Drugs and Alcohol Detox

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St. Joseph Institute strives to move our residents quickly through withdrawal with the least possible discomfort.  In most cases, a combination of medications to treat unpleasant symptoms, combining with nutritional therapy and a variety of natural healing techniques, leads to a shorter than normal withdrawal period. 

  • Licensed as a detox facility by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
  • 24/7 medical staff led by Dr. Gregory Famiglio who is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine.
  • Experience in detoxing individuals from alcohol and drugs, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines, stimulants, hallucinogens, and designer drugs.
  • For opiate addicts with strong withdrawal symptoms, the Institute’s doctor is licensed to use a buprenorphine taper.
  • Detox residents are integrated into the rehab program as soon as they are ready.
  • The detox rooms are in an elegant log and stone lodge with access to all of the Institute’s amenities, including the Wellness Center, library, chapel, gym, game room and lounges.
  • Most insurance plans are accepted and the Institute is in-network with many companies. (The Institute does not work with Medicare or Access insurance.)


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