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Adolescent Substance Misuse Counseling Center in Pittsburgh

Counseling Services For Adolescents

At GRC, every counselor, every program, every thought, and every decision is about helping our patients gain confidence and courage as they grow out of adolescence and into adulthood.

Treating adolescents and young adults trapped in opiate, drug, or alcohol addiction requires a specialized approach. It’s an approach to substance misuse counseling that the professionals at Gateway Rehabilitation Center have been practicing successfully for decades. We provide a comprehensive addiction recovery program for young adults and adolescents that is designed to address their unique recovery needs.

At our outpatient facilities in Green Tree, Fox Chapel, Greensburg, East Liberty and North Hills Pennsylvania, our skilled clinical staff are here to offer a truly balanced treatment experience. Our outpatient substance misuse counseling program for teens helps our patients to rebuild a strong base to lead productive, stable lives. We offer families the ability to personalize program options for their young loved ones around their needs with varying hours, telehealth options, in-person options, family programming, and more.

If you or a young loved one have been searching for ‘adolescent substance misuse counseling near me’ or struggling to find the right addiction treatment center, you have come to the right place. Contact Gateway Rehab today with any questions or to schedule an evaluation.

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Teen Substance Misuse Support in Pittsburgh, PA

Outpatient Counseling For Adolescents

The dedicated team at GRC brings hope and healing to adolescents ages 13 to 17. Using evidence based treatment, we introduce outpatient treatments through a personalized process.

Adolescents in our program will have access to:

  • Individual, group, & family therapy
  • Aggression replacement skills

By addressing the underlying causes of substance misuse and dependence, we help patients achieve long-term success while minimizing stigma and shame. Gateway Rehab is the most comprehensive, experienced treatment center for drug and alcohol addiction in the region, and we stand ready to help you today. You can put your ‘abuse treatment centers near me’ to rest when you make an appointment with a member of our team.

Pittsburgh’s Leading Teen Rehab Center

Behavioral Therapy for Substance Use Recovery

Understanding and overcoming addiction requires a careful therapeutic approach facilitated by knowledgeable counselors. At GRC, we know that every patient has a unique story with a distinct set of needs and issues to resolve. We offer patients a mix of therapeutic environments, which include individual, group, and family counseling, to help resolve these issues.

The road to recovery means looking deeply into oneself and uncovering the roots of the addictive disease. A perspective from peers can be beneficial in building a healthy support network, as well as the love and support a family contributes to the healing and recovery process.

Each of GRC’s facilities is staffed with dedicated clinical and support professionals whose skill, training, knowledge, level of caring, and dedication to addiction treatment and recovery are second to none. We are ready to help you get your child’s life back. Request an appointment with us today to get started.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the most common opioids?

Some of the most common opioids include:

  • Codeine
  • Hydrocodone (Vicodin)
  • Morphine
  • Oxycodone (Oxycontin or Percocet)
  • Fentanyl

What are the signs of opioid abuse in teens?

  • Needle marks on arms/legs (from intravenous use)
  • Constricted pupils
  • Engaging in risky activities
  • Confusion
  • Flushed and/or itchy skin
  • Slow, sluggish movements
  • Nausea
  • Falling asleep at inappropriate or unusual times
  • Poor coordination
  • Neglecting responsibilities at school, work, and home
  • Dramatic mood swings
  • Aggression
  • Frequent conflicts with family and friends

What are the signs of alcohol abuse in teens?

The signs and symptoms of alcohol use in teens will vary greatly based on their genetic makeup and whether or not they are using drugs. However, common signs include:

  • Smell of alcohol on breath or clothes
  • Glazed or bloodshot eyes
  • Flushed skin
  • Slurring
  • Alcohol use in spite of consequences
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Poor coordination
  • Mood swings

How can teens benefit from early intervention?

Many teenagers (and adults) will try to convince their parents or caregivers that they can stop abusing substances or alcohol without any substance misuse help, but research shows this is unlikely. Professional substance use disorder treatment is their best bet for safely withdrawing and learning healthier coping mechanisms.

How can I contact one of your outpatient substance misuse programs near me?

At Gateway Rehab, we make it easy to get started. Just schedule a free first appointment with us online, or give your nearest Gateway Rehab Location a call. We’re excited to help you find your hope.

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Gateway Rehab supports you every step of the way.

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