Your Personal Advocate for Opioid Recovery
Pyramid Healthcare is a designated Center of Excellence for opioid treatment in Blair County. The Center of Excellence initiative, implemented by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, aims to increase the number of individuals who are successful in their recovery from opioid addiction by integrating behavioral health and primary care.
When a person seeks treatment but care is not immediately available, they often return to active use. Additionally, many people who enter treatment leave prematurely and without any safety nets or supports, causing them to relapse. Studies have shown that individuals addicted to opioids are less likely to complete treatment than those addicted to other substances.
Individuals receiving treatment at Pyramid Healthcare’s Center of Excellence will be paired with a Registered Nurse or Certified Recovery Specialist who will provide advocacy and support to help that person successfully stay in treatment. Our care management team will help facilitate access to care for individuals on Medicaid, with no insurance, or with other forms of insurance, and prevent premature departures from treatment by helping individuals make appropriate and effective decisions about their paths to recovery.
People interested in accessing the Center of Excellence team can contact our needs assessment center by calling 1-888-694-9996 or by visiting our Altoona Outpatient treatment center and asking to speak with a Center of Excellence team member.