White Deer Run/Cove Forge Behavioral
Health System is one of the leading providers of treatment for drug and
alcohol addiction in Pennsylvania. The White Deer Run philosophy simply
states that each patient will be treated as an individual, receiving treatment
plans tailored to their specific needs.
The goal for each patient is unchanging: to realize a full and rewarding
lifestyle, free from chemical dependency. Clients benefit from an individualized,
comprehensive program. The program is provided by a multi-disciplinary treatment
team of highly experienced professionals that includes a Medical Director certified
in addiction medicine, a licensed Family Therapist (Masters Level), 24 hour nursing
staff, certified addiction counselors and an accredited school program for adolescents.
The weekend program involves the family and includes educational groups and conjoint
The main facility, located in Allenwood, Pennsylvania, is situated on
150 acres of beautiful countryside. White Deer Run also operates three
other inpatient facilities located in Lancaster, Lebanon and Mt. Pleasant
as well as the Cove Forge Behavioral Health System, consisting of 9 treatment
sites. There are also a large number of outpatient sites located throughout
the state of Pennsylvania as well. Each of White Deer Run’s facilities
provides a relaxed atmosphere that lends itself to personal reflection
and healing for adults and adolescents alike.
Some of the key features of all treatment programs include:
Licensing and Accreditation
- Twelve Step Program Model
- transportation provided to and from treatment
- Highly skilled, multi-disciplinary teams of professional
- Individually determined length of stay
- Comprehensive Medical evaluation
- Psychological evaluation when indicated
- Individual and group therapy
- Weekend family program (ages 15 and above)
- Twenty-four hour daily medical staff
- Individualized aftercare plan
- Continued schoolwork or GED preparation for adolescents during their stay.
All White Deer Run Treatment Facilities are fully licensed by the State of Pennsylvania and nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
The staff of the White Deer Run Treatment Facilities strive to create a therapeutic
environment where your recovery will be supported using various interventions and peer
support. You can expect a supportive and respectful group of professionals with one goal
in mind - your recovery. Your treatment will be individualized and meet your personal
a better life, free from the torment of addiction. Programs are available for
both male and female adults as well as adolescents.