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Trauma-Informed Care in Pennsylvania

Addressing All Aspects of Addiction Treatment & Recovery

At Silvermist, we are aware of the trauma often experienced by individuals with severe substance use disorders (SUD). Current research is uncovering the link between trauma and addiction. By some estimates, over two-thirds of people seeking treatment for addiction report one or more traumatic life experiences. Our staff validate these traumatic experiences and offer a safe and supportive environment to begin the process of healing.

Trauma-informed care lets our addiction therapists identify a client’s current situation and actions as they relate to past events and allows us to see the potential for recovery. Trauma-informed care allows us to recognize substance abuse as a learned mechanism for survival. Changing thoughts on the behavior allows the client to make positive changes, rather than focusing on the symptoms of the trauma, like substance abuse.

Learn more about our trauma-informed care at our Pennsylvania addiction recovery center; call (724) 268-4858 or submit an online contact form to get in touch with us today.

Treatment for Trauma

To help our clients find lasting sobriety, Silvermist provides a trauma-informed approach to treatment. All staff members and addiction therapists participate in regular supervision and training specifically to discuss how to respond appropriately to symptoms of trauma.

We believe that certain behaviors are symptoms of trauma. That’s why it’s very important to respond in a manner that will not only prevent more trauma but will also help to ensure that you feel safe, empowered, and supported.

How Our Addiction Therapists Treat Trauma

The clinicians at Silvermist utilize trauma-specific interventions to address the complexities and delicate nature of addiction with underlying trauma. These models of care are evidence-based in helping clients overcome trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, particularly when combined with substance abuse.

These therapies generally focus on finding emotional safety, learning effective coping skills and bringing one’s attention to the present moment:

You can learn more about our approach to addiction treatment here on our website, including our young adult rehab, treatment modalities, dual diagnosis, residential drug rehab, alcohol addiction treatment, LGBT-friendly addiction treatment, and holistic therapy. We also encourage you to reach out to us directly if you have questions or need more information.

We are available by phone at (724) 268-4858 24/7; call us or contact us online today.

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Recovery Stories

  • “I felt very comfortable with staff. They were always nice…Thank you for everything you guys did for me.”

    - Neal S
  • “The staff here are outstanding. They’ve provided me with a safe and open environment in which I could share my thoughts and experiences.”

    - Clayton F
  • “The therapists here are phenomenal. They genuinely care and have a passion for what they do. This place has been an absolute blessing! I’ve been shown that recovery is 100% possible if I apply all the ...”

    - Dorothy F
  • “The food quality is excellent. There was a great selection of menu items, plus substitute meals always available in case we didn’t want anything on the main menu. The staff were very accommodating.”

    - David M
  • “The initial assessment was smooth and helped me get comfortable quickly. I’m very satisfied…I appreciate the concern and care when staff was dealing with me. It made my stay here much easier and ...”

    - Darren H
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At Silvermist
  • Designed for Young Adults

    We proudly offer a Life Skills Curriculum to help young people transition into adulthood.

  • Individualized Treatment

    At Silvermist Recovery Center, you can experience one on one care and a customized treatment plan.

  • Available 24/7

    At Silvermist we are committed to being available for you or your family member day or night, you can call us 24/7.

  • Expansive Campus

    Enjoy beautiful accommodations both inside and out on our pristine 30-acre campus. View our gallery to see for yourself.