SouthLight Announces New CEO

(Raleigh, NC November 2, 2006) The SouthLight Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Reynolds (Tad) Clodfelter, Jr., Psy.D. to Chief Executive Officer of SouthLight, Inc., effective November 1, 2006. Dr. Clodfelter joined SouthLight in June of 2003 as Director of Clinical Research. He became Clinical & Operations Director in March of 2006. Previously, Dr. Clodfelter was an assistant professor in the Columbia University , Department of Psychiatry Division of Substance Abuse, where he had been a Research and Clinical Fellow.

Dr. Clodfelter received his Baccalaureate in Psychology from Wake Forest University in 1991, and attained his Master of Theological Studies from Emory University in 1995. He received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology in 2000.

Dr. Clodfelter is a member of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Clinical Trials Network (NIDA-CTN). He has participated in clinical trails while at SouthLight, and is the lead trainer for the North Carolina Node of the CTN. Dr. Clodfelter is also a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), and the North Carolina Psychological Association (NCPA). He is a member of the Vestry of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Raleigh .

SouthLight is looking forward to Dr. Clodfelter's leadership and guidance in the continuance of the SouthLight mission to eliminate addiction, abuse, and misuse of drugs, including alcohol, in the communities it serves.

About Southlight

Southlight is an organization of professionals dedicated to providing hope, care and direction for people who need to make a positive change in their lives. It is a private, non-profit, United Way funded organization whose mission is to eliminate addiction, abuse and misuse of drugs, including alcohol, in the communities we serve. Since 1970, Southlight has developed comprehensive substance abuse programs that address the needs of youth, adults and families. Their services include education, treatment including methadone treatment, counseling, housing, and court intervention


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