Avenues Recovery Center at
Eastern Shore

Eastern Shore Maryland Drug & Alcohol
Recovery Center
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Avenues Recovery Center at Eastern Shore

Maryland Drug & Alcohol
Recovery Center

Avenues Recovery Center at Eastern Shore is an unrivaled drug and alcohol addiction detox and day residential treatment facility in Maryland. We administer withdrawal management and residential addiction treatment. Our personalized evidence-based approach in a warm community environment changes lives in a genuine way.

  • Extended care dual diagnosis treatment program
  • Withdrawal management, residential and outpatient drug & alcohol treatment
  • Sprawling campus with state of the art 104 bed facility

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    Serving the Eastern Shore Maryland area and beyond

    A unique community-based residential style extended care program that’s truly customized to the needs and unique circumstances of each individual. The contemporary facility has a youthful decor and vibe removing the barrier of institutionalized treatment. Truly a one-of-a-kind facility with a one-of-a-kind clinical team.

    821 Fieldcrest Rd,Cambridge, Maryland, 21613

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    What We Do

    Avenues Recovery Center located in the Eastern Shore of Maryland is truly a one of a kind facility. We offer multiple levels of care to support clients in various stages of addiction recovery. Our primary focus is on our extended care program, rebuilding clients throughout the stages, from helplessness through stability. At Avenues, we treat the whole person – body, mind, and spirit, you will receive personalized care in a clean, modern, hotel like setting. Life skills, wellness, nutrition, social acceptance, financial responsibilities, and family values are all key components of our treatment plans. As our clients progress so does the individualized care. We follow an intense clinical curriculum and have a reputation for helping those that have tried elsewhere previously. The extended care program carries on beyond the traditional 30 days to be able to put sincere focus on any underlying mental health disorder.

    Who We Are

    Avenues Recovery Center in Cambridge, Maryland offers the most patient-centered clinical treatment available. The Avenues Recovery team is acutely qualified for the most at risk and vulnerable, staffed with a full-time physician, psychiatrist, and licensed therapists and counselors. Our Medical Director takes great pride in his ability to customize care plans from the complex to the beginner, Vivitrol, Subutex, and the new Sublocade injection, are staples in our treatment methodology. Our case managers will address any legal, family, or FMLA complications, and most of all focus on workforce reentry.


    The one-word describing Avenues Recovery is “Family” a complete family feel among peers, family appropriate quality of clinical care, family style housing and meals, and family involvement and satisfaction throughout.


    Avenues Recovery Center at Eastern Shore is located on a sprawling campus with state of the art 104 bed facility and gender specific wings. Our facility offers the ability to sleep, treat, and eat all under one roof, the loving coziness and warmth is the constant feedback from our clients. We offer onsite gym, recreation room, lounge, and laundry facility, with nutritious hot catered meals twice daily. Residential treatment offers the opportunity to engage clinical and medical treatment while residing out of familiar surroundings and potentially unstable environments.


    Medical Detox
    Individual Therapy Sessions
    Group Therapy Sessions
    Family and Couple Sessions
    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
    Immersive 12-Step Programming
    Yoga and Outdoor Activities
    Psychiatric Care
    Medical Care
    Vivitrol and Subutex Onsite

    Admission Assessments

    Health History
    Medical Stability
    Psychiatric Evaluation
    Social Adaptiveness
    Insurance Verification
    Financial Responsibility


    Clean and contemporary accommodations
    Gourmet catered meals
    Local transportation
    Nightly 12-step meetings
    AA, NA, CA
    Fun evening and weekend activities
    Gym and recreational facilities

    Payment & Insurance

    Avenues Recovery Center at Eastern Shore accepts private pay and most insurances, including:

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (All)
    • CareFirst
    • Cigna
    • DE Highmark
    • DE Medicaid
    • First Health
    • Johns Hopkins
    • MD Medicaid
    • Qualcare
    • Tricare
    • UMR
    • Union
    • United Healthcare
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    Avenues Recovery Center at Eastern Shore offers the most patient-centered clinical treatment available.

    The Avenues Recovery team is acutely qualified for the most at risk and vulnerable, staffed with a full-time physician, psychiatrist, and licensed counselors. Our case managers will address any legal, family, or FMLA complications, and most of all focus on workforce reentry.

    A New Jersey native, Mark has relocated to Maryland to join the team at Avenues as Program Director on the Eastern Shore.

    Driven by a passion to make a difference, Mark left a successful career in sales and began working in the addiction field in 2014.  He took a position as a behavioral health tech and returned to school for his master’s degree.

    During his fruitful time at Rutgers University, Mark earned his Master of Social Work, completed a highly competitive Addiction Counselor Training (ACT) Certificate Program, gained a NAADAC Fellowship and was inducted into the Phi Alpha honor society.

    Mark gained experience through work and internships with detoxification units, short-term and long-term residential units, partial care programs and intensive outpatient and outpatient programs. He is currently licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC).

    As a highly motivated, energetic individual with a passion for working in the field of addictions, Mark was quickly promoted, first as a counselor, and was on his way to spending four years as a full-time clinician and working in administration since 2019. His last position was Assistant Clinical Director managing all day-to-day clinical operations for 125 patients in a partial care/intensive outpatient program in New Jersey.

    Mark’s approach to client care seeks to find the delicate balance for extending the utmost compassion and empathy while setting firm boundaries. In his treatment process, he incorporates all internal and external resources including developing proper coping skills, addressing trauma, and integrating families and 12-step recovery are essential for achieving long-lasting, meaningful recovery. He believes in a strengths-based, solution focused approach, and incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

     Mark is guided by the firm belief that no challenge cannot be overcome and a focus on looking for “solutions not problems.”

    Kaitlyn, our Clinical Supervisor, comes to Avenues with 8 years of field experience in social work. Her career began in the Boston area, working with Transitional Aged Youth teenage mothers and emotionally disturbed children and their families.

    In 2014 she re-located to the Eastern Shore of Maryland to complete her Advanced Standing Master of Social Work program at Salisbury University. Her career path has included stellar work in the correctional system and eventually as a mental health therapist for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, with expertise in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

    Kaitlyn’s skillset has been on display wherever she has been. She excels in crisis management, de-escalation, group therapy, family therapy, community coordination, clinical treatment team collaboration along with numerous other creative modalities to effectively assist patients with varied mental statuses on an individual level.

     She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Certified and a Maryland Board Approved Supervisor through the Board of Counselors and Therapists, as well as through the Board of Social Work. She received a Level 1 Trauma Certificate through the Ferentz Institute in 2016 and continues to be passionate about the impact that trauma brings to the fields of mental health and addictions.

    Throughout her career Kaitlyn has had the honor of working with many types of students in their internships including future Social Workers, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. Kaitlyn has a genuine love for the all-encompassing field of Social Work. It gives her the ability to utilize creativity with compassion in non-traditional ways. She looks forward to cultivating  a balanced, healthy, and team-driven community in the newest Avenues facility on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

    Travis Roberts, MSN, FNP-C, Nurse Practitioner, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). He graduated with an Associate of Science in nursing in 2013 from the College of Southern Maryland and a Master of Science in nursing with a specialty of Family Nurse Practitioner from Chamberlain School of Nursing and is currently enrolled at Regis Catholic University to pursue dual certification in psychiatric mental health.

    Travis works tirelessly in our community to help those wishing for a lifestyle of recovery. His holistic approach coupled with medication assisted therapy teaches patients the importance of self-advocacy for their continued health during recovery from substance abuse.

    Victoria has more than 10 years’ experience in the mental health and addictions fields. While she grew up in Detroit, Michigan, she has resided on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern Shore for the better part of a decade. Her career arc began as a case management specialist working with youth in juvenile detention facilities.

    Following that, she graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Youth Studies with a concentration in Substance Abuse. Victoria worked in crisis intervention and suicide prevention in her early career and has extensive training and certification in these areas.

    She has continued education in Crisis Across the Lifespan, with a special interest in Generational Trauma and Mental Health Disorders. Victoria also has many years of experience working with homeless populations and at-risk youth.

    Her exceptional work has been recognized with the Crystal Hero and the National Hopeline Network Community Crisis Center Hero awards. Victoria received her Master of Human Services Counseling; Addictions & Recovery from Liberty University in 2020.

    In her spare time, she likes to read, garden, and enjoy time with her husband and 3 children.

    Matthew graduated from Chesapeake College in May of 2020 with an Associate Degree of Health and Human Services with a focus on Substance Abuse Counseling. He is currently in the process of obtaining his CSC-AD.

    Matt has worked in the addiction field for over four years as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor and has been the Operations Manager at several recovery houses on the Eastern Shore. He developed a passion for helping people with substance abuse disorders after battling addiction himself. Matt is very involved in the recovery community and uses his success in long term recovery, along with training through college, to ensure that his clients get the best treatment experience possible. Matt is also passionate about sports, exercise and spending quality time with family.

    Cathy graduated from Wor-Wic Community College in 2018 with an Associates of Applied Science in Chemical Dependency Counseling.  She began her career in 2018 at Hudson Behavioral Health in Salisbury, MD where she worked as a counselor at their residential inpatient facility and also in their 3.1 Halfway Housing program as a counselor in both a women’s house and a men’s house.  Cathy is passionate about helping those in need and prides herself on being able to connect with people of all backgrounds.  She is a fan of ‘keeping it real’ and not sugar-coating things – “Addiction is hard.  Recovery is harder.  You can do it.”  Advocating for client needs is important to her.

    Cathy enjoys being creative, knitting, and going to the beach.  She resides in Salisbury, MD with her husband, 2 kids, & 3 cats.

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