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    Individuals who are age 18 and older but who are not yet considered older adults.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    AdultActivities include arts & crafts, summer tennis lessons, golf lessons, participatory sports, fitness programs and trips, 50's and 60's dances ballroom dancing, self-defense training, volleyball and basketball leagues, various seminars and aquatic programs.DauphinLower Paxton Township Parks & RecreationLower Paxton Township Parks & Recreation
    Bucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Mental Health ProgramServices include: - Crisis services; - Outpatient therapy; - Partial hospitalization; - Community treatment; - Administrative case management; - Intensive case management; - Coordination of resources; - Housing services; - Psychiatric rehabilitation services; - Children's servicesBucksBucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Bucks; WarminsterBucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs
    Bucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Mental Retardation ProgramOffers case management/service coordination, referrals and consultation; supported and community living arrangements; vocational services.BucksBucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs - Bucks; WarminsterBucks County Department of Mental Health/Developmental Programs
    Counseling ProgramCounseling services include: individual, family, couples and play therapy. Counseling focuses on developing stronger self-esteem, improving communication and conflict resolution skills while maximizing peer and family relationships. Topics may include life transitions and loss, family relationship issues, identity issues, parenting difficulties, school related behavioral issues and substance abuse issues. Special programming for alternative sentencing including underage drinking, anger management, retail theft and DUI Intervention counseling.Aldersgate - Montgomery; Willow GroveAldersgate
    Cove Forge BHS Pittsburgh - Intensive Outpatient Program-AdultsThe purpose of adult intensive outpatient program is to provide a structured informational, educational and supportive therapeutic setting to identify significant clinical problems, which could interfere with the client's recovery from chemical dependency (CD). Treatment is individualized and may include individual, group and family sessions. The Intensive Outpatient Program can consist of up to 9 hours a week. Outside involvement in a 12-step program is encouraged. AlleghenyCove Forge BHS PittsburghWhite Deer Run Inc
    Cove Forge BHS Pittsburgh - Partial Hospitalization - AdultsPartial hospitalization programs are designed for clients who do not require 24-hour care but do need more intensive treatment that is available in outpatient services. Patients participate from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Saturday, and 9:00am to 1:00pm on Sunday. White Deer Run of Williamsport and Cove Forge BHS of Williamsburg offer a transitional living facility, which provides a structured, supervised environment for patients requiring further support. AlleghenyCove Forge BHS PittsburghWhite Deer Run Inc
    Detox ProgramDetox Program is a short-term program that offers a combination of medication and clinical services in a safe and supportive environment to help individuals manage their physical symptoms and reduce cravings while allowing them to participate in clinical services that promote behavior change. Detox Program utilizes medication assisted treatment (MAT) in the residential, non-hospital detoxification program.*Main Site (Today, Inc.)Today, INC.
    Domiciliary CareA protected living arrangement in the community which includes room and board plus personal care for adults (age 18 and up) who cannot live independently.AdamsAdams County Office for AgingAdams County Office for Aging
    Family Services of Western Pennsylvania - Adult Group Therapy - TarentumGroup therapy is an outpatient service, which often augments individual treatment. Always time limited for the individual, clinical groups are sometimes open-ended with clients entering at different times. Some evidence based groups are closed once started and are offered on a weekly basis with a specific number of sessions assigned for completion. The primary group therapy categories offered by FSWP Outpatient Therapy are Engagement, Wellness, Grief and Dialectic Behavior Therapy. Therapist will use the group modality whenever appropriate clinical issues present with individuals in treatment.AlleghenyBehavioral Health ServicesFamily Services of Western Pennsylvania
    Food CooperativesBasic needs/food programMifflinMifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation - ProgramMifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation
    Gaudenzia - Adult Residential ServicesShort, intermediate and long term substance abuse and mental health services are available for adults, women with children, homeless women and HIV symptomatic substance abusers. MontgomeryGaudenzia - Norristown HeadquartersGaudenzia, Inc
    Genesis House* Drug and Alcohol assessments and outpatient substance abuse services for Adolescents & Adults. * Individual counseling, Group counseling, Family counseling, Couples counseling * Intensive outpatient for adults. * Gambling counseling * Interventions DauphinGenesis House HarrisburgGenesis House Harrisburg
    Mercy Behavioral Health / Pittsburgh MercyIndividual and group therapy for chemical abuse problems. Programs for adults. Co-occurring disorder treatment.AlleghenyAlcohol and Other Drug ServicesAlcohol and Other Drug Services
    Outpatient Services for AdultsOutpatient Services for adults program utilizes the evidence-based Matrix Model, which integrates a variety of therapeutic strategies.Today, Inc. Bensalem OfficeToday, INC.
    Prevention ProgramAldersgate's Prevention Program works with schools and the community to empower teens and adults, improve parenting skills, enhance self-esteem and to reduce and prevent substance abuse. Community and School- based presentations to children and their parents and adolescent outreach groups are key components of this service.Aldersgate - Montgomery; Willow GroveAldersgate
    Residential Care for AdultsResidential Care for Adults provide specific recovery services specialize in treating co-occurring disorders, the forensic population, and those who choose medication to assist them in their recovery.*Main Site (Today, Inc.)Today, INC.
    Residential ProgramProvision of low cost single room occupancy housing to adult males.DauphinYMCA East Shore BranchYMCA East Shore Branch
    Support and ProgramsState and Local NAMIs: NAMI's 1,200 affiliate organizations provide local services, support and other opportunities for consumers and their families. Education, Training and Peer Support Center: NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more. Consumer Support: NAMI empowers and educates mental health consumers to address their issues around care, treatment, services, mutual support and consumer rights. Child and Adolescent Action Center: Families know all too well that the system is failing children and adolescents with mental illnesses. NAMI created the Child & Adolescent Action Center in response to this crisis, to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. NAMI on Campus: NAMI on Campus is a network of student-led mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups tailored to the needs of individual college communities. Multicultural Action Center: The Multicultural Action Center focuses attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and cultural competence in treatment and support for all who are affected by serious mental illness. NAMI Legal Center: The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public. Veterans Resource Center: NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates. Missing Persons Support: Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness. For Providers: To help mental health professionals assist consumers and families further, NAMI has created this section of the NAMI Web site especially for you. Information Helpline: Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. Call 1-800-950-NAMI.*Main Site (NAMI Headquarters) (NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness)National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania
    Support and ProgramsState and Local NAMIs: NAMI's 1,200 affiliate organizations provide local services, support and other opportunities for consumers and their families. Education, Training and Peer Support Center: NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more. Consumer Support: NAMI empowers and educates mental health consumers to address their issues around care, treatment, services, mutual support and consumer rights. Child and Adolescent Action Center: Families know all too well that the system is failing children and adolescents with mental illnesses. NAMI created the Child & Adolescent Action Center in response to this crisis, to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. NAMI on Campus: NAMI on Campus is a network of student-led mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups tailored to the needs of individual college communities. Multicultural Action Center: The Multicultural Action Center focuses attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and cultural competence in treatment and support for all who are affected by serious mental illness. NAMI Legal Center: The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public. Veterans Resource Center: NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates. Missing Persons Support: Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness. For Providers: To help mental health professionals assist consumers and families further, NAMI has created this section of the NAMI Web site especially for you. Information Helpline: Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. Call 1-800-950-NAMI.National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania - Montgomery; LansdaleNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania
    Support and ProgramsState and Local NAMIs: NAMI's 1,200 affiliate organizations provide local services, support and other opportunities for consumers and their families. Education, Training and Peer Support Center: NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more. Consumer Support: NAMI empowers and educates mental health consumers to address their issues around care, treatment, services, mutual support and consumer rights. Child and Adolescent Action Center: Families know all too well that the system is failing children and adolescents with mental illnesses. NAMI created the Child & Adolescent Action Center in response to this crisis, to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. NAMI on Campus: NAMI on Campus is a network of student-led mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups tailored to the needs of individual college communities. Multicultural Action Center: The Multicultural Action Center focuses attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and cultural competence in treatment and support for all who are affected by serious mental illness. NAMI Legal Center: The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public. Veterans Resource Center: NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates. Missing Persons Support: Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness. For Providers: To help mental health professionals assist consumers and families further, NAMI has created this section of the NAMI Web site especially for you. Information Helpline: Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. Call 1-800-950-NAMI.Norristown, PA Office - Catholic Social ServicesNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania
    Support and ProgramsState and Local NAMIs: NAMI's 1,200 affiliate organizations provide local services, support and other opportunities for consumers and their families. Education, Training and Peer Support Center: NAMI offers an array of education and training programs and services for consumers, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more. Consumer Support: NAMI empowers and educates mental health consumers to address their issues around care, treatment, services, mutual support and consumer rights. Child and Adolescent Action Center: Families know all too well that the system is failing children and adolescents with mental illnesses. NAMI created the Child & Adolescent Action Center in response to this crisis, to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. NAMI on Campus: NAMI on Campus is a network of student-led mental health awareness, education, and advocacy groups tailored to the needs of individual college communities. Multicultural Action Center: The Multicultural Action Center focuses attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and cultural competence in treatment and support for all who are affected by serious mental illness. NAMI Legal Center: The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public. Veterans Resource Center: NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates. Missing Persons Support: Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness. For Providers: To help mental health professionals assist consumers and families further, NAMI has created this section of the NAMI Web site especially for you. Information Helpline: Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. Call 1-800-950-NAMI.Pottstown, PA Office - Creative Health ServicesNational Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pennsylvania
    Union Mission of LatrobeThe Union Mission provides for the overall treatment needs of residents through a structured, daily program which focuses on four distinct areas: employment, education, behavior modification, and counseling. Applicants to the Mission program go through an extensive initial interview and intake process. Each person's specific needs are determined and personal goals are established with the Resident Manager's assistance. A timetable for completion of these goals is negotiated between the client and the Resident Manager. Periodic reviews are held with the client to evaluate his progress. Goals may be re-evaluated and changed as appropriate during these reviews. Professional counseling is available to all residents. Any resident who has a history of drug and/or alcohol addiction is required to become involved in area Narcotics Anonymous and/or Alcoholics Anonymous programs. WestmorelandUnion Mission of LatrobeUnion Mission of Latrobe
    Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh - Urban Pride Healthy & Safe Youth ProgramThe URBAN PRIDE Healthy and Safe Youth Program will serve 280 high risk, underserved youth, ages 6 through 24, primarily African American and residing in the Allegheny County communities of the City of Duquesne and Northview Heights. The selection criteria for program participants will be based upon youth residency, identification of risk factors related to poor academic achievement and school attendance, prior involvement in the juvenile or child welfare systems, drug/alcohol problems, teen parenthood and risk factors related to poor health.AlleghenyUrban Pride Healthy & Safe Youth ProgramUrban League of Greater Pittsburgh
    Westmoreland Community Action, Permanent Supportive Housing - Pittsburgh Street House ProgramWestmoreland Community Action, Permanent Supportive Housing - Pittsburgh Street House Program (PSH-PSH) is designed to assist chronically homeless, mental health consumers in securing housing. It aims to provide low-cost housing to mental health consumers in Westmoreland County, as well as, assistance through Housing Supports. The PSH-PSH community living building has living space for 8 tenants.WestmorelandPermanent Supportive Housing- Pittsburgh Street HouseWestmoreland Community Action
    Willow Grove Literacy Council - Reading with Learning DisabilitiesLearn to Read Free! For both American-born and Immigrant Adult Students - The Willow Grove Literacy Council tutors both American-born and immigrant adults one-on-one and depends strictly on volunteers. It gives the adults free books and assigns tutors who help them to speak, read, and write English. Volunteers help students to reach their goals, which may include obtaining their GED, U.S. Citizenship, or learning life skills. There is no budget for this nonprofit group as all services and supplies are contributed. The Council receives no State Literacy funds but administers the organization free. Students come from the surrounding suburbs as well as from Philadelphia. Many local churches offer free tutoring space.MontgomeryWillow Grove Literacy Council - Montgomery; Willow GroveUpper Moreland Free Public Library
    YMCA of Lock Haven - Adult FitnessAdult fitness classes include cardio and weight strength training, kickboxing, zumba, yoga, and personal training programs. Leagues include badminton and volleyball.ClintonYMCA of Lock HavenYMCA of the USA
    YMCA Sports Programs - Adult SportsOffers recreational and league sports for men and women. LycomingRiver Valley Regional YMCA - Eastern Lycoming BranchYMCA of the USA

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