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‘We understand veterans’ issues, because, like you, we have been there.’

The following message was written on Memorial Day, 2018, by Dr. Robert Pyles, Chief Medical Officer of Strive Health and of Veteran & First Responders Healthcare (VFR) .An established leader in the addiction and mental health fields, Dr. Pyles has served as President of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society, and the Coalition for Patient Rights...and in Vietnam at… Read More

Veterans & First Responders Launch Powerful New Website

We are proud and excited to announce the new, powerful web site released last night by VFR and Strive Health. We think it clearly articulates our mission of outpatient treatment exclusively for veterans, service members, and first responders, and how we personally understand this mission.   Veterans, service organizations, therapists, know how critical it is to shine a light on… Read More

Strive and VFR in the News: Recovery Friendly Workplace program seeks to find jobs for those in recovery

by RENATTA SIGNORINI  | Sunday, April 8, 2018, 7:57 p.m. It can be tough to get a job while in recovery from a drug addiction. Sometimes it's the stigma that can surround addiction. Other times, a criminal record might be a stumbling block. “They can have a hard time getting jobs, sometimes their record,” said Tim Phillips, director of the Westmoreland County Drug Overdose… Read More

Strive Health Selected as an Early Adopter for New Hampshire’s ‘Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative’

Strive Health today announced it has been selected by Governor Chris Sununu as an early adopter of New Hampshire’s ‘Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative’. Originally announced in the 2018 State of the State Address, the "Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative" promotes individual wellness for Granite Staters by empowering workplaces to provide support for people recovering from substance use disorder. “This initiative will… Read More

Strive Health Network Opens New Outpatient Center for Recovery in Bergen County, New Jersey

Strive Health, a leading provider of outpatient addiction and behavioral health treatment programs, today announced the opening of a new treatment center, Strive Health of Paramus. Located in Paramus, New Jersey, the new center will provide a wide range of trauma-informed outpatient treatment programs and services for adults and adolescents suffering from Substance Use Disorder and/or co-occurring mental health conditions.… Read More

Treatment for Adolescents at Strive Health
by Deborah McKinley, Executive Director, Strive Health of Paramus

Strive Health of Paramus offers expertise and compassionate treatment to male and female teens and preteens between the ages of 12 and 17.  Teens are a distinct group requiring a special understanding and an experienced staff, like that at Strive. Teens seeking outpatient treatment are often referred by family or school personnel or may be “stepping down” from a higher… Read More