Vanessa’s Story

Vanessa’s Story

Vanessa is a 37-year-old, single mother of two who has overcome a terrible heroin addiction to become the person and mother she has always wanted to be. Learn how she did it – with the help of our addiction experts at Appalachian Health Services.
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito praises AHS Program Director

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito praises AHS Program Director

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), made an impassioned plea on the floor of the Senate for greater resources to support opioid addiction treatment. And while making that plea, she highlighted a meeting she had the previous day with a...
A Commitment to Quality and Excellence

A Commitment to Quality and Excellence

You only want the best for those you care about. That’s why Appalachian Health Services was created, and it’s why the organization’s medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program is the only integrated program in the region accredited by the Commission on the...
“As long as you’re alive, there’s hope.”

“As long as you’re alive, there’s hope.”

Chelsea Carter, like most grade schoolers, was often asked what she wanted to be when she grew up. “When they go around the room and ask that question, no one ever says, ‘I want to be a drug addict,’” Carter said. “You lose your entire life to addiction. It’s not a...
Huntington-based Ohio Valley Physicians continues to grow

Huntington-based Ohio Valley Physicians continues to grow

In today’s ever-evolving healthcare environment, many hospitals contract out various services to a third party. That’s where Huntington-based Ohio Valley Physicians comes in. But in the 17 years since it was founded, the organization has grown into much...