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Highly Experienced Addiction and Mental Health Specialist

About Us 

Started in April 2019, Sustained Serenity Mental Health is an outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment center in Greenville, North Carolina. We specialize in evidence-based substance abuse treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and motivational interviewing in order to develop a therapeutic connection with the client and assist them with creating a routine that sustains long-term recovery.

Meet the Owner

Craig Toombs has more than 20 years of experience as a licensed addiction and mental health specialist. His background includes training in numerous treatment modalities including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, cognitive processing therapy, and contingency management.

In his private practice, Craig is a mental health and substance abuse clinician that provides clinical therapeutic treatment to children, adults, and families that are willing to take the courageous steps toward a continuous, sustained, and improved quality of life. 

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.

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