Bryce Young Teams up with HopeWay and Bojangles to Advocate for Mental Health Awareness

June 07, 2024

In a powerful show of support for Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month and PTSD Awareness Month, Carolina Panthers quarterback Bryce Young teamed up with other influential men in the Charlotte community for an impactful panel...

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HopeWay in the News

Thriving, Not Just Surviving: Promoting Mental Well-being

May 20, 2024

Dr. Taren Coley, Director of Child and Adolescent Services, shares her expert insights into distinguishing normal stress from anxiety disorders and effective strategies for managing stress with Garrett Educational Consulting.  This podcast covers crucial topics such...

HopeWay Matters - Q1 2024

March 26, 2024

In our Q1 Newsletter, we discuss post traumatic growth, managing mealtime stress, a story of hope, a message from the CEO & Chief Medical Officer and helpful resources.  Click here to view HopeWay's newsletter, HopeWay...

HopeWay Matters - Q4 2023

December 22, 2023

In our Q4 Newsletter, we discuss the importance of medication management, how to stop "shoulding" yourself, a story of hope and more.  Click here to view HopeWay's newsletter, HopeWay Matters. 

Best in the Nest Winner 2023

November 30, 2023

HopeWay is honored to be chosen as Queen City Nerve's 2023 Best in the Nest Winner for "Best Expansion" for our new adolescent mental health program and adolescent and young adult eating disorder programs. We...

Veterans Day 2023

November 11, 2023

Research shows that nationally, 20 Veterans die by suicide a day. In honor of Veterans Day, HopeWay is helping raise awareness about the importance of quality mental health treatment for military Veterans and how to support...

HopeWay Matters - Q3 2023

September 21, 2023

In our Q3 Newsletter, we highlight strength training and depression, how to build resiliency, 3 takeaways from a HopeWay alumna and more.  Click here to view HopeWay's newsletter, HopeWay Matters. 

2022 Outcomes Report

July 24, 2023

In 2022, HopeWay served 884 clients across all service lines. Our outcome data shows clinically-significant improvement across all measures. This report confirms what we witness every day; our model of care is evidence-based and effective,...

Dr. Taren Coley recognized as a Charlotte Magazine Top Doctor

June 26, 2023

Charlotte Magazine's Top Ranked Doctors  Congratulations to Taren Coley, MD, Director of Child & Adolescent Services for being recognized as a Charlotte Magazine Top Doctor in 2023!   To see the full list, click here. 

Expanding Hope for Mental Health and Eating Disorder Treatment for Adolescents and Young Adults

June 21, 2023

HopeWay is thrilled to announce that we are expanding our services to offer day treatment programs for adolescents struggling with a primary mental health condition and adolescents and young adults struggling with an eating disorder....

PTSD Awareness Month

June 21, 2023

Studies show that approximately five of every 100 adults in the U.S. has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in any given year. During National PTSD Awareness Month in June, HopeWay is helping shine a light on the...

HopeWay Matters - Q2 2023

June 14, 2023

In our Q2 Newsletter, we discuss marijuana and young people, the difference between self-worth and self-esteem, finding hope and healing through treatment, and more.  Click here to view HopeWay's newsletter, HopeWay Matters. 

Dr. Johnson receives CBJ's 40 under 40 award

May 22, 2023

Justin Johnson, MD, Director of Veteran Services received the Charlotte Business Journal's 40 under 40 award. Click here to read about Dr. Johnson's many professional accomplishments, civic responsibilities, favorite hobbies and most prized possession. Congrats Dr. Johnson! 

An organizational announcement from HopeWay

May 22, 2023

An organizational announcement from HopeWay: It is with tremendous excitement and gratitude that I share HopeWay's strategic decision to expand our services for mental health and eating disorder treatment to adolescents and young adults. Construction is underway on...

Carolina Country - Finding Peace in Plants

March 07, 2023

Carolina Country shared a story about how gardening has shaped and influenced actor and singer Maria Howell's life. The article also includes information from Bobbie Mabe, HopeWay's Horticultural Therapist, about the many mental and physical health benefits...

HopeWay Matters - Q1 2023

March 01, 2023

In our Q1 Newsletter, we discuss Bipolar 1 Disorder, review the benefits of journaling & ways to start your own journaling practice and we share a story of hope.  Click here to view HopeWay's newsletter, HopeWay Matters. 

Dr. Alan Bozman Joins the Francene Marie Show

February 20, 2023

Alan Bozman, PhD, Director of Clinical Services joined the Francene Marie Show to talk about the prevalence of mental health issues, the impact of employer support and much more.  To listen to the full interview, click here. ...

Dr. Kuroski-Mazzei receives the Patriot Award

January 18, 2023

Alyson R. Kuroski-Mazzei, DO, MRO, DFAPA, FASAM, CEO & Chief Medical Officer was awarded the “Patriot Award” by the Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office. Justin Johnson, MD,...

HopeWay Doctors Included on the List of NC's Top Doctors

January 03, 2023

Business NC Magazine's Top Ranked Doctors  Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Marra, Director of Medical Services, Dr. Jason Peck, Staff Psychiatrist, and Dr. Julie Weidner, Wellness Clinic Physician for being recognized as one of NC's Top...

HopeWay Matters - Q4 2022

December 05, 2022

In our Q4 Newsletter, we discuss the increase in anxiety around the holidays and how to regain control of your mind, the benefits of blessing others with your time, talent and resources and we share a story...

Conversations about Stress Management

October 15, 2022

Ross Cole, LCSW, Primary Therapist - HopeWay's Veterans Program joined Francene Marie and WBTV's QC Life to talk about the purpose of stress and ways we can prevent stress from becoming problematic. To listen to...

HopeWay Matters - Q3 2022

September 01, 2022

In our Q3 Newsletter, we discuss postpartum depression and how it impacts everyone, the connection between carbohydrates and brain health and we share a story of hope.  Click here to view HopeWay's newsletter, HopeWay Matters. 

HopeWay Supports Hundreds of Ukrainian Mental Health Professionals

August 16, 2022

HopeWay recently teamed up with Mental Balance Space, a Ukrainian organization, to host a webinar for mental health professionals in Ukraine and surrounding areas. The focus was on how to treat PTSD and traumatic brain injury...

2021 Outcomes Report

July 21, 2022

HopeWay is all about the people, and yet, numbers and statistics help us deliver extraordinary care. In an effort to evaluate HopeWay's impact, we contract with the UNC Chapel Hill Department of Psychiatry, School of...

HopeWay & QCity Metro on Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July 15, 2022

Thank you to QCity Metro for shedding light on the importance of mental health during Minority Mental Health Awareness month. Watch to hear from Taren Coley, MD HopeWay's Director of Outpatient Services and Ama Owussua, LCMHCS...

HopeWay Matters - Q2 2022

June 15, 2022

In our Q2 Newsletter, we touch on sleep hygiene, music therapy, HopeWay's free webinar, and a client success story. Learn about 6 key tips for sleep hygiene, how Elizabeth, a client of HopeWay, overcame her...

SouthPark Magazine - Serving Soldiers

June 01, 2022

Thank you to SouthPark Magazine for spreading the word about HopeWay's Veterans Program and how quality mental health treatment can save the lives of our nation's heroes.  To read the full article, click here. 

Mental Health Awareness Month - How to Support a Loved One

May 17, 2022

Tom Gettelman, PhD, HopeWay's Chief Clinical Officer joins WBTV's QC Life to recognize Mental Health Awareness month and discuss ways we can support those who are struggling with their mental health.  To watch more, click...

HopeWay Matters - Q1 2022

February 22, 2022

Click here to view HopeWay's newsletter, HopeWay Matters. 

HopeWay and Novant Health Team Up to Expand Access to Mental Health Services

February 03, 2022

HopeWay and Novant Health are partnering to expand psychiatric services to those in the community without insurance with the goal of improving health equity.  “This is the beginning of a wonderful partnership, which was born...

HopeWay Highlighted in the Medical Professionals Magazine

January 31, 2022

Thank you to the Medical Professionals magazine for including HopeWay as the Medical Resource in the January issue.  Highlighted within the article is HopeWay's history and strong impact within the community. Additionally, our innovative Mental Health...

Dr. Marra & Dr. Peck Recognized as Two of NC's Top Doctors

January 31, 2022

SouthPark Magazine's Top Ranked Doctors  Congratulations to Hopeway’s own Dr. Kevin Marra and Dr. Jason Peck for their recognition among North Carolina’s Top Doctors In SouthPark Magazine’s January 2022 edition!  The list has been curated...

HopeWay Matters - Q4 2021

December 31, 2021

Celebrating HopeWay's 5 Year Anniversary  This year HopeWay is celebrating our 5 Year Anniversary. It has been an honor to serve our community and clients.  Learn how HopeWay has expanded and grown throughout the years,...

Highlighting the Importance of Veterans Mental Health on Veterans Day

November 19, 2021

To commemorate Veterans Day, we want to thank Veterans for their bravery, sacrifice and service, and also take this opportunity to raise awareness about the invisible wounds suffered by our Veterans. It is important to know the signs...

Dr. Gettelman on QC Life - Ways to Boost Your Mental Wellness

October 07, 2021

World Mental Health Day  To recognize World Mental Health Day on Sunday, October 10th, QC Life hosted Dr. Gettelman to talk about easy and convenient ways to boost mental wellness. During the interview, Dr. Gettelman touches...

HopeWay Matters - Q3 2021

September 30, 2021

PTSD, Emotions, and Eating Habits  In our Q3 Newsletter, we touch on HopeWay’s programs, diagnoses, and client success stories.  Learn about the impact of trauma and how Tracy, a Veteran and client at HopeWay, was...

HopeWay Matters - Q2 2021

June 30, 2021

The Teenage Brain, Depression, EMDR, and Food for the Mind In our Q2 Newsletter, we touch on various topics from HopeWay’s programs, diagnoses, and client success stories. Learn about the crucial time period between adolescence...

The Charlotte Observer Highlights the Benefits of Music Therapy

April 11, 2021

The Charlotte Observer highlights the many benefits of Music Therapy during an interview with one of HopeWay's Music Therapists, Joan Kleinmann and former client, Lauren.  Click here to read the full article. 

HopeWay Matters - Q1 2021

March 30, 2021

Art Therapy, Depression, and Veteran PTSD In our Q1 Newsletter, we touch on various topics from HopeWay’s programs, diagnoses, and client success stories. Learn about our Art Therapy program and the benefits of creativity and...

Bobbie Mabe on WCNC: Do plants really improve your mental health?

February 24, 2021

Bobbie Mabe, HopeWay's Horticultural Therapist talks with Iisha Scott about the impact plants have on mental health and wellness.  Click here to watch the full interview. 

Dr. Johnson on WFAE Charlotte Talks: Caring for America's Veterans

November 11, 2020

Justin Johnson, MD, Director of Veteran Services joins other panelists to discuss the important topic of caring for our nation's heroes with host Mike Collins. Click here to listen to the show. 

Dr. Coley on Good Day Charlotte

August 06, 2020

Dr. Coley joins Good Day Charlotte to talk about the signs of mental health issues, including changes in behavior, loss of interest and changes in sleep for children and adolescents. She addresses finding appropriate help...

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July 01, 2020

Dr. Coley and Dr. Kashimawo-Akande join Wilson's World to talk about Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and the need for greater access to mental health care and appropriate treatment for people of color.    Part...

Veterans PTSD Treatment Program Announced on WFAE

February 21, 2020

Charlotte To Get Residential Treatment Program For Veterans With PTSD  by Claire Donnelly from WFAE, Charlotte's NPR News Source. Within the article published by WFAE, Claire Donnelly writes, "Charlotte will soon have a residential treatment program...

HopeWay Opens Psychiatry Outpatient Practice

February 17, 2020

SouthPark area office of HopeWay Psychiatry & Associates will ease shortage of psychiatrists. Charlotte, N.C. (February 17, 2020) - HopeWay, an accredited nonprofit mental health residential and day treatment center for adults, is opening a community-based...

Dr. Taren Coley Explains Postpartum Depression

August 21, 2019

HopeWay psychiatrist Dr. Taren Coley joins Fox46 Good Day Charlotte to talk about baby blues and postpartum depression. Typically 50-80% of women will experience baby blues from anywhere around day 5 up until the second...

Dr. Kevin Marra Explains Anxiety

May 28, 2019

Dr. Kevin Marra from HopeWay addresses the increase of anxiety in Americans. Throughout the interview, Dr. Marra explains the definition of anxiety, and the effects it can have on someone's day to day life. He explains...

HopeWay Featured on WTVI Carolina Impact

March 26, 2019

On Tuesday March 26, 2019 HopeWay was featured on a news segment, Carolina Impact, hosted by Amy Burkett. Former client, Harrison, speaks on how HopeWay helped him learn to manage his mental health challenges and...

HopeWay Enhances Evening Intensive Outpatient Program

February 28, 2019

Evening Intensive Outpatient Program  HopeWay announced today additional components to its Evening Intensive Outpatient program, which offers care for those unable to attend treatment during the day at the Charlotte nonprofit mental health center for...

Emily Maynard Johnson Talks About HopeWay

February 04, 2019

Emily Maynard Johnson stopped by WBTV Morning Break to discuss the mission of HopeWay and this week's "What Are You Carrying" fundraising event at Quail Hollow Club. The “What Are You Carrying” event consisted of a purse...

Dr. Marra talks about "Blue Monday"

January 21, 2019

HopeWay's Director of Medical Services Dr. Kevin Marra talks about "Blue Monday". Check out his interview on FOX46 Good Day Charlotte HERE.

Dr. Kuroski-Mazzei Talks About Seasonal Affective Disorder

December 17, 2018

HopeWay's CEO & Chief Medical Officer talks about Seasonal Affective Disorder. Check out her interview on WCNC HERE.

2018 Holiday Cards

November 30, 2018

Sharing Peace, Hope and Light The leaves have changed to their fall hues, we've gathered with family and friends for a Thanksgiving Feast, and now the bright lights on streets and houses signal the arrival...

Happy Anniversary!

November 29, 2018

November 30th marks two years since HopeWay welcomed our first client into treatment. Since then, we've had the privilege of serving over 600 individuals across all three levels of programming. These men and women have come...


November 06, 2018

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, fueled by social media, that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. This year, we are working in...

"Lose It" - An Original Rap by HopeWay Clients

October 31, 2018

HopeWay's integrative therapies provide clients with unique opportunities to express feelings in ways that differ from traditional "talk" therapy. For example, music therapy uses active music making, music listening, discussion, song-writing, improvisation and meditation to...

Compass & Light: A Series on Mental Health

October 29, 2018

Bipolar, Depression, and Anxiety  Silent Images, a local Charlotte company, uses video and photos to educate hundreds in order to impact thousands. They have recently completed "Compass & Light: A Series on Mental Health." This series...

Introducing HopeWay's Interns for the 2018-2019 Semester

October 15, 2018

Intern Responsibilities  HopeWay welcomed its second class of interns in August of this year. The internship begins with a month of shadowing the admissions department, integrative therapy groups, CBT and DBT group sessions, private &...

HopeWay's Dr. Marra talks with WBTV about the Carolina Panthers tackling mental health

October 01, 2018

Click HERE for the WBTV video regarding the Panther's tackling mental health. At 3:20, our Director of Medical Services, Dr. Kevin Marra, is interviewed.

Dr. Kuroski-Mazzei, On Your Side Tonight

August 31, 2018

Dr. Kuroski-Mazzei, our CEO and Chief Medical Officer, talks with Jamie Boll from "On Your Side Tonight" about the need to be aware of the risks of suicide as children go back to school. To watch...

Thank you, Jordan! 2018 Art Therapy Intern

July 20, 2018

HopeWay's internship program grew in January when Jordan Conner, a graduate student at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Indiana, began a semester-long internship with HopeWay's art therapist, Marianne Huebner. Jordan facilitated groups, participated in weekly treatment...

HopeWay Launches Evening Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

July 02, 2018

HopeWay is thrilled to announce that we will be launching an Evening Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) on Monday, July 9th. This expansion of our program will allow us to meet the needs of those in...

2018 Minority Mental Health Awareness Month | News

June 28, 2018

Mental illness affects millions of Americans every year, regardless of their color, identity, gender, race or economic status. While it can be challenging to access mental health resources, the issue of accessibility is heightened for...

HopeWay Now In-Network with Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance

June 15, 2018

HopeWay is pleased to announce that we became an in-network provider for Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance on June 15, 2018. Who is Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance? Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance is a provider owned managed...

Shining Stars on HopeWay's Staff

May 31, 2018

Allison Todd, Primary Therapist at HopeWay  Allison Todd, one of HopeWay's primary therapists, earned the 2018 Masters of Social Work (MSW) Field Instructor of the Year Award from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. ...

What You Need to Know about College Students and Depression

May 24, 2018

Signs to watch for and how to help. HopeWay's CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Alyson Kuroski-Mazzei, is on WCNC's Charlotte-Today. She talks about mental health concerns college students are experiencing and how parents can help.

HopeWay Now In-Network with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

May 01, 2018

HopeWay is pleased to announce that we will be an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and its affiliates on May 1, 2018. "We are thrilled to become in network with...

HopeWay's First Community Impact Report

April 16, 2018

Momentous. When we think of something momentous, our mind typically goes to what's happening in the present. The birth of a baby. A wedding. Graduation from college. Retirement.  But the meaning of momentous is not really...

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 01, 2018

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence established Alcohol Awareness Month in 1987 as a way to increase understanding about alcoholism and the treatment that is available to those who need help.  Local, state...

Stand Up for Mental Health

February 01, 2018

HopeWay has announced their 2nd annual George C. Covington Educational Event Speaker: David Granirer, counselor and stand-up comic. This event is scheduled for Thursday, May 3rd at the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square. Stay tuned...

Innovators in Healthcare

January 15, 2018

Dr. Alyson Kuroski-Mazzei, HopeWay's CEO and Chief Medical Officer was recognized in Brown Brothers Harriman Women & Wealth Magazine. Read what she has to say about mental health.

Combating Holiday Stress

December 21, 2017

Good Day Charlotte's Jason Harper talks how to deal with holiday stress with HopeWay's CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Alyson Kuroski-Mazzei. Click on "Read More" to see the video.

Happy Birthday HopeWay!

November 30, 2017

HopeWay Staff gathered together on November 30th to celebrate our 1st anniversary, complete with delicious cake, festive balloons, and an overwhelming sense of gratitude for all that has been accomplished in our first year of...

HopeWay Foundation

November 28, 2017

HopeWay Holiday Cards Twinkling bright lights adorning streets and houses signal that the holiday season is upon us! Spread the feelings of peace, hope and light with your friends and loved ones by sending them one...

Family & Friends Programming

November 24, 2017

The Friday after Thanksgiving, HopeWay welcomed current clients' families and friends to a day of programming that built awareness of what people who have a mental illness go through and provided examples of support that...

Hoops for HopeWay Tournament Results

October 28, 2017

The 2017 Hoops for HopeWay Basketball Event was a slam dunk! HopeWay's gym was packed with players, spectators, sponsors, dancers, cheerleaders, and entertainers - all showing up as champions for mental health.   There was a...

HopeWay in the Community

September 20, 2017

In a continuous effort to build awareness and acceptance of mental health through education, many of our professional clinical and medical staff have taken HopeWay's message into the community through various outreach opportunities. Most recently,...

HopeWay Achieves Behavioral Health Care and Behavioral Health Home Accreditations

August 24, 2017

HopeWay is pleased to announce that we have earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for both Behavioral Health Care and Behavioral Health Home Accreditations. HopeWay underwent a rigorous onsite survey at the end of July....

Introducing Bobbie Mabe, Horticultural Therapist

July 28, 2017

HopeWay is thrilled to welcome Bobbie Mabe as our horticultural therapist. In her role, Bobbie designs and leads horticultural programming that supports the specific goals of our clients.  She is enjoying utilizing the wonderful resources...

HopeWay CEO, CMO Dr. Alyson Kuroski-Mazzei Named Fellow to American Psychiatric Association

May 24, 2017

HopeWay's CEO and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alyson Kuroski-Mazzei, DO, MRO, received the honor of Fellow Status in the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA) during a convocation ceremony at the 170th Annual APA Meeting in San...

New "Stories of Hope" Video Premieres

May 22, 2017

Silent Images, HopeWay's revered video partner, completed our newest video project ahead of HopeWay's inaugural annual symposium.  The video premiered ahead of Kevin Hines' touching keynote on Tuesday May 2nd.  To find out more about...

HopeWay's Dr. Kuroski-Mazzei featured on Morning Break With Kevin Hines

May 04, 2017

“Never silence your pain; never silence your struggle.” Before speaking at HopeWay’s Covington Educational event on May 2nd, Kevin Hines sat down with Kristen Miranda from WBTV News to talk about his inspiring story of...

HopeWay Featured on Good Day Charlotte

May 03, 2017

“Here in Charlotte we’re seeing that about 60% of individuals suffering from mental health challenges are not getting the treatment they need.” HopeWay CEO & Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Alyson Kuroski-Mazzei, appeared on Fox TV...

Fox 46: Jenna Caiazzo reports

February 01, 2017

Charlotte's Fox 46 visited HopeWay's campus for an exclusive look at the facility and program. Jenna Caiazzo tours the residential wing and group therapy areas while discussing the gap that HopeWay fills in the mental...

NPR - WFAE's Michael Tomsic reports: New Charlotte Facility 'Fills Gap' Between Hospital And Home

January 12, 2017

Tomsic interviews Dr. Kuroski-Mazzei, Dr. Gettelman, representatives from Novant, Carolinas Healthcare System and Mental Health Association of the Central Carolinas about the gap in mental health care between hospital and home. 

Charlotte Magazine: The Audacity of HopeWay

January 02, 2017

Clients will be given individualized plans for treatment, often involving a 45-day residency at HopeWay followed by partial hospitalization and outpatient programs. HopeWay will treat a variety of mental illnesses as a way to relieve...

We Are Open!

November 30, 2016

We are excited to announce that HopeWay is now taking referrals for all levels of care. Mental Health License and Certification  HopeWay received its North Carolina State license on November 18, 2016 and served its...

HopeWay Celebrates Its Grand Opening!

September 21, 2016

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 HopeWay celebrated the grand opening of the main building with nearly 400 guests. Invited guests included all donors to the capital campaign and vendors. Bill and Betsy Blue, co-founders and...

Charlotte Observer: Residential center offers new services for Charlotte area mental health patients

September 16, 2016

Karen Garloch, of the Charlotte Observer writes, "Carpenters and decorators are putting the final touches on a renovated south Charlotte complex that is now called HopeWay, a residential and day treatment center for adults with mental illness."...

HopeWay Foundation Overview Video

November 20, 2015

Thank you to Silent Images for helping portray the story and mission of HopeWay Foundation. We are grateful to the individuals who shared their personal stories to illustrate the effects of mental illness and the...

Press Coverage of HopeWay Groundbreaking

November 19, 2015

HopeWay welcomed guests to the future site of the HopeWay Center on Thursday evening. Attendees were able to tour the facility before major construction, view renderings of what the Center will look like, and share...

Breaking Ground, Building Hope

November 16, 2015

The HopeWay Foundation Board of Directors held an official groundbreaking event on Thursday, October 29 at 5:30pm to celebrate the mark of a major milestone in the life of the HopeWay Center.  Over 350 friends...

HopeWay Closes On South Charlotte Property

March 12, 2015

On March 12, 2015, HopeWay closed on our new 12 acre property in southeast Charlotte. Now the real work begins as we renovate and upfit for an anticipated 2016 opening! Renovation work begins in July of...