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Date: April 8, 2011 Phone: 919 -716-3700


New manager named at substance abuse treatment facility

GOLDSBORO – James Lassiter is the new facility manager at the Department of Correction’s residential substance abuse treatment center for male probationers andJames Lassiter parolees – DART Cherry.

The center offers drug and alcohol recovery and treatment (DART) programs to 300 residents and is run by a staff of 77 employees.  The residents are probationers sentenced to the treatment program by the courts and parolees who are released from prison and sent to treatment as a condition of parole.

Lassiter is a native of Smithfield with a master’s degree in addiction psychology. He is a certified substance abuse counselor and a certified clinical supervisor. He has been at DART Cherry since 1990, beginning as a program assistant.  He has risen through the ranks, and was program director prior to being named facility manager.


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