Recovery does not end with rehab. Giving our veterans the tools they need for the long haul is a vital part of helping them to achieve success. Just ask Harry K. His addiction was trigged by physical and mental abuse that he suffered at the hands of a family member during his childhood. “That person […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Joseph House has named Alicia Harter as its new executive director.
The season of giving may be over, but the needs of the veterans at Joseph House remain.