Pathway Healthcare Opens Columbus, MS Addiction Treatment Center
Business Wire / Columbus, MS (May 1, 2018) – Pathway Healthcare, a leading provider of office-based medical and behavioral treatment for drug and alcohol addiction and dependency, has opened a new Pathway Healthcare office in Columbus, MS, located at 3600 Bluecutt Road, Suite 200. Pathway Healthcare specializes in treating opioid use disorder, alcohol dependency, and other drug use disorders through a proprietary care model, known as MAT Plus®, that combines medication-assisted treatment with behavioral counseling.
Dr. Michael Turner is the Medical Director of the Columbus office. Dr. Turner also practices at Physicians and Surgeons in Amory, MS as a board-certified OB/GYN and was trained in treating addiction by Pathway Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brent Boyett.
“I am proud to join the Pathway Healthcare team as Medical Director of the new Columbus office,” said Dr. Turner. “Pathway Healthcare brings a unique combination of world-class medical care and behavioral counseling that give patients the best path to recovery.”
Twenty-one million Americans suffer from some form of alcohol or substance use disorder. In 2016, 42,200 Americans died from opioid-related drug overdoses. Mississippi had 563 reported drug overdose deaths from 2013-2016 and in 2015 had the fifth highest number of opioid pain reliever prescriptions per person in the nation.
“We are pleased to open in Columbus and welcome Dr. Michael Turner to Pathway Healthcare,” said Scott Olson, CEO of Pathway Healthcare. “As an OB/GYN, Dr. Turner brings an additional expertise in treating pregnant patients that suffer from a substance use disorder. By opening in Columbus, Pathway Healthcare continues in its mission to help get people across our nation on the road to recovery.”
With Mississippi locations in Columbus, Jackson, and Vicksburg, Pathway Healthcare is aggressively working to increase access to care in Mississippi and throughout the country. Pathway Healthcare believes that a combination of medication and counseling is the best way to bring about recovery in patients suffering from substance use disorders.
About Pathway Healthcare
Pathway Healthcare, LLC is a team of specialists committed to helping patients suffering from drug and alcohol addiction and dependency. Pathway’s proprietary MAT Plus® program combines medication-assisted treatment and behavioral counseling in a professional and convenient office-based outpatient setting. Learn more at www.pathwayhealthcare.com.