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Small is good - with 15 private rooms, the ratio of staff to clients is high.
The beautiful location decreases stress and improves clarity.
Exercise reinforces sobriety. Our gym offers the chance to develop good habits.
Learn new coping techniques, practice communication skills, and gain hope and strength from peers.
Comfortable private rooms.
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Pathways Recovery Services

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Pathways Recovery Services

We provide evidence-based, compassionate care for persons with substance use disorders and related problems. Our clinical programs bring together the best available assessment tools and treatments, ranging from psychotherapy to medication.  For more information, please call our admissions counselor at 434.200.4455.


  • 15 private rooms ensures a high staff to patient ratio. 
  • High staffing keeps clients engaged especially during early recovery. 
  • Most clients prefer the intimacy of smaller group sessions.

Insurance & Cost

  • We accept most forms of insurance.
  • The private pay cost is 10K for 28 days of Residential Treatment
  • Centra Health is a non-profit 501-c3 organization.   


Comprehensive treatment works

Addiction is caused by an interplay of biology, social and developmental factors, and psychological characteristics. Recovery often requires first dealing with the substance use, and then addressing the issues underlying it.  Successful recovery requires sustained attention to the biological, psychological, and social contributors to addiction.  Our comprehensive treatment practices are listed below:

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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  • is  the use of medications 
  • works in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies 
  • provides a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.

Research shows for some people struggling with addiction, MAT can help sustain recovery.

At Pathways, you will receive a full evaluation and regular follow ups from our Medical Director, Dr. Sanket Dhat.  Dr. Dhat specializes in addiction treatment and medication management. 

Group, individual and family therapy
Group, individual and family therapy

Individual, family and group therapy are combined to produce optimal outcomes for the client.  

Motivational interviewing
Motivational interviewing
  • is goal-oriented
  • emphasizes results
  • is non-confrontational
  • helps addicts become motivated to take life in a new and healthier direction.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • emphasizes the psychosocial aspects of treatment 
  • involves a close relationship with a therapist

The therapist’s role is to help the client to:

  • create a progressive plan of recovery. 
  • find a balance between change and acceptance.
  • develop new coping skills and mindful,
  • improve unhealthy thought patterns and behaviors
Relapse prevention strategies
Relapse prevention strategies
  • Relapse prevention techniques are like items in a toolbox.
  • The more tools in the toolbox, the more likely you will be to have the right tool when the need arises.

The early months and years in recovery tend to be full of unexpected twists and turns. Preparation can make the journey a lot smoother.  Learn to spot the different relapses triggers and use the right tool to get back on track.

Exercise and recreational activities
Exercise and recreational activities


  • An on-site gym with machines and equipment
  • Walking/Hiking
  • Other outdoor activities
Art Therapy
Art Therapy
  • helps express their thoughts and feelings that might be hard to say outloud.
  • helps those who have underlying psychological issues
  • provides an opportunity to explore, understand, and resolve issues in a person’s life that he may not feel comfortable talking about in a regular conversation.
Psychiatric consultation
Psychiatric consultation

Psychiatrists and therapists are available for one on one sessions.

Twelve-step facilitation
Twelve-step facilitation
  • Provides providing continuing support and structure,
  • Develops sober social support systems

Twelve-step meeting attendance supports the idea that individuals who attend, and more importantly become involved in, meetings maintain abstinence from alcohol and drug use.

Referrals & Admissions

Referrals & Admissions
Referrals & Admissions

Admission to Pathways is voluntary. Patients can self-refer for treatment or can be referred by family, physician, employer, pastor, or friend. All referrals and inquiries about treatment are confidential.

To arrange an admission, call Pathways at 434.200.4455 or toll free at 866.749.4455.

Centra's Mental Health Services offers a full continuum of care for a range of psychiatric illnesses. We encourage you to learn about our levels of care with all our services by visiting our main web page.;