Welcome to Potomac Pathways...

It might be hard to believe, but most teens that take part in our treatment programs actually enjoy the experience! Here's what teens tell us they like most about Potomac Pathways: the warm, welcoming, and non-institutional atmosphere; the experiential elements of the program like drumming, meditation and outdoor adventure activities; the supportive staff, and a positive peer culture of teens who are serious about recovery.

How do we do it? It's simple; we don't do all the things that we have observed don't work with teens, and we have integrated many important program elements that keep kids engaged, interested, and invested. And the research all points to this rather obvious conclusion: keeping teens invested in treatment longer results in better outcomes. In fact, practically everything we do in our programs (including serving snacks!) is based on current research in the field of mental health and addictions treatment that has been demonstrated to improve successful outcomes for adolescents. Our staff members are licensed counselors who have years of experience working with teens in treatment and-- Potomac Pathways has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for behavioral healthcare. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

So, feel free to browse through the information on the website, and take a look at the services we offer. From our intensive outpatient programs for adolescents to our unique aftercare program-- the only one of it's kind in the area-- you'll find smart, sophisticated services that allow teens to remain at home and keep moving forward. Welcome to Potomac Pathways—we're here to help!

Brooke Brody, LCSW-C, LCADC

Did you know that Potomac Pathways can accept most insurance plans for our intensive outpatient program? 90% of our families last year were fully covered for clinical services!