Why Addiction Doesn’t Define You

Why Addiction Doesn’t Define You

You are not your addiction       Not long ago, anyone who found themselves addicted to drugs would become an instant social outcast. They were labeled as derelicts without any drive or ambition.   People saw their manipulative behaviors as part of their personalities instead of what they really are: part of a disease. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]