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VFR Chief Clinical Officer Dr. John M. Rodolico Receives 2019 William James College Mental Health Leadership Award

"A caring, competent person, who works tirelessly for people, in order to make an impact.." said Brigadier General John Driscoll, commander of the Massachusetts Army National Guard, of VFR's own Chief Clinical Officer Dr. John Rodolico on March 6 at William James College. The General made his remarks as Dr. Rodolico was honored with the 2019 William James College Mental… 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… 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 PA Open House Featured by TribLive, Local News

Greensburg's new addiction rehab clinic will hold an open house and ribbon cutting Thursday. Strive Health of Greensburg opened this month at 101 N. Main St., Suite 200. It is one of two clinics operated by Post Acute Recovery, a New York City-based company with plans to open similar centers across the country. The clinic offers outpatient therapy, with one-on-one… Read More

Recognized Expert, Author and Trailblazer in the Field of Psychiatry Joins PAR/Strive

We are excited to announce that Dr. Robert L. Pyles, MD, has joined PAR as our Chief Medical Officer. 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, among others. Dr. Pyles has received numerous awards, including a… Read More

Introducing Strive: Recovery for the Real World

A month at a great residential facility can be a life-changing experience, and may be a must-do for clients needing a highly-acute treatment setting. But back in the real world it’s a roller coaster, and as we know from experience, staying sober takes skills, support, people that understand you as an individual, and skills that you must and can learn… Read More