Ronald S. Brown is the Executive Director of the Odyssey Village. Brown has been called the "Apostle of the Odyssey Method of Treatment". Brown epitomizes the success of the program. Brown a 1979 graduate is the only director that the late Dr. Judianne Densen-Gerber, the founder of the Odyssey House, willed the rights and intellectual properties of the Odyssey Institute to The Flint Odyssey House, Inc. Brown had a 25 year apprenticeship program with Densen-Gerber J.D., M.D. He has now taken on the mantle to finish her life-long work. Brown continues to fight for long-term residential treatment. He was the first to advocate for substance abuse treatment funding to protect unborn infants of pregnant addicts. Brown took crying babies and pregnant mothers to Lansing to fight for the rights of their unborn infants to be born drug-free. He won, Odyssey now has the first state-sanctioned and funded residential treatment program for Women and Children. Mr. Brown continues to fight for individuals and families that need a supportive nurturing environment for treatment. Odyssey has continued to keep its doors open to aid vulnerable families whether they have an ability to pay or not. He carries on the fight with passion for the Odyssey Methodology.

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