ABOUT ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE SERVICES INC OUTPATIENT SERVICES
Servicing vulnerable populations, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Inc. (ADAS) offers a continuum of treatment for clients in Cameron, Elk, and McKean Counties in Pennsylvania. ADAS offers regular outpatient programs (OP) as well as one of the state’sintensive outpatient programs (IOP) to clients in several different locations, including Port Allegany. These services are available to adults, as well as , a feature of only substance abuse treatment centers in the state.
This facility is also amongst the justof Pennsylvania treatment centers with specifically-tailored programming for pregnant women. Detox services are not available but arrangements can be made with local hospital units.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Before beginning treatment, clients receive evaluations and assessments to determine an appropriate level of care. Hours at the Port Allegany clinic run 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on all weekdays other than Wednesday, when the hours are 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
IOP treatment is a four- to six-month program running three days per week. Hours of treatment may occur either in the morning or afternoon depending on the client’s schedule. Treatment plans are individualized and include individual, group, andClients also participate in 12-step Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) groups. can be planned following treatment.
In OP treatment, clients receive many of the same services on a less intense scale. Children of clients seeking recovery from substance use, no matter their age, may receive support services. Along with AA and NA, groups in OP include Al-Anon and Alateen.is also available.
ADAS employs recovery support specialists, drug and alcohol residential workers. In Pennsylvania,of all substance abuse treatment facilities had higher education requirements for staff, as of 2016. The single alum polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave the facility only two out of five stars for quality of leadership and staff’s level of support.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The sole alum polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave ADAS outpatient services mostly negative ratings, giving the facility only two out of five stars for the counseling services offered, staff support, pricing of treatment, and the facility’s cleanliness. Slightly higher, lukewarm ratings of three out of five stars were given for the holistic treatment offerings, family involvement in treatment, overall family programming, and the quality of mental health treatment. The anonymous alum wrote: “Emotional support was ok.”
According to, ADAS accepts private insurance plans, as well as TRICARE, Medicaid (accepted at of Pennsylvania treatment centers), and Medicare (accepted at of facilities in the state). Fees are based on a sliding scale.
Areported that ADAS has recently opened Maple Manor, a residential center available to clients in the area, in Port Allegany. Information about the center is available on ADAS’s website.