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Meet The Elmhurst Home Team


Elmhurst Home is ranked among the best drug and alcohol treatment centers in the state of Michigan. Our substance abuse  treatment center staff is composed of certified professionals who are dedicated to the successful long-term recovery of each client. We have on staff certified counselors and an administration team to help you every step of the way.

This group of caring and compassionate individuals is committed to providing the most effective treatment for each resident. Each professional collaborates with the others to provide top quality care with our residential and outpatient programs, to provide "Recovery with Dignity" from addiction for our clients. Our addiction treatment services  team brings years of experience to the program in order to help residents achieve lifelong sobriety.

What sets Elmhurst Home, Inc. apart is the attitude of our staff and the experiences that each one brings to the program. We use an innovative and strategic approach to treatment, combining different, proven techniques that are facilitated by our caring staff members.


Management Team
Elmhurst Home, Inc. Management Team is comprised of individuals with extensive experience in the area of addiction recovery. They bring to the field a combination of business depth, clinical, and technical knowledge, direct hands-on experience and a commitment to helping addicts develop the skill set that leads to lifelong recovery.

Anthony Allen, LMSW - Elmhurst Home Clinical Site Supervisor

Tony Allen is a graduate of Wayne State University with a MSW.   He serves as the supervisor of all clinical aspects of an in-patient-based substance abuse treatment program by directing, supervising and monitoring the work of clinical staff in the provision of substance abuse treatment services and aftercare planning for assigned clients. He provides individual therapy, treatment planning, case management, client advocacy, counseling and crisis intervention and provides, coordinates and arranges for family therapy services for program participants.


​Meet the Elmhurst Home Team

Betty J. Smith, Administrator

Betty is a detail-oriented executive with exceptional organizations skills and a proven expertise in business development and program management which is a hallmark at Elmhurst Home, Inc.

John C. Oden, Executive Director

John Oden, the son of the Founders of Elmhurst Home, Inc., James and Naomi Oden, has provided visionary leadership for 30 years that has led Elmhurst Home, Inc. into the 21st Century.  His keen understanding of mental health, substance abuse and behavioral healthcare programs, their implementation and oversight have kept us at the forefront of innovative techniques and strategies to help people struggling with addiction and mental health issues.  John's compassion for all mankind is the driving force behind his passion to help Elmhurst Home's clients to find lifelong "Recovery with Dignity."

Sarina C. Oden, Site Director - Naomi's Nest

Sarina is a graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and an MBA from Central Michigan University.  Her entrepreneurial skills in the areas of business, finance, marketing and organizational team building are unparalleled.

Shirley Thomas-Calhoun - Naomi's Nest Clinical Site Supervisor

Shirley Calhoun is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy with a MSW.   She serves as the supervisor of all clinical aspects of an in-patient-based substance abuse treatment program by directing, supervising and monitoring the work of clinical staff in the provision of substance abuse treatment services and aftercare planning for assigned clients. She provides individual therapy, treatment planning, case management, client advocacy, counseling and crisis intervention and provides, coordinates and arranges for family therapy services for program participants.


Leon Wilkerson, Human Resources Director

Leon Wilkerson, graduate of Wayne State University (BS) and Eastern Michigan University (MA), has financial experience in diverse business settings.  He is an assett to Elmhurst Home, Inc. brilliantly balancing fiscal matters with excellent customer service.


"Recovery with Dignity"