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April 2017
News from New Vitae

DMVA Appropriation Facilitates Recovery for Veterans

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery is proud to assist veterans who encounter behavioral health challenges, addictions, or brain injuries. One veteran who was admitted to services with funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs (DMVA) continues on his road to recovery with an eye toward community reintegration and competitive job placement. Read More…


Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Open House

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery is excited to announce a deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS) Open House to discuss depression treatment options on May 2, 2017, from 6 to 7 p.m. at our Quakertown location (16 S. Main Street). Register Here.

Blood Drive

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery Hosts Blood Drive

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery hosted its first blood drive on March 27, 2017 to benefit the Miller-Keystone Blood Center. The Blood Mobile’s supportive staff assisted us to surpass our original goal of 16 donations; we achieved a grand total of 20 blood donations! Read More…

Medication education

Medication Education

Making the decision to use medications for recovery is one option for those seeking behavioral health services. But what types of questions should be asked before starting a new medication? When should someone stop taking a medication prescribed by a physician? Read More…

Generation Found

Generation Found Film Screening

Judith O. Yanacek, President and CEO of New Vitae Wellness and Recovery, along with other members of the Lehigh Valley Recovery High School Task Force, hosted a screening of Generation Found to support the establishment of a local Recovery High School. Read More…

Employee Highlight

Thomas HaworthThomas Haworth, Ph.D.

Dr. Haworth is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, with more than 30 years of clinical experience and specialized expertise in forensic psychology. Haworth is the administrator for New Vitae’s programs in Philadelphia, and he holds a Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College in Clinical Developmental Psychology.

Haworth recently spoke at The 33rd Annual Symposium of the American College of Forensic Psychology. Along with his colleague, Dr. Elliott Atkins, Haworth presented their research on undiagnosed Autism Spectrum disorders. He also moderated a discussion on the role of psychologists in civil and criminal litigation.

Learn more about Thomas Haworth, Ph.D…

Spotlight: April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Managing Stress, Maintaining Sobriety
Being in recovery from the use of substances can be a wonderful feeling. While recovery is a positive thing, obstacles that can negatively affect one’s recovery are ever-present. In order to maintain sobriety, one must learn ways of effectively managing one’s stress. Read More…

Alcohol Awareness: Support for Families
Our understanding of drugs and alcohol as addictive substances has evolved over the years. However, a question remains. Have drugs and alcohol impacted you or your loved one’s life? Do you know of a family member who has a problem with alcohol? Read More…

A Sober Holiday Celebration?
For those in recovery, holidays that are popularly associated with drinking may be challenging. One person in recovery talks about challenging some common perceptions of holidays and the use of alcohol. Read More…

Alcohol Awareness and the Veteran Population
Due to the stressors associated with military service, a number of active duty, reserve members, and retirees of the armed forces face an increased possibility of substance use. For some, a pattern of self-medicating results in overuse of alcohol. Read More…



Did You Know?

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery has been expanding services to include multiple sites. As a result, we are interested in talking with prospective teammates who are looking to join us and support our mission of serving communities by promoting hope, health, and wellness. A variety of positions are available; in order to see the most up-to-date list, we encourage you to visit the Careers section of our website.

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