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Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men

Drug Rehab Center in Altoona, Pennsylvania

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Alcoholism

The Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men in Altoona, Pennsylvania is a licensed and accredited facility that provides comprehensive addiction treatment and support services for adult male clients, with a focus on individualized care and relapse prevention strategies.

About This Pennsylvania Facility

Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men, situated in Altoona, Pennsylvania, provides a therapeutic environment where men can safely transition into a sober lifestyle. With a team of committed professionals, Pyramid Healthcare is passionate about identifying human service needs and creating solutions that result in positive growth and a better quality of life.

  • Accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), ensuring the highest standards of quality and patient care.
  • Offers a range of comprehensive services, including detox, inpatient treatment, aftercare support, outpatient programs, sober-living options, and partial hospitalization.
  • Accepts private health insurance, making treatment more accessible to individuals seeking help.

Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men is dedicated to helping individuals overcome their challenges related to alcoholism, substance abuse, opioid addiction, dual diagnosis, and drug addiction.

The facility provides personalized care, including detoxification services, to help patients safely withdraw from substances. Aftercare support, outpatient programs, and sober-living options are available to promote long-term recovery and support individuals transitioning back into the community.

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


    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a non-profit organization that specifically accredits rehab organizations. Founded in 1966, CARF's, mission is to help service providers like rehab facilities maintain high standards of care.

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. If you are taking more of your prescription, or earlier than the prescribed time interval between doses than is directed you may be abusing that medication. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally in or near Altoona, PA, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use and lead rapidly to substance abuse. The professionals at Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men are here to help.

    Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Health care providers prescribe opioids for relief of severe pain after major surgeries and in conditions like cancer. Oxycodone, fentanyl, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine are some of the commonly prescribed opioids. They also include illegal drugs of abuse like heroin. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically.

    Opioid addiction treatment involves medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all employed. Opioid addiction treatment is a comprehensive approach at Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men in Altoona, PA that boosts the treatment success rate and provides sustained recovery.

    Levels of Care Offered at Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Inpatient, Outpatient, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Detoxification is a process that allows the patient to stop using opioids without experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms. This can be necessary for those who have been addicted for a long period of time or who are struggling with chronic pain.

    During this process, addicts will receive medication and psychological support from doctors and other medical professionals until they can control their cravings.

    Inpatient treatment involves staying in the hospital or facility while treating all facets of addiction or co-occurring illness. This helps to minimize distractions and increase the emphasis on rehabilitation. Typical stays for inpatient rehabilitation in Altoona, PA are about a month long.

    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 Pennsylvania. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities like Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men 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.

    Sober living houses in Pennsylvania help the patient to smoothly transition from a formal treatment program to a normal life. They are also known as recovery residences or half-way houses. SLH like Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men provide the advantage of residing with a peer-group who had similar experiences.

    Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Altoona, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

    Therapies & Programs

    Therapy plays a major role in addiction recovery. It encourages patients to get to the root of their addiction and learn how to better handle the issues that led to using. Therapy can be conducted in group and one on one settings. In Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men‘s individual therapy, the patient meets with the therapist in a one on one setting. This allows them to focus on the underlying issues of addiction and come up with solutions to prevent future abuse.

    When the whole family is involved, healing can be far more successful. Family counseling involves genetic factors to the family of the addict. This offers the means to cope with addiction and its underlying emotional disorders for loved ones. It is a helpful method for addicts in helping to adjust to sober living.

    Attending group therapy at Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men in Altoona, Pennsylvania allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

    Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn to overcome the situation. Many people who went through trauma early on, struggle with addiction later in life. By addressing the trauma and moving past the issues, it can help someone attending treatment at Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men in Altoona, PA move forward with their recovery and begin to take a better hold of their sober future.

    Training someone on improved life skills allows for someone recovering from an addiction to feel more capable at taking care of him or herself. The skills taught at Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men in Altoona, PA are daily skills that give a better recovery foundation by simply giving someone the tools they need to survive. They include communicating, time and money management, career guidance, and more.

    Addiction commonly results in malnutrition, vitamin and mineral deficiencies. This can be reflected in weight loss, hair loss or hair changes, skin irregularities. Eating correctly to replace lost vitamins and minerals while balancing your diet can build confidence. Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men will help you get back on track.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) uses low-dose nicotine drugs to eliminate tobacco addiction from smokers. Without smoking, the treatment at Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men in Altoona, PA brings nicotine into the bloodstream to minimize dependence on the physical habit, while detoxing the body from the attachment. To alleviate withdrawal symptoms, it also helps abusers to adapt to lower doses over time.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men

    This is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men in Altoona, PA can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools that may be effective.

    This therapy is done on an individual basis and can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist and individual is important for success. Experiential therapy can help you more closely become you and move through life in a positive and authentic manner.

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    Additional Details

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    Pyramid Healthcare - Gratitude Halfway House for Men Location and Directions
    Address Information901 Sixth Avenue
    Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602 Phone Number(814) 944-3210 Meta DetailsUpdated April 15, 2024
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    Altoona, Pennsylvania Addiction Information

    Pennsylvania ranks 14th in the nation for drug-related deaths. More than 10% of all deaths in Pennsylvania have been related to drugs and alcohol. 30% of Pennsylvania youth reportedly drink alcohol monthly, with more than 20,000 teenagers having an alcohol problem. The rate of opioid misuse in Pennsylvania is double the national average.

    Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Altoona, Pennsylvania. About 1,800 young people aged 12-17 were abusing pain relievers in 2019. The most common drugs abused or misused are opioids, as well as heroin and cocaine. 4,000 people struggle with a drug addiction in the city alone. The most common type of treatment is detoxification, which helps someone to rid their body of all the toxins built up from drug abuse.

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