Getting Help in Pennsylvania
If you or a family member requires help for a substance use or mental health disorder, please call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) free 24/7 national helpline: 1-800-662-4357. SAMHSA will connect you to local treatment options in Pennsylvania, as well as state-funded treatment if you do not have insurance coverage.
No matter how long you’ve been struggling with addiction, there’s a Pennsylvania rehab center program that can help you get well. You can look up Pennsylvania treatment centers here.
Call 911 if you are in need of immediate medical attention.
Choosing From Many Pennsylvania Rehab Centers
With daily drug use, it doesn’t take very long at all before a pattern of addiction starts to take shape. Choosing from the many Pennsylvania rehab centers available should be based on how long you’ve been living with an addiction problem. More than anything else, you want to ensure the program you choose provides the level of structure and support needed to help you maintain sobriety.
As far as levels of structure and support go, Pennsylvania rehab centers can be broken into two main categories: inpatient and outpatient care. Inpatient programs require you to live at the facility, while outpatient programs don’t.
The level of structure and support you’ll need should be based on how important a role drugs play in your daily life. If you’ve reached the point where your job, your relationships or your mental health are in jeopardy as a result drug use, the highly structured treatment environment of an inpatient program is best suited to provide the level of care you need.
If you’re still able to hold down a job and meet everyday responsibilities, you’re can still exercise a certain degree of control over drug use. Under these conditions, an outpatient Pennsylvania rehab center may offer the level of support you need.
It helps to keep in mind that with outpatient treatment you’ll be spending a good majority of your time managing drug-using behaviors on your own, so it’s important to take stock of what you can and can’t handle when choosing a treatment program.