Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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 of Lehigh 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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at White Deer Run of Lehigh.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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.

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White Deer Run Lehigh

Lehigh County’s Addiction Detox Program

At White Deer Run of Lehigh, we help individuals struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health issues build a strong foundation for long-term recovery.

About Our Residential Rehab Program

White Deer Run of Lehigh’s Residential Rehab Program for Drug & Alcohol Addiction in Pennsylvania

The men and women of Lehigh County who are battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol can benefit from receiving the comprehensive care offered in White Deer Run of Lehigh’s residential rehab program. Offering individualized rehab to men and women aged 18 and older, White Deer Run of Lehigh is proud to deliver the life-changing care that these individuals need to successfully overcome their addictions. Furthermore, the programming that is offered through residential rehab program can also address the presence of any co-occurring mental health conditions that may exist alongside those addictions.

Therapeutic Interventions

Therapeutic Interventions and Therapy Sessions Offered at White Deer Run of Lehigh

In order to provide the most well-rounded treatment experience possible, participants taking part in the residential rehab program at White Deer Run of Lehigh are provided with the opportunity to participate in the following therapeutic interventions:

  • Medication management services are available for participants who require them. All individuals who engage in the residential rehab program at White Deer Run of Lehigh will have an initial meeting with a psychiatrist, and then any subsequent meetings will occur on an as-needed basis. Physician’s assistants and members of the nursing staff are available to help monitor participants’ medication needs throughout the duration of their stay. Staff members will appropriately administer the use of Naltrexone and Vivitrol as maintenance medications for those individuals that require it. Naltrexone shots are typically given on a daily basis, while Vivitrol injections occur every 30 days.
  • Individual therapy sessions are offered twice per week at our rehab center in Lehigh County. These sessions are designed to be a time for participants to meet in a confidential setting with a Master’s level certified or licensed counselor who can help them process through the various aspects of the treatment they are receiving, encourage them through successes and setbacks and guide them through any concerns that may arise.
  • Group therapy sessions are offered on a daily basis. These sessions allow participants to come together in a safe and comfortable setting where they can express themselves while also learning from the experiences of others. These groups are led by experienced Master’s level certified or licensed counselors who strive to provide an environment that promotes healing. The various types of groups offered include community meetings, orientation groups, transition groups, process groups, 12-Step meetings, Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, and Narcotics Anonymous meetings. The topics that may be covered during the various group therapy sessions can include:
    • Goals and gratitude
    • Team building
    • Relapse prevention
    • Psychoeducation
    • Life story discussions
    • Turning point discussions
    • Mental health lectures
    • Recovery lectures
    • Nursing lectures
    • Spirituality lectures
    • Peer evaluation

Family therapy sessions are offered once per week and provide participants and their family members with the opportunity to sort through the various issues that have likely arisen as a result of the participants’ substance abuse problems. This can be a time for confronting relational problems and overcoming marital strife, as well as for healing and recovery for the family unit as a whole.


Modalities Offered at White Deer Run of Lehigh

In order to ensure that participants receive an all-encompassing approach to the residential rehab program, a variety of treatment methods and modalities are implemented into the care delivered at White Deer Run of Lehigh. Examples of such modalities can include the following:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Trauma-Informed Care (TIC)
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)

The average length of stay at our rehab center in Lehigh County is between 21 and 25 days, yet each participant’s individual needs will be assessed and factored into the determination of how long he or she will actually remain in programming.

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Contact White Deer Run of Lehigh

At our rehab center in Lehigh County, we recognize how challenging it can be to take the first step in choosing to enter rehab for a drug or alcohol addiction. For this reason, we strive to make the process one that is as streamlined and as comfortable as it can be. By choosing to take part in residential rehabilitation, individuals are able to step away from the stresses of the outside world and place all of their time, energy, and focus on recovery and becoming well again. Residential rehab also allows participants to escape from the temptation to use and the accessibility of obtaining their drugs of choice, providing them with the comfort of knowing that they are in a safe environment that is truly conducive to lasting healing.

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An assessment is an important first step toward treatment of and recovery from addiction.