about Roots Behavioral Health

compassionate care for addiction and mental health

Our story

Roots Behavioral Health was founded with the vision of providing high-quality, personalized care to individuals struggling with addiction and mental health challenges.

Recognizing the unique needs of our clients, we established two separate branches – Roots Through Recovery and Roots Mental Wellness – to better serve the diverse needs of the communities we support.

Roots Through Recovery was founded in 2013 and has been proudly serving the Long Beach community since 2016. Our outpatient center has expanded over the years, adding primary mental health and chronic pain programs to address the growing needs of our patients.

Roots Mental Wellness focuses on providing professional care and resources for those dealing with various mental health challenges, including depression, anxiety, trauma, and more. Our team of therapists and counselors is committed to helping individuals achieve mental wellness and lead fulfilling lives.

Our vision

The vision for Roots Behavioral Health has always been to be a leader and innovator in the fields of substance abuse and mental health treatment. Our vision for our clients is for the to live their best lives possible, with purpose and passion - to thrive. We strive to create a compassionate, inclusive, and empowering environment where individuals can heal and grow.

Our team

the backbone of roots behavioral health

The backbone of Roots Behavioral Health is our team of licensed and specialized professionals. Our staff includes experts in addiction treatment, mental health therapy, and counseling, who are dedicated to providing personalized care for each client. We believe in the power of collaboration and work together to develop comprehensive treatment plans tailored to the unique needs of each individual.

Seth Blackburn

Co-Founder & President

Nicole Koontz

Co-Founder & Admissions Director

Noah Warren

Head Of Business Development

Kelly Lyman


Dr. Andrei Dokukin MD

Medical Director

Dr. Diana Kang PsyD

Clinical Director
Our Commitment

At Roots Behavioral Health, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care for our clients and their loved ones. We strive to stay up-to-date with the latest research and best practices in addiction and mental health treatment, ensuring that our clients receive the most effective support and interventions available. Our goal is to empower our clients to overcome challenges and live fulfilling, purposeful lives.

Take the first step now

If you need to find a place that feels comfortable and supportive, let Roots Through Recovery's experienced clinicians, treatment programs, and case management team work with you. We want you to have choices that will give you and your loved ones the best outcomes.