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UPMC - Pittsburgh’s location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, offers multiple levels of care, a variety individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.
Treatment here is covered by most insurances, our independent 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. Lastly, self-pay or cash payment is an option.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
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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
UPMC - Pittsburgh offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive outpatient programs mostly conduct meetings on weekdays. Group therapy is the main element in most intensive outpatient programs. Most IOPs last for about 90 days and include drug use monitoring and testing. A Pennsylvania IOP, like what’s offerd at UPMC - Pittsburgh, take much more time than a standard outpatient program. Some programs offer other services as well, such as employment assistance and medication management.
Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in Pennsylvania varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at UPMC - Pittsburgh.
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. UPMC - Pittsburgh peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at UPMC - Pittsburgh.
Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Group 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.
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.
Group therapy happens at UPMC - Pittsburgh in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Pittsburgh, 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.
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