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Vicki Mueller | June 15th, 2020

Pathways is part of the COVID Recovery Iowa Team. Please see below for details on this project.

Pathways Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)- Operations Update

Vicki Mueller | March 19th, 2020

Pathway Behavioral Services will be only using telehealth services beginning March 23, 2020 for our current Outpatient clients. Current Outpatient clients will not be seen in the office please call your local Pathways office to make sure we have accurate telephone contact information. For Assessments please call you local Pathways office for directions on this…read more

Pathways Behavioral Services Detox Center is One Year Old

Vicki Mueller | February 19th, 2020

Pathways opened our Detox Center in February of 2019.  Since then we have helped hundreds of people begin their recovery process. “This was a much needed addition to the Cedar Valley.” states Chris Hoffman, Executive Director of Pathways.  “Our detox center fills helps to fill the gap in this area that had limited detox availability….read more

Pathways Behavioral Services, INC awarded three-year CARF accreditation

Vicki Mueller | February 19th, 2020

Pathways was again awarded a 3  year CARF accreditation in June of 2019. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It…read more

Mental Health Awareness Month-

Vicki Mueller | May 16th, 2017

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has fact sheets that help caregivers and young adults learn about symptoms of various mental illnesses, treatment options, and support services. You can check these out at https://www.samhsa.gov/children/family-educational-materials

National Prevention Week 2017-

Vicki Mueller | May 16th, 2017

May 14 -20 is National Prevention Week. National Prevention Week is held each year during the third week of May—near the start of summer, an important time for school, communities, and prevention professionals to re-focus on prevention! Adolescents and full-time college students most often use substances for the first time during June or July, according…read more

-Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

Vicki Mueller | December 13th, 2016

A report released by the U.S. Surgeon General concludes one in seven people in the U.S. is expected to develop a substance use disorder at some point in their lives. Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health details the concerns of substance use disorder. For more information check out…read more

A Deadly Opioid, Carfentanil, Hits the Midwest-

Vicki Mueller | October 5th, 2016

The Midwest has seen an increase in overdoses from the opioid, Carfentanil. See the following link for details. http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/09/02/492108992/an-even-deadlier-opioid-carfentanil-is-hitting-the-streets

Don’t Forget Our Children-

Vicki Mueller | October 4th, 2016

In the aftermath of the tornados and floods of 2008 in Northeast Iowa, Pathways Behavioral Services became involved in a crisis mental health outreach project which lasted 18 months. One of the biggest lessons learned was not to forget about the kids. Now that Iowa has again experienced flooding, we can learn from our past experiences. Children…read more

Suicide Prevention Week is set for September 5-11, 2016 –

Vicki Mueller | September 1st, 2016

414 Iowans died of suicide last year.  Check out the following link for more information about Suicide Prevention week and what you can do to help.  https://idph.iowa.gov/News/ArtMID/646/ArticleID/158131/Suicide-Prevention-Week-Set-for-Sept-5-11

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