Calalisa Olivier, LPN is an MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) Nurse at the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics in West Palm Beach. The Brumback Clinics are Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s) that provide medical, dental, pharmacy and behavioral health services for adult and pediatric patients, regardless of their ability to pay, and offer a sliding fee scale. Ms. Olivier joined the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, which owns and operates the Brumback Clinics, in 2017 when the MAT pilot program was launched. Following the success of the program, she continued as a member of the MAT Program’s team of psychiatrists, primary care physicians, counselors specialized in treating addiction. The MAT Program for patients with substance abuse disorders combines the administration of FDA-approved medication along with psychiatric services, individual and group therapy, individualized care coordination and links to other health and social services to help restore patients’ overall health and lives.
Ms. Olivier is currently pursuing her RN degree at Palm Beach State College while working full-time. She has worked in the field of substance use disorder treatment for the past decade. She has a passion for the behavioral health field and thrives on helping patients with mental health or addiction issues.