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Strive and STOPit: Not Hopeless—Helping Youth Considering Self-Harm

The technology company STOPit this week published the following post and interview with clinicians at Strive Health Paramus. STOPit provides anonymous and configurable reporting through a mobile app, web app and phone hotline, empowering individuals to safely report behavioral health issues. Visit them online at https://stopitsolutions.com/about-stopit/. Note: This post may trigger an adverse reaction. If it is beginning to upset… Read More

Watch: First Responders to the Rescue, but Who Supports Them?

Today we post the second of a series of short video clips, all of which aim to make it clear why VFR is a different kind of rehab for Veterans and first responders.  The first highlighted our experience as vets and first responders ourselves, embodied in our tagline: "We ARE You." The second highlights the courage, and  the treatment needs… Read More

Watch: ‘Strive, This is Different’

Today, as the new year kicks off, Strive begins airing a series of short video clips highlighting the unique care offered at Strive Health. There is much that distinguishes Strive: personalized and collaborative treatment, service to underserved populations such as women and Veterans, outpatient Recovery in the Real World, strong ties and followup with our clients in their communities, and… Read More

Thera-me: Second Thoughts About UDS (yes, that’s urine screening)

Sure, the subject is a little awkward for most people, but clinically, in substance use treatment, Urine Drug Screening—UDS--is an everyday thing. “Which lab do you use?”  “Did the samples go out today?  “Does this sample need a confirmation?”  Welcome to my world. When it comes up in my work with clients, as in “I peed dirty for my PO,”… Read More

Strive and VFR Healthcare to offer Free Confidential Crisis Counseling to Transgender Military Community

Strive Health and Veteran and First Responder Healthcare, (VFR), will be providing free confidential crisis counseling to those seeking help in dealing with the recent events affecting the transgender military community. Support will be available in person at Strive facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and via a hotline phone number: 888-224-7312. The organizations, Strive and VFR, are forming a… 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