Addiction Resource Guide

St. Joseph Institute

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"St. Joseph Institute provides drug and alcohol detox and rehab for aduls struggling wih addiction. Treatment plans are customized for each individual to deliver the best possible outcome."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Our program treats the whole person - body, mind, emotions and spirit - focusing on the reasons behind the addiction, helping the person heal, grow and discover the strengths that will enable lasting recovery."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"The professional staff are experienced with the wide range of co-occurring conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and chronic pain."

Family Program:

"St. Joseph Institute places a strong emphasis on working with families, recognizing that the road to recovery involves spouses and children."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"At St. Joseph Institute, we believe strongly in the significant role 12 Step programs play in the lasting recovery from addiction, providing the simple 'tools for living' that so often elude alcoholics/addicts while active in their addiction."

Position on Confrontation:

"We address confrontation through a process of resolution tha is taught to our residents as the proper means by which to manage conflict."

Additional Characteristics:

"The wellness team offers a personalized program for each resident that may include bodywork, nutritional balancing to promote wellness and reduce cravings, therapies for pain, intensive private counseling, fitness programming and spiritual direction."


    Number of Beds: 25
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 200
    Average Length of Stay 30 days
    Percent of Women 45%
    Percent under age 25 20%
    Percent with College Education: 70%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:35%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has special track for:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Pain Management
  • Facility has group sessions for:

  • Family
  • Men
  • Women
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Relapse


    Self-pay Cost: Sliding Scale
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: Pennsylvania Dept. of Health
    Type of License: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility
    Accredited by: None

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (888) 777-1098
    General Information: (814)692-4954
    Address: 134 Jacobs Way
    Port Matilda, PA 16870