Somerset Single County Authority (SCA) for Drug and Alcohol

Providing Somerset County County with Access to Services for the Prevention, Intervention and Treatment of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse.

Case Management/Coordination of Services:

Somerset Single County Authority for Drug and Alcohol staff meets with school districts SAP teams to provide consultation and assistance. The staff also conducts assessments of the youth who are at risk of alcohol and drug abuse, then coordinates referrals to treatment and other services.


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.

Prevention/Education:

The Prevention/Education Department plans and coordinates speaking events, educational activities and disseminates informational materials aimed at reducing the impact and incidence of alcohol and other drug use/abuse.


Intervention:

The SCA assists clients in coping with a specific crisis or situation. The SCA assesses, assists and refers for intervention.


Outpatient Treatment Services:

The recovery plan for drug and alcohol related problems can be addressed on an outpatient basis. This approach can be an initial step toward recovery or it can be used as the next step in a recovery plan. The intensity of this program can vary from one to twenty two hours per week depending on the level of care.


Inpatient Treatment (Short & Long Term):

Detoxification and inpatient rehabilitation is provided for clients who need a 24-hour environment. This service is available to adults and adolescents for varying lengths of time.


Halfway House Treatment:

Post rehabilitation recovery service provides a more structured setting than independent living. Along with continued recovery skills, other service such as life skills and job seeking skills are stressed.


Medication-Assisted Treatment:

As required by the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, the SCA provides medication-assisted treatment on an individual needed basis.


Priority Populations:
Preferential treatment will be given to pregnant women.

 

#1 Pregnant injection drug users

#2 Pregnant substance abusers

#3 Injection drug users

#4 Overdose survivors

#5 Veterans

Accessline - 1-800-452-0218:
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 Services, Adult and Juvenile Probation and the Area Agency on Aging.

County Annex Office Building
300 North Center Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501
Somerset County Courthouse
111 East Union St.
Somerset, PA 15501