News

  • Clinic Closing Despite Addiction Epidemic

    In a recent broadcast on The Pulse, Bangor Program director Brent Miller met with radio show host Don Cookson to discuss the unfortunate and untimely closing of Spectrum Health Systems’ Sanford outpatient facility and the affect this will have on the surrounding communities. This clinic closing comes on the heels of decreased reimbursements and funding to […]
  • Substance Abuse Task Force & Drug Free Communities Coalition

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 the Bangor Substance Abuse Task Force (SATF) and Drug Free Communities Coalition met at the Bangor Dept of Health and Community Services to discuss the current treatment and recovery environment in Maine. This special event featured the White House’s Michael Botticelli, Director of National Drug Control Policy. The Bangor City Substance […]
  • Calling Out LePage

    MPBN (the Maine Public Broadcasting Network) recently reported on the on-going outcry from addiction treatment professionals and recovery supporters in the state of Maine. Due to significant cuts in reimbursement, restricting eligibility and setting arbitrary length of treatment to two years, Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR) providers have been struggling to stay in business and provide […]
  • Taste of Recovery Winner!

    This August was the 2nd Annual Taste of Recovery Rooftop Cookout hosted at the Anchor Recovery Center in Pawtucket, RI from 12-5pm. This community event brings together and challenges various local organizations to a cook-off contest to help raise awareness that recovery is possible. Contest participants include R2R, Sanctuary Recovery Housing, Anchor Home Comers Group, Greater […]
  • Altoona Curve Charity Golf Tournament

    June 2015, Associates of Discovery House Duncansville competed in the Altoona Curve Golf Tournament to raise money in support of local charities. This marks Discovery House’s 4th year of participating in this charity golfing tournament at the Park Hills Country Club in Altoona. Everyone in attendance was excited for the opportunity to raise funds while […]
  • Carnival in Salt Lake City

    Clinic associates of Discovery House Salt Lake City and community outreach partners hosted a 2015 Group Carnival on May 20th-21st.  Patients were invited to sign up for the carnival with a unique index card/stamp system. The card/stamp system was a fun way to maintain order and accountability.  Approximately 106 patients attended this excellent two-day educational […]
  • Dancing with the Stars Mercer County Style

    This Spring at Hickory High School in Hermitage, Pa. Discovery House Farrell sponsored a fundraising event for a scholarship fund arranged by the WIN (Women in NAACP). Each year the Mercer County NAACP awards two $1000.00 scholarships to two deserving students in Mercer County and/or Brookfield, Ohio.  This year WIN (Women in NAACP) decided to […]
  • Mock Trial in Farrell, PA

    The Director of Discovery House Farrell, Kicole S. Watson, was invited to volunteer as a juror on a mock trial for the 3rd Annual Kennedy Catholic Hosted Drug & Alcohol Summit. The Substance Abuse Coalition Summits Inc. is a not for profit Educational, Legal, Medical, Teaching/Referral Network. The two-day event included a professionally acclaimed mock […]
  • Diminishing Access to Treatment in Maine

    Would you be upset if you were required by the government to forgo taking a medication that has been used to successfully treat your disease, only to be put on a different medication that does not provide an equal level of treatment and may very well set you back in your recovery process? One medication […]
  • Proudly Accredited for Health Homes

    Discovery House of Providence and Woonsocket, RI are proud to receive a 3-year CARF Accreditation for our Health Homes Programs. Health Homes was established in 2010 as a part of the Affordable Care Act and aims to facilitate coordinated care for people with Medicaid who have chronic conditions such as addiction. This integrates and coordinates […]
  • Award Winning Patient Ombudsman

    Congratulations to Discovery House / SMART Management, Inc Patient Ombudsman Richard Froncillio on being awarded with the prestigious Nyswander/Dole Award at the 2015 American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) Conference Awards Ceremony. The Nyswander/Dole Award recognizes dedicated individuals for their extraordinary service in the opioid treatment community. For more on the AATOD […]
  • Looking for Extraordinary Employees ?

    Discovery House of Duncansville, PA was the cover story of a recent issue of the Blair Business Mirror. Program Director Scott Moyer addressed common misconceptions about patients in substance use treatment programs. The article was driven by the topic of employee productivity, success and retention. Employers today face difficulties finding and retaining productive employees. Despite […]
  • Discussion Groups & MeHAF

    In winter 2015 Discovery House of Bangor (DHBR) began a discussion group with Methadone and Suboxone patients in conjunction with Maine Health Access Foundation (MEHAF). Three focus groups have taken place over an eight month period with patient follow-up work continuing throughout 2015. There have been 40 patients are involved so far. MeHaf is a […]
  • Easter in Farrell

    Discovery House of Farrell, PA helped to bring the holiday spirit to their patients and staff. This Easter associates gave out festive Easter baskets to patient’s children as well as children of the staff. All recipients were pleasantly surprised. Moreover, the children’s play area was remodeled creating an even more welcoming and joyful environment. Thank […]
  • Lunch and Learn with Penquis – Bangor

    Penquis provides many services to Discovery House patients including transportation, home health, family and children services…etc. Program Director Brent Miller was invited by management of Penquis, Inc. (a nonprofit organization helping low-income families) to visit their home office in downtown Bangor for a Lunch & Learn. The presentation by Mr. Miller was accompanied by a […]
  • Women’s Healthcare Collaboration

    Discovery House (DH) of Bangor recently invited Women’s Healthcare of Maine (a division of Eastern Maine Medical Center) in for a tour of the facility and a presentation by DH Nurse Practitioner Susan Gurney. Women’s Health Care of Maine delivers personalized comprehensive, quality obstetric and gynecologic care for women.  DH has had a relationship with […]
  • Published Poet “All Four Seasons”

    Congratulations to Clinical Supervisor Jim Mello of Discovery House Waterville, Maine for his recently published book of poetry titled “All Four Seasons“.  Author Ruth Redding Brand said of this collection, “Like Rumpelstiltskin, who could spin straw into gold, Mello touches the ordinary and transforms it into art.” At each year’s Discovery House Leadership University associates […]
  • Patient Appreciation Breakfast in Farrell

    Discovery House of Farrell, PA  hosted a patient appreciation breakfast in the lobby of their clinic. Associates prepared waffles, pancakes, bagels, eggs, sausage and grits for patients and their children. The patients at Discovery House Farrell were pleasantly surprised when they arrived at the clinic and smelled the aroma of freshly cooked breakfast. Thank you […]
  • Boss’s Day in Duncansville

    Associates of the Duncansville, PA location celebrated Boss’s Day on October 16th. During the gathering, staff presented Program Director Scott with a cake and a few gifts to show their appreciation to him for all of the excellent work that he does here at Discovery House Duncansville.  If you would like to share your appreciation […]
  • Thanksgiving Surprise

    Farrell, PA Program Director Kicole surprised her associates and patients with some extraordinary Thanksgiving holiday decorations.  Of all of the festive decor  around the clinic, the crowd favorite was definitely “Thomas Thee Turkey” who was the BIGGEST surprise of all.
  • Duncansville Helping a Survivor

                  Associates of Duncansville Discovery House have come together to raise money to help the father of their co-worker, clinic counselor Jodi.  Her father was diagnosed with brain cancer and has been going through numerous rounds of treatment.  He is currently doing well but unfortunately, has accumulated a huge […]
  • Mercer and Lawrence County Heart Walk

    September 2014, 15 Associates of Discovery House participated in the Mercer and Lawrence County Heart Walk to help to raise money for the American Heart Association. Our staff in New Castle raised $200 and donated an additional $500 to this cause. Community events like the Heart Walk, are important to Discovery House’s ongoing goodwill and […]
  • Service Provider Fair – Pittsburgh, PA

    Associates of Discovery House Pittsburgh, PA exhibited at The Service Provider Fair held at Mercy Hospital. There were approximately 200 attendees present and 15 other agencies. This event is important because it gives Discovery House the opportunity to educate other agencies about our mission.   Associates were please with the positive response they received at this […]
  • Combating Opiate Addiction in Rural PA

    In August, Program Director Scott Moyer had the opportunity to present his testimony, in a public hearing, on the heroin and opiate addiction epidemic facing Pennsylvania. The hearing was held at St. Francis University in Loretto, PA and was sponsored by The Center for Rural Pennsylvania and the Committee on Combating Opiate Addiction in Rural […]
  • Davis County Recovery Day

    On Saturday September 6, 2014, as a part of Recovery Month activities the associates of the Layton, UT Discovery House joined together to exhibit at the Davis County Recovery Day– “Our Community Celebrating Recovery”. The turnout and donations received far exceeded those in years past. The staff enjoyed spending the beautiful sunny day outside socializing […]
  • Healthy Habits – Farrell, PA

    Farrell Counselor Sharmayne There are many reasons to engage in or begin living a healthy lifestyle. An active approach to living healthy will ultimately improve one's health. Associates of Discovery House in Farrell, PA have been joining together to form healthy habits. Every other Friday members of the clinic staff bring in designated food items [...]
  • Supporting Initiatives by the Bangor City Department of Health and Community Services

    Discovery House is an active supporter of the Bangor Department of Health and Community Services. BDHCS has been providing free Discovery House clinic-based HEP C testing, counseling, and follow-up for any and all of our clients monthly for over 4 years. Our participation helps them to gather information that advances their mission to “promote access […]
  • Sponsoring Community Supported Farmers Market

    For a second year, Discovery House was pleased to be a sponsor of the Community Supported Farmers Market Programs in Bangor and Brewer, ME benefiting low-income individuals and providing fair market revenue to local farmers. Wednesday June, 18th was the official grand opening day, and included a live band, the launch of the Market Kids […]
  • Increased Substance Abuse and Child Abuse Rates

    Officials in Maine have been working to determine how to correct the fast-growing child abuse problem. It is now even higher than the national average. This dramatic increase is thought to be closely related to the current drug abuse epidemic. “Statewide, staff are seeing babies being beaten like they’ve never seen before,” said Therese Cahill-Low, […]
  • Duncansville Open House Celebrating 5-Year Anniversary

    On June 12th, associates of Discovery House welcomed neighbors, families, patients and key individuals in the community of Blair County, PA to join them for their 5-Year Anniversary Celebration and Open House from 11:00am – 1:00pm. Associates and volunteers were available to answer questions, give clinic tours, and provide any other pertinent information. The aim […]
  • Update – Change Starts with Education

    Recently Discovery House of Bangor Program Director Brent Miller lead a clinic tour for Laurie Eddy, MSN FNP WHCNP from Husson University. They discussed education on the topic of stigma and prejudice typically experienced by recovering patients. After her tour of the clinic Lori wrote in a thank you letter to the staff of Discovery House […]
  • Cyber Patriot and Nurse

    Earlier this May 2014, Discovery House Waterville, ME Nurse, Major Christopher C. Carroll USAF retired, and two friends made a presentation on behalf of the Air Force Association’s Cyber Patriot Program to the Farmington, ME School Board. It is Christopher’s hope for this program is that it inspires some young people to consider the vital […]
  • 2nd Annual Maine Harm Reduction Alliance (MEHRA) Conference

    This past week Discovery House of Bangor presented at the 2nd Annual Maine Harm Reduction Alliance (MEHRA) Conference. This conference doubled in attendee size over last year’s gathering. Consumers, ME’s SOTA (State Opioid Treatment Authority), and other federal and state CDC officials were in attendance, as well as legislators, various hospitals, and agency staff. The […]
  • Substance Abuse Task Force – Prevention, Treatment, Recovery

    Discovery House of Bangor is proud to provide support to the Bangor City Substance Abuse Task Force, a sub-committee of the Public Health Advisory Board for the City of Bangor.  The Task Force meets every other month to discuss the current issues surrounding addiction and recovery in the region. They have recently proposed having a […]
  • Helping the Homeless in Maine

    Today in the U.S. more that 70,000 low-income families are affected by homelessness. Sequestration cuts instituted on March 1, 2013 have caused shortfalls in affordable housing funding. In an effort to support and help homeless Mainers, over 100 Maine organizations, including Discovery House Bangor, recently signed and sent a plea to Senator Collins to support full […]
  • Change Starts with Education

    Recently Discovery House of Bangor Program Director Brent Miller met with Laurie Eddy, MSN FNP WHCNP from Husson University to discuss education on the topic of stigma and prejudice typically experienced by recovering patients. As an Assistant Professor and a Nurse Practitioner, Lori wanted to gain a professional real-world perspective on opioid addiction, medication assisted […]
  • New Castle Closing Early 12/20/13

    Discovery House of New Castle will be closing early today, around 11:00 for their Christmas lunch.
  • Treatment Challenges in Maine

    For many years now both of our Maine Discovery House locations (Bangor and Calais) have been working diligently to stay ahead of the addiction epidemic by offering recovery oriented treatment services, strengthening their community outreach efforts, working with the government, and forming relationships with state and local law enforcement officials. A recent article in the […]
  • Patient Speaks

    Discovery House of Harrisburg recently completed their location’s Patient Satisfaction Survey.  Although the quote remains anonymous we would like to express our appreciation and gratitude for these kind words. This is why we do what we do. Thank you! “I feel comfortable, safe and enjoy talking to my counselor… he is open minded and does […]
  • Administrative Professionals Day

    This week Associates of Discovery House New Castle celebrated Administrative Professional’s Day. Administrative Assistant Jeff Wingert was honored and surprised when co-workers in New Castle decorated his office and presented him with gifts as a thank you to him for all of his hard work and dedication. Program Manager Terri Iliev remarked that, “Jeff does a […]
  • Clothing Drive in Rhode Island

    Program Director Jamie Savage and the staff of Discovery House Providence, RI recently held a clinic clothing drive. Many associates took advantage of the spring cleaning season and gathered up all of their gently used clothing, shoes, and accessories to give away that day. Recipients at the clothing drive were very pleased with the turnout […]
  • Community Education and Outreach in Bangor

    Important aspects of Discovery House’s services are their community education and outreach efforts. Program Directors from all 18 locations work daily to make connections within the communities they serve to share their professional experience and knowledge with the general public. The ultimate goal is to create greater awareness of the effects of addiction and of the […]
  • Duncansville Thanks Honoree for National Doctor’s Day

    Associates of Discovery House Duncansville, PA hosted a surprise luncheon on March 28th for Clinic Physician Dr. Thomas Baumgarten. The event was held to honor Dr. Baumgarten on National Doctor’s Day. This celebration originated in 1933 and is held each year on March 30th. Dr. Baumgarten has provided Methadone Maintenance services at the Duncansville Clinic […]
  • Honored to Represent AATOD

    Ricky Froncillo, Discovery House Patient Ombudsman and President of The Pennsylvania Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (PATOD) was recently commended for his work leading up to and during the 2013 AATOD Conference in Philadelphia, PA. This was one of the most successful AATOD’s to date.  “For over 20 years, I have been fortunate […]
  • How MaineCare Will Impact the City of Bangor

    The City of Bangor, ME and the local Discovery House have been communicating a great deal over the past year in regards to the disastrous effects that the recent changes / reductions in MaineCare will have on substance abuse treatment patients and their ongoing recovery. The conversation surrounding the long-term pros verses cons of these […]
  • Clinical Director Interview with NIATx

    NIATx’s key focus is on teaching process improvement, via “change projects”, to behavioral healthcare professionals. They recently interviewed Clinical Director Jodie Bither about her perspective on the shared principle of “understand and involve the customer” and how it applies to Discovery House and their organization-wide implementation of ROSC (Recovery Oriented Systems of Care). Read the […]
  • Methadone Treatment – Effective After 45 Years

    There has been a sizable upswing in the nationwide heroin epidemic with a very large concentration of affected individuals residing in the State of Pennsylvania. Now that the spotlight is shining even brighter on the dangers of this highly-addictive and often deadly drug, the community is left with many questions regarding methods of addiction treatment. […]
  • Congratulations to the Director Of Operations

    We would like to congratulate and thank Denise Howard Director of Operations for her 17 years of service.  She has an exemplary reputation and history with Discovery House.  Denise began working in the Discovery House clinic setting in 1997. Six years later, and after gaining a great deal of hands on clinic experience, she transitioned […]
  • Opioid Abuse Treatment, a Heavy Point of Tension

    Substance abuse treatment in the State of Maine continues to be a heavy point of tension among tax payers, the government, healthcare providers, those in treatment and individuals now in recovery.  The community as a whole is keenly aware of the rise in opioid abuse and agrees that something needs to be done.  How to […]
  • Prevent Overdose Deaths – Sign this Simply Lifesaving Petition

    February 2014, Federal drug officials have been encouraging more widespread use of Narcan and some states have already moved in this direction. Narcan is a proven life saving shot that is administered to a person during an overdose. Also known by its generic name naloxone, Narcan attaches to receptors in the brain like opiates, effectively […]
  • Congratulations to Salt Lake City Program Director

    Program Director Mark Morgan joined the team of Discovery House Salt Lake City in February, 2004. Discovery House would like to congratulate him on his 10-year anniversary!  Mark describes Discovery House in one word, “Passion”. He finds that patients and associates alike grow together in their passion for recovery. Mark’s goals have always been to […]
  • Bangor Facility Receives CARF Accreditation

    Congratulations to Discovery House Bangor on receiving their 3-year CARF accreditation! CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. In the accreditation survey CARF noted that, “The program director has, with the backing of Discovery House (Corporate), made significant contributions to the community. Examples of some […]
  • Harrington Hall Shelter Visit with Governor Chafee

    Discovery House Providence Counselor Thomas Joyce visited with Governor Lincoln Chafee and the staff of the Harrington Hall / House of Hope. Thomas plans to become more involved with the shelter as apart of his Discovery House based outreach efforts. “My goal is to begin a relationship with Harrington Hall/House of Hope, and to provide […]
  • Bangor Clinic Inspired by ROSC ( Recovery Oriented Systems of Care )

    February 2014, as an effort to continually improve the clinic in Bangor, Program Director Brent Miller and his team joined forces with patients to brainstorm various recovery oriented decorative embellishments to add to the patient centric facility. Discovery House structures patient treatment around Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC). Discovery House is dedicated to delighting patients […]
  • MaineCare – A Loss To More Than Just Patients

      January 2014, The Bangor Daily News interviewed Discovery House Bangor Director, Brent Miller along with two Discovery House patients about the consequences that losing MaineCare has on patients committed to recovery. If you are not in recovery you may not fully understand just how much a treatment program can change your life.  Dedication to […]
  • Rewarding Inspiration – Your Recovery Story

    Are you a patient of Discovery House? Would like to share your story of recovery with others in treatment? To be considered for our Rewarding Inspiration Program please contact your counselor and submit your recovery story before February 15th.
  • New Castle Program Manager’s Experience at AATOD

    This was the first year that Terri Iliev, Program Manager of Discovery House New Castle, attended the AATOD Conference (American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence) in Philadelphia, PA.  She was one out of the handful of the Discovery House Associates that were invited to attend by the Home office. This event is important […]
  • Pittsburgh Director’s Experience at AATOD

    This was the first year that Josh Nirella, Director of Discovery House Pittsburgh, attended the AATOD Conference (American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence) in Philadelphia, PA.  He was one out of the handful of Discovery House Associates that were invited to attend by the Home Office. This event is important to him, his […]
  • Surprise Baby Shower

    December 2013, the staff of Discovery House Farrell, PA threw a surprise baby shower for expectant father and Counselor John Scanga. The kindness, generosity, and humor of his co-workers helped to make this an unforgettable surprise baby shower for him. Director Kicole said, “One of the staff bought John’s soon to arrive baby a Steelers outfit…..John […]
  • Leadership University – Collaborative Teamwork – The Layton Director’s Experience

    Since 2010, Barbara Willobee, Director of Layton, has been attending the Discovery House Leadership University hosted by owner, operator, and software provider SMART Management, Inc.  SMART strengthened their strategic partnership with Discovery House by hosting all eighteen (18) Program Directors for a week-long Leadership University at their headquarters in Providence, RI.  Each fall, Program Directors […]
  • New Castle, PA Facility Closing Early 12/20/13

    Discovery House of New Castle, PA will be closing at 11:00am today 12/20/13 for a clinic holiday luncheon.
  • Farrell, PA Pitched In To Bring the Holiday Spirit

    This year the associates of Discovery House Farrell, PA pitched in to bring the holiday spirit to their facility and patients. Prominently displayed in the waiting room is a beautifully decorated tree for all to enjoy. This year’s Christmas and holiday celebrations were made even more special with the generous donation of Teddy Bears purchased […]
  • Director Radio Interview on MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment )

    On Thursday, Dec 12, 2013, host of The Pulse AM 620, Don Cookson, interviewed Discovery House Bangor Director, Brent Miller.  He was invited to come on the show to discuss the current issues affecting MAT patients (medication assisted treatment). Click here to listen to the discussion: Interview on Medication Assisted Treatment (Part 1) Interview on […]
  • Leadership University – Awareness – The New Castle Director’s Experience

    Since 2008, Karen Deleone, Director of New Castle, has been attending the Discovery House Leadership University hosted by owner, operator, and software provider SMART Management, Inc.  SMART strengthened their strategic partnership with Discovery House by hosting all eighteen (18) Program Directors for a week-long Leadership University at their headquarters in Providence, RI.  Each fall, Program […]
  • Leadership University – Immersed in Company Culture -The Pittsburgh Director’s Experience

    Since 2006, Josh Nirella, Director of Discovery House Pittsburgh, has been attending the Discovery House Leadership University hosted by owner, operator, and software provider SMART Management, Inc.  SMART strengthened their strategic partnership with Discovery House by hosting all eighteen (18) Program Directors for a week-long Leadership University at their headquarters in Providence, RI.  Each fall, […]
  • Bangor City Council Meeting

    On November 25, 2013 The Bangor City Council met to discuss the impact that the increase in facilities dispensing Suboxone / Buprenorphine may have on the city. Discovery House Director Brent Miller attested to the value of the range of clinical services including counseling, relapse prevention/ support groups, follow-up and aftercare planning. Bangor City Council […]
  • Orem Supports Local High School

    In support of the community Discovery House in Orem, UT recently donated $500 to support the local high school football program. Mountain View High School and Bruins Football is kindly honoring this donation by displaying a Discovery House banner along the fence of the football field facing Center Street. The hope is that this banner […]
  • Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup Program

    Discovery House of Duncansville, PA started their Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup Program in June of 2013. Diane Koons, Duncansville Discovery House Counselor decided to initiate this program. She has committed herself to this because of her desire to give back to the community.  She said, “Adopt-A-Highway gives my patients the opportunity to work on steps 4 and […]
  • Giving to Osteopathic Medicine

    Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, Carol A. Fox, began her career in the admissions office of PCOM (Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine) in 1967. Up until her recent retirement, she had made it her mission to ensure that applicants received a thorough review and the chance to show their potential to become influential contributors […]
  • New Incentive Program – Farrell PA

    Director Kicole S. Watson of Discovery House Farrell, PA implemented a new incentive program for the medical department of this location. This program rewards nurses and medical staff for exceptional error-free work. As an incentive each quarter if the nursing staff’s work is deemed exceptional they are presented with either new medical scrubs or a […]
  • Utah Fall Substance Abuse Conference

    In years past, Discovery House has attended the Utah Fall Substance Abuse Conference, but 2013 was their first year as an exhibitor. The conference is one of the two largest annual gatherings for addiction professionals in the state of Utah.  This conference gathered treatment providers for 3 days of networking, communicating, and working together for […]
  • Radio Interview on Recovery Oriented Treatment Services

    Family Resources Community Action (FRCA) recently invited Darlene Magaw, Director of the Family Support Division at Family Resources and Jaime Savage, Director of Discovery House to be guests on the August 28th’s Community Connections radio show. The discussion topic was focused on addiction and access to Recovery Oriented Treatment Services. Listen to the interview for more […]
  • Orem’s Recovery Day

    September 2013, the staff of Discovery House Orem, UT participated in the local Recovery Day celebration. Orem’s Recovery Day gave Discovery House the chance to assist in community awareness and education about addiction and long-term recovery.  Through this event, and others like it, the staff are able to inform the community about Discovery House and […]
  • Late Night TV – Utah

    If you live in Utah and are up late, keep an eye out for our new Discovery House TV commercial. It is a quick spot that focuses on highlighting the services offered by our four locations in Utah – Salt Lake City, Taylorsville, Orem and Layton. If you want to learn more about services offered […]
  • Hiring! Licensed Practical Nurse

    Position: Nurse Location: Pittsburgh, PA Description: Discovery House, a proven national outpatient addiction treatment program, is currently seeking a full-time (32-40 hours a week) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for our Pittsburgh, PA facility. The primary nursing function is to medicate and assess patients.  The Licensed Practical Nurse will also collect urine and blood specimens for […]
  • Supporting Young Athletes

    To help support young athletes in the community, Discovery House Bangor is proud to donated $250 to the Old Town Track Club.  Discovery House Bangor, Administrative Assistant  Jay Trefts has two daughters both of whom are young athletes and active race walking team members of the Old Town Track Club. Earlier this week Jay’s nine […]
  • Bangor Budget Cuts May Affect Patients

      The City of Bangor is dealing with the loss in State funding, which is forcing up to $20,000 in city budget cuts. These cuts would making the elimination of the Odlin bus route a real possibility and would specifically affect patients of Discovery House. Discovery House Bangor has joined with the local community in […]
  • New Castle Taking It To The Streets – A Message Of Recovery

    Discovery House in New Castle, PA just launched a new campaign focusing on getting the message of recovery out to the community. If you live in or near New Castle you may see this message on our new bus advertisement! The goal of this new ad is to bring about awareness of the availability of […]
  • Discovery House Sponsors Bangor Area Recovery Network, Inc.

    As a part of their ever expanding community relations goals, Discovery House has become a major sponsor of BARN and their efforts to create a fund to provide self-sustaining dollars for operations. The Bangor Area Recovery Network was established in order to “form an organization of and by the recovering community to support addiction recovery […]
  • Interview with Bangor Director – Heroin Overdoses Triple

    June 25, 2013 News Channel WCSH 6 and WLBZ 2 highlighted a story about the dangerous upswing of Heroin use in Maine.  They interviewed our own Brent Miller, Director of Bangor Discovery House.  Brent has been with the Discovery House team since 2007. In the interview he discussed how Heroin use has dramatically  increased since […]
  • Charity Event for the Homeless

    June 14, 2013 – House of Hope CDC, RI’s leading providers of affordable housing and supportive services for the homeless, held the benefit event Castaway for a Cause. Jamie Savage, Director of Discovery House Providence and Denise Howard, Director of Operations attended this charity event for the homeless donating a total of $1500 to this […]
  • Vice President of The Utah Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence

    We are proud to announce that our Orem Utah Program Director, Cassity Condit, has been elected as Vice President of The Utah Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (UATOD), a trade association comprised of the majority of methadone programs in Utah. UATOD’s mission is to assist all members in providing the highest quality of […]
  • President of The Pennsylvania Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence

    We are proud to announce that our Director of Patient Advocacy Ricky Froncillo, has been elected President of The Pennsylvania Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (PATOD), a trade association comprised of the majority of methadone programs in Pennsylvania. PATOD is a member of AATOD (the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence). […]
  • Annual Award Recipient

      Discovery House Bangor congratulates Jean Baker, Board President of the Bangor Area Recovery Network, for being selected as the annual award recipient of the Lisa Mojer-­‐Torres Award, for her exemplary leadership and work as a Recovery Advocate.
  • ABAM Certified

    Discovery House of Salt Lake City UT, and Discovery House of Taylorsville, congratulates Medical Directors Dr. Stephen B. Smith and Dr. Paula Cook. March 2013, both  Medical Directors representing Discovery House became ABAM Certified and passed these important boards with href=”http://www.flexwindow.com/ flying colors. About ABAM The American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) Provides assurance to […]
  • Altoona Mirror Highlighting a Great Director

    Thank you to the Altoona Mirror for highlighting a great Director!  Scott Moyer of Duncansville, has been with Discovery House since 2012. He is skilled in staff conflict resolution, goal setting and evaluations.
  • Discover Maine

    Excited to see Calais and Bangor’s ad in Discover Maine Magazine! http://issuu.com/discovermainemagazine/docs/ppb13_final