WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

South Bay Chapter

  • South Bay/Long Beach

    South Bay/Long Beach

    Co-Chair: Madison Brightwell
    Co-Chair: Cheryl Cambay
    Membership Chair: Tamara Hectus
    CEU: Inger Hauge

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Monday, July 16

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, July 16

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, August 20

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, August 20

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, September 17

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, September 17

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, October 15

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, October 15

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, November 19

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, November 19

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, December 17

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, December 17

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, January 21, 2019

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, January 21, 2019

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, February 18, 2019

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, February 18, 2019

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, March 18, 2019

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, March 18, 2019

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, April 15, 2019

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, April 15, 2019

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

Member Spotlight

Linda Gingras, LMFT, CADC II, CCS

Linda is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a board certified alcohol and drug counselor through the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), and has also been certified by CAADAC as a Clinical Supervisor. She has extensive experience working with chemically dependent and dually diagnosed populations in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

As the Director of Addiction and Prevention Services at Jewish Family Service, she is responsible for coordinating substance abuse services including prevention, assessment, treatment, education, and referral for chemically dependent clients, program development, in-service training of staff, educational programs in local schools, and community outreach. Prior to coming to Jewish Family Service, she was employed for over five years at Cedars Sinai Medical Center as the team leader for Addiction Medicine Services, and spent ten years as the coordinator for chemical dependency services at a private psychiatric hospital in Southern California.

"WAAT has given me a wonderful opportunity to learn and grow professionally while meeting some of the most outstanding women in the addiction field."