff – Executive Director
Joseph Lee, M.D. ABAM, Medical Director, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Youth Continuum

Los Angeles
Matt Polacheck, PsyD, Director of West LA Outpatient Center
Joelle Jacobson, M.A., L.M.F.T., P.P.S.
Neurofeedback Clinician

Rancho Mirage
Mark Baumgartner, Executive Director
Jerry Moe, National Director of the Children’s Programs
Betsy Farver Smith, VP of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations

San Diego
Brian Couey, PsyD, Director of San Diego Outpatient Center