Holy Family Institute

Holy Family Institute

Drug Rehab Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

A Pittsburgh, PA drug & alcohol rehab since 1900, Holy Family Institute treats addiction and underlying causes to help patients recover and live a clean and healthy life. Currently offering 2 individualized treatment options, this Non-Profit treatment center will help you or a loved one achieve sobriety. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below. Individuals can also self-pay.

It can seem like an uphill struggle to battle addiction in Pittsburgh, PA. Luckily there are many rehab options, such as Holy Family Institute, to help you heal.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Rehab centers exist in Pittsburgh, PA to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Holy Family Institute provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Holy Family Institute in Pittsburgh, PA, PA, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Holy Family Institute offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Holy Family Institute is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Pennsylvania, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Pittsburgh, PA. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Holy Family Institute peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Holy Family Institute.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Naloxone and overdose education, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers, like Holy Family Institute, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at Holy Family Institute can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

    Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Trauma Therapy

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provide long term benefits

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process of rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings. Through this method incentives are used for completing positive steps towards a sober life. This may be a reward for attending meetings, remaining sober or for employment goals.

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Is your insurance accepted?
    Ask an expert, call (888) 674-0062

    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    8235 Ohio River Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15202
    Phone Number
    412-766-9020 x474
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    Updated May 29, 2021
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    Location
    Holy Family Institute Location and Directions

    8235 Ohio River Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15202

    Center Type

    Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    English
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