Fairborn Mental Health is a Nurse Practitioner-owned drug addiction treatment and recovery center, serving the entire Dayton, Ohio region. Our Principal, Sheila Dunn, is a board certified family psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) and a certified substance use practitioner (CSAP).
Originally from Fairborn, Sheila returned to the area after retiring from the United States Army and attended Wright State University, earning BSN and MSN degrees. Sheila is able to prescribe medications and counseling services, to help patients achieve freedom from drugs and alcohol.
Sheila is dedicated to high-quality, attentive mental health care to assure the best possible outcomes for her patients. She is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Audrey Violand, LSW
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Jacqueline McKenzie, LSW, LICDC
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Aprill Herd, Practice Manager
April Herd grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii and graduated from Devry University. She spent 15 years working in medical which has given her the ability to provide patient care “customer service”. Raised in Hawaii, she always provides care as if everyone is her O’hana, which means Family in Hawaiian.
In 2005, April moved to Dayton, Ohio to join her mother and sister, who were already residents for the last four years. She became a Medical Assistant graduating from OPI&T and worked for about two years, after realizing she wanted to improve patient care on a personal level.
April worked for Calloway Laboratory, while attending Devry University, working on her Bachelor’s degree. She received her Bachelor of Technical Manager, from Devry, graduating Cum Laude.
April enjoys couponing, cooking and organizing family get togethers. If she isn’t with her Family, she is spending time with her husband of 9 years.