Penn Highlands - Elk

Penn Highlands - Elk

Drug Rehab Center in Saint Marys, Pennsylvania

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Penn Highlands - Elk is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility located in Saint Marys, PA, that offers treatment fully covered by private insurance.

This facility claims to offer treatment that is fully covered by insurance, as far as our research has indicated. Our admissions experts are waiting for your call, they will verify your insurance and help you narrow down the best treatment available. At Penn Highlands - Elk, self-pay is available.

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

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  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
    Mental Health

    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.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Penn Highlands - Elk offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Inpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab programs like what’s offered at Penn Highlands - Elk in Saint Marys, PA are ideal for covering all the bases that surround one’s addiction. It’s considered the most comprehensive approach to care for people afflicted with addiction. Patients live in a facility where they have access to therapy and medical care 24/7.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Penn Highlands - Elk.

    Eating Disorder Treatment, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.

    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.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy happens at Penn Highlands - Elk in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Saint Marys, PA patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

    Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment that helps people to quit smoking. NRT reduces the withdrawal symptoms by giving nicotine in low doses. It is safe for most adults, teens and pregnant women should not undergo NRT. Research shows that the use of NRT doubles the chances of quitting smoking.

    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 provides long term benefits.

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    Experiential Therapy at Penn Highlands - Elk

    Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.

    Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.

    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
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information763 Johnsonburg Rd
    Saint Marys, Pennsylvania 15857 Phone Number(814) 788-8867 Meta DetailsUpdated August 21, 2021
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    Penn Highlands - Elk Location and Directions
    Location

    763 Johnsonburg Rd
    Saint Marys, Pennsylvania 15857

    Center Type
    Mental Health
    Ownership
    Language
    English
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