HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA:  Shatara Price, BA, M.Ed, has been named Chief Executive Officer for Second Chances Comprehensive Services headquartered in Hopewell, Virginia.  Franklin Roemer, CEO of Seaside Healthcare, the parent corporation of Second Chances, made the announcement of Price’s appointment.  Roemer commented, “It is with great pleasure that I welcome Shatara Price to this important leadership position of Second Chances in Virginia.  Her education and career background makes her the ideal choice for this key position in our healthcare family.”  

Price graduated with her bachelor’s in business administration from Strayer University in 2015 with a concentration in Human Resource Management.  She completed her Masters in Education with a concentration in Adult Leadership in 2020, also from Strayer University and is currently working on her second Masters in Education with a concentration on Clinical Mental Health from Virginia State University.  In her healthcare career,  Price has worked in the community mental health field for nearly 10 years, with over 8 of those years dedicated to the development and improvement of organizational policies and procedures. She also served as a subject matter expert and professional consultant in the areas of Accreditation, Process Improvement, and Project Management & Employee Relations.  She is a member of National Association of Black Counselors (NABC), NAMI Walks Virginia, and is a Certified Therapeutic Options Behavior Management Instructor.  Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, she and her husband live in Richmond, Virginia.

Second Chances Comprehensive Services, a Hopewell, Virginia-headquartered mental health and substance use treatment service provider with five locations in Virginia, became part of Seaside Healthcare, a behavioral healthcare service corporation headquartered in Shreveport, Louisiana in 2020, joining the growing Seaside Healthcare family of behavioral health and substance use programs that serve communities and families across Louisiana, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. 

Second Chances Comprehensive Services is accredited by CARF, (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) and is a Licensed Provider of Community Based Mental Health Rehabilitative Services & Community Residential Services for Developmental Disabilities.  Among the services it provides to families and individuals across Virginia are: Comprehensive Crisis Services, Multi-Systemic Therapy, Intensive In-Home Counseling,  Mental Health Skills Building, Outpatient Mental Health Care, Group Home Residential Services for those 18 and over, and Intensive Substance Use Disorder Outpatient Programs.  Second Chances serves the Adult, Geriatric, and Youth populations. 

Seaside Healthcare is a dynamic and growing organization that is currently expanding its mental healthcare delivery system across the South through acquisitions and program development.  More information on Seaside Healthcare can be found through their website at www.seasidehc.com.  Questions concerning program development or acquisition referrals can be made to Patrick Doyal, VP of Development at pdoyal@seasidehc.com.

More information on Second Chances Comprehensive Services can be obtained by contacting their corporate office in Hopewell at 804-733-1180 or through their website at www.sccsva.com.