The PA Treatment & Healing Halfway House provides inpatient
non-hospital substance abuse rehabilitation services 24-hours a day,
seven days a week. The Halfway House specializes in adolescent
and young adult males ranging in age from 15 - 20 with a diagnosis
of psychoactive substance dependence, abuse or co-occurring
diagnoses. The average length of stay is six months, but is ultimately
based upon the resident's desire to make progress in achieving their
No resident shall be
discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity,
religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital
status, disability or handicap.
Treatment is offered to residents who have a history of abusing
substances, being dependent upon them and those who have completed a
The ASAM/PCPC assessment (if applicable) must indicate a halfway
house as the appropriate level of care.
All residents must have no overt psychosis.
Residents will be accepted from any geographic location.
& Healing Halfway House
is committed to providing integrated, culturally
sensitive mental health and substance abuse treatment. The
therapeutic approach used at the Halfway
focuses on group
and individual therapy. The residents receive a minimum of ten hours
of treatment per week. The Halfway
House maintains a resident to counselor ration of 6:1.
Our treatment program also involves family
therapy, if deemed appropriate. The
PA Treatment & Healing Halfway House
from a variety of clinical models and theories, which includes, but
is not limited to, a Cognitive Behavior approach with an emphasis
placed on relationships through
Relationship-based Cognitive Behavioral Theory of Counseling. The Halfway
recognizes substance use as one part of a complex
issue requiring a comprehensive strategy to ensure lasting change.
Therapy targets multiple risk factors while focusing on co-occurring
mental health distress, trauma, and family conflict.
reason for the organization's success and growth is our ability to
identify and treat at the deepest level. We understand that the root
of a resident's issues comes from unresolved offenses that cause a
negative impact on their thoughts, feeling, and actions.
Daily individual and group substance abuse treatment
Regular attendance to AA or NA meetings
Validation of total compliance with the program through regular drug
community service projects
skills instruction in topics such as, meal preparation, hygiene
and personal care, budgeting, job interviewing, hygiene,
personal care, etc.
for independent living and job placement
opportunity to attend spiritual activities
education and counseling
site clinical consults with a psychiatrist
awareness groups and accountability sessions
trained and certified in CPR, First Aid, Safety Crisis
Management, and Medication Administration
Modification level system
community outings, team sports, and leisure time
service/assistance with individual education needs
for the sexually abused and sexual offenders
supervised physical recreation
Abstinence from all mood altering chemicals
Abstinence of substituted addictive behavior
An increase in the overall life functions
Successfully meeting goals and objectives of the individualized
Establishment of an adequate support system prior to discharge
Development of an individualized Aftercare Plan prior to discharge
more information on the PA Treatment & Healing Halfway
or to make a
referral please contact Residential Treatment Supervisor Tony Irvine