Linda Bell

Linda Bell is the CEO of Bellwood Health Services, www.Bellwood.ca, an addiction treatment centre in Toronto, Canada, accredited with ‘Exemplary Status’ by Accreditation Canada. For 40 years she’s worked with addicted families, corporations and health care professionals including the Canadian Department of National Defence, the United States Navy and Elders in the Eastern Arctic. The first Canadian to be appointed a Fellow of the American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators, she also was a Board Member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers for eleven years. She’s a member of the Wisdom Keepers Circle led by a Shaman from West Greenland and an honorary member of the Morningstar Healing Society in South Dakota. Her dream is to integrate western, eastern and aboriginal medicines to create a dimension for healing that resonate with the whole person. She believes the staggering costs of addiction could be mitigated with good treatment and save billions.