|Mission / Philosophy|
PathFinders' Mission Statement
THE OBJECT AND PURPOSE OF THE PATHFINDERS, INC SHALL BE TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL AND OUTPATIENT PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE TO AID THE REHABILITATION OF PERSONS WHO ARE HARMFULLY DEPENDENT ON ALCOHOL OR OTHER CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, SEX, RACE, ECONOMIC OR SOCIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, DISABILITY, CREED, COLOR, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.
The PathFinders Treatment Philosophy is based on the 12 steps of recovery from Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. The treatment methods are based upon ASAM criteria. The PathFinders also believes that treatment should follow best practice guidelines and nationally recognized evidence based treatment curricula such as Matrix,Living in Balance, and Hazelden's Co-Occurring Disorders Program (CPD). To help ensure the most effective treatment possible, The PathFinders' social setting detox, residential and outpatient programs are CARF accredited.