About ARCA's Addiction SpecialistsMeet Our Executive Staff
Percy Menzies, M. Pharm.
Percy Menzies is the president of Assisted Recovery Centers of America, LLC, a center for the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction based in St. Louis, Missouri which was established in 2001. Read more.
Judy Menzies, RN
ARCA’s Nursing Director
Mrs. Menzies is the Nursing Director of ARCA Midwest. Judy has worked extensively in geriatric nursing, and sees her work with addiction recovery as an extension of her calling. Read more.
ARCA’s Executive Director
Suneal Menzies is the Executive Director of ARCA. Suneal oversees daily programming, business operations, international development, and community outreach. Read more.
ARCA’s Nursing and Clinical Supervisor
Briana earned her nursing degree from Breckinridge School of Nursing and her Bachelor of Nursing from Chamberlain University. She is also currently perusing her masters in Family Nurse Practitioner to broaden her abilities to help those struggling with addiction. Read More.
ARCA’s Program Director
Richard Scholz has worked in the mental health industry since 2013, and currently serves as the Program Director for Assisted Recovery Centers of America. His current roles includes maintaining day to day operations and handling quality control. Read more.
Fred Rottnek, MD, MAHCM
ARCA’s Medical Director
Dr. Rottnek is a Professor and the Director of Community Medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Physician Assistant Program. Read more.
Beth Schulte, CPA, MBA
Beth is currently Principal of UHY Advisors LLC, a CPA and Consulting firm. She is an adjunct professor in the Entrepreneurship Program at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University and serves on their Executive Advisory Board. Read More.
Same Day Intake
ARCA’s Staff understands the importance of initiating treatment as soon as possible. We have 24 hour informational lines and often times can offer same day intake.
Founded in Science
ARCA utilizes anti-craving medications during the recovery process along with medications to alleviate discomfort during the detoxification process. Ask about Suboxone use for alcoholism and opioid and opiate addiction.
ARCA provides confidential and private treatment for our patients with the use of TeleMed. Each location is equipped with a secure system to speak with our team of Doctors.
We pride ourselves on being transparent about the addiction recovery process. Ask us any question that you have about the process from detox to therapy to treatment in your home environment. We are here to help.
Percy’s Blog Posts
Learn from one of the top thought leaders in the addiction treatment industry.
Certain medications can help recovering addicts continue on the path of recovery. Withdrawal symptoms can make it difficult for them to stay off drugs. Medications can be prescribed through an inpatient or outpatient rehab program and can relieve cravings and...read more
Substance abuse has become a crisis in America. Drug addiction has very negative impacts on people as it disrupts their daily productive lives. An addiction to alcohol or drugs is a treatable condition, but addicts need a lot of determination and dedication to their...read more
The NIH announced in April that $1.1 billion dollars will be spent on research and developing newer medications to fight drug addiction. https://psychnews.psychiatryonline.org/doi/full/10.1176/appi.pn.2018.5b10 Here is how I would allocate the funds: $100 million for...read more
Contact ARCA's Addiction Specialists
If you are ready to take the next steps toward recovery, contact ARCA through our 24-Hour Information Line at (314) 645-6840 and talk to a live representative for a free, confidential consultation.