414 W 5th St, Erie, PA 16507
Basic information about this treatment center.
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse. Fortunately facilities like Gaudenzia - Crossroads in Erie, PA are here to help.
Going through alcoholism treatment is a unique process. Alcohol literally changes the way the brain thinks over time. It teaches the brain that in order to survive, the brain requires alcohol. When you opt to stop drinking, your body will revolt. Being in an alcoholism treatment center like Gaudenzia - Crossroads in Erie, PA helps you slowly wean down the amount of alcohol you consume and retrain your brain to function on its own.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Pennsylvania, like Gaudenzia - Crossroads cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.
Levels of Care Offered
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Drug & Alcohol Detoxification
Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one’s body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.
Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Gaudenzia - Crossroads helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Erie, PA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.
Inpatient treatment takes place when a patient checks into a rehab facility. Patients at Gaudenzia - Crossroads receive round the clock care that includes detoxing and therapy. Although outpatient treatments are available, inpatient care is recommended as the first step in rehabilitation. The intensive and comprehensive treatment sets patients on a path for drug free living.
A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.
Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.
Sober-Living / Half-Way House
A sober living home in Pennsylvania is really like a halfway house, often referred to as an SLH. It is halfway between a rehab center for drugs or alcohol and living at home. Any specific rules and regulations must be followed by residents, such as attending required meetings and structured daily chores.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Experiential Therapy, Family counseling, Family Therapy, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Motivational interviewing, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling
12-Step Program Facilitation
The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment. In this program, peers help each other to achieve the goal of abstinence. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. Due to its huge success, the 12-step program is included as a part of other substance abuse treatments. The 12 steps guide at an individual level. It begins with the individuals accepting that they are addicts, and they understand its consequences. It is followed by focusing on the recovery process and making amends for hurting others. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring, which refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the underlying thoughts and behaviors that caused the problem of addiction in the first place and may cause a relapse. Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders, and if not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders.
CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern by cognitive restructuring. In simple terms, it helps to remove negative thoughts and provides long-term benefits. Also, CBT promotes self-awareness, self-control, and healthy ways to respond to negative thoughts. It can be administered as a mono-therapy as well as a part of combination therapy.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) helps those who attend Gaudenzia - Crossroads understand how their feelings, beliefs, and thoughts affect their behaviors. DBT is particularly useful for people with self-harming behaviors, as well as those with substance abuse disorders. DBT teaches people how to tolerate distress, regulate their emotions, and how to become mindful.
Experential therapy is a unique type of therapy that deals with the subconscious mind. This treatment offered by Gaudenzia - Crossroads in Erie, PA encourages individuals to work out their issues with their inner self. Some of the most common examples of experiential therapy are equine therapy, music therapy, adventure therapy, and role playing.
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Address Information414 W 5th St
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507