Craig is also a mental health and substance abuse clinician and substance use disorder coordinator for the Veterans Health Administration, providing treatment for military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), addiction, and various psychiatric disorders.
There are multiple factors that affect active addiction and mental health disorders. Craig is thoroughly familiar with the throes of these issues that cripple the individuals he serves on a daily basis. He understands how overwhelming it can be for individuals as substance use disorder or a mental health illness invades their life physically, socially, psychologically, and spiritually.
He knows personally the dark and perilous journey of the addicted and the mentally distraught. This is why he is committed to providing empathy, support, and guidance to those who are at a crossroads in their life and seeking professional intervention.
Craig Toombs's educational and licensure background respectively includes an Associate's Degree in Pre-Liberal Arts from Pitt Community College in
Greenville, North Carolina. He also earned his Bachelor's Degree in Generalist Social Work and Master's Degree in Social Work from East Carolina University in Greenville.
In addition, Craig has a graduate certificate in Substance Abuse Studies from East Carolina University and is fully licensed by the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board as a licensed clinical addictions specialist (LCAS) and as a certified clinical supervisor (CCS). Clinical Supervisor Craig Toombs is also licensed by the Virginia Board of Social Work as a LCSW.