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REACH Program LLC is a privately owned & licensed (AODE) outpatient substance abuse and mental health treatment center with locations in Nelson County (2013) & Bullitt County (2016). Since our foundation, we have grown and expanded services to include treatment and education for adults, adolescents and families. We are proud to be involved in creative and innovative new programs targeting high risk behaviors, identifying the cause and effects of such behaviors and brainstorming solutions to improve the quality of life for the individuals, families and communities. Over the years, REACH has had the honor of joining with several community agencies in creating and implementing programs that promote the prevention, education and treatment of substance abuse disorders.
REACH Program focuses on a holistic approach to recovery & supports a variety of pathways to the solution.
Melanie is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as certified as a Trauma Focused-CBT specialist. Melanie works in collaboration with REACH to provide mental health services, couples therapy, family services and TCM Supervision. Melanie is also the founder of Reagan's Voice Foundation which can be found on FaceBook. Feel free to contact her directly @ (270) 427-0895. With her years of experience, advocacy work and passion we are extremely grateful to have her on our team!
Amanda is a licensed Clinical Social Worker, independent therapist certified in Trauma Focused-CBT and a valuable mental health consultant for the REACH team! Amanda works closely with adults and adolescents by creating a healing environment to explore depression, anxiety, trauma, anger, grief and loss and identity issues.
Erick has a Master's degree in Justice Admin and joined REACH in 2018. Erick is certified as a drug and alcohol counselor (CADC), DUI assessor, instructor & facilitator. Erick facilitates the intensive outpatient treatment program (IOP) and brings a high level of energy, humor and structure to the REACH family!
Aleshia Wilson Sims, TCADC is originally from Harlan, KY and is now living in Bardstown. She is a graduate from Eastern Kentucky University, having earned a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in 2003. Aleshia brings experience from a variety of settings, including work in the public schools, community mental health, and multiple substance use treatment facilities. We are excited to welcome Aleshia as a part of the clinical team at the SAP Program.
Dan brings a wealth of life experience to Reach. He actively serves his community as a Detective with over 15 years of experience. Prior to his public service career Dan was a Marine Corps infantryman with a deployment to Iraq's Al Anbar province.
Dan's a proud husband and father of four. His collaborative experience as a father, husband, public servant and combat veteran gives him a unique perspective and compassion to serve our clients. Dan primarily engages with our youth as the At Promise Youth group facilitator.
Jessica is a 2015 graduate from the REACH Program and an active leader for the Alumni Association. Jessica completed her Peer Support Specialist training in 2021 and is the first PSS we've had the honor of hiring. Jessica loves this program, our members and embodies what we believe here about connection, belonging and recovery!
Jessica has been instrumental in the launching of the Women's SAP Program at the Bullitt Co Detention Center May 1st 2023.
Wade, a person in long term recovery and a valued REACH alumni is one of our newest staff members on the team. Wade is a man of integrity that believes wholeheartedly in investing in helping others, creating a life worth living not just existing & firm believer that our voices matter! We are very lucky to have his passion and expertise on our team! Wade has been an essential piece to program growth and we are excited to have him.
Samantha graduated from the FMBA program in 2018 and is a proud member of the REACH alumni. She says, “I am very passionate about recovery, mental health, and holistic healing. I believe in treating a person and not just their disease. I want to help others build a life they love and am very grateful to be a part of the REACH family.“ Samantha brings a graceful energy to the program & will inspire others to not settle for their “right now” circumstances but shoot for HUGE goals! We are so excited to have her here
Travis is a Bullitt County Drug Court graduate and long term Alumni of the Reach program. Travis is a new addition to our REACH team and brings a wide range of perspectives on programs to help people heal. Travis states he is “An active member of A.A. spreading a message of hope and gratitude through my experience.” Travis has a wealth of history with the program and experience he can utilize to inspire others to evolve. We are so grateful to have him on our team.
Carol has been with REACH since our establishment in 2013. She oversees the office functions and is the first point of contact for most people when they call our office.
Stacie is a licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) and Certified Social Worker (CSW) and Clinical Service Supervisor (CSS). She primarily provides substance abuse services for men, women and adolescents in our Bullitt & Nelson County locations. Stacie is certified in Anger Management, Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach , Helping Men Recover, Seeking Safety and several other evidence based programs.
Mark has been apart of the program since 2021. He states, “the knowledge I learned has changed my life and now I'm in the position to help others. My goal in life is to guide the next generation to a better tomorrow. The world is yours nothing is impossible!“ Mark is our go to for setting up community engagements
841 Old Preston Hwy. South
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
1671 S. Preston Hwy
Shepherdsville KY 40165
120 W Stephen Foster Ave Ste. 113, Bardstown, Kentucky 40004, United States
Celebrating Families is about joining families together through activities aimed to build structure, increase bonding and repair damaged connections! It’s a fun and innovative way to help parents and children work through tough conversation, learn coping skills and practice prevention skills for the future!
The Face It® Movement, conceived and created in 2012 as a response to the public outcry against the increasing number of child abuse deaths in the Commonwealth, officially launched in April 2013 as an initiative led by Kosair Charities. Face It directly addresses the unacceptable incidences of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky with the
The Face It® Movement, conceived and created in 2012 as a response to the public outcry against the increasing number of child abuse deaths in the Commonwealth, officially launched in April 2013 as an initiative led by Kosair Charities. Face It directly addresses the unacceptable incidences of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky with the promotion of best practices in child abuse prevention and intervention, engaging the community, and advocating for effective policies to improve the child welfare system.
Reach is about rebuilding lives, strengthening families and supporting futures. We are honored to work in collaboration with Face It and are supporters of their work and what their mission is.
Check our their website to learn more about what they are doing: https://faceitabuse.org/