Our Team

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Brittany Ramirez, BSN, RN

Director of Nursing
Brittany is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is currently finishing her Master of Science in Nursing to become a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She previously worked as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, is a state certified Naloxone Administration Trainer, and has over 13 years of mental health and addiction experience.

With a compassionate and positive disposition, Brittany uses her passion for behavioral health, addiction treatment and recovery to lead her outstanding team of nursing staff at Midwest Detox to provide the most personalized and empathetic patient care at all times.
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Jessica Benning, SAC

Care Coordinator
Jessica is a care coordinator and a licensed Substance Abuse Counselor in training, also serving as a state certified Clients Rights Specialist. Jessica has worked in the behavioral health field for 4 years, and previously worked with clients in residential care. In 2022 she also became a state certified Naloxone Administration Trainer, teaching others how to use the life-saving drug Naloxone.

Jessica uses her warmth and compassion to ease the recovery process which can often seem daunting for some. Her approach to caring at Midwest Detox is shaped by her sense of honor to be a part of the journeys of all who come under her care.


Director of Admissions
Kathryn is a Licensed Social Worker, with her Masters of Social Work degree, from Youngstown State University. She has seventeen years of highly acclaimed marketing, management, and community engagement experience.

With her naturally sweet and compassionate disposition, Kathryn builds on a life-long passion for behavioral health and various therapeutic approaches to recovery, as well as for general mental health wellness. She pairs her behavioral health expertise with her outreach role to ensure that every individual knows how serious Midwest Detox takes their recovery and feels welcome and cared for from the first contact and throughout.
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Meir Kasnett

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director
Meir brings the passion of generations of medical professionals and educators to his role in leading the Midwest Detox team. After becoming involved in directing an addiction treatment program a number of years ago, mental health and addiction recovery have grown to become a life’s passion for him.

Meir blends his entrepreneurial vision of efficient growth hand-in-hand with his empathy and care for all individuals and their well-being, and is known to be deeply involved at all times and all levels with the success of the treatment program -particularly client success. A firm advocate of realizing each individual's life potential regardless of where they're at, he continually seeks out the collaboration of leaders in the medical, rehabilitation, and educational fields to provide the most effective policy and procedures for the clients and staff of Midwest Detox.