Brighter Pathways

Brighter Pathways is a substance recovery program that helps individuals and families recover from substance use and work toward their unique recovery goals, including getting and staying clean and sober, getting a job, or returning to school.

Services We Provide

At Brighter Pathways, we support individuals and families, even in situations where a friend or loved one who is using is not in treatment with us, by offering:

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Skills development
  • Relapse prevention
  • Psychiatric services
  • Medication to reduce cravings and/or address your mental health concerns
  • Nursing exams and referrals to medical doctors
  • Peer services and accompaniment to appointments
  • Remote and community-based services
  • An onsite pharmacy for psychiatric medication and medications for substance use recovery (MAT)
  • Access to Care Coordination services, Individual Therapy, PROS services for adults living with severe mental illness. Co-enrollment is encouraged for those who are in need of and desire these additional services!
  • MetroCards for eligible participants

Our Approach

We work with participants to develop a path unique to them that can best help them to stop using substances, make healthier choices, and achieve their recovery goals. To do this, we:

  • Build trust by being transparent about our program, services, and treatment.
  • Help participants regain control of their life and care.
  • Build new relationships and heal old ones.
  • Help individuals build skills to deal with challenging situations in a healthier way.

Who is Eligible?

Brighter Pathways is for adolescents 12 to 17 years of age and adults 18 years and older who want to address their substance use, misuse, or addiction. Family members and loved ones are also encouraged to participate.

How Much Does it Cost?

Brighter Pathways accepts most third-party insurances, including Medicaid and Medicaid managed care plans.

Learn More, Apply to Participate, or Make a Referral

If you are a current client of The Jewish Board, let your therapist, counselor, or case worker know you are interested in participating. If you are not a Jewish Board client, please call our toll-free number 1.844.ONE.CALL (1.844.663.2255) or call Brighter Pathways directly at 718-998-3235, extension 3.