Category Archives: News

Joseph House Receives Grants to Launch Outpatient Pilot Program

Joseph House recently received three grants to help launch an outpatient pilot program to engage veterans struggling with addiction to get their lives back on track. The gifts included $72,000 from Disabled American Veterans, $50,000 from Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) and $25,000 from Spalding. Certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, […]

Joseph House Mourns Passing of Bill Boone

It’s with heavy hearts that we share news of the unexpected passing of Bill Boone, our dear friend and former Joseph House client and employee. Boone first came to Joseph House in 1999. He turned to the organization for help with an alcohol addiction that was taking a major toll on his life. “The drinking […]

Physically, Emotionally and Spiritually Broken

I came to Joseph House in May of 2019 from the Cincinnati VA Medical Center after a severe alcohol relapse. I was broken – physically, emotionally and spiritually. Joseph House has been helpful in supporting me while I restore my life. They are compassionate and understanding and provide a safe environment. During my recovery journey, […]

Joseph House Welcomes Outreach & Outpatient Coordinator

Brian Owens joined the Joseph House team last month as the outreach and outpatient coordinator and clinical counselor. He brings to our organization more than 35 years of leadership experience in the behavioral healthcare industry, including counseling, nursing, advocacy, administrative and management. “Mental health affected me in a very personal way,” recalls Owens. “My older […]

Seeking Mentors to Support Recovering Veterans

Mentors can play a vital role in providing support and stability to individuals dealing with adversity, confusion and despair. Joseph House is preparing to launch a new program that gives our clients the opportunity to have this one-on-one support as part of their treatment. “Recovery is a process filled with both difficult challenges and triumphant […]

New Relationship-Building Class Available through Inpatient Program

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 […]

Outpatient Services Now Available to Women

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 […]