Behavioral Health Alliance of Rural Pennsylvania - Youth & Family Tree Project
Behavioral Health Alliance of Rural Pennsylvania
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PA 2-1-1 North East
Description of Service
A hospital referral program for an individual that presents to the emergency department of a local hospital with:
- an illness or behavior that is concerning for a substance abuse disorder
-signs/symptoms of a substance use disorder
-a desire to seek treatment for a substance abuse disorder.
Following the referral, an individual will meet with a recovery specialist to complete and screening and care assessment for substance use disorder and make referrals to the appropriate level of care. This service aims to bridge the gap between hospital care and drug and alcohol treatment centers for young adults, aged 18 to 25 years. Hospital based services are available 24/7.
Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union
Particpating hospitals will make referrals when need is identified. Partcipating hospitals include: Commonwealth-Berwick, Geisinger-Bloomsburg, Geisinger-Danville, Geisinger-Shamokin, and UPMC-Sunbury.
Young adults, aged 18 to 25 years, who present to a hospital emergency room with substance use disorder.