October E-News

A Special Message… On Thursday, September 28, we announced that effective January 1, 2018, Rebecca (Becky) J. Flood, will assume the position of president and CEO at Ashley Addiction Treatment. Becky addressed the entire Ashley staff via Skype that day and shared the following message: Dear Alumni, Families and Supporters of Ashley, Since the age…

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September is National Recovery Month!

There are millions of Americans whose lives have been transformed through treatment – who now live in recovery. These successes often go unnoticed by the general population – though we know that these days, everyone knows someone who has been impacted by addiction. September is National Recovery Month – a nationwide observance promoting the benefits…

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Clinical News

Announcing the Winners of the Ashley Career Achievement Awards Ashley Addiction Treatment is a proud sponsor of the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD): Navigating Passages to Recovery, held from August 16 – 20, 2017 in Baltimore, MD! Since 2008, we have chosen the backdrop of this important conference to present the Father Joseph C.…

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Ashley co-founder, Mae Abraham turns 90

Ashley co-founder, Mae Abraham turns 90 July 24th is a special day in the annals of Ashley history! Co-founder, Mae Abraham was born on this day, 1927, in the hills of rural North Carolina. You may have heard the story! On Friday, July 27th, the leadership, staff, family and friends gathered to honor Mae with…

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Vacationing in Recovery

Vacationing in Recovery! As we head into the dog-days of summer, many of us are considering plans for a much-needed holiday. This is a great idea for those of us in recovery – a chance to get away, relax and recharge. At the same time, vacations can be risky for the recovering, as many cruises…

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Clinically Speaking…The Ashley Relapse Treatment Program

Clinically Speaking… Over the last few months, Ashley clinicians have been enhancing and revising our three main programs. This article is the second in a series of three describing these enhancements which provide the cornerstone of our treatment program. The Ashley Relapse Treatment Program Recovery is a lifelong process. Sometimes that process includes relapse –…

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Ashley Welcomes our Newest Member of the Board of Directors

Ashley Welcomes our Newest Member of the Board of Directors Meet Dr. William S. Queale Baltimore-area primary care physician, Dr. William S. Queale, is the latest addition to the Ashley Board of Directors. In addition to his new role on the Ashley Board, Dr. Queale holds a number of other appointments: Assistant Professor of Medicine…

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Spotlight: Art Therapy with Ashley Carr, LGPC, LGPAT

Meet Ashley Carr, LGPC, LGPAT – Art Therapist Ashley Carr is an art therapist, who joined the Ashley staff in June 2016 and has been working with our inpatient young adults. She received her Bachelors degree in Fine Art from M.I.C.A. and her Masters degree in Art Therapy from the George Washington University. Her work…

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May Alumni News

May eNews Women and Addiction, Women and Recovery It is well known that addiction to alcohol and other drugs affects women differently than men. Women’s bodies are more prone to the toxic impacts of alcohol which can result in related liver disease, heart complications, and alcohol-related brain damage. All of these can occur with lesser…

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April eNews

April eNews A Letter from Ashley’s President Greetings! Every year I am reminded that early spring is a wonderful time to be on the Ashley campus – a time of renewal. With trees and bushes blossoming wherever one looks, we are reminded that ours is a place with purpose, helping those addicted to alcohol and…

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March Alumni e-News

March Alumni e-News Stress Relievers in Recovery Research shows that stress is one of the most common factors leading to relapse, especially in early recovery. Unfortunately, stress is a natural part of our lives and is generally unavoidable. What can make all the difference is if we are prepared and have a plan to deal…

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Clinical News February

Clinical News February “This is the best I’ve felt in 8 years. Ashley’s Extended Care saved my life! I would tell others, if you think you need more time, you need more time. The program teaches you how to be true to yourself. ” — Cam H., Young Adult Extended Care Program ELEVATE YOUR PRACTICE…

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February Alumni News

February Alumni News Ashley Participates in Parity Act Event on Capitol Hill On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, The Kennedy Forum sponsored “The New Frontier of Mental Health and Addiction Conference” in Washington, DC. The New Frontier is a bold plan that helps outline what congress can do to address mental health and addiction regardless of…

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Latest News – Clinical News January

Clinical News January Meet the Director of Outpatient Services— Dr. Mariana Izraelson Dr.Izraelson joined Ashley in May 2015 as the Director of Outpatient Services with years of clinical and managerial experience in the outpatient and addiction setting. Prior to arriving at Ashley and helping to pioneer the Ashley Outpatient Program, she managed State Care Coordination,…

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Latest News – Grand Opening Event for Elkton IOP

Grand Opening Event for Elkton IOP On Tuesday, January 24, Ashley Addiction Treatment celebrated the grand opening of our newest Intensive Outpatient Program at Union Hospital in Elkton, Maryland. Although the program had a soft opening on December 12th and was recently featured in the Cecil Whig — the January 24th event was an open…

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Latest News – 3rd Annual DC Gala Tickets

3rd Annual DC Gala Tickets Thursday, February 9, 2017 Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC • 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tickets: $500 per seat Click Here for Sponsorships Click Here for Event Tickets The evening will include a private reception with the DC Leadership Council, the Ashley Board of Directors, and Ashley Executive…

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Latest News – January Alumni News

Latest News Return to News Listing Tuesday, January 03, 2017 January Alumni News Getting S.M.A.R.T. for 2017 Did you know that between 80 and 90% of those who make New Year’s Resolutions abandon those resolutions by the 1st of February?  Do you have a resolution that you’d like to keep or a goal that you…

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Latest News – Clinical News December

Latest News Return to News Listing Thursday, December 15, 2016 Clinical News December Emotional Sobriety and Self-Care Written by Hannah Rose, LGPC — Relapse Counselor at Ashley  The holiday season can be one filled with joy, gratitude, and light… or one that is crippled by anxiety, tension, and stress. During this time of year, more…

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Latest News – December 2016 Alumni News

Latest News Return to News Listing Monday, December 05, 2016 December 2016 Alumni News Surgeon General Releases Report on Alcohol, Drugs, & Health  History was made on November 17th with the release of FACING ADDICTION IN AMERICA, The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health. The 428-page document is the first report on substance-use…

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Latest News – Clinical News November

Latest News Return to News Listing Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Clinical News November Thank you!  It’s that special time of the year that’s surrounded with joy, appreciation, and fondness (not to mention stress but let’s keep it positive). We are sincerely grateful to all of our partners who help with our mission to heal. Our…

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Latest News – November 2016 Alumni News

Latest News Return to News Listing Tuesday, November 01, 2016 November 2016 Alumni News In Loving Memory of Karen G.  It is with a heavy heart that we inform the Ashley alumni of the passing of long-time employee and friend, Karen Gough.  Karen passed away Monday, the 24th of October in her home in Northeast,…

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Latest News – Clinical News October

Latest News Return to News Listing Thursday, October 20, 2016 Clinical News October Ashley in the news on ABC2 Baltimore.  Earlier this month, Ashley Staff members Dr. David Crone, Clinical Psychologist, and Scot Hurley, Major Gifts Officer were on ABC2 news in Baltimore to raise awareness about veterans suffering from PTSD and addiction— and what…

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Latest News – October 2016 Alumni News

Latest News Return to News Listing Wednesday, October 05, 2016 October 2016 Alumni News Fun Halloween Activities in Recovery Visit a Haunted Attraction Get your adrenaline pumping and share a few laughs with your family and friends by visiting a haunted attraction.  Find attractions near you and discounts for tickets. Have a Halloween Potluck. Invite…

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May 2016 e-News

May 2016 e-News Introducing Ashley Addiction Treatment By now, you’ve heard the news that the Ashley brand is evolving and we are now known as Ashley Addiction Treatment. You can still call us Ashley. Father Martin and Mae Abraham built this organization on the promise of healing with dignity. Our new brand honors this legacy…

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VISITATION: Important Notice

January and February are the height of the flu season. Because our patients are our number one priority, any visitors who are showing flu-like symptoms should plan to reschedule their visit. Our sole purpose is to heal, so we thank you for your understanding. Our security team will be conducting a quick flu screening to…

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Ashley Addiction Treatment, University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health Establish Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program

Leading Health Care Providers Join Forces to Address Need for Comprehensive Chemical Dependency Treatment Resources in Harford County and Surrounding Area HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND (April 1, 2015) —Ashley Addiction Treatment and University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health today announced plans to establish the Ashley Outpatient Treatment Center, an intensive outpatient program to treat drug- and…

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Ashley Addiction Treatment Receives $13M Gift to Build New Facility on Havre de Grace Campus

Ashley Addiction Treatment Receives $13M Gift to Build New Facility on Havre de Grace Campus Wednesday, June 11, 2014 NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTS: Rosemary Ostmann 201-656-7178 rostmann@rosecomm.com Lisa Trapani 410-245-0094 ltrapani@rosecomm.com LEADING ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTER FATHER MARTIN’S ASHLEY RECEIVES $13M GIFT TO BUILD NEW FACILITY ON HAVRE DE GRACE CAMPUS Foundation of Late…

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