Gaiser Center News

Our new Executive Director New Director

New Executive Director Named

June 5, 2021

The Ellen O'Brien Gaiser Center is pleased to welcome Joseph Mahoney, LSW, as executive director. As a licensed social worker with extensive experience in behavioral health programs, Joe is uniquely equipped to help the Gaiser Center fulfill its mission of promoting recovery in the Butler community and the broader region.

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Spring 2021 Fashion Show Come Celebrate

50th Anniversary Community Celebration

May 17, 2021

Join us for an outdoor catered picnic on July 21st and 22nd to help us celebrate 50 years providing recovery services to the community of Butler. Free food, fun music and great giveaways.

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Anna Shuster, LPC, MA, CAADC has assumed the role as the Acting Clinical Supervisor of the Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center Welcome Anna

New Acting Clinical Director

Apr 21, 2021

Effective immediately Anna Shuster, LPC, MA, CAADC has assumed the role as the Clinical Director of the Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center. Anna graduated from Indiana University of PA with a master’s in clinical Mental Health Counseling and a bachelors in Psychology with a minor in Biology.

Anna has over 16 years clinical experience in PA State licensed drug and alcohol facilities. Anna has held various positions during that time, including clinical leadership roles. She has been with the Gaiser Center since October 2017 and has functioned as a valued clinician working with women in early drug & alcohol treatment and recovery. Please join us in congratulating Anna on this position. The Gaiser Center is very fortunate to have a strong clinician and leader like Anna!

Addiction & Recovery Support Group is Back

Apr 21, 2021

Please join us! We support and empower families affected by heroin addiction. You are invited to attend these very informative meetings filled with compassion, respect, and EDUCATION. #unitedbyloveandloss

When: Every Thursday
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Butler YMCA
339 N. Washington Street
Butler, PA 16001

**Childcare is available during this time for children 7 years of age and younger**

Spring 2021 Fashion Show Fashion Show

Fashion Show Postponed

Jan 14, 2021

We have postponed our annual fashion show. Please check back for updates on the rescheduling of this event.

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Narcan Free Narcan

Free Narcan Available

May 22, 2020

The Ellen O'Brien Gaiser Center has Narcan for those who need it. Call us at 724.287.8205 ext. 119 if you would like a FREE Narcan kit.

COVID-19 COVID-19 Statement

COVID-19 Statement

Mar 19, 2019

The Gaiser Addiction Center COVID-19 Statement and Plan For Continuing Care

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Gaiser Center Fashion Show Fashion Show

Gaiser’s 1st Fashion Show packs house

Apr 01, 2019

Glitz & glamour were on display at our first ever fundraising event.

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New! Men's Yoga

Feb 11, 2019

The new Men's Yoga Program has begun!

Yoga for Recovery at the Gaiser Center

Nov 30, 2018
Gaiser’s counselor Alyssa Vorel plays a key role

Three weekly yoga classes have been addded at the Gaiser Center to help aid in recovery and well being.