Philosophy of Dismas House

Give a man a fish; he’ll eat for a day.
Teach a man to fish; he’ll eat for a lifetime.

Our guiding value is genuine compassion and love. Dismas House maintains a dedicated staff of certified professionals who deliver clinical treatment services with a faith-based approach, consisting of five basic pillars:

* Treatment Continuum
the integration of medical and behavioral treatment

* Cultural Perspective
the culture of the abused substance and the individual’s environment

* Unconditional Love
it’s never too late; and if you can love, you can win

* Self-Esteem and Respect

* Faith