Pathways is part of the COVID Recovery Iowa Team. Please see below for details on this project.
Pathway Behavioral Services provides both in person and telehealth services for our Outpatient clients. For Assessments please call you local Pathways office for directions on this process.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Pathways Behavioral Services contracts with all current Managed Care Organizations in Iowa. These are: Amerigroup Iowa, Inc. AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa, Inc. UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley, Inc. For more information about Managed Care Organizations and for contact information for these organizations please visit the following link: https://dhs.iowa.gov/ime/providers/MCO-contact-info