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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…

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Providence Treatment Achieves Accreditation From Joint Commission

announced today it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care. Providence Treatment reflects this level of commitment and quality…

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Are You a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

You can be an alcoholic and lead an outwardly successful life. In fact, many high-level professionals fall under the category of what experts call a high-functioning alcoholic. These are folks that essentially lead two lives: the public one where they hold well-respected careers (doctors, pilots, lawyers, executives, entrepreneurs, Wall Street brokers, etc.) and the private…

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Providence Treatment Supports WHYY

Providence Treatment supports WHYY and is an outpatient behavioral health and substance use program for professionals in safety sensitive occupations in need of recovery. Located in Media, PA, Providence Treatment offers quality services for physicians, attorneys, pilots and other professionals and executives and their families affected by the disease of addiction. Providence Treatment is a…

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Problem Drinking All-Too-Common Among Lawyers

If you’re a lawyer struggling with alcohol abuse, you’re far from alone. A new landmark study, published this month in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, found that one in three licensed employed attorneys in the U.S. consume alcohol at levels consistent with problem drinking.That’s roughly 21 percent, compared with 12 percent of a broad sample of…

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Role of meditation and grey matter

In a recent article, in Psychiatry Research, a team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard documented the benefits of meditation on the grey matter of the brain, which enhanced memory, a positive sense of self, empathy and stress. Sara Lazar, the author’s principal author reported, “although the practice of meditation is associated with…

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Surrender

The word “surrender” is often associated with defeat, loss, relinquishing your power and other hard to accept concepts. In many contemporary spiritual programs, the process of surrender is a key element to living a more spiritually fulfilling life. I became curious about this word and wondered if there was a hermeneutic that could shed a…

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Providence Treatment Grand Opening In Philadelphia

Welcome to Providence Treatment Grand Opening! We are a small boutique, highly customized outpatient treatment program in Media, PA (a western suburb of Philadelphia) meeting the needs of professionals and their families seeking addiction recovery and behavioral health treatment.   Providence Treatment provides programming that is state-of-the-art, best practices and integrating the body, mind and spirit…

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Premier Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center in Philadelphia

Providence Treatment is an extended care program for professionals in suburban Philadelphia, PA, who are in need of alcohol and drug addiction treatment. We provide both sober living for professional men and outpatient services for professional men and women, specifically those who identify their work as a career/profession such as physicians, dentists, business executives, attorney,…