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Addiction and Treatment Providers in Philadelphia, PA

204 Centers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia boasts world-class museums, vibrant outdoor spaces like Fairmount Park, and treasured culinary gems like Reading Terminal Market. In 2022, fentanyl was involved in 96% of opioid overdose deaths, while over half of overdoses involved both opioids and stimulants.

Community-Driven Efforts Against Addiction

The city employs grassroots initiatives like the Anti-Drug & Alcohol Crusaders to raise awareness through prevention programs. Law enforcement partnerships with L.E.A.D. provide school-based drug education. Meanwhile, the Crime Prevention & Violence Reduction Action Plan takes a collaborative approach involving social services.

Philadelphia County Statistics

  • Half of overdose deaths involved opioids and stimulants (2022)
  • Fentanyl in 96% of opioid overdoses (2022)
  • 87% increase in overdose deaths among Black Philadelphians (2018-2022)
  • 78.9 overdose deaths per 100,000 residents (2022)
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Hope for Philadelphia: Overcoming the Opioid Epidemic

Philadelphia has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic in recent years, with overdose deaths reaching record highs. But there is hope – the city offers a wide range of effective treatment options to help you break free from addiction and rebuild your life. With compassionate support and evidence-based care, recovery is possible. You don’t have to struggle alone.

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Northeast Treatment Centers - NET Steps
Northeast Treatment Centers - NET Steps
2205 Bridge Street Philadelphia, PA

NET Steps offers outpatient substance abuse treatment, including medication-assisted therapy and counseling, for opioid, alcohol, and co-occurring mental health disorders in Philadelphia.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
The Wedge Recovery Centers - 4243 Frankford Avenue
The Wedge Recovery Centers - 4243 Frankford Avenue
4243 Frankford Ave Philadelphia, PA

The Wedge Recovery Centers is a Philadelphia-based outpatient facility treating substance abuse, mental health, and trauma through comprehensive, culturally-appropriate services.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Merakey - 5000 Parkside Ave
Merakey - 5000 Parkside Ave
5000 Parkside Ave Philadelphia, PA

Merakey Parkside Recovery offers comprehensive outpatient addiction treatment services, including medication-assisted treatment and dual diagnosis care, for adolescents and adults in Philadelphia.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Fairmount Behavioral Health System
Fairmount Behavioral Health System
561 Fairthorne Ave Philadelphia, PA

Fairmount Behavioral Health System is a 239-bed accredited facility in Philadelphia offering specialized psychiatric, addiction, and behavioral health programs for all ages in a tranquil campus setting.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient
  • Insurance
The Wedge Recovery Centers - 2009 South Broad Street
The Wedge Recovery Centers - 2009 South Broad Street
2009 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA

The Wedge Recovery Centers in Philadelphia offers comprehensive outpatient substance abuse and mental health treatment utilizing evidence-based therapies and support services.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Rehab After Work- Northeast Philadelphia
Rehab After Work- Northeast Philadelphia
9815 Roosevelt Boulevard Suite B Philadelphia, PA

Pyramid Healthcare - Northeast Philadelphia provides personalized outpatient addiction treatment for adults and adolescents, offering intensive programs, specialized therapies, family services, and holistic care to support comprehensive recovery from substance abuse.

  • Accredited
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Merakey - 11082 Knights Rd
Merakey - 11082 Knights Rd
11082 Knights Rd Philadelphia, PA

Merakey in Philadelphia offers comprehensive outpatient addiction treatment including intensive programs, counseling, evidence-based therapies, and medication-assisted treatment.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Livengrin Foundation - Center City Philadelphia
Livengrin Foundation - Center City Philadelphia
1500 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA

Livengrin Foundation in Philadelphia offers comprehensive, evidence-based addiction treatment programs across various levels of care, specializing in dual diagnosis and tailored for different demographics.

  • Accredited
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
The Consortium - Outpatient
The Consortium - Outpatient
451 S University Ave Philadelphia, PA

The Consortium, Inc. is a Philadelphia nonprofit providing community-based behavioral health and substance use treatment services for adults, utilizing evidence-based and holistic approaches.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Kirkbride Center
Kirkbride Center
111 N 49th St Philadelphia, PA

The Kirkbride Center in Philadelphia is a 302-bed facility specializing in addiction treatment, offering detox, rehab, medication-assisted therapies, and care for co-occurring disorders.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard
The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard
801 West Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA

The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard in Philadelphia provides comprehensive psychiatric and substance abuse treatment, offering inpatient and outpatient programs with a focus on community needs.

  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Merakey - Frankford Avenue
Merakey - Frankford Avenue
4806 Frankford Ave Philadelphia, PA

Merakey - Frankford Avenue offers outpatient substance abuse treatment for adults and adolescents, including medication-assisted therapy, counseling, and co-occurring psychiatric services.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
SOAR Corporation Recovery Center - Philadelphia County
SOAR Corporation Recovery Center - Philadelphia County
9150 Marshall St Philadelphia, PA

SOAR Corporation Recovery Center offers accredited, comprehensive opioid addiction treatment with medication-assisted therapy and tailored programs for various populations in the Philadelphia area.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
The Healing Way
The Healing Way
7900 Frankford Avenue Philadelphia, PA

The Healing Way is an outpatient addiction treatment center in Philadelphia providing comprehensive, evidence-based care for substance use and mental health disorders.

  • Accredited
  • Outpatient
Gaudenzia - Together House Men's Co-Occuring
Gaudenzia - Together House Men's Co-Occuring
1306 Spring Garden St Philadelphia, PA

Gaudenzia - Together House Men's Co-Occurring in Philadelphia offers a comprehensive continuum of evidence-based care for adult men with substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health conditions, and criminal justice involvement.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard
The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard
801 West Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA

The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard provides inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse treatment, offering various therapies and specializing in severe mental disorders and co-occurring conditions.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Gaudenzia - Henry Avenue
Gaudenzia - Henry Avenue
3200 Henry Ave Philadelphia, PA

Gaudenzia - Henry Avenue provides comprehensive, individualized treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions, with specialized programs for diverse populations.

  • Accredited
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Gaudenzia - Outreach II
Gaudenzia - Outreach II
39 E School House Ln Philadelphia, PA

Gaudenzia - Outreach II in Philadelphia offers evidence-based outpatient substance abuse treatment, counseling, and relapse prevention for adults with addiction and co-occurring disorders.

  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance
Gaudenzia - Broad Street
Gaudenzia - Broad Street
3025 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA

Gaudenzia - Broad Street in Philadelphia provides gender-specific residential treatment and evidence-based therapies for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.

  • Accredited
  • Insurance

Jefferson University Hospitals' 12-16 week outpatient program provides comprehensive, family-centered treatment for substance abuse disorders, including therapy, support groups, and HIV/AIDS prevention.

  • Accredited
  • Outpatient
  • Insurance

Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia is located along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers in southeastern Pennsylvania. Founded in 1682, it served as the nation’s capital until 1800. The 2020 population was 1,603,797 with 41.4% Black and 34.8% White residents. City of Philadelphia

Locals enjoy outdoor activities like hiking in Fairmount Park, visiting the Reading Terminal Market, and cheering on sports teams like the Phillies. The city hosts major events like the Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Philadelphia has world-class museums like the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Franklin Institute, and incredible historical sites from the American Revolution era.

With its rich history, cultural attractions, and family-friendly environment, Philadelphia provides an ideal setting for those seeking drug rehab treatment while immersing themselves in an iconic American city.

Need treatment nearby in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania? Choose a drug/alcohol rehab center from our list, or call our hotline now for free help.

Awareness Campaigns

Philadelphia has several community-based programs aimed at raising awareness and combating drug and alcohol addiction. The Anti-Drug & Alcohol Crusaders (ADAC) is a grassroots non-profit that delivers substance misuse prevention programs for youth and families. They conduct awareness campaigns like the annual Prevention Week to educate the community.

The Law Enforcement Against Drugs and Violence (L.E.A.D.) is another key organization that partners with police officers to provide school-based drug prevention and education programs. Their evidence-based curricula aim to create safer, healthier communities free of drugs and violence.

Legislative Measures

The Philadelphia Police Department Directive 6.5 outlines the city’s drug testing policies for sworn police personnel. It prohibits the use of illicit drugs, including marijuana for medicinal purposes, and mandates random drug testing to ensure officers remain fit for duty.

While Philadelphia has not embraced harm reduction strategies like supervised consumption sites, the city’s Crime Prevention & Violence Reduction Action Plan involves community engagement and collaboration with social services to offer support for those struggling with addiction.

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Opioid Settlement Funds in Philadelphia County

Philadelphia County is set to receive approximately $200 million over 18 years from the $26 billion national opioid settlement with drug manufacturers and distributors. The City’s Opioid Response Unit is managing the funds, with a majority being used for substance use education, treatment, harm reduction, prevention, and targeted community engagement in neighborhoods most impacted by the opioid epidemic.

Find Treatment in Pennsylvania

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.

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    Statistic Citations:
  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health. (2023, October 2). Unintentional drug overdose fatalities in Philadelphia, 2022. City of Philadelphia.
  • City of Philadelphia. (2022). Unintentional drug overdose fatalities in Philadelphia, 2022. https://www.phila.gov/media/20231002090544/CHARTv8e3.pdf
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts. (2024). Philadelphia 2024. https://www.pewtrusts.org/-/media/assets/2024/04/philadelphia-2024.pdf
  • Opioid Settlement Citations:
  • City of Philadelphia. (n.d.). Opioid Response Unit. Retrieved from https://www.phila.gov/programs/opioid-response-unit/
  • . (2024, January 26). Philadelphia to receive $200 million in opioid settlement. Retrieved from https://www.inquirer.com/health/opioid-addiction/opioid-settlement-attorney-general-philadelphia-pennsylvania-20240126.html
  • . (2023, January 5). City announces spending plan for opioid settlement funds. Retrieved from https://www.phila.gov/2023-01-05-city-announces-spending-plan-for-opioid-settlement-funds/
  • . (2023, January 5). The City announces plan for investing funds from Pennsylvania’s opioid settlement. Retrieved from https://www.phila.gov/2023-01-05-the-city-announces-plan-for-investing-funds-from-pennsylvanias-opioid-settlement/
  • . (n.d.). Kensington organizers to unveil new funding and updates on community planning process. Retrieved from https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/kensington-organizers-to-unveil-new-funding-and-updates-on-community-planning-process/3782168/