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Outpatient vs. Inpatient Program

Over 20 million Americans over the age of 12 suffer from a substance use disorder. Only a few of them receive professional addiction treatment. There are many reasons for that, ranging from barriers created by stigma to lack of information about what is available. At Pennsylvania Adult and Teen Challenge (PAATC), we want to get…

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Why Choose a Pennsylvania Rehab Center?

When it’s time to enroll in addiction treatment, what next? The hardest part is taking that step to accept that you need help. But the next step – finding an outpatient or inpatient addiction treatment facility that resonates with you – seems almost as hard. If you live in Pennsylvania and are interested in Pennsylvania…

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Unique Elements of Christian Rehab Centers

Nearly three-quarters of drug rehab centers in the United States have a faith-based component. For those seeking recovery from a substance use disorder, faith-based addiction rehab has numerous unique factors that make it a great option. If you are interested in discovering more about Christian rehab programs, reach out to Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge…

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Social Media and Teens: What are the Risks?

If you have teenagers in the house, you want to do what you can to keep them safe while still giving them the freedom they need to explore their world. That can be a difficult balance to find, but it’s possible. One of the biggest concerns you probably have is with social media and teens.…

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What to Expect from a Short-Term Clinical Program

Our short-term addiction treatment model has long been a standard approach to the start of recovery. There are numerous other options nowadays. However, a short-term clinical program remains an effective care model for many people suffering from substance use disorders. If you are looking at our short-term treatment programs to see if one might be…

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4 Benefits of Residential Treatment

Stepping away from your family and friends for an extended period of time for residential treatment seems like it would be so hard. It is a challenge, but the residential treatment benefits are numerous and can provide you with the very best way for you to start on the path towards recovery. At Pennsylvania Adult…

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5 Signs of Heroin Addiction

Heroin addiction is one of the most severe forms of addiction. Because this substance is highly addictive, withdrawal from it can be intense. More so, many people can become addicted quickly, feeling unable to stop using on their own. Yet, some people may not notice what is happening to their loved ones initially. This can…

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How Does a Short-Term Drug Treatment Program Work?

For many years, short-term clinical programs for addiction rehab have been the standard. There are numerous other rehab options, but short-term treatment centers still offer many people a solid start to recovery. Most addiction treatment programs provide short-term inpatient care for those who seek sobriety. Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge (PAATC) has an intensive short-term…

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3 Benefits of a Short-Term Clinical Program

Once you decide that you need addiction treatment, you are already on your way to recovery. The following steps of determining what kind of treatment you need and where can seem daunting, but they don’t have to be. There are great options available to you. Some resources can help you choose between an inpatient or…