Avenues Recovery Center at Norfolk

Norfolk, an Avenues Recovery Location

Welcome to Avenues Recovery Center at Norfolk, Virginia, where we’ll help you recover for good — with innovative treatment and a community that’s with you forever.


About Us

Avenues Recovery Center at Norfolk  is a unique rehab in Norfolk, Virginia, with consistently exceptional treatment outcomes. At Avenues' Norfolk rehabilitation center, we understand that each person's recovery journey is unique - just like them. That's why our dedicated staff works to create treatment plans tailored to each each client, with detox, residential, and extended-care programs that facilitate deep healing and long-term recovery. This tailored treatment approach allows for all-encompassing care and  support, resulting in lasting recovery.

Avenues Norfolk rehab offers premier substance abuse treatment in a peaceful, relaxing setting, surrounded by seasoned addiction professionals and a supportive community you're sure to love. 

Where You'll stay

Research has proven that residential addiction treatment is by far the most effective. Residing in a safe, supportive environment, away from triggers and toxic living situations, allows people to reset and begin the work of recovery. 

Avenues Recovery Center at Norfolk Rehab is a state-of-the-art inpatient drug and alcohol rehab and treatment center in Norfolk, Virginia. Our Norfolk detox and rehab center is housed in a beautiful, spacious, newly-remodeled facility. Here you'll find light-filled, inviting bedrooms, large and airy public spaces, lounges and recreational areas, and fresh, youthful decor throughout. Each detail of our building is designed to give you the serenity and breadth of mind needed to focus on your recovery journey, one day at a time.

What You'll Do

Should you require drug or alcohol detox upon arrival at Avenues' Norfolk rehabilitation center, you'll begin your stay in our restful detox wing. Once medically cleared, you'll move on to our residential program, joining a warm community of like-minded individuals. Here, you'll engage in individual therapy, group sessions, educational workshops, life skills-building, and fun recovery-focused activities. You'll be cheered on through treatment by a skilled and supportive staff, and a wonderfully caring peer community.

Avenues' rehab in Norfolk offers:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Sessions
  • Family and Couple Counseling
  • Daily 12-Step Meetings 
  • Holistic Therapies
  • Yoga, Art, Music, and Meditation
  • Exciting Weekend Activities and Outings
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Workforce Re-entry Program

Treatment Modalities

No two people are alike - and no two recovery journeys are the same. This belief lies at the core of our treatment philosophy.

That's why at Avenues Recovery Center's drug and alcohol rehab in Norfolk, we select from a broad range of scientifically-developed therapies - creating a treatment plan tailored to your strengths and weaknesses. Our skilled care team will work to discern the root causes of your addiction, customizing treatment to your personal circumstances and catalyzing healing in mind, body and spirit.

Avenues' addiction treatment center in Norfolk, VA offers the following services and therapies:

  • Alcohol Detox 
  • Drug Detox
  • 24/7 Medical Care
  • Expert Psychiatric Care
  • Individual Therapy 
  • Group Therapy
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family and Couple Counseling Sessions
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Workforce Re-entry
  • Habilitative Care 
  • Immersive 12 -Step Programming
  • Holistic Arts Track
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment

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Avenues Recovery's Norfolk Rehabilitation Center

Inpatient drug and alcohol rehab in Norfolk, VA

1516 Harmon St | Norfolk, Virginia 23518

Give us a call! 757-819-4686

Cities We Serve

Portsmouth, VA Chesapeake, VA Hampton, VA Virginia Beach, VA Suffolk, VA Poquoson, VA Newport News, VA Williamsburg, VA Elizabeth City, NC Hopewell, VA Kill Devil Hills, NC Petersburg, VA Colonial Heights, VA Chester, VA Highland Springs, VA
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Why Avenues

Because you’re going to have bad days.

(We all do!) And we won’t let you give up.


We’re in this with you, no matter how hard it is.


So you can bring your healing back home.


A toolbox of treatments — customized to your needs.

Dual diagnosis

Get answers & support for both your physical & emotional health.

Real world

Job retraining, relationship counseling, and more.

Incredible alumni program

So you can stay sober — and love the rest of your life.

The Avenues Recovery Center at Norfolk

Staffed with a full-time physician, psychiatrist, and licensed counselors, the Avenues Recovery team is warm, loving, and acutely qualified to help you!

Kelly Craven

Executive Director

Jasmine Woodson


Sergio Neal

Operations Manager

Quanda Dulin

Clinical Director

Tabitha Naftali

Nurse Manager

Christina Cray

Nurse Practitioner

Wilbert Russel

Lead BHT

Vinessa Owen

Primary Counselor
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Vinessa Owen is a primary therapist at Avenues Recovery Center at Norfolk. Originally from Virginia Beach, VA, she now resides in Suffolk, VA. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Norfolk State University and her Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Currently, she is pursuing licensure with the Virginia Department of Health Professionals Board of Counseling in Social Work, under the supervision of a board-registered LCSW.

Vinessa's career in addiction treatment was sparked during her Master’s Degree field placement, where she learned from clients, whom she views as the true experts. This experience ignited her passion for addiction recovery. She employs a trauma-informed and solution-focused approach in her practice, aiming to provide empathetic and effective therapeutic interventions.

In her personal life, Vinessa is happily married with a blended family of six. She enjoys tending to her flower garden, reading suspense thrillers, working on puzzles, and most importantly, creating cherished memories with her children through new adventures and experiences.

Savanna Mathias

Primary Counselor
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Savannah Mathias hails from Virginia Beach, VA, and now serves as a primary therapist at Avenues Recovery Center She attended Old Dominion University and George Mason University, earning a Bachelor of Science with a major in Psychology and a minor in Addiction Prevention and Treatment. She furthered her education with a Master's in Social Work and is currently working towards becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Savanna is dedicated to providing compassionate and effective therapy to those suffering from substance abuse. Her therapeutic approach is holistic and person-centered, integrating evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Savannah tailors her methods to fit each individual's unique needs and circumstances, ensuring a personalized and effective treatment plan.

Outside of her professional life, Savannah enjoys traveling with her husband and tackling challenging hikes together. They share their home with three beloved pets—two cats and a dog.

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This program is for individuals who require medical detox before beginning their recovery journey.


Our inpatient treatment program offers a safe, structured environment for you to heal and rebuild.


Our outpatient rehab program provides weekly therapy sessions for post-treatment individuals.


Our alumni program is a warm sober support network - part emotional support, part family, part party.


Avenues Recovery Center at Norfolk accepts most insurances as well as private pay. We are in-network with the following insurances:

Molina Healthcare
Anthem Health Keepers
Aetna Better Health
Tricare Certified
VA Community Care Network

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