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Does Anyone Know of a Good Mental Health Inpatient Treatment Facility in Pennsylvania?

Question by luvsagooddebate: Does anyone know of a good mental health inpatient treatment facility in Pennsylvania?
that accept adult patients
looking for a place that allows for extended stays as well, if needed

hospitals, wards, centers, whatever…just need a good quality place for treatment

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Answer by Autumn
Pennsylvania isn’t a small state, so I’m guessing you’re looking for a facility within a certain area? I think most hospitals have psychiatric wards, but you can also check out these sites for lists of inpatient psychiatric treatment facilities:

You can also call your insurance company to ask for recommendations.

CTCA breaks ground for new inpatient facility
With the $ 84-million expansion, the Cancer Treatment Centers of America(CTCA) in Zion has reaffirmed itself as the prime engine that drives the local economy and beyond. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for a six-story, 168,078 square-foot …
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What Are the Stats for Drug and Alcohol Recovery? How Many Users Actually Stop?

Question by : what are the stats for drug and alcohol recovery? How many users actually stop?
This question applies to addicts. How many drug addicts and alcoholics actually kick their habits? Let’s say 20 people go into treatment, how many of those 20 will get clean for a significant amount of time: 5 years or more?

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Answer by Who Am I
Unfortunately the number is pretty low. Out of 20 I would say maybe 4-5, if that.

Answer by raysny
Depends on the drug and the type of treatment. Over 90% of treatment in the US is 12step based: AA/NA. The rest is mostly Narconon (Scientology based) or heavily religious.

NA is generally seen as having a success rate equal to or less than AA. AA is general seen as having about a 5% success rate; the rate of natural remission (quitting on ones own) is about 5%.

Ten Economic Facts About Crime and Incarceration in the United States

Ten Economic Facts about Crime and Incarceration in the United States
This Hamilton Project policy memo provides ten economic facts highlighting recent trends in crime and incarceration in the United States. Specifically, it explores the characteristics of criminal offenders and victims; the historically unprecedented …
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Seven Reasons to Seek Marriage Counseling
I recall working with an adolescent who was having trouble in school. She was acting out and her grades were declining. After a few sessions she stated, “I know my parents really don't like each other.” When I asked her why, she replied, “They are nice …
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Kids & Families First: Welcome to Adolescence
Judith Hatch Orme, MSW, LICSW, is licensed in Maine and New Hampshire. She is a parenting specialist, counselor, family mediator, and consultant. She provides workshops, teacher trainings, parenting consulting, and counseling for children, parents, and …
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What Rehabilitation Services Are Available in Custer County, Idaho for Spinal Cord Injury?

Question by Natalia K: What rehabilitation services are available in Custer County, Idaho for spinal cord injury?

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Answer by asleep
I think your closest rehabilitation services for a spinal cord injury is going to be in Twin Falls! You could go to the Elks Rehab Hospital in Boise – they will sometimes help with hotels – and at least they get you going!

United Rehabilitation Services closing
United Rehabilitation Services Inc. announced Wednesday it is closing in June because of cuts in funding. The service offers programs for 300 clients in the region. The operation, which is based in Wilkes-Barre, issued the following statement:
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UMMC merging rehab services with Methodist
UMMC will close its inpatient rehabilitation unit over the next two years and move it into Methodist's building, hiring some of Methodist's physicians and nurse practitioners as faculty members. Some UMMC employees may shift to Methodist, but no …
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Column: Skyland Trail Marks a Quarter Century of 'Changing Minds'

Column: Skyland Trail marks a quarter century of 'Changing Minds'
It has acquired a piece of property that's connected to its current facilities on North Druid Hills Road where it will build a residential campus with 32 beds as well as therapy and treatment facilities. That facility will cost a total of $ 16 million …
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Khadim-e-Aala vows to work for working class
The chief minister said that Punjab government had taken revolutionary steps for the welfare and betterment of labourers and a number of programmes were being implemented successfully for the provision of residential, treatment and educational …
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Center for Discovery Teen Treatment Program Featured On Dr. Phil Show
Center for Discovery, a leading residential treatment center for teens and adolescents with behavioral and substance abuse issues, was featured on the episode of the Dr. Phil show which aired April 11, 2014. Center for Discovery is providing …
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Child's Council Hosting Substance Abuse Workshop

Child's council hosting substance abuse workshop
Child's council hosting substance abuse workshop. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Monday, March 31, 2014 9:47 pm. Child's council hosting substance abuse workshop 0 …
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Protect all of us from dangers of child abuse
There are numerous stories of drug endangered children available in the media today – children involved in sex trafficking rings being traded for drugs, parents drinking too much alcohol or taking too much medication and accidentally suffocating their …
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Lori Shelburne: Report suspected child abuse; it's everybody's business
As Child Abuse Prevention Month comes to a close, I cannot help but reflect on the importance of that mission. … While death is the worst possible outcome of child abuse and neglect, the potential long-term consequences for survivors are sobering …
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