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Addiction Medicine and Recovery Services at UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor in Erie, Pa.

Addiction is a chronic illness with biological, psychosocial, and spiritual factors.

Located in Erie, Pa., Addiction Medicine Services at Safe Harbor provides outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment to adolescents and adults who have substance use disorders.

Contact UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor

UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor
1330 W. 26th St.
Erie, PA 16508

Phone: 814-459-9300

Services Offered at UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor

We understand that people seeking recovery might be facing many issues.

Our services include:

  • Medical treatment for alcohol use disorder and opioid use disorder.
  • Group and one-on-one counseling services.
  • Peer support.
  • Mobile case management.
  • Screening for withdrawal.
  • Assessment to determine the right level of care.
  • Development of tailored treatment goals and coping strategies.

Addressing these concerns in a compassionate and coordinated manner is vital to your recovery.

Choose UPMC for Addiction Treatment Designed to Meet Your Unique Needs

Recovery from addiction is a personal process of abstinence and change. Matching treatment services to your unique needs is critical to returning to a healthy lifestyle.

In the Addiction Medicine Services program, you will work with your therapist to design a tailored treatment plan.

Your therapist will help you:

  • Recognize triggers.
  • Learn new coping skills.
  • Adjust to life in recovery.
  • Create a relapse prevention plan.
  • Repair relationships strained by substance use concerns.
  • Promote your new goals.
  • Define strategies for living a healthy lifestyle.

Our program uses evidence-based therapy and parts of the 12-step program to help the recovery process.

We also encourage loved ones to take part in planning and treatment. These supports are a helpful part of treatment and recovery.

We provide education on:

  • Coping strategies and techniques.
  • Relapse prevention skills.
  • Medication education and management.
  • Basic life skills.
  • Understanding substance use.
  • Identifying triggers and dealing with urges.
  • Building resilience.
  • Communication skills.
  • Mindfulness.
  • Goal setting.

Contact Us to Start Your Recovery Journey

We offer Addiction Medicine Services at our main location at 1330 West 26th Street.

We also have two satellite locations:

Your Hometown Health Partners
3910 Caughey Road, Suite 150
Erie, PA 16506

UPMC West Erie Medical Group
Peninsula Place
1600 Peninsula Dr., Suite 9
Erie, PA 16505

To learn more about starting your journey to recovery from addiction, call program director Jessianne Montie, LPC, at 814-451-2241.

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