Luminis Health Pathways, a substance use treatment center in Annapolis, is marking 30 years of caring for patients seeking help for substance use and addiction. The nationally accredited facility provides detoxification, residential and outpatient substance use services for patients throughout Maryland.
Since 1992, Luminis Health Pathways has treated more than 26,000 patients. In the last year, it has provided care to 1,100 inpatients and provided more than 5,900 outpatient visits. Most accessed service is residential treatment, including detoxification and rehabilitation, with the normal stay ranging from14-28 days in its 40 inpatient residential bed facility. Most patients seeking care at Luminis Health Pathways are treated for alcohol and opioids.
“One of the bold goals of Luminis Health’s Vision 2030 is to eliminate opioid addiction in our communities,” said Danny Watkins, senior director, Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center Behavioral Health Nursing and Operations. “Thanks to the compassion, collaboration and hard-work of our treatment teams throughout our programs and communities, we are seeing a decrease in opioid overdoses in our region. Luminis Health and Pathways have decreased access to unneeded prescription opioids, and increased access to evidence based initiatives like medication assisted treatment, Narcan and prevention education services.”