Johnny Patout is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has worked in the field of addiction treatment for over 3 decades. As a recovering alcoholic and drug addict with over 30 years of sobriety, Johnny has been able to draw upon his formal education, his training, and perhaps more importantly, his past experiences with addiction to help other alcoholics and addicts find the joys and the rewards of recovery.
He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center in Opelousas, Louisiana. New Beginnings provides treatment for teenagers who are experiencing substance abuse problems. Under Johnny’s leadership, New Beginnings has gained a reputation throughout the country as a high quality, effective treatment program.