Drug & Alcohol
Centre County Drug and Alcohol (D&A) directs prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support services for residents of Centre County and their families who are affected by the chronic disease of addiction. Case management staff are available to provide outreach / education / referral services, and conduct assessments to connect individuals with drug & alcohol treatment. Intensive case coordination services are available for those individuals who need additional support in connecting to treatment services, as well as accessing related resources to address needs that are a barrier to being successful in achieving a life in long-term recovery. Funding is available for uninsured and underinsured individuals in need of treatment and recovery support services. All services are voluntary and confidential.
Please call (814) 355-6744 and ask to speak with a D&A Case Manager.
Substance use disorders can affect anyone. According to recent statistics, at least one out four Pennsylvania households is impacted by this disease. Our daily news reminds us that we are in the midst of the worst overdose crisis in our history. In 2016, at least 13 Pennsylvanians died every day from drug overdoses. The scope of this tragedy is amplified by the fact that, like asthma and diabetes, addiction is a treatable disease. Now more than ever, our community must remain dedicated to helping people address this disease and to promoting the message that Treatment is effective, and people do recover.
The Drug and Alcohol Office is a county-administered program of community-based services through a state-wide network of providers. Centre County is responsible for identifying, evaluating, and treating individuals who are in need of drug and alcohol services within our community.
Drug and Alcohol’s mission is to develop and implement a service delivery system to meet the needs of affected individuals in their home community. Services are tailored to respect individual need and dignity.
The goal of Drug and Alcohol is the prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction.
Drug and Alcohol provides preferential treatment to pregnant women, as well as priority access to treatment for individuals who have experienced overdose. Centre County urges all individuals who are in need of assistance to seek help as soon as possible.