Diamond News

Raisig, Steckline Promoted

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Diamond is pleased to announce the promotions of Mike Raisig and Trey Steckline to Divisional Vice Presidents of Operations. These new positions directly support the strategic plan goal of improved alignment between the functions of our operations and clinical teams to ensure clear and consistent communication with our partner hospitals.

“These promotions are well deserved and are reflective of exemplary work ethic and tenure at Diamond Healthcare,” said Deena Tampi, Executive Vice President.

Facing Our Fear

Thursday, May 28, 2020

A Message from Richard Feldman, President and CEO, to our employees, clients and collegues:

Seventy-two years to the day after Lincoln’s first inaugural address, Franklin Delano Roosevelt came into office during a similar flashpoint for the country. On March 4, 1933, the only physically-disabled person to be elected President of the United States literally braced himself to address a fearful nation battered by an economic depression.

Thank You Nurses!

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Diamond Healthcare celebrates National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2020, and extends a special thanks to our nurses as they continually provide the highest level of quality behavioral healthcare to the patients we serve. While this Nurses Week 2020 is taking place during a more somber time than expected, it is even more important to highlight their dedication. Our nurses deserve special recognition for their efforts to inspire, innovate and persevere every day!

Crickett Wireless Answers Outpatient Need

Monday, April 27, 2020

Please see the following release from Ferrell Hospital’s Senior Transition program in Illinois.


Harrisburg, IL – In response to the current Stay At Home Order, Ferrell Hospital’s Senior Transition program shifted to virtual visits for the safety and protection of our patients and staff.

Be in the Moment. Don’t Have Unreasonable Expectations.

Friday, April 24, 2020

Dr. Melissa Lee Warner, Director of the Professionals Program at The Farley Center, paints a real picture of what individuals are experiencing during this COVID-19 pandemic. From anxieties and depression, to home schooling, relationships and overall living with the unknown, Dr. Warner shares ways of coping and staying physically and mentally healthy.

Listen here.

Diamond Announces Patricia Scalfari as Vice President Clinical Services

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In her role as Vice President, Patricia will oversee the clinical quality and data integrity in Diamond’s programs.

Diamond is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Scalfari, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC, as Vice President, Clinical Services. In her role as Vice President, Patricia will oversee the clinical quality and data integrity in Diamond’s programs.

Farley Center adds Dr. Melissa Lee Warner to help medical professionals, lawyers, and corporate leaders receive specialized addiction treatment.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Veteran addiction physician Dr. Melissa Lee Warner has rejoined The Farley Center, the nationally renowned addiction treatment program, as director of its professionals program. Warner previously served as Farley's medical director from 2000–2013. She returns to lead and continue the ongoing augmentation of Farley's longstanding professionals program that thirty years ago was one of the first in the country to address the needs of specific professionals and their unique needs.

Our Better Angels

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

A Message from Richard Feldman, President and CEO

In referencing the divisions in the country created by the civil war, Abraham Lincoln, in his first inaugural address on March 4, 1861, wrote some of the most important words in American history:

The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.