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What is a Silent Retreat? | Spirituality and Recovery

Sometimes you just need to be still and reflect. That can be difficult to do in a hectic world, especially as working professional who is also challenged with recovering from an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Taking time to focus inward can help you through your recovery, though. Spirituality and recovery have a connection that…

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How to Detox Your Body from Drugs

If you have a substance abuse disorder or struggle with addiction, you may experience withdrawal symptoms when you stop using. Withdrawal symptoms can be similar to having the flu or can be potentially life-threatening. Attempting to detox alone without professional care can be dangerous. If you want to know how to detox your body, the…

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Hydrocodone vs Oxycodone: How Are They Different?

Prescription painkillers provide effective relief for millions of Americans every year. But what happens when people fail to take their medication as directed? Even when they follow their doctor’s instructions, they sometimes fall into dependency on opioids. In comparing hydrocodone vs oxycodone, how do these drugs differ in terms of abuse potential? The Dangers of…

Delaware County’s Suicide Prevention and Awareness Task Force

Delaware County’s Suicide Prevention and Awareness Task Force Delaware County’s Suicide Prevention and Awareness Task Force will host their annual symposium on 11/15/18 with this year’s theme: Surpass Stigma, Welcome Wellness in terms of the stigma that working professionals must overcome to seek treatment and overcome suicidality. Dr. William Heran, co-founder of Providence Treatment, will…

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Providence Treatment is Recipient of 2018 Outstanding Clinical Care Award

(MEDIA, PA – July 24, 2018) – Providence Treatment is proud to be the recipient of 2018 Outstanding Clinical Care Award which will be presented at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) in August 2018 at Disneyland, California. This award honors exemplary clinical efforts targeting high-need and challenging populations such as healthcare physicians, pilots…

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Joint Collaboration with Widener University

Providence Treatment is pleased to announce its joint collaboration with Widener University’s Biofeedback Clinic, chaired by Dr. Pamela Calvert-Hirt, to provide psychophysiological interventions for common issues such as: attention, insomnia, stress, headaches and test anxiety to our professional clients.  At Providence Treatment, we understand the stress and fatigue caused by a demanding professional career, and…

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When A Pilot Is Not Ready To Return Home

Often when a pilot leaves residential treatment, there remains unresolved issues, especially with their spouses and other family members. We know an alcoholic and addict in early recovery requires more support and a higher degree of accountability to sustain a recovery and ensure ongoing sobriety. Stress related to family relationships can be a major trigger…