Upcoming Recovery and Mental Health Events

Upcoming Recovery and Mental Health Events

Places to find Ascent Last week we wrote about all of the events popping up regarding addiction and mental health in Ohio and throughout the country. In order to expound on that fact and give readers additional insight into some of these events, we are going to outline some of the upcoming events that Ascent […]

Ideas that Work: Fighting the Drug Epidemic

Ideas that Work: Fighting the Drug Epidemic

Organizations fighting the drug epidemic There are informational and inspiring events taking place all over the country pertaining to mental health and the drug epidemics. In Ohio alone, we are seeing more of these type of events pop up. As we look to continue to learn and spread the word about the Ascent solution, we have […]

The Impact of the National Rx Drug Summit

The Impact of the National Rx Drug Summit

This year’s National Rx Drug Summit in Atlanta kicked off on March 28th and goes through March 31st. The Summit is the largest collaboration of professionals in the nation from all different industries impacted by Rx drug abuse. The event was organized by Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers and consisted of some powerful panels.   One […]

9 Reasons Why Mental Health Is So Important

9 Reasons Why Mental Health Is So Important

  Mental illnesses are prevalent in the world today and can lead to a variety of other conditions. Despite the efforts of many organizations to create awareness about mental illnesses and the importance of mental health, there still seems to be a lack of knowledge on the subject for many. In order to better explain […]

What is the Ascent Solution?

What is the Ascent Solution?

Sometimes when people in an industry are around like-minded people all the time, certain things are assumed. This can be isolating to people who aren’t accustomed to the same jargon and day-to-day activities. In order to prevent this from happening with our product, we are providing a brief and simple breakdown of exactly what the […]

Ascent solution peer-recovery coach profile: Denny Wilson

Ascent solution peer-recovery coach profile: Denny Wilson

Ascent solution now available for pre-order Now that the Ascent solution has been available for some time to addiction-recovery treatment centers and drug courts–and it is now officially available to consumers as well–our peer-recovery coaches have had an opportunity to connect with the first set of peers signed on. The coaches have enjoyed getting to […]

Ascent solution now available for individuals

Ascent solution now available for individuals

Ascent is grateful for the feedback on its B2B launch It has now been over a month since the launch of the Ascent solution and we are blown away by the reception it has received thus far. Not only did several treatment centers and organizations choose to utilize the Ascent solution for their clients in […]

Ascent solution featured in the New York Times

Ascent solution featured in the New York Times

How Ascent is enhancing recovery methods It has been an exciting year so far for Ascent. First, we launched the Ascent solution for treatment centers and organizations to offer their clients post-treatment. Then, we were able to hire an amazing team of peer recovery coaches with lived-experience. After that, we announced the first set of […]

Addiction-recovery solution ASCENT hires first wave of virtual peer-recovery team and announces first customers

Addiction-recovery solution ASCENT hires first wave of virtual peer-recovery team and announces first customers

The Ascent solution is live with its first peer-recovery coaches and clients   CLEVELAND, Ohio – February 2, 2016 – ASCENT, an addiction-recovery solution that combines 24/7/365 virtual support from experienced peer-recovery coaches with an outcomes documented mobile app has completed their coaching hiring process and have announced their first customers. ASCENT underwent an extensive […]

Ascent peer recovery coach profile: Shawn Pasch

Ascent peer recovery coach profile: Shawn Pasch

How Shawn Pasch went from struggling with addiction to leading others to sobriety 2016 is already off to a great start for the recovery industry. There are exciting things happening all around the world with the addiction recovery community. Even many of the presidential candidates understand how important the addiction issue is and have made […]

The way we think about addiction is wrong

The way we think about addiction is wrong

 What is the real cause of addiction? For so long, there has been a negative stigma placed on addiction. Instead of being viewed as a disease, many claim that “addicts” simply don’t have a desire to stop using. It has been perceived as more of a self-control issue where users are looked down upon or […]

Ascent peer recovery coach profile: Libby Sosa

Ascent peer recovery coach profile: Libby Sosa

As a follow up to last week’s post about our new peer recovery coaches, we want to take the time to share some of their stories in more detail. Everyone has a story and we hope that sharing some of our coach’s stories will help motivate and inspire others on their journey through recovery. This […]

How drug courts can use Ascent’s solution

How drug courts can use Ascent’s solution

Relapse happens. It happens often. Addiction treatment centers are all too familiar with it, and unfortunately, the current approaches to continuing care are frequently ineffective. Ascent’s service, however, takes a different approach to aftercare. The Ascent solution is an e-recovery tool paired with peer recovery coaching. Ascent has partnered with A-CHESS to enhance aftercare recovery […]

Ascent – New app for addiction recovery

Ascent – New app for addiction recovery

We cannot wait to introduce the Ascent service to the world! Our funding campaigns will be launching this week with the goal of raising enough to roll out Ascent to everyone who needs it. We appreciate your support and have created the video below to better explain how Ascent will change addiction recovery forever.

New addiction-recovery solution ASCENT poised for behavioral health breakthrough

New addiction-recovery solution ASCENT poised for behavioral health breakthrough

CLEVELAND, Ohio — ASCENT, a new addiction-recovery solution that blends interactive mobile technology with personal peer coaching, aims to radically improve the success for adults and adolescents in recovery from substance abuse. Founder Brian Bailys this week announced the launch of ASCENT as well as an upcoming campaign on Fundable, a crowd-sourced business investment platform. ASCENT links […]