Category: News & Events

2015 National Survey on Drug Use & Health

On September 9, 2016, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), detailing the state of substance use and mental disorders in the nation.

This national report summarizes key findings for indicators of substance use and mental health among people aged 12 years old or older in the civilian, non-institutionalized population of the United States. Results are provided for the overall category of individuals aged 12 or older as well as by age subgroups. Trends continue to be presented for estimates that are assumed to have remained comparable with those in earlier years (e.g., marijuana and heroin use trends for 2002 to 2015 and mental health trends typically for 2008 to 2015).

Click here to view the full report from SAMHSA.

Support Gateway When You Shop Online at Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile

Summer vacations. Birthdays. Anniversaries. Family Reunions. Back to School.

Whatever the reason may be for shopping online this summer, you can support Gateway when you make a purchase at Amazon Smile.

When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon will make a donation to our organization. That’s right! You can generate donations for your favorite charity—Gateway Community Services. When you shop, Amazon gives. It’s that simple!

To choose Gateway as your charity of choice, use the following link to be directed to Amazon Smile in support of our organization: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-1881828.

Thank you for supporting Gateway.

Happy Shopping!

Gateway Launches $7 Million Capital Campaign

Gateway has unveiled phase one of its $7 million capital campaign. Plans to raise $3.6 million for phase one of the campaign were announced in February during a groundbreaking ceremony held at its Stockton Street campus. This is the first time the organization has launched a capital campaign.

Phase one involves construction of a new 12,850-square-foot Outpatient Clinic, which will house counselors and case management offices, medication-assisted treatment as well as group meeting rooms. Administrative offices at Gateway’s Stockton Street location will relocate to the second floor of the new outpatient building, thus freeing up 40 additional rooms for transitional housing for patients. Construction of the new building will provide valuable space to Gateway patients with nowhere to go after treatment and enable the organization to greatly increase its services throughout Northeast Florida. Phase one will also involve complete renovation of 108 rooms at the Stockton Street campus.

The Florida Times-Union recently published an article about the capital campaign and what it means for the Jacksonville community. To read the full article visit, http://bit.ly/1XQZQtk.

6th Annual Flavor of Jacksonville

6th Annual Flavor of Jacksonville benefiting Gateway—Steps to Recovery
Saturday, September 23, 2017; 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
WJCT Studios, 100 Festival Park Ave. (32202)

Tickets: $75 individual; $125 couple; $750 table for 10 guests.

About the 6th Annual Flavor of Jacksonville
Flavor of Jacksonville is Gateway’s annual fundraising event showcasing the diversity of Jacksonville’s culinary scene. This year’s event will include a delicious array of food provided by LongHorn Steakhouse complemented with live music, dancing and entertainment from The Chris Thomas Band, drawing prizes and more!

Proceeds raised from this event will help support Gateway’s second phase of the capital campaign that will include renovations of three older buildings containing 108 rooms used for recovery housing. Forty of the 108 rooms will be designated as Transitional Recovery Housing with Supportive Services. This much needed housing will serve up to 80 new individuals, or mothers/fathers with children, when completed in fall 2017.

We hope you will join us for an exciting evening of food and entertainment! Attire for the event is casual.

For more information, visit www.jaxflavor.com.