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

LAST UPDATED ON 12/17/2020

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.
  • 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 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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York, PA’s Local Drug & Alcohol Support Groups

12-Step Support Near York, PA

Across the globe, 12-Step programming is renowned and respected for helping individuals achieve and maintain long-term recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. The 12 Steps, which are commonly practiced through meetings offered by Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), can appear simple at first; however, they can be challenging to apply to one’s life. Thankfully, the support of AA and NA can help individuals incorporate the steps into their recovery.

Local Resources

When you complete professional treatment for an addiction to alcohol or other drugs, your treatment provider will likely provide you with a discharge plan. Depending upon your needs, this plan may include encouragement to participate in 12-Step programming like AA or NA within your community.

12-Step meetings can connect you with others in the area who are also looking to maintain recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. As you listen to other meeting participants share their experiences, you can share your insights and learn from each other. This promotes the development of a solid support system. Attending AA or NA meetings can also help boost your self-esteem and help you to establish better coping skills.

If you are looking to attend AA or NA meetings in York, PA, please visit the following links:

Support groups are also available throughout the community for specific concerns. When looking for support groups in your area, be detailed in your search so that you can find the most appropriate meetings for you.

If you are struggling with the symptoms of depression or bipolar disorder, know that you are not alone. You do not have to go through these challenges by yourself. By attending support groups, you can get the help you need to overcome the issues you are facing. To find a support group for depression or bipolar disorder, please click the link below:

For Loved Ones

Having someone you care for visibly struggling with drug and alcohol addiction can be heartbreaking. You can easily feel overwhelmed and depleted, and as if there is no energy left to take care of yourself. It is important to know that you are not alone, and that even during a time like this, that putting your needs first can be life-saving.

Thankfully, support exists through 12-Step programming geared towards loved ones of addicts and alcoholics. Programs such as Al-Anon can give you the space you need to share your experiences, as well as listen to and learn from the experiences of others who can relate. Doing so can not only give you a healthy outlet for emotional distress, but it can also help you develop strong coping skills going forward.

If you are looking to attend Al-Anon meetings in York, PA, please navigate the following link:

York Al-Anon Meetings

Making the Most of Meetings

When you find meetings that are best suited for you, it is important to participate in them as much as possible so that you can gain the greatest benefit from them. Once you feel comfortable in your recovery, you can then offer the same support you received back to the York, PA community.

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