White Deer Run at Blue Mountain is a residential substance abuse treatment program located in the Blue Mountain range near Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. With guidance from our clinical team of Masters level licensed staff, our adult clients begin to learn increased self-awareness, gain an understanding of their interpersonal relationships and receive an education on the disease of addiction through both group and individual sessions.
ABOUT WHITE DEER RUN OF BLUE MOUNTAIN
Situated in heavy woodlands six miles north of Kempton and 30 miles northwest of Allentown, Pa., White Deer Run of Blue Mountain offers residential substance abuse treatment for adult men and women.are also addressed. The facility is part of the White Deer Run family of rehab centers, which operates a handful of treatment centers throughout Pennsylvania and is in turn operated by CRC Health, one of the nation’s largest providers of rehab and behavioral health services.
Supervised medical detox is not available at Blue Mountain, though it is available at most other White Deer Run facilities.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
White Deer Run of Blue Mountain treats a full spectrum of substance dependencies. The admissions process includes a full medical evaluation and, where necessary, psychiatric evaluation. After admission, residents follow an individualized treatment track that combines group, family, and individual therapy with evidence-based practices such as dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and motivational enhancement therapy (MET).
In addition to medication management services, clients participate in daily meditation, group therapy, addiction education, gender-specific groups, 12-step meetings, and recreational activities. Length of stay varies depending upon client need, however the average treatment plan lasts 24 days.
Aftercare planning is another core part of treatment, and each resident works to put together his or her own comprehensive, individualized,. Possible continuing care options include outpatient treatment and halfway houses within White Deer Run’s network.
Staff includes physicians certified in addiction medicine, a team of nurses, master’s level therapists, and certified addiction counselors. A staff physician, psychiatrist, and medical director are on-site once or twice per week.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The 20-bed facility is set on seven expansive acres in the Blue Mountain range, near Pennsylvania’s fabled Lehigh Valley, with plenty of recreational space nearby. The six individuals surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing on the facility’s accommodations and amenities gave it an average rating of 4.2 out of five stars.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Feedback from the five former clients polled by Best-rehabs.com to date indicated that White Deer Run of Blue Mountain offers adequate treatment, a qualified staff, and a serene environment. Except for one alum who claimed that the rehab did not tend to individual needs, the other four reviewers praised the facility and gave it either four or five out of five stars for its treatment effectiveness. “Great environment! Wonderful experience, I learned great tools for sobriety!” wrote S.F. in a representative review.
Elsewhere online, four reviewers to date left ratings on Google that average 4.8 out of five stars. The only comment was left by Montana, who gave five stars and wrote: “The staff is a wonderful, caring, and helpful bunch.” This reviewer also noted that the activities were enjoyable.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The single loved one surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing noted the rehab’s “peaceful, isolated setting,” but was ultimately disappointed in its treatment because her daughter did not receive much-needed psychiatric care and relapsed shortly after her release as a result. “I believe my daughter has some sort of mental illness other than addiction and self-medicates herself with alcohol. She was never given an psychiatric evaluation while at White Deer Run despite my urging,” the anonymous parent wrote.
According to the facility’s website, White Deer Run accepts a number of private insurance plans, including Medicare, Aetna, Cigna, and BlueCross BlueShield.