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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 rehab wishes happy holiday stress free addiction treatment

New Traditions: A Holiday Message from Strive

All of us deserve the richness of life, personal restoration, and connection that a holiday season can bring. Strive wishes the fullness of spiritual and physical health to all our clients, our endlessly dedicated staff, our financial supporters, our clinical and business partners, to military service people and Veterans here and abroad. All that said and meant: the holidays too… 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

Thera-me: Thankful for Socks

In my work and in my life I am often challenged to think about gratitude and what it means to be grateful. I especially find this challenging when things are not going my way, i.e. I’m running carpool for three different kids and their friends, dinner burns, and the dryer breaks down…you get the picture. In my work has a… 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

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 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