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ABOUT VA PITTSBURGH HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - UNIVERSITY DRIVE CAMPUS
The University Drive Campus of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) of Pittsburgh, Pa. provides an assortment of treatment options for veterans struggling with substance use (SUD) and co-occurring disorders.
One of only seven (1.4 percent) of facilities operated by a branch of government within the state of Pennsylvania, the University Drive Campus at VAPHS offers both residential and outpatient care in addition to detoxification services.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The University Drive Campus is home to the Center for Treatment of Addictive Disorders (CTAD). One of just 191 (38.0 percent) residential programs in the state, CTAD is a comprehensive program that aims to treat addiction disorders through assessments, outpatient consultations, and intensive residential care. The CTAD has both an inpatient psychiatric unit as well as outpatient programs, all of which combine group therapy and one-on-one counseling. Where needed, medication management is also available.
In addition to its services for SUDs, the University Drive Campus treats mental health problems commonly experienced amongst veterans. These include depression and anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anger management issues, memory problems, self-harm and other aggressive behaviors, and vocational challenges. Another goal of treatment is to help veterans improve their relationships with their families and communities.
As an organization, the VAPHS is led by a team is led by a team of master’s level professionals and above. These include a registered nurse (RN), a medical doctor, and a master’s level social worker (MSW).
To date, the single individual polled by Rehabs.com on the matter gave their program three out of five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The University Drive Campus has 78 psychiatric beds, as well as a special building that provides accommodations to the families of admitted veterans. According to the facility's website, the University Drive Campus also receives the most outpatient visits of all VAPHS facilities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Feedback was mixed amongst the two alumni surveyed by Rehabs.com to date. On one side, C.T. developed “Great learning tools” and claimed the program was “Very helpful,” awarding the University Drive Campus four or five out of five stars for areas such as treatment effectiveness, exercise and leisure, family programming, holistic options, and the facility’s state of cleanliness. Another alum, however, told Rehabs.com that VAPHS was “not a good facility to try to recover at,” as there was “little time” for individualized attention.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The single loved one surveyed by Rehabs.com to date shared details of a positive treatment experience. The anonymous family member awarded the facility five out of five stars for its treatment effectiveness, telling Rehabs.com: “It worked and treated her well.”
Published on January 2019
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