Pathway Healthcare Opens Mobile, AL Addiction Treatment Center
– Pathway Healthcare, a Dallas-based owner and operator of addiction and dependency treatment clinics, has joined with Dr. Eugene Saiter to open a new Pathway Healthcare clinic in Mobile, AL. Now with three locations throughout Alabama, Pathway Healthcare specializes in treating opioid use disorder, alcohol dependency and other drug use disorders through a proprietary care model that combines medication assisted treatment with behavioral counseling.
Board certified in Addiction Medicine, Dr. Saiter has practiced medicine in the Mobile community for more than 40 years. “I am pleased to join with the top-notch team at Pathway Healthcare to bring much needed medical care to those suffering from substance use disorders in Mobile,” said Dr. Saiter, Clinical Director of Pathway Healthcare in Mobile. “By combining medication with behavioral counseling and personal attention, Pathway Healthcare gives patients the greatest hope for recovery.”
21 million Americans suffer from some form of alcohol or drug use disorder. In 2016, 42,200 Americans died from opioid-related drug overdoses. In Alabama, 736 people died from drug overdose in 2015, many of which included opioids. As of 2015, Alabama ranked highest in the nation for opioid prescription rate per person, with 1.2 per person, vs. the national average of 0.71.
“The U.S. must meet our drug dependency crisis head on by expanding access to treatment and breaking down the stigma associated with substance use disorders,” said Scott Olson, CEO of Pathway Healthcare. “As we continue to expand across the country, Pathway Healthcare is committed to helping people take back their lives by bringing together a combination of the best possible medical care and behavioral counseling.”
With locations in Mobile, Hamilton and Madison, Pathway Healthcare is aggressively working to increase access to care in Alabama 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.
Pathway Healthcare, LLC, based in Dallas, TX, 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 outpatient setting. Pathway Healthcare provides care through its clinics operating in Alabama, Texas, Mississippi and Tennessee. Learn more at www.pathwayhealthcare.com.