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Following up on the September 7, 2022 “Pathways to Recovery” program.

We explored programs that support and enhance ongoing recovery.

Watch a recording of the September 7, 2022 program.

Special thanks to Michael Blanche, MSS, LCSW for moderating this program.

Learn more about Michael Blanche, MSS, LCSW

Links to resources referenced in the September 7, 2022 program.

>> Penn Medicine/Chester County Hospital – Recovery Month Programs

>> Ethos Treatment, LLC

>> Recovery Dharma

>> SMART Recovery

>> Agnostic/Atheist-Friendly Meetings

>> 5 Points of Entry for uninsured or under-insured in Chester County

>> The Chester County Overdose Prevention Task Force Meeting

Wednesday, September 21, 2022  |  1:30 to 3:00 pm
Chester County Government Services Center, Room 351E, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester, Pa 19380
Please join the Chester County Overdose Prevention Task Force for our quarterly meeting, which will take place in person. The meeting will cover Recovery Month, county data & updates and include time for networking.

⬇️  Find many more Pathways below!

Following up on the Tuesday, July 28, 2020 program.

We explored programs throughout Pennsylvania that support individuals with a substance use disorder who have encountered the criminal justice system. We learned about the Department of Corrections’ MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) program, drug treatment courts, and other diversion programs.

Watch a recording of the July 28, 2020 program.

Meet Our Presenters

Steven S. Seitchik

MAT Statewide Coordinator,
Department of Corrections, Bureau of Treatment Services

Learn more about Steve Seitchik

Justin Lensbower

Health Services Administrator
PrimeCare Medical at the Franklin County Jail

Learn more about Justin Lensbower

William Shoemaker

Person in Recovery

Learn more about William Shoemaker

Erica D. Bartlett

Assistant Defender,
Defender Association of Philadelphia
Philadelphia Treatment Court

Learn more about Erica Bartlett

Steven Belenko, PhD

Criminal Justice Professor
Temple University

Learn more about Steven Belenko

Following up on the  April 28, 2020 program

We are all navigating new pathways to treatment and sustained recovery.

If you were unable to join us live, this page provides a link to the recorded program, as well as resources for accessing treatment and staying connected!

Watch a recording of the April 28, 2020 program.

Meet Our Panelists

Don Sloane

Owner & Founder
Recovery Care Partner, LLC

Learn more about Don

Bryan Bowen, CAS-II, CIP

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Marketing Officer
Muir Wood Trusted Teen Treatment

Learn more about Bryan

Gary Fisher

Executive Director
Cirque Lodge

Learn more about Gary

Brian M.

A person in recovery.

Learn more about Brian

> National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)

Don Sloane recommended this organization’s website as a resource for finding quality treatment programs for Substance Use Disorder.

Following up on the Tuesday, March 31, 2020 program: We are all navigating new pathways to treatment and sustained recovery. Treatment is available, and technology is a powerful tool that can help us to connect and support our recovery.

If you were unable to join us live, this page provides a link to the recorded program, as well as numerous resources for accessing treatment and staying connected!

Watch a recording of the March 31, 2020 program.

Our March 31, 2020 “Pathways to Recovery” Panelists

Zach Snitzer

Director of Business Development & Co-Founder, Innovo Detox

John Toth

Directory of Marketing, Mirmont Treatment Center

Michael Blanche, MSS, LCSW

Co-Founder, Ethos Treatment, LLC

Mark Harlan

Founder, The BridgeWay House

Chris Golding

Peer Recovery Support Specialist, Unity Recovery

Kim Porter, CFRS

Executive Director, Be a Part of the Conversation

Special Thanks to Bill Stauffer, LSW, CCS, CADC, Executive Director of Pro-A

Visit Pro-A


> Visit the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) website:  “Get Help Now”

> Pro-A’s Online and Virtual Recovery Support Resource List

> Psychology Today:  Search for detox treatment programs

> Visit the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) website:  “Get Help Now”


From Zach Snitzer:

Innovo Detox  |  7007 York Road, Abbottstown, PA 17301  |  (717) 619-3260
info@innovodetox.com  |  www.innovodetox.com

Ashley Addiction Treatment  |  800 Tydings Ln, Havre De Grace, MD 21078  |  (800) 799-4673
info@ashleytreatment.org  |  www.ashleytreatment.org

Maryland House Detox  |  817 S Camp Meade Rd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090  | (443) 819-1388
info@innovodetox.com  |  www.mhdetox.com

Just a few of the many Pathways to Recovery!

If you know of other pathways that support people with substance use disorders, or that support the people who care about them, please send an email to info@conversation.zone. Thank you!

Read an article about the benefits of wilderness therapy.

Find Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Learn about the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (Collegiate Recovery Programs).

Learn about The Bridge Way School, Pennsylvania’s only recovery high school.

Learn about the Center for Families, a Therapeutic Day School.

Learn about drug treatment courts in Pennsylvania.

Learn about Addicts Victorious, a faith-based support program.

Learn about Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based support program.

Learn about Life-I-Lead, a faith-based support program.

Learn about The Road to Freedom, a faith-based support program.

Support for those who have lost a loved one.

Learn about the Occupational Substance Abuse Program for Pilots.

HIMS (Human Intervention Motivation Study)

An independent, non-profit corporation run entirely by judges and lawyers for the benefit of the Bench and Bar.

Learn about Medications to Treat Addiction.

Find Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings in Eastern Pennsylvania.

Find a parent support group near you.

Find Phoenix’s activity schedule in Philadelphia.

Podcasts are a convenient way to access some insight, camaraderie, or support.

Learn about the Physicians’ Health Program (PHP).

Learn about the Pennsylvania Nurse Peer Assistance Program (PNAP).

Learn about Recovery Dharma.

Learn about SARPH (Pennsylvania’s Pharmacist Peer Assistance Program).

Learn about SMART Recovery (Self Management and Recovery Training).

Learn about SMART Recovery (Self Management and Recovery Training).

Here are links to additional information about
Pathways to Recovery.


Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


12-Step Privilege: Unpacking the Recovery Knapsack
by Adam Sledd


“Recovery Pathways are Not Always a Pathway”
by William White


Medical and Health Professional Resources
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


Pathways to Recovery
Recovery Research Institute


Dr. Kevin McCauley’s 10 Sliced of Cheese
The Institute for Addiction Study

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