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Treatment and Support Groups

Here you will find treatment and recovery options as well as support group information. There are various options and support groups listed. Please contact us with any questions that you may have.

If you are in need of immediate help you can call or text HELP4WV at 844-435-7498.

WVU Treatment Resources

WVU Disordered Eating Center of Charleston

The WVU Disordered Eating Center of Charleston (DECC) was launched in the summer of 2010 by Dr. Stephen Sondike and Dr. Jessica Luzier. DECC is an interprofessional outpatient treatment program that provides services for youth and adults with disordered eating and clinical eating disorders.

WVU Center for Hope and Healing

The WVU Medicine Center for Hope and Healing supports adults struggling with substance use disorders through medically managed withdrawal stabilization and residential treatment.

Healthy Minds University

Healthy Minds University is designed to provide outpatient psychiatric treatment for West Virginia University students. HMU also offers therapy services for those who require longer term care than the Carruth Center for Psychological Services is set up to provide. Healthy Minds University is located in the Health and Education building on the Evansdale Campus across from the Student Rec Center.

WVU Student Assistance Program

WVU’s Student Assistance Program offers an array of services for students with alcohol or other drug concerns, including individual assessment, individual and group counseling, and educational activities. Students who seek our services participate in an evaluation/assessment, which is reviewed by the SAP staff.

Other Treatment Programs

Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder at Brookside Farm is a long-term, residential recovery program. This is a community made up of professionals and peers all striving toward recovery in a supportive environment.

West Virginia Sober Living

West Virginia Sober Living’s main program goal is reintegrating recovery individuals into world. Accountability is built into the program and offers residents a safe, caring, and supportive environment to begin living a sober life.

Ascension Recovery Services

Ascension Recovery Services offers long-term addiction recovery support services to men and women dealing with substance abuse issues. These services include addiction interventions, addiction recovery legal services, and relapse prevention and monitoring. Ascension also offers substance abuse treatment center design and development consulting.

Valley Healthcare System

Valley Healthcare System offers many different types of programs for individuals deal with chemical dependency. Services range from individual appointments to residential services. 

Wise Path Recovery Centers

Wise Path Recovery Centers provides integrated behavioral health and addiction treatment through evidence-based, high-quality clinical care for individuals, families, and communities requiring Mental Health Treatment and Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Lauren's Wish

Lauren’s Wish is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization started in West Virginia to help those struggling with substance use disorder to find hope and recover from this disease. Current projects include establishing an Addiction Triage Center (Lauren’s Wish at Hazels House of Hope) as well as plans for a long-term residential addiction treatment program for women (Lauren’s Ladder).

WV Peers

West Virginia Peers: Enhancing Education, Recovery, and Survival (WV PEERS) is an initiative between West Virginia Sober Living, Inc., WVU Health Science Center, and Thomas Health System. WV PEERS is a network of certified peer recovery coaches in the community working to help connect individuals to the services they need to live a healthier and a more fulfilling life. 

Support Groups

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