VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System – University Drive Campus

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System – University Drive Campus

ABOUT VA PITTSBURGH HEALTHCARE SYSTEM – UNIVERSITY DRIVE CAMPUS

The University Drive Campus of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS), which is located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, Pa., offers numerous treatment options for veterans struggling with substance use disorder and/or mental health problems. Services include both residential and outpatient treatment, as well as on-site detoxification.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

The University Drive Campus is home to the Center for Treatment of Addictive Disorders (CTAD), which offers a full continuum of addiction treatment services, from assessment and outpatient consultation to residential rehab.

In addition to substance use disorder, the University Drive Campus offers treatment for a variety of mental health problems including depression and anxiety, PTSD, anger management, memory problems, self-harming behaviors, and vocational issues. There is both an inpatient psychiatric unit and outpatient programs, all of which include group therapy and one-on-one counseling.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff, however the one alum surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the University Drive Campus three out of five stars for its staff’s level of training and experience.

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

The University Drive Campus has 78 psychiatric beds, as well as a special building that provides accommodations to the families of admitted veterans. According to the facility’s website, the University Drive Campus also receives the most outpatient visits of all VAPHS facilities. The one former client polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave the facility five out of five stars for its accommodations and amenities.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

C.T., the sole alum surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing, gave the University Drive Campus a positive review, awarding the facility four or five out of five stars across most evaluated metrics, including treatment effectiveness, exercise and leisure activities, family participation, holistic offering, and cleanliness. Slight lower ratings of three stars were given to the facility for its counseling options, its inclusion of 12-step principles, and its treatment of co-occurring disorders.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

The one loved one polled by Best-rehabs.com to date also gave the University Drive Campus positive feedback, giving the facility five out of five stars for its treatment effectiveness and noting that the program was successful for their loved one.

FINANCING

There is currently no information provided on the facility’s website regarding its costs, however the one alum polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave the University Drive Campus four out of five stars for its affordability.

Reviews about VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System – University Drive Campus

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  • It was not a good facility to try to recover at. A lot of very sick veterans there and they had little time to give each vet. They kept me somewhat safe from harm.
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  • Great learning tools. Visitors. Very helpful.
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    It worked and treated her well.