The ARCHway Vision

Why ARCHway?

  • Everyone is impacted directly or indirectly by alcohol and drug addiction diseases.
  • 1/3 of all households are dealing with alcohol and drug addiction diseases.
  • 1 in 10 people have an alcohol or drug addiction disease of which 1 or 2 seek treatment.
  • Of people seeking help in 1 in10 have access to treatment.
  • The main barriers to getting treatment are financial resources or lack of access to treatment centers.
  • Individuals, families and communities need information on appropriate and successful evidence based treatment .
  • We cannot arrest our way out of the problem of addiction.
    • 70% of people incarcerated are because of alcohol or drug addiction diseases.
    • It costs the tax payers $35,000 per inmate per year,
    • Over 95% of all federal and state money used for treatment and medical research for Alcohol and Drug Addiction is used to build and maintain more prisons.
    • Prisoners that do not get treatment during their stay will have an 80% chance of being reincarcerated within one year of their release.
    • 9 out of 10 prisoners who get treatment are not reincarcerated or Only 1 in 10 prisoners who get treatment are reincarcerated.
    • 80% of juvenile court cases are drug related.
  • The ARCHway Institute is a 501(c)3 organization registered in Florida, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Colorado and North Carolina.

ARCHway Institute Areas of Focus:

  • ARCHway Institute will help reduce the stigma associated with alcohol and drug addiction through education and awareness for individuals, families and communities.
  • ARCHway Institute will provide resources (financial and informational) to individuals, families and communities to help remove barriers for those who want to get into a recovery center

ARCHway’s Beliefs:

  • People can and do get better with the proper support programs
  • Preventative programs through education of individuals, families and communities
  • A network of knowledgeable friends to support caregivers and individuals with an alcohol or drug addiction
  • Treatment while incarcerated
  • Evidence based treatment programs (a combination of medical help and therapy)