After 20 years of service with Joseph House, executive assistant Bill Boone is entering a well-deserved chapter – retirement. Boone first came to Joseph House in 1999 as a client. He turned to the organization for help with an alcohol addiction that was taking a major toll on his life. “The drinking caught up with […]
Jim – or “Jimmy” as his family calls him – Engelhardt brings a unique perspective to his work as an alcohol and drug counselor at Joseph House; he has walked in the same shoes as his clients. In fact, the 71 year old is a former Joseph House client himself. Now going on 10-years sober, […]
Addiction has the power to destroy relationships. Last month, we launched a new class focused on relationships and communication. “When our clients come to us, they typically have lost any support network that they had,” said Joseph House program director Katie Waits. “Many of their current friends and acquaintances are people they were using with […]
We have expanded our outpatient services to aid female and male veterans who live in independent housing and can travel to and from Joseph House for meetings and classes. “We have extended our outpatient program to serve more veterans,” said Joseph House outreach coordinator and clinical counselor Michelle Mattingly. “While we have a veteran population […]
Here at Joseph House, Veterans Day allows our clients to reflect on their years of service, share stories and honor their brothers and sisters in arms. This veterans day, we also need to understand how the opioid epidemic is affecting our country and our veterans, and what we can do to help.
Joseph House has named Alicia Harter as its new executive director.
Effective July 1, veterans who are not homeless can participate in outpatient programs Joseph House offers, including the Tristate’s nearly 10,000 female veterans.
As a clinical counselor at Joseph House, Brandon Cooper helps veterans overcome their biggest challenges dealing with life and addiction, and is always looking for ways to innovate to always provide excellent service. Get to know him in our staff salute.
Alicia Harter, associate director of Joseph House, takes us inside the new CBT program and how it fits into Joseph House’s overall recovery and therapy services.
The season of giving may be over, but the needs of the veterans at Joseph House remain.