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.

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White Deer Run New Castle

New Castle’s Leading Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center

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

About Our New Castle Outpatient Location

Located in New Castle, Pennsylvania, White Deer Run of New Castle is an outpatient rehab center that offers outpatient programming (OP) and an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for individuals who are struggling with addiction to alcohol or other drugs.

At White Deer Run of New Castle, we are dedicated to providing the men and women of New Castle with the skills and support that will empower them to successfully pursue long-term recovery. We honor the strength, character, and experiences that each participant brings to the rehab process, and we are committed to treating each person who chooses to heal with the utmost dignity and respect.

Types of Treatment

The following are among the methods, models, therapies, and other elements that may be included in a person’s rehab at White Deer Run of New Castle:

Group therapy: At our outpatient rehab center, group therapy is the fundamental means of treatment. Conducted under the direction of qualified professionals, groups provide many benefits to participants, including sharing their experiences and insights, learning from others who are in similar situations, and honing healthy and productive interpersonal communication skills. The specific content of groups will vary depending upon the contributions of participants, but the following are among the general topics that are likely to be addressed:

  • Disease concept of addiction
  • 12-Step recovery process
  • Anxiety symptoms and strategies to cope
  • Depression symptoms and strategies to cope
  • Life stressors
  • Coping strategies
  • Relationships and boundaries
  • Relapse prevention

Individual therapy: One-on-one sessions between an participant and his or her primary counselor or therapist may be scheduled on an as-needed basis at our outpatient rehab center in New Castle. Individual therapy sessions may be called for when a participant needs to process a success, setback, or other issue that may be particularly difficult or inappropriate to discuss during a group therapy session.

Family therapy: Participants at White Deer Run of New Castle may schedule family therapy sessions on an as-needed basis. In cases where such sessions are desired by the participant and determined to be necessary to promote continued recovery, family therapy will involve the participant, his or her invited family members, and one of our counselors or therapists. Family therapy offers many benefits, including improved intrafamilial communication and an enhanced ability for family members to serve as positive sources of support for their loved one.

Treatment methods and models: At our outpatient rehab center we incorporate a variety of treatment methods and models to ensure the most dynamic and responsive experience for all who receive care at our center. The following are among the methods and models that may be employed during an individual’s time in rehab:

  • 12-Step Recovery Model: First developed in the 1930s as a means of overcoming alcoholism, the 12-step model is an effective step-by-step process of recovery that has been adapted to help individuals who are suffering from a variety of addictions and behavioral compulsions.
  • Client-Centered Supportive Therapy – In this model, the therapist creates an atmosphere of acceptance and understanding, and he or she encourages the participant to become less defensive and more open to personal exploration and meaningful change.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) — CBT is a popular and effective form of psychotherapy in which counselors and participants focus on changing cognitive processes, such as thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes, in order to solve a problem or accomplish a goal.
  • Disease Concept Model: Treatment at White Deer Run of New Castle is based upon the belief that addiction is a progressive, deteriorating, chronic disease with genetic, neurological, biological, and environmental sources of origin.
  • Ego-Psychology Model: The relationship between counselor and participant is an important element of this model, which is based upon the belief that a strong sense of self will enable individuals to resist the urge to relapse into patterns of substance abuse.
  • Family Interaction Model – This therapeutic model is particularly effective when working with couples and families, and in instances involving codependency and related issues.
  • Motivational Interviewing: This therapeutic approach is a non-judgmental and non-confrontational technique with the goals of engaging clients in the process of increasing motivation and eliciting change.
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) – In REBT, participants are taught to emphasize the present, and to examine and challenge unproductive thought patterns that lead to self-defeating behaviors.
  • Reality Therapy — This form of therapy focuses on responsible behaviors and emphasizes conscious value judgments and an understanding of natural consequences.

Program Curriculum

IOP curriculum: The intensive outpatient program at White Deer Run of New Castle features a thorough curriculum that includes the following topics:

  • Education of the Disease – This review of the disease model of addiction includes a focus on how substance abuse impacts the body, mind, and spirit of the individual.
  • High Risk Situations – This section consists of activities that help participants identify and prepare for situations that may put their continued recovery at risk.
  • Recovery Support – Participants learn to identify and access the various resources that they can implement into their recovery support network.
  • Physical Recovery – Therapists at our rehab center share their insights on how substance abuse impacts the body, and participants complete activities that are designed to improve their physical wellbeing.
  • Recovery and Mental Health – This section focuses on the mental health impact of continued substance abuse, as well as the mental health component of treatment and recovery.
  • Recovery and the Family – Therapists explore the role that family members can play in the recovery process. Group activities also address codependency and related issues.
  • Relationships and Recovery – Participants learn to establish appropriate boundaries, identify abusive situations, and otherwise define and learn to function within healthy relationships.
  • Humor and Recovery – The objective of this element is to help participants discover fun, engaging, and motivational drug-free activities that will enable them to experience joy in recovery without the use of mind-altering substances.
  • Recovery and Stress Management – Participants learn to identify and prioritize sources of stress in their lives, and develop healthy means of managing and dealing with stressors in a way that does not trigger relapse or other self-defeating behaviors.
  • Character Defects / Value Systems and Recovery – Participants work with therapists to identifying aspects of their characters that may be exerting a negative influence on their continued recovery. Participants will also learn to define a personal value system.
  • Criminal Thinking and Recovery: Therapists at our outpatient rehab center will help participants to understand the concept of criminal thinking and understand how this can persist even after a person has ended his or her dependence upon alcohol or other drugs.
  • Holidays and Recovery – The holiday season can be a time of significant stress and pressure for individuals in recovery. This element of the IOP curriculum prepares participants to have a healthy and relapse-free holiday experience.
  • Legal System and Recovery – Substance abuse and addiction can increase an individual’s risk for interacting with the criminal justice system. This curricular element provides insights and advice on dealing with the legal system while in recovery.

Program Schedule

The intensive outpatient program and traditional outpatient program at White Deer Run of New Castle is provided according to the following schedule:

Adult Outpatient Program

  • Monday Women’s Group: 9 a.m. to noon
  • Tuesday: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Adult IOP

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 9 a.m. to noon
  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: noon to 3 p.m.
  • Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Schedules are subject to change based on needs.

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