The Healing Place

 The Healing Place seeks to REACH men
and women suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, provide the tools for RECOVERY, and RESTORE productive lives.


  • December 2016 Employee of the month

    Congratulations to Kim Bos!

    Kim is The Healing Place's Family and Children's Coordinator. Kim helped to make it possible for our clients to have gifts to give their children for the holidays. She also organized the children's Christmas party, which let our clients bring their children to see Santa and unwrap a few gifts.

    Thank you Kim for everything you do for our clients and their families!

  • Construction to Begin on Men's Campus Expansion

    (LOUISVILLE, KY) -- The Healing Place, Louisville’s nationally recognized addiction recovery center, announced on December 13th that it will be expanding its Men’s Campus at 1020 West Market Street in downtown Louisville. The approved construction plans will double the number of beds in the detox facility and add nearly 200 beds to the long-term recovery program in order to help address the community’s growing substance abuse challenges.

    “This is not about a building,” said Karyn Hascal, President of The Healing Place during a press conference. “It is about delivering hope to the men and women in every ZIP code, of every religion, of every race, and from all walks of life. It is about providing a solution to an issue that affects our entire community.”

    The Healing Place current serves 700 men and women daily who are struggling in the fight against drug and alcohol addiction. Services are provided at no cost to the client. Today, however, The Healing Place is having to turn away an average of 300 men from detox every month because of a lack of beds.

    “The Louisville Metro Council is proud to help champion the fight for sobriety in the Bluegrass,” said Metro Council President David Yates during the press conference. “It’s not about politics. Today, this community made an investment in its future. The Metro Council is proud to help champion the fight for recovery and support organizations like The Healing Place”

    The $29 million project will take 24 months to complete. Construction is scheduled to begin by the end of the year. The Healing Place will be able to operate at full capacity during construction with the additional detox beds being available in approximately one year, after the completion of Phase One of the project. The James Graham Brown Foundation provided the lead gift of $1.5 million. The Louisville Metro Council approved $1.12 million for the expansion, with the Kentucky Office for Substance Abuse Policy in Frankfort contributing $500,000.

    The Healing Place has approximately $8 million left to raise over the next two years. More information about the project can be found online at

  • November 2016 Employee of the Month

    Congratulations to Blake Harlamert!

    Blake (right) works as the Centerstone Coordinator at the Brady Center on our Men's Campus.Thank you Blake for everything that you do!

  • October 2016 Employee of the Month

    Congratulations to Alaina Combs!

    Alaina is MRS/Housing Coordinator at the Women's Campus. Alaina, we are grateful for your passion. Thank you for everything you do for our clients!

  • September 2016 Employee of the Month

    Congratulations to Robbie Cook!

    Robbie is a monitor in men's detox. Robbie, thank you for everything you do in helping the men who are seeking help for their addictions.

  • August 2016 Employee of the Month

    Congratulations to Pam Peeples!

    Pam has been helping to change lives at The Healing Place for more than a decade as a monitor in detox.

    Congratulations Miss Pam and thank you for all that you do!

  • July 2016 Employee of the Month

    Congratulations to Roy Jolly!

    Roy is the Administrative Assistant for Men's Services. He always puts our clients first and continues to show by example that there IS a way out at a place where Hope Is Found. Keep up the good work, Roy!

  • June 2016 Employee of the Month

    Congratulations to Marlene Kohner!

    Marlene is the Administrative Assistant for Women's Services. She is one who goes above and beyond, whose actions match her words, and always provides inspiration by putting our clients first. Congratulations Marlene!

  • Business First Forty under 40

    Congratulations to Director of Business Development and Mission Advancement Patrick Fogarty, who was honored by Louisville Business First as a member of Forty under 40 for 2016.

    According to Business First, this honor is given to talented young professionals who are making important contributions in our business community and whose contributions are making Louisville a better place to live. More than 500 men and women were nominated.

    Check out the full list.

  • New Donation Guidelines for In-Kind Items

    The Healing Place recently made some changes to our policy of accepting in-kind donations. We are now only accepting donations of men's and women's clothing, men's and women's shoes, personal hygiene items, and AA Big Books. These items can be dropped off at either campus on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 8am until 8pm.

    We have also made it easier to donate some items that we always need and that have to be new: pillows and socks. If you wish to donate one of these items (or a Big Book), you can shop via our Amazon Wish List and these items will be shipped directly to The Healing Place.

    We are thankful for the generosity of our community in helping us help men and women suffering from addiction!

    If you are interested in getting involved with The Healing Place with donations of your time, talents, or treasures, please click here.

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