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Eastern Panhandle solar company helps those in recovery find employment


Mountain View Solar, a solar panel installation company based in Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, is helping those recently out of substance use programs land on their feet.

The company works with Mountaineer Recovery Center, a substance use treatment facility based in Kearneysville, Jefferson County, to help its participants find work after graduation. Clinical psychologist Dr. Jonathan Hartiens is the CEO of Mountaineer Behavioral Health, the company that runs the center.

“We really view recovery from addiction as similar to recovery from cancer, from heart disease or any other kind of chronic medical condition. And one of the best mitigators of relapse is getting right back into the workforce,” Hartiens said.

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