Pyramid Healthcare - Quakertown Teen Residential Inpatient Treatment Center in Quakertown, PA

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2705 N Old Bethlehem Pike
Quakertown PA 18951

Pyramid Healthcare - Quakertown Teen Residential Inpatient Treatment Center Philosophy

Pyramid Quakertown is an inpatient adolescent drug and alcohol treatment facility located in Quakertown, Pennsylvania for teens struggling with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders. We offer separate programming for boys and girls in a structured setting designed to engage the adolescent in treatment, school, recreational and community service activities during all waking hours.

Areas of Specialization

  • 12-Step
    The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.

  • Family Program
    Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.

Facility Highlights

12-Step Programs

Aftercare Coordination

Group Therapy

Meet the Staff

Jonathan Wolf

Chief Executive Officer

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Jonathan Wolf is the Chief Executive Officer of Pyramid Healthcare, Inc. Founded in July of 1999, Pyramid has quickly gained a reputation as a provider of high quality behavioral healthcare in Pennsylvania. Jon is a Pennsylvania native with a Bachelor’s Degree from Penn State University and a Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Before returning to Pennsylvania, Jon operated free-standing psychiatric and substance abuse treatment hospitals in Rockledge, Florida, Atlanta, Georgia, Salt Lake City, Utah and Toledo, Ohio. An active member of the Central Pennsylvania community, Jon previously served as the Annual Campaign Chairman and Chairman of the Board of the United Way of Blair County. 360 Guide

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Pyramid Healthcare’s Quakertown Men’s Residential Inpatient Treatment Center, one of multiple Pyramid Healthcare facilities located throughout Pennsylvania, provides treatment for men seeking treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Treatment is provided on a residential basis only. While detox is not provided on-site, clients may seek treatment for withdrawal symptoms at Pyramid Healthcare’s Altoona, Hillside, or Pittsburgh locations.


Treatment starts with a thorough assessment. After admission, residents participate in highly structured programming designed to educate them on the disease of addiction and give them the tools needed to achieve and maintain sobriety. It is one of the 235 (46.8 percent) facilities in the state that provide treatment programs specifically for men.

The treatment process includes traditional and holistic treatment methods. Clients are introduced to 12-step programming and receive life skills education. Clients attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings regularly.

Clients also participate in alternative healthcare methods that promote wellness and fitness including yoga and meditation. A music therapy program is available to promote spiritual healing. During treatment, clients can participate in religious services and Bible study.

Therapy is conducted in group, family, and individual settings, and psychiatric evaluations are administered as needed. For long term clients, this facility utilizes an evidence-based clinical model called Living in Balance.

A co-occurring treatment program is available. To participate, clients must be diagnosed with a co-occurring condition that the facility treats. At the end of treatment, clients undergo aftercare planning.


The center employs certified clinicians, registered nurses, medication technicians, and counselors. The facility is one of Pennsylvania’s 151 (30.1 percent) facilities that are accredited by CARF.


During treatment, residents stay in gender-specific housing making it one of the 260 (51.8 percent) of facilities with separate programs for women and part of the 235 (46.8 percent) for men.

At this facility, there is room for 52 clients. Clients live in shared rooms with a total of two to three clients. Part of the treatment program includes access to recreational activities.

Clients participate in strict schedules and have minimal amounts of free time. Laundry detergent is provided by the facility. Transportation services are available.


At the time of this review, seven alumni submitted mostly negative feedback to about Pyramid Healthcare.

Several alumni complained about both the quality and quantity of the food. “Meals where below subpar and had you hungry 24/7,” alum D.J.B. wrote.

Alumni generally disliked the treatment staff and found the programming to be ineffective.

Alum K. told wrote that the staff was “horrible.” “Thereapists and the physiatrist were a joke, didnt see the individual as a individual kinda generalized everything,” alum Will wrote.

On Google, Pyramid Healthcare Quakertown Men's Inpatient has an average rating of 2.7 out of five stars from nine reviews to date. [1] Alum Mike noted the “Awesome staff,” while one anonymous alum wrote: “It suck some of the staff were chill.” Ziad wrote: “Not enough food, little to no education.”


At the time of this writing, one loved one provided feedback to about Pyramid Healthcare. The feedback was fairly negative.

Loved one Lisa gave the program’s treatment effectiveness two out of five stars. While she appreciated that the counselor could relate to her daughter, she disclosed that her daughter relapsed three days after being discharged. “Would have preferred more education in dual- diagnosis… Program would benefit from a new approach,” she wrote.


Pyramid Healthcare provides self-pay options and accepts several insurance plans, including those from Aetna, Cigna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. The facility also accepts Medicaid.

[1] GoogleReviews

Published on April 2019

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alot of the staff was good, actually wanted to help people out, except a few.The building was worn down, very dirty


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I lost 15 pounds here. There were cats crawling everywhere outside the window. Wasn\'t the best food.


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Clinician was young and able to relate to my daughter. Strictly 12-step. Would have preferred more education in dual- diagnosis. It served its purpose at the time of need.. Got her into treatment away from the situation. Relapsed 3 days after discharge. Program would benefit from a new approach. Everyone's experience is different. Also depends on the patients willingness to change. Do your research ..


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Going here was one of the worst experiences I\'ve had. Everything about this place is terrible. More like an episode of scared straight. Staff was ridiculous, meals where below subpar and had you hungry 24/7. Treatment plans where a joke. Relapsed one day after leaving.


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This place was by far the worst rehab ever. I was constantly hungry there, the staff was horrible, they never took anything serious. It was a nightmare. I would not recommend this place to anyone. I think I rather be in jail than there. I literally have nightmares about this place all the time and get sick when I think about it. Also, they don\'t tell you that its a program so you\'re stuck there for atleast 35 days. And if you get signed out you pay out of pocket for your treament, your insurance wont cover it. Its a complete joke, theyre money hungry and dont care about your recovery at all.


the kids have no coed interaction and are punished for trying. night staff was the only real help, thereapists and the physiatrist were a joke, didnt see the individual as a individual kinda generalized everything. note the gallery on thepyriamid healthcare website doesnt show the sleeping qourters or the group thereapy rooms. the place was rundown and money hungry, didnt stay clean long after leaving but i wasnt readdy anyway. still id take my buisness elsewere


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I would not recommend sending your child here. The facility is extremely disorganized, poor nutritional foods (and hardly fed), and poor accommodations. You only sit there reading articles/filling out worksheets, rather than learning hands-on with learning to grow mentally, emotionally, physically, spiritually, and socially. You are fed 3 times a day (one plate per person with no seconds) and only 2 snacks per day. During the weekends you mainly sit and watch movies (by the way, no source of exercising as well). Nothing involved with recovering. The schooling is poor. Everything about this facility is terrible (from personal experience). After relapsing, I went to Caron Treatment Center in Wernersville, PA. Best decision I ever made. It was heaven compared to this facility. Do not send your child here! Send your child/loved one to Caron! Best regards.

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