Substance Abuse Services

Since 1972 GAAMHA has been providing services to men with substance use disorders and has guided thousands into recovery. GAAMHA operates Pathway House, a residential substance abuse program, and Pathway House Supportive Housing, which provides transitional sober housing to men who have completed residential treatment and are looking to make a healthy return to independent living.

Both programs feature a professional staff who combine their education and personal recovery experience to create an environment that nurtures and promotes growth while requiring each individual to take ownership and responsibility for their own recovery. Our programs feature:

  • Customized individual treatment plans
  • Individual counseling and case management services
  • A.W.O.L. (A Way Of Life) 12-step program
  • Group sessions
  • Extensive classroom education in substance use and addiction
  • Relapse prevention education
  • Tobacco education and treatment by on-staff Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
  • Risk assessment and education in HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis and other infectious diseases
  • Random drug and alcohol screening by urinalysis and/or breathalyzer
  • Financial and credit counseling provided by Workers’ Credit Union
  • Job placement assistance
  • Connectivity and assistance with ancillary services including medical, dental, mental health, legal obligations and recovery support organizations such as the A.E.D. Foundation
  • Facilities staffed 24 x 7 by staff members who are certified in CPR and First Aid as well as being trained and equipped to administer NarcanĀ®.
  • Access to transportation services provided by GAAMHA Transit
  • Access to and interaction with the Pathway House Alumni Group who meet regularly to support and mentor current clients