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.
VIRTUAL RECOVERY RESOURCES:→ PA Department of Drug & Alcohol link to COVID-19 virtual recovery resources: https://www.ddap.pa.gov/Get%20Help%20Now/Documents/COVID-Individuals.pdf→ PA Department of Drug & Alcohol Facebook page with support links for Get Help Now Hotline, Family, online/virtual recovery supports, and more: https://www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaDDAP/→ SAMHSA links to information on telemedicine; tips for social distancing/quarantine/isolation; guidance for opioid treatment programs; disaster planning & crisis care…https://www.samhsa.gov/→ Pro-A developed a list of online recovery supports, including AA, NA, Refuge Recovery, SMART Recovery, and many more. http://pro-a.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/PROA-Online-Support-Resource-list-31720.pdf→ Recovery support organizations who may offer online/virtual recovery support information: - Faces & Voices of Recovery (national resource): https://facesandvoicesofrecovery.org/about/who-we-are/ - PRO.A: http://pro-a.org/ - for SE Pennsylvania, PRO-ACT - for Western PA, Message Carriers - In central PA, RASE Project→ Addiction Policy Forum app: https://www.addictionpolicy.org/connections-app→ Adult Children of Alcoholics online meetings: https://adultchildren.org/resources/internet-meeting/→ Alanon electronic and phone meetings: https://al-anon.org/al-anon-meetings/electronic-meetings/#Phone_Meetings→ AA online meetings: http://aa-intergroup.org/