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Charleston Comprehensive Treatment Center, MAT

Charleston Comprehensive Treatment Center, MAT

Charleston Comprehensive Treatment Center

2157 Greenbrier St, Charleston, West Virginia 25311 | (304) 462-2648

Located in Charleston, West Virginia, Charleston Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC) offers treatment for adults age 18 and older who have addictions to prescription painkillers, heroin, and other opioids.

Linda Goad, LPC, NCC, ALPS

Linda Goad, LPC, NCC, ALPS

Licensed Professional Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Everyone needs help from time to time. Our patients are regular people who work, have families, go to school and live normal lives. They realize the value of having someone to talk to about their emotions and problems.

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Location: Charleston, West Virginia

Charleston, West Virginia

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Related Sites:
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Therapy Charleston, WV

Counseling Loudon Heights, South Park, Riverview, Rutledge, Tyler Mountain, Green Valley, Dungriff, Olcott

Charleston, West Virginia is a great find for families with teenagers or young children. You'll have your kids reaching for the stars after a 360 degree planetarium show at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia.1 And everyone falls in love with the comfortable theater and concessions at Park Place Stadium Cinema. Or, the whole family can get a glimpse of the pioneer days with a trip to see the log cabin and Craik-Patton House. Dads can take the boys out digging for night crawlers before a trip to the fishing pond at Coonskin Park. And the kids will want to go to the Children's Theatre again and again. They'll welcome you and your children with open arms at the South Hills Swimming Club, perfect for those dog days of summer. And everyone likes a movie once in a while. You won't be disappointed at the Fountain Place Cinema. All told, we're sure your whole gang will simply love Charleston.

Mental Health in Charleston

While the overall homeless population has declined, the number of former service members without permanent housing has continued to increase in West Virginia. For hundreds of veterans in Charleston, the everyday uncertainty and fear of living in the streets can cause severe anxiety and depression. Though homelessness affects many Americans, veterans are twice as likely to experience it as a result of mental illness.2 Nearly 70 percent of all homeless veterans struggle with substance abuse and addiction, while about half suffer other forms of mental illness such as depression or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.3

As the population of Charleston ages, Alzheimer's Disease is becoming more and more prevalent. To help families better understand the disorder and have access to support services, the Alzheimer's Association offers monthly support groups. The groups provide an understanding environment in which individuals can get professional and peer support as they try to navigate the complexities of caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer's. Information about community resources is available, as is the latest research on the disease and treatments for it. To inquire about meeting times and locations, call 800-272-3900.4

Current Initiatives

The National Assembly on School-Based Healthcare recently began a pilot initiative that seeks to improve and expand school-based mental healthcare statewide. In particular, the initiative seeks to provide low-income families with a means to get quality mental healthcare for their children. To prepare for the program's implementation, school personnel will receive training and technical assistance to ensure a smooth delivery of services to children. For more details about the initiative, call 304-558-2699.5


1. City of Charleston. (2017). Home - Charleston, WV. Retrieved from
2. National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. (2017). Background & Statistics. Retrieved from
3. Veterans Inc. (2017). About Us. Retrieved from
4. Alzheimer's Association. (2017). Support Groups. Retrieved from
5. National Assembly on School-Based Healthcare. (2017). West Virginia Chosen for National Pilot School Mental Health Project. Retrieved from

Charleston is located in Kanawha County, West Virginia. It has a land area of 31.50 square miles and a water area of 1.13 square miles.  The population of Charleston is 49,736 people with 22,766 households and a median annual income of $48,442. .

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Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Charleston, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Charleston may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Charleston public health department.