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Preferred Family Healthcare expands services in Southwest Missouri

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Preferred Family Healthcare, began offering on-site outpatient substance abuse treatment services to adolescents and their families in Neosho, Missouri in January, 2014.

On January 22, 2014 PFH began providing outpatient substance abuse treatment services to adolescents and their families from Newton and McDonald County utilizing office space at the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Neosho, Missouri.

“Better access to quality treatment is what Preferred Family Healthcare, strives to deliver to the individuals we serve.” remarked Nancy Atwater, Vice President of Treatment Services, for the agency. “Our goal is to meet clients and families in an environment that is least restrictive and close to home, as their needs dictate.

Transportation to outpatient services, is always a barrier” Ms. Atwater, went on to say, “Newton and McDonald County Schools, Courts, and providers have been great partners, it has been in our plans to make this expansion happen for some time”.

Preferred Family Healthcare’s new state of the art residential adolescent treatment opened last fall in Joplin.

The center is located at 5620 West Wildwood Ranch Parkway, Joplin, Missouri 64804. It serves youth between the ages of 12-17 years of age from Southwest Missouri, and the surrounding four State area needing residential and outpatient care. For more information visit www.pfh.org/joplin.

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