Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Southeastern Pennsylvania CTC Cluster to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Southeastern Pennsylvania CTC Cluster.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Benefits of Individual Therapy

Benefits of Individual Therapy for Opioid Abuse

Those who are grappling with an opioid addiction often face more challenges outside of their actual use of a given substance. The actual causes of addiction are not just a result of the physical act of using, but rather a number of underlying emotional issues that have likely led to the development of the addiction as well. Because of this, individual therapy can be highly beneficial when included in a treatment plan for an individual who is receiving medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction.

Individual therapy is a method of treatment that requires a patient and a counselor to work in a one-on-one setting on a regular basis so that the patient can work towards recovering from his or her addiction to opioids. The benefits of patients receiving individual therapy include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Recognizing past trauma or turmoil that could have led to the addiction itself
  • Developing new perspectives geared towards the underlying causes of addiction
  • Creating healthy coping skills that help alleviate stress and negative emotions
  • Working through obstacles and celebrating successes throughout treatment
  • Devising strategies to help avoid situations where an individual’s sobriety might be challenged
  • Establishing personal goals for the future and the present

Learning to understand one’s feelings, behaviors, emotions, and reasons behind one’s choices can dramatically aid in helping an individual develop a clear perspective of his or her happy and drug-free future. Individual therapy is an excellent means of care that opens up the floor for these types of discussions, as well as one that offers a place for an individual to feel supported by his or her counselor.

In addition to the above listed benefits, individuals who obtain individual therapy can also experience the following during treatment:

  • Improved self-confidence
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Reduced stress
  • Increased sense of self-awareness

These benefits can help lay the foundation for an individual to continue to live successfully in recovery and work towards a life that no longer includes the chains of addiction.

Building a Foundation

Building a Foundation for Opioid Abuse Recovery

At Southeastern Pennsylvania Comprehensive Treatment Centers, we feel that individual therapy is an essential element when it comes to providing treatment to individuals who are attempting to overcome addictions to substances such as morphine, heroin, and prescription painkillers. Affording individuals the opportunity to work through their recovery alongside a counselor not only helps them emotionally, but also keeps them following the recommendations provided to them throughout their treatment. Our understanding and talented counselors work tirelessly to continually check in with patients regarding the status of their progress in treatment and are there to help answer any questions or address any concerns that should arise.

When individual therapy is paired with the treatment that we offer, we at Southeastern Pennsylvania Comprehensive Treatment Centers are able to provide care that can help individuals get their lives back on track, as well as help them obtain skills needed to live flourishing and productive lives. If you or a loved one needs help and can benefit from our comprehensive treatment, please contact us today. We are here to help.