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VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Center for Trt of Addictive Disorders - Pittsburgh, PA    Phone: 412-360-6611

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Center for Trt of Addictive Disorders

University Drive
Pittsburgh, PA. 15240
412-360-6611

The Veterans Administration is America's largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,243 health care facilities, including 172 medical centers and 1,062 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. VA provides a continuum of forward-looking outpatient, residential, and inpatient mental health services across the country. Points of access to care span VA medical centers, Community Based Outpatient Clinics, Vet Centers, and mobile Vet Centers. VA offers mental health & substance abuse treatments in a variety of settings, including: Short-term, inpatient care; Outpatient care in a psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery centers (PRRC); Regular outpatient care, which may include telemedicine services; Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs (RRTP); Primary care; Residential care; and Supported work settings.

Type of Care offered at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Center for Trt of Addictive Disorders in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Services Detox Methadone Maintenance Methadone Detoxification Buprenorphine Used In Treatment Naltrexone (oral) Vivitrol (injectable Naltrexone) SAMHSA-certified Opioid Treatment Program Acamprosate(Campral) Alcohol Detox Benzodiazepines Detoxification Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time Buprenorphine maintenance Buprenorphine detoxification Disulfiram(Antabuse) Methadone Methadone maintenance for predetermined time Medications for psychiatric disorders Opioids Detoxification

Service Settings offered by VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Center for Trt of Addictive Disorders in Pittsburgh:

Inpatient Drug Rehab Outpatient Programs Short-Term Outpatient Detox Outpatient Methadone/Buprenorphine or Vivitrol Regular Outpatient Treatment General Hospital(including VA hospital)

Types of Treatment Approaches provided by VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Center for Trt of Addictive Disorders in Pittsburgh, PA.:

Cognitive/behavior Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy Telemedicine Therapy Anger management Brief intervention approach Contingency management/motivational incentive Motivational interviewing Matrix Model Outreach to persons in the community Relapse prevention Substance abuse counseling approach Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling Trauma-related counseling 12-step facilitation approach

Payment Types accepted by VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Center for Trt of Addictive Disorders in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

Military Insurance (e.g., Tricare)

Special Programs Offered:

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders Veterans Persons Who Have Experienced Trauma Persons Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse Aftercare/continuing care Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing Case management Comprehensive mental health assessment Comprehensive substance abuse assessment Drug or alcohol urine screening Discharge Planning Family counseling offered Group counseling offered HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis HIV testing Housing services Individual counseling offered Interim services for clients The Joint Commission Marital/couples counseling offered Mental health services Nicotine replacement therapy Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications Consumer-run (peer-support) services Relapse prevention from naltrxone Substance abuse education Screening for Hepatitis B Screening for Hepatitis C Self-help groups Screening for mental health disorders Screening for substance abuse STD testing Screening for tobacco use Hepatitis education, counseling, or support TB screening Treatment for gambling disorder

Age Groups Accepted:

Young Adults Adults

Gender Accepted:

Female Male

Language Services:

Services For The Hearing-Impaired

Smoking Policy:

Smoking Not Allowed

Facility Operation:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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