Balboa Horizons Expands Leadership Team with New Hire

by baladmin | June 28, 2012

Deb Hughes, CAS

Newport Beach, CA – Balboa Horizons Addiction Recovery Services for Men and Women announced today that they have expanded their leadership team with the addition of Executive Director Deb Hughes, CAS.  Balboa Horizons is proud to welcome this dynamic professional to help guide the company’s continued growth.

“We are honored to have someone with her experience, integrity and vision join our team,” says Balboa Horizons CEO Paul Moen.  “As we embark on future growth, her tremendous leadership ability will enable us to continue to provide comprehensive care to the growing population of individuals struggling with addiction.”

As Executive Director, Deb will be involved with all facets of business development, administration and overall strategy.  She will oversee existing as well as new programming.  She brings 27 years of experience to Balboa Horizons, having worked in the areas of business development, program development, management and administration in the recovery field.

“What attracted me to Balboa Horizons was its leadership and positive outlook towards innovation in the field of addictions,” Hughes says.  “Balboa Horizons offers truly comprehensive, holistic and gender-specific treatment programs for individuals and their families in breathtaking locations throughout Newport Beach and the surrounding beach cities.”

Most recently, Deb worked as Program Administrator at Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders in Arizona.  Her creative talents and administrative knowledge helped Rosewood to effectively achieve their vision for growth, earning them well-deserved recognition as a leader in Eating Disorders Treatment.

Prior to her time at Rosewood, she worked as the Assistant Administrator at the Rader Program for Eating Disorders in California, where she implemented the facility’s PHP and extended care programs.  She also held positions as Intake Director at both Anacapa by the Sea and the Steps treatment programs, where she was responsible for large intake departments that helped countless individuals find their way through the doors of recovery.  In addition, Deb designed and developed Kids in Sobriety, an intensive outpatient program for adolescents in Ventura, CA.

About Balboa Horizons

Balboa Horizons offers a full continuum of addiction recovery services for men and women 18 years of age and older.  We provide individualized treatment and allow our clients to focus exclusively on recovery by keeping our programs entirely gender-specific.  For over eight years, we have specialized in the treatment of drug and alcohol addictions, self-defeating behaviors and co-occurring mental health diagnoses including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  Our serene recovery centers, located in Newport Beach and the surrounding beach cities, help to inspire change and growth.  Our expert multidisciplinary staff provides clients the tools they need to transform their lives.  If you or a loved one needs help, please call us today at

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