• Wrap up National Recovery Month by Celebrating Your Recovery

    October 3, 2016

    If you’ve been following some of our series or featured articles on Pathway to Hope and our other facility websites, then you’ve probably learned about celebrities who are in recovery, how to fight the custody battle after treatment, or how young adults are affected by peer pressure in...

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  • Are Black Trans Women Faced with ‘Injustice at Every Turn’?

    September 16, 2016

    Judgment, harassment, discrimination, and violence are all battles they don’t pick, but transgender men and women still they find themselves right there on the front lines fighting them every day. For Black trans women and trans women of color, living is about staying in survival mode. D...

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  • Honest Recovery Is the Best Policy

    June 27, 2016

    Seeking honest recovery treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction takes a lot of courage. Courage to admit there is a problem. Courage to seek help from others. And, finally, courage to take the first step to turning your life around. But a recovering addict’s relationship with honesty...

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  • Summer Sobriety Tips

    June 22, 2016

    The list of summer get-togethers seems endless—and all of them present challenges to summer sobriety. There are beach trips and pool parties. Outdoor concerts and festivals. Weddings and graduations. Backyard barbecues and sporting events, and the list goes on. By the time the season off...

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  • Does Holistic Therapy Work for Treating Addiction?

    June 14, 2016

    Holistic therapy, alternative, complementary, integrative—whatever you want to call it—medicine has always been a bit of a controversial method to treating any medical concern, let alone substance abuse. When it’s being displayed as trips to the day spa and drinking lots of fruity dr...

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  • Drug Treatment vs. Punishment

    September 1, 2015

    An increasing number of inmates are addicted to drugs or alcohol. Each municipality is different, but the growing trend is that the vast majority of criminal cases in this country are connected to drugs or alcohol. In Somerset County, Pennsylvania, nearly 77 percent of the cases presented ...

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