OUR CORE VALUES:: FAITH, COMPASSION, DIGNITY, AND EXCELLENCE
Adult & Teen Challenge
Our faith-based treatment program began in 1962 as a way to help young people and adults who struggle with addiction get the help they need. We offer programs from detox through outpatient treatment programs. We have locations around Pennsylvania, so you can get help wherever you need it.
OUR VISION: BRINGING WHOLENESS TO THE HOPELESS
Adult & Teen Challenge
Our faith-based treatment program began in 1962 as a way to help those young people and adults who struggle with addiction get the help they need. We offer programs from detox through outpatient treatment programs. We have locations around Pennsylvania, so you can get help wherever you need it.
Mike’s life had become a repetitive cycle of rehabs that didn’t address the root of his addiction. Eventually, God reached out to Mike through a friend, and he came to Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge (PAATC). He says, “If it wasn’t for Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge being the vessel that God used to save me, I wouldn’t be here today. He put me here now, to help spread his message about Jesus Christ being the only person that can save you from the chains of addiction.”
Jon says that he was “pedal to the metal going down the ‘bad path’ with his drinking when he knew God was convicting him to stop. Jon knew that he was going to need faith-centered help, so he reached out to Naaman Center. Outpatient services allowed him to access treatment without interrupting his life. Since beginning his treatment six months ago, Jon says his “life has done a 180”. He has a good job and is back in physical shape.
Natalie graduated from the Faith-Based Program in October of 2019. She says, “My mother, as the strong woman of faith that she is, was looking for faith-based rehabs for me. Out of the four that she called, Pennsylvania Adult and Teen Challenge was the only one that had a bed open. I have broken chains that I didn’t even know were there. I have walked through things with the Lord that would have crippled me in fear and depression and anxiety.”
Pat recalls, “I was drinking heavily one night. I blacked out, and my wife got scared.” His wife called her father, and an argument ensued, which led to Pat being arrested. From jail, Pat heard the voice of the Lord calling him back. He decided that he was going to surrender his life to Jesus. Sarah found a place for Pat at Pennsylvania Adult and Teen Challenge, and the court ordered him to the residential faith-based program. Pat graduated from the program in January 2019 and has continued to serve PAATC as an intern.