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Children’s Mental Health Disorders a ‘True Public Health Crisis’

It’s May 10, 2019 a single week in which we have witnessed two fatal school shootings, one in a classroom in the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and one at STEM School Highlands Ranch, a K-12 outside Denver, Colorado, only minutes from Columbine High School. Events that were once unthinkable have become a regular part of our lives and… Read More
Governor Janet Mills of Maine, who has made fighting the opioid crisis her top priority. Expanded awareness, care, and funding in the form of Medicaid expansion will strengthen addiction rehab efforts.

New Maine Governor Makes Opioid Epidemic Top Target

The state of Maine has a new Governor, Janet Mills, inaugurated January 2, and the opioid crisis is her top priority. No sooner was she sworn in did Mills declare her plans for comprehensive action to fight the crisis in the state. Maine has consistently and tragically been in the top 10 in per capita numbers of opioid-related deaths and… Read More

Strive Paramus Will be Part of New Jersey’s Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day on October 6

A key part of the unique holistic treatment offered by Strive is our partnership with the communities in which we work.  As part of this community connection, Strive Paramus will be an enthusiastic participant in New Jersey's third annual Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day on October 6.   The day has seen 10,000 or more people mobilized state-wide to hold educational events, distribute pamphlets and… Read More

Gary Demetre Josebeck

Gary Demetre Josebeck June 4, 1992 ~ July 4, 2018 (age 26) Gary Demetre Josebeck, 26, the artist, activist and advocate behind Art for Recovery and Transformation passed away on Wednesday July 4, 2018. Gary (or Demetre, as he was known in the art community) lost his battle with the demons of substance abuse. He was kind, passionate and hard working. No matter… Read More

VFR Healthcare and Strive Health Partner with Veterans Administration to Increase Access to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services for Veterans

Veteran & First Responder Healthcare (VFR), the sister company of Strive, issued this press release today.  A landmark agreement, we are republishing it here. VFR Healthcare (Veteran & First Responder Healthcare), the sister company of Strive Health, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a new partnership to enhance Veterans’ access to substance abuse and mental health… 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 the… Read More