Providing Somerset County County with Access to Services for the Prevention and Treatment of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse.
Care and Case Management:
All publicly funded clients are evaluated and referred to an appropriate level of care, within SCA policy guidelines. Progress is monitored throughout treatment process, coordinate discharge planning, and develop after care plans that optimize continued sobriety.
Student Assistance Program:
Somerset Single County Authority for Drug and Alcohol staff meets with school districts SAP teams to provide consultation and technical assistance. The staff also conducts assessments of children and adolescents who are at risk of drug abuse, then coordinates referrals to treatment and other services.
The Prevention/Education plan and provides a campaign of educational activities aimed at reducing the impact and incidence of alcohol and other drug use/abuse. It provides a speaker's bureau for small and large group presentations and technical assistance to school and community groups as well as other human service professionals.
The recovery plan for alcohol and other drug related problems can also be addressed on an outpatient basis. This approach can be an initial step in a recovery plan. The intensity of this program can vary from 1 to 12 hours per week.
A 12 step recovery program is provided fore those in need of a sober lifestyle. This service is available to adults and adolescents for varying lengths of stay.
Halfway House/3/4 House:
Post rehabilitation recovery service provides a more structured setting than independent living. Along with continued recovery skills, other services such as life skills and job seeking skills are stressed.
This program assists those who are leaving a treatment program and have no suitable living arrangements to return to.
As required by the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs, the SCA provides Methadone Maintenance to individuals who met all Sate and County guidelines for this level of care.
Pregnant Intravenous Drug Users, Pregnant Substance Users, Intravenous Drug Users, and Others: These individuals are given priority status and will be attended to immediately, within SCA policy guidelines.
A 24 hour toll free number is available year round to provide human service information and referral to helping agencies. This hotline is not only a drug and alcohol information source, but the after hours contact point allows you to get in touch with MH/MR, Children and Youth Service's, Adult and Juvenile Probation and the Area Agency on Aging.
300 North Center Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501
Phone: (814) 445-1530
Fax: (814) 445-1524