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Drug & Alcohol
 
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY D&A
2801 Emrick Blvd
Bethlehem, PA 18020
 
Phone:  610-829-4725
Fax:  610-997-5859
Emergency:  610-252-9060
 
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To improve the quality of life of Northampton County residents by eliminating Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug abuse through the equitable allocation of funds and resources; by ensuring the availability of adequate prevention, education, and treatment services; and by fostering a climate of public awareness that will lead to active personal and collective involvement.
 
 
Tiffany Rossanese
Administrator
Phone: 610-829-4720
 
Elizabeth Miller
Assistant Administrator
Phone: 610-829-4714
 
Tabatha Gartner
MH and D&A Fiscal Officer
610-829-4719
e-mail: tgartner@northamptoncounty.org
 
Marylou Figueroa
Intensive Case Manager
Phone: 610-829-4718
 
Jane Roma
Clerk Typist II
Phone: 610-829-4716
 
Gary Sauka
Administrative Case Manager
Phone: 610-829-4715
 
Kay Ebeling
Support Services Case Manager
Phone: 610-829-4717
 
 
Program Description
 
The Drug & Alcohol Division is a county office responsible for the provision of prevention, education, treatment and case management for those impacted by addiction. The majority of direct services are made available to the public through contracts with community service providers.  The objectives are to raise public awareness of the dangers of alcohol abuse, drug abuse and problem gambling, and to offer resources to arrest the disease of addiction.
  • Education and Prevention services - Includes drug, alcohol and problem gambling prevention and education information in schools, the workplace and the community
  • Intervention - Professionals in home or school settings provide the interventions with assessments offered by county provider agencies
  • Student Assistance Program consultation services - Ongoing technical assistance to all SAP teams in Northampton County School Districts
  • Assessment - Professional evaluation of nature and level of problem experienced by presenting client, and the recommended level of care indicated 
  • Administrative Case Management -Fiscal authorization and clinical review of recommended level of care, utilization review, and ongoing coordination of services through the continuum of care for every County client
  • Intensive Case Management – Individualized case planning and provision of supportive services to remove obstacles to recovery within client’s daily community environment
  • Detoxification - Short term residential either medically managed or medically monitored to ameliorate initial symptoms of withdrawal from substance of abuse
  • Inpatient treatment services – Professional, Licensed Treatment services in a residential setting, delivered in a structured, clean and sober environment
  • Outpatient treatment services - Includes individual, group and family counseling in licensed facilities
  • Methadone Maintenance - Ambulatory detoxification and maintenance are offered to persons with serious opiate addiction
  • Transitional housing services - Temporary provision of room and board in a shelter setting for persons in a continuum of treatment
  • Hepatitis C services - Pre & Post test counseling, Hepatitis C testing, referral and early intervention via contract with New Directions Treatment Services
  • Recovery Support Services - assistance in access to resources necessary to obtain and maintain recovery from addiction
  •  Pregnant Injecting Drug Users
  •  Pregnant Substance Abusers
  •  Injecting Drug Users 
  •  Adolescents
  •  Individuals who have overdosed
  •  Other eligible Northampton County residents
Funding
 
Funding for services is provided by Federal, State and County  government, and fees collected from recipients of treatment, based on a sliding-fee scale mandated by the Commonwealth of  Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs.
 
Equal Opportunity
 
Admissions and the provision of services and referrals of residents shall be made without regard to age, sex, color, race, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or lifestyle.
 
Governance
 
The division oversight is provided by the Northampton County Drug & Alcohol Advisory Board.  Members are appointed by the County Executive with approval by County Council.  Membership complies with state guidelines and reflects the diversity of the greater Northampton County community.
 
Funding for treatment services are available to financially eligible residents of Northampton County .  The process to determine eligibility includes a clinical assessment and medical assistance application.  The clinical assessment is provided by Lehigh Valley Intake Unit, with sites in both Easton and Bethlehem.  If your intention is to access Outpatient treatment, you may directly contact the Outpatient providers listed below. 
 
Lehigh Valley Intake Unit
6 S Third Street
Easton PA  18042
610-923-0394
 
Treatment services are offered via these offices:

     
MidAtlantic Rehabilitation Services 
826 Delaware Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone: 610-419-3101
 
N.E.T. NorthEast Treatment Centers
44 E. Broad Street, Suite 020
Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone: 610-868-0435
 
N.E.T. NorthEast Treatment Centers
6 S 3rd Street, Suite 508
Easton, PA 18042
Phone: 610-253-6760
 
New Directions Treatment Services
(Methadone maintenance)
2442 Brodhead Road
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Phone: 610-758-8011
 
Recovery Revolution Inc.
109 Broadway
Bangor, PA 18013
Phone: 610-599-7700
 
 
 
Provider Resources & Updates
 
Providers contracted for prevention, intervention, treatment and treatment-related (to include case management) services regarding Communicator access to the DDAP manuals.  Providers may obtain copies of the DDAP manuals through their own separate secure forum by logging into the Communicator at:
 
 
Contact Person(s):
Daniel Miller
Chief, Data Section
 
Self-Help and Support Groups
 
Here is a list of self-help and support groups with local chapter phone numbers:
 
   AL ANON / ALA TEEN
   local phone: 610-740-3700
 
   local phone: 610-882-0558
 
 
   NAR-ANON
   local phone: 610-778-2100
   Toll-Free phone: 1-855-627-2666
 
   Narcotics Anonymous
   local phone: 610-439-1998
 
   Gamblers Anonymous
   888-GAHELPS (888-424-3577)
 
   
Bethlehem Recovery Center
548 N. New St, Bethlehem, PA 18018  Phone: 610-849-2209
 
Easton Recovery Center
536 Bushkill Drive, Easton, PA 18042  Phone: 610-258-8186