The Healing Place of Huntington will use a 12-step
program philosophy. We believe the way to recovery is to offer individuals the opportunity
to change their thinking, behavior, and hearts. We recognize that recovery is a
journey and not a destination. We believe that those in recovery have a life worth
living and can become productive members of society to carry their experience to
others who suffer from addiction.
What is the Healing Place of Huntington?
The Healing Place of Huntington will provide a long-term
residential program of recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. The new substance
abuse recovery center for men, located at 2425 9th Avenue in Huntington, WV, plans
to open this fall. It will initially offer 26 beds and will increase capacity to
100 over time. The Healing Place also plans to open a facility for women in the
What is the Healing Place Model?
The Healing Place of Huntington is a replication of the model program at the Healing Place of Louisville, the largest shelter/addiction
recovery center in Kentucky with more than 2,300 alumni returned to community life
as productive citizens. The US Department of Health and Human Services has recognized
the Healing Place in Louisville, KY as a "model that works"- a successful program
of recovery that has proven effective in breaking the cycle of addiction. In fact,
it serves as the model for Recovery Kentucky (a plan to open ten similar recovery
centers in that state) and it has been replicated in communities such as Richmond,
VA and Raleigh, NC.
Why choose the Healing Place Model?
How does the Healing Place program of recovery work?