Melissa Tashjian has over 20 years experience working in the substance abuse treatment industry. She joined American Addiction Centers in August 2012, as a Treatment Consultant covering Connecticut. In May of 2014, Melissa was promoted to Northeast Regional Manager, overseeing all the New England states. Prior to American Addiction Centers, she worked for a Connecticut based non-profit inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment facility for 15 years as the Director of Community and Referral Relations. Melissa is a dedicated and driven individual who is passionate and knowledgeable in connecting people to treatment. Most recently, she was awarded the 2015 Connecticut Labor Assistance Professionals Champion Award for her unwavering dedication to helping those with substance abuse issues. She resides in Glastonbury, CT with her husband Michael, and two children. In her spare time she enjoys reading, viewing real estate and going to the beach.