Ahmed Eid

Ahmed Eid has been a program manager at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation for almost three years. He is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor with eight years of experience providing direct patient care. Prior to working for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, he was an addiction counselor ata psychiatric hospital in Egypt. He also developed a counseling program at a prison in the United Arab Emirates. In addition to his current role as program manager, Eid serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, where for two years he has taught a graduate class on the theory and practice of counseling and has been a guest lecturer on the topic of working with Muslim populations. Eid also chairs the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s Comprehensive Opioid Response with Twelve Steps (COR 12) Committee and facilitates continuing education courses on the use of medication to assist in the treatment of opioid use disorder. Eid holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology and a master’s degree in addiction counseling.