Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
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 Northeast Pennsylvania Comprehensive Treatment Centers 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, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Northeast Pennsylvania Comprehensive Treatment Centers.

  • This restriction has 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 are being vetted and 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 has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being 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.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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Northeast Pennsylvania Comprehensive Treatment Centers is a top provider of medically-supervised medication assisted treatment for women and men aged 18 and older.

Understanding the importance of providing services that can help individuals establish recovery from heroin or other opioid addictions, our centers supply the below listed proven-effective medication that can be included in a patient’s personalized treatment plan:

Methadone: Methadone is a synthetic medication that stops the onset of withdrawal symptoms and cravings, however does not cause a patient to become high as they would by using other opioids such as heroin or prescription pain medications. Methadone is classified as an opioid agonist and can help a patient slowly taper off of opioids.

The dosage recommended will be based on each patient’s needs for treatment and can be adjusted throughout treatment if necessary.

In addition, Northeast Pennsylvania Comprehensive Treatment Centers supply a number of services created solely to help support those who are obtaining medication assisted treatment. The staff of certified medical professionals and addictions specialists, including nurses, doctors, and counselors, will supply each patient with top-notch care. The services listed below have aided numerous people towards achieving recovery from opioid addictions:

  • Individual therapy sessions are available so patients can comb through their emotions, feelings, successes, and setbacks while working on their recovery in a private space with a counselor.
  • Group counseling sessions are held by certified counselors who guide patients towards supporting one another in their shared struggles with addiction.

By obtaining the medication assisted treatment available at Northeast Pennsylvania Comprehensive Treatment Centers, patients can begin living recovered lives that no longer entail the vicious cycle of substance abuse.