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Mark David

Director of Rehabilitation Services

Mark has been employed at Lakeland since March of 1989. He earned a degree in Therapeutic Recreation in 1984 from Missouri State University in Springfield. After serving at various adult and adolescent psychiatric facilities in the Springfield area, he came to Lakeland in 1989 to begin serving as the Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services. In addition, he has been the Certified Crisis Intervention Instructor for Lakeland since 1992. Mark is a sixth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has been a Tae Kwon Do instructor for over 20 years.

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Marks of Quality Care
  • Arkansas Juvenile Officers Association
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • Missouri Hospital Association
  • Missouri Juvenile Justice Association
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • Tricare
  • The Jason Foundation

Compared to the other options, Lakeland Behavioral Health was the only one that was able to provide me with the comprehensive care that my child needed. It was obvious that the staff truly cared, and everyone was great!

– Kyle G.