Esteemed Trauma Expert to Head The Right Step House names DeLisa Duncan Russell, LSW, LPC-S, as executive director of its Houston addiction treatment center.

Offering mental health and addiction recovery services, The Right Step is proud to announce that the company has named DeLisa Duncan Russell, LSW, LPC-S as executive director of its Houston addiction treatment center. Russell has a long career working with complex addiction issues within the military, the religious community and in private practice. This new position offers an array of new opportunities for Russell.

She is a Texas licensed social worker and licensed professional counselor - supervisor.

Russell has developed nationally recognized programs that have been used by all branches of the Department of Defense. She has partnered with legislative staff on the state and national levels to address veterans' issues and has partnered with individual and corporate donors to raise over $3 million for veteran causes. Her experience in these situations has helped to prepare her for her new role at the Mental Health Center and Addiction Treatment Center, Right Step Dallas.

"With an extensive background in mental health and addiction treatment, DeLisa brings valuable skills and leadership to The Right Step Houston," said Kirk Kureska, chief executive officer of Promises Behavioral Health. "As we prepare to move to our new Houston facility, we are confident that DeLisa and her team will be instrumental in helping transform the lives of many clients in need of our care."

The Right Step Houston provides medical detox and inpatient and outpatient treatment for substance use disorders. A private, home-like setting offers clients a welcoming space to work on the underlying issues that fuel drug and alcohol abuse.

Additional information about the services offered by Promises Behavioral Health and the recent appointment of DeLisa Duncan Russell as the executive director can be found by visiting the company’s website or by contacting the professional team via phone or email.


Promises Behavioral Health is a family of behavioral health programs with regional brands such as The Right Step, The Ranch, Promises and Clarity Way. The company currently operates 11 facilities across Texas, Tennessee, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. Promises offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, sexual addiction, trauma, eating disorders and other mental health disorders. Through its programs, the company is committed to delivering clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the patient but for the entire family network. For more information, please visit

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