Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at White Deer Run Treatment Network to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at White Deer Run Treatment Network.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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Allenwood, PA’s Local Drug & Alcohol Support Groups

12-Step Support Near Allenwood, PA

The 12-Step Recovery Model is widely recognized as an effective option for individuals who are trying to overcome an addiction to alcohol or other drugs. The steps themselves can appear to be simple to understand at first glance; however, taking action by working them into your life can be much more challenging. Attending meetings offered through 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can guide you as you apply these steps to your recovery.

Local Resources

When you finish professional treatment, you should be given an aftercare plan that will help you remain on your road to recovery. The aftercare plan provided to you might encourage your involvement in AA or NA meetings within your community, all of which follow the 12-Steps.

12-Step programming can be beneficial in a number of ways if you are recovering from drug and/or alcohol addiction. One powerful benefit of 12-Step groups is that you can connect with others who understand what you are going through. Throughout these meetings, you can talk about your experiences as they relate to addiction and recovery.

Likewise, you will also be afforded the opportunity to listen to others share their experiences, which can help you and everyone else involved to develop strong coping skills and establish a supportive and encouraging bond. To locate a meeting in Union County, please visit the following links:

Mental Health Support

If you are grappling with the symptoms of mental health concerns such as depression and/or bipolar disorder, support is available in Allenwood, PA.

Depression and bipolar disorder can impact both the individuals who are suffering from the illnesses and their friends and family members. Whether you are struggling with one of these disorders yourself or you are trying to help a loved one, support groups can be invaluable resources. To find support groups in your community, please click the link below:

Depression and Bipolar Support Groups

For Loved Ones

When someone you care about is struggling with the symptoms of drug and alcohol addiction and/or the symptoms of depression or bipolar disorder, he or she isn’t the only one experiencing distress. As a loved one, you might feel sad, frustrated, and overwhelmed. It is important to recognize that you need support at this time, too. Thankfully, there are options within your community.

Programs such as Al-anon and Alateen are rooted in the 12-Step philosophy, however geared towards those who have been affected by substance abuse and addiction.  By going to local meetings, you can utilize these programs for support and encouragement, as you will be given a space to share your experiences and listen to those of others. To find a meeting near you, visit the following link:

  • Al-Anon Meetings

Making the Most of Meetings

When you find meetings or groups that are best suited for your needs, it is an excellent idea to begin participating in them as much as possible so that you can achieve the greatest benefit. Throughout Allenwood, PA, people have benefitted from the support they found through meetings and groups, and you can, too. And as you progress through your own recovery, you can offer that same support to others.

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