FHR Names Heather Abrahams, M.D., as Northeast Medical Director

Published 01/04/2017

Abrahams to oversee development and implementation of all psychiatric services provided by Fellowship Health Resources’ northeast region

Lincoln, RI – FHR (Fellowship Health Resources, Inc.), a behavioral healthcare organization providing mental health and addiction services across seven states, has appointed Heather Abrahams, M.D., FAPA, as its Northeast Medical Director.

“I am pleased and excited that Dr. Abrahams has joined FHR in our mission to improve the quality of life for people living with mental illness and addictions,” said FHR President & CEO Debra M. Paul.

Dr. Abrahams is a board-certified psychiatrist who has dedicated her career to the treatment of the chronically mentally ill. After graduating from medical school at The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, she moved to Rhode Island to complete a residency in General Psychiatry at Brown University.

Since completing her training, Dr. Abrahams has gained experience in a wide variety of treatment settings, including community mental health centers, treatment of geriatric psychiatric patients at Eleanor Slater Hospital and in nursing homes, care for psychiatric and developmentally disabled patients residing in group homes, and administrative duties as the Medical Director of Behavioral Health at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island. She has served for the past eight years at FHR as a psychiatric consultant.

In her new position, she will be responsible for overseeing the development, planning, organization, implementation, and supervision of all psychiatric services provided by FHR’s programs across the states of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. Dr. Abrahams will also work collaboratively with FHR’s Southeast Medical Director, Dr. Anis Ahmed, to ensure the delivery of high-quality, person-centered care.

“I am looking forward to the challenges of this new role, and plan to do all I can to help FHR grow and excel in meeting the demands of the future in patient care and recovery,” Abrahams said.

To learn more about the programs and community initiatives of FHR, visit our website at www.fhr.net.

About Fellowship Health Resources, Inc.
FHR (Fellowship Health Resources, Inc.) fosters hope and recovery. We provide behavioral health services to improve the quality of life for individuals living with mental illness and addictions. FHR serves over 7,000 individuals through a person-centered approach across 7 states – Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia.


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