As of July 1, the organizations have begun operations under the First Step name and brand.
The grant supports Coastal Behavioral Healthcare's Compass Center, which provides treatment for boys and girls ages 13-17 with substance abuse and mental health disorders.
John Minge III will retire in January from his position as chief executive officer of Coastal Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
Sarasota's Coastal Behavioral Healthcare recently hired Marlene Hauck.
The "3 Into 1" plan would see the Salvation Army drug and alcohol recovery campus on 10th Street repurposed into a 220-bed homeless shelter.
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