Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient

Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient

Drug Rehab Center in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Opened in 1999, Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient, a Privately Owned treatment facility, has helped struggling addicts with sobriety, individualized care providing 3+ levels of care and 13 drug treatment options, in Altoona, PA. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below. Fortunately, self-pay is an option.

Many opioid and alcohol users see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient, to help you get on the path to recovery.

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

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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

    Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.

    The duration of treatment at Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient in Altoona can require weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Pennsylvania with a milder or less severe addiction. An IOP may involve daily meetings at a treatment facility, along with personal counseling and peer meetings. Some IOP programs offer half-day treatment, while others offer full-day programs. Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient‘s IOP is customized per individual.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Pennsylvania activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Altoona, PA. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Intervention, Matrix Model, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.

    Couples Therapy

    Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.

    Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in Altoona, PA.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.

    Group Counseling

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients.

    Trauma Therapy

    Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency Management (CM), also called motivational incentives, is a type of pure behavioral therapy. It’s based on the idea that behavior is shaped, motivated, or controlled by its outcomes. CM is a clinical application at Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient of operant conditioning, which helps clients eliminate unwanted behaviors by the use of positive and negative reinforcement.

    Patient Experience

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    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 Information
    2 Sellers Drive
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16603
    Phone Number
    814-204-0066 x2205
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    Updated May 29, 2021
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    Location
    Pyramid Healthcare - Altoona Outpatient Location and Directions

    2 Sellers Drive
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16603

    Center Type

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English
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