To provide a comprehensive and integrated continuum of high quality trauma informed behavioral health, interventions, treatment, and education services.
Aliviane envisions a society where people who are addicted to alcohol or other drugs, people in recovery from addiction, and people at-risk of addiction are valued and treated with dignity, and where stigma, accompanying attitudes, discrimination, and other barriers to recovery are eliminated. We envision a society where children are free from the temptations of drug use and abuse. We envision a society where drug use, abuse, and trafficking no longer exist. Through our efforts to address these issues we envision a safer and healtheir society for all.
The agency’s legal name is Aliviane, Inc., a non-profit minority governed, community-based organization headquartered in El Paso, Texas, El Paso County, Region 10. Aliviane began providing services in 1970, and today is the most experienced behavioral health system for individuals and families in West Texas. Over the past 44 years Aliviane established a support system for El Paso’s underserved communities through the development of promotion, prevention, intervention and treatment programs in the areas of substance abuse, behavioral health, HIV services, homelessness, and education for males and females of all ages and their families. Aliviane’s network of community support was built from historic partnerships and collaborations that in the late 60s were responding to crime, juvenile delinquency, poverty, and the harsh living conditions of families in El Paso’s most blighted neighborhoods that had succumbed to the ramifications of limited access to health care, community violence, alcohol and drug abuse. Aliviane has played a foundational role in expanding and transforming its approach to treating substance abuse issues by enhancing services to be more inclusive of the participant’s needs including culture, family, and the sustainability of long term recovery from addiction and other behavioral health issues, including mental illness. The agency’s experience spans across several generations of serving families with best practice and evidenced-based initiatives that are gender specific, culturally competent, trauma informed, family centered, and focused on supporting the needs of participants as it relates housing, education, employment, civic restoration, health & wellness, transportation, parenting, community involvement, faith-based connections, and a life that’s free of drug and alcohol use. As a treatment organization, our experience is paramount. In 1984 we initiated residential treatment services for men and in 1989 became one of the first programs in Texas and nationally to create a women and children’s residential treatment center. Twenty years later, Aliviane has grown in scope with twenty (20) promotion, prevention, intervention and treatment programs. The agency is at the forefront of planning with local, state, and national agencies to align treatment services with a recovery-oriented approach for individuals and families in El Paso County that continue to be impacted by substance abuse, behavioral disorders, and other health disparities attributed to El Paso County’s dire economic condition, low education levels, and poor health status.