PITTSBURGH — So many of the things that people struggling with addiction need on a daily basis have been taken away from them because of the pandemic. For workers at the Jade Wellness Center on the South Side, the drug abuse epidemic has never taken a backseat. But the director of the Jade Wellness Center, […]
Our Director, Daniel Garrighan was recently published for his insight on the adoption of healthcares rapid adoption of technology during Covid-19. Click through to read the full article.
Hello to all of our lovely friends, family, colleagues and supporters. September is fast approaching. And along with the changing temperatures, fall leaves, football games and pumpkin everything, is National recovery month! Amongst all of the recovery themed activities planned one of our favorites is the Annual Pittsburgh Recovery Walk. On September 16th in downtown […]
It was recently bothersome to overhear a young group of individuals, engaged in treatment, talking about their addiction. One patient had said to another they don’t want to stop using drugs and alcohol because their addicted life has not been a bad life. There has never been a consequence to their use other than the […]
On November 4, 2016, KDKA-Pittsburgh aired a story which focused on the success in treating opioid addiction with Vivitrol. JADE Wellness Centers has been using Vivitrol since 2011. Dr. Robert Woolhandler, an addiction specialist at JADE Wellness and a pioneer of vivitrol treatment was interviewed and explained the pharmacology of Vivitrol and how this once […]
Our Certified Recovery Specialist, (CRS) Program was developed in 2015 to provide peer support services for many of our clients. The CRS assists with helping patients regain control over their lives in the recovery process. Our Certified Recovery Specialist help our clients navigate the many support services available to them in their recovery and understands […]
This year marked year 5 that the Family and Staff of JADE Wellness as well as clients participated in CELEBRATE RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION at PNC PARK on September 11, 2016. The event was once again sponsored by our friends at IRETA, Institute for Research Training Education in Addictions as well as the leadership of CCBH, […]
Did you know JADE Wellness Center is one of ONLY two places in Allegheny County that have Smart Recovery Meetings? SMART Recovery is an abstinence-based, not-for-profit organization with a sensible self-help program for people having problems with drinking and using. It includes many ideas and techniques to help you change your life from one that […]