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Disorders related to excessive alcohol use, other drug use or use of other substances including caffeine and tobacco that is characterized by an inability to control or limit the amount taken or the frequency; intense cravings; continuing use despite problems with work, school or family/social obligations or interpersonal problems; risky use, e.g., driving a car, operating machinery while under the influence or continuing to smoke following an emphysema diagnosis; or evidence of pharmacological indicators (tolerance and withdrawal symptoms), the adjustment the body makes as it attempts to adapt to the continued and frequent use of a substance.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Christian Discipleship ProgramOne year program. Residential housing with a Christian focus including prayer, worship, spiritual counseling, and basic life skills training.PerrySonshine MinistriesSonshine Ministries
Dauphin County Department of Drug & Alcohol ServicesAdministration, drug and alcohol assessments and evaluations, referrals to drug and alcohol treatment providers, program monitoring.DauphinDauphin County Department of Drug & Alcohol ServicesDauphin County Department of Drug & Alcohol Services
Erie County Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Behavioral Health ClinicIn addition to individual evidence-based therapy, group therapy, and medication management, the Behavioral Health Clinic offers programs to assist Veterans with crisis intervention, homelessness, employment, substance abuse, and more. Services are tailored for Veterans with any mental health needs including, but not limited to, posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, bipolar disorder, and psychosis.ErieErie County Veterans Affairs Medical CenterErie Veterans Affairs Medical Center
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
Gaudenzia - Elsie Shenk Outpatient CenterSpecializes in meeting the needs of women in the community by providing standard outpatient, intensive outpatient and prevention services. The program is an integral component in the full continuum of care as women transition from various levels of treatment. Women will continue to focus on established objectives as they maintain a chemical free lifestyle, strengthen their parenting skills and improve family and community relationships. Prevention service: Children aged 3-12 are offered prevention activities in conjunction with their mothers receiving outpatient treatment. Teen group is offered to those teens who are non-substance dependent and whose mothers are engaged in the program. Strong emphasis is placed on responsibility, stability, improved life skills, and aftercare planning all the while developing a comprehensive support system for long term recovery.LancasterGaudenzia - Elsie Shenk Outpatient Center - LancasterGaudenzia, Inc
Gaudenzia - New ImageResidential substance abuse treatment facility for homeless women located in the Stenton Family Manor in the City of Philadelphia. A woman can bring up to two children under the age of 10 into treatment with her or be pregnant with no other dependent children. Accommodate 17 adult women and 34 children. The program is clinically designed as a therapeutic community, an established treatment modality that emphasizes responsible behavior. Besides receiving clinical care relating to chemical dependency, the women also receive parenting skills workshops, and child development intervention services. There is a day care and prevention component for the children. On-site services include individual and group counseling, milieu therapy (in-house work and interaction), family counseling, life skills seminars, drug and alcohol education seminars, GED classes, vocational planning, parenting skills. Other services include Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous meetings and 12 step meetings and urinalysis screening. Transitional living housing option based on completion and availability ( in collaboration with the Office of Emergency Shelter and Services).<>If interested women do not presently have custody of their children, reunification must happen within 60 days after admission to the program. Must meet Pennsylvania Client Placement Criteria for long-term residential treatment. Women will be evaluated on an individual basis if on psychotropic medication.PhiladelphiaGaudenzia - New ImageGaudenzia, Inc
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
Nar-Anon of Pennsylvania - Support GroupsFamily group for people who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of a person close to them. The program is based on the 12 suggested steps of Narcotics Anonymous.ChesterNar-Anon of PennsylvaniaNar-Anon Family Groups World Services
Narcotics Anonymous - Support Groups - Philadelphia - Rising Sun AvenueThe message is that an addict, any addict, can stop using drugs, lose the desire to use, and find a new way to live. The message is hope and the promise of freedom.Philadelphia7215A Rising Sun AvenueNarcotics Anonymous of Greater Philadelphia
Parent/Family Support GroupSupport group for parents and family member affected by a loved one's substance abuse.PerryPerry Human ServicesPerry Human Services

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