At UPMC Addiction Medicine Services, we offer a range of programs to treat substance use and mental health disorders.
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UPMC Addiction Medicine Services (AMS) provides Pennsylvania-accredited student assistance program (SAP) training and other professional training on substance use awareness and prevention.
Our research-based programs can help prevent or delay the onset of:
AMS offers intervention services, Monday through Friday, for people concerned with a substance use problem of their own or a loved one. Our clinical and peer recovery teams discuss substance use treatment options and help guide you through the treatment system.
AMS has received support from the state at the Center of Excellence (COE) for Opioid Abuse. COE staff members prioritize people who are looking for help to beat their opioid use problem.
We also assist the Alcohol Highway Safety Program in Allegheny County. We work with local officials to provide intervention services for people arrested for DUI.
To learn more about our substance use prevention and intervention programs, call us at 412-692-2273 (CARE).
Our psychiatric unit offers expert inpatient treatment for people with both a psychiatric disorder and a substance use disorder.
AMS outpatient services include:
Our intensive outpatient program (IOP) provides more extensive treatment than what basic outpatient care provides.
IOP is for people with both substance use and mental health disorders and include:
IOP meets three days a week for three hours each session. The program length varies from three to six weeks, based on the person’s needs.
For more details on substance use treatment, call UPMC Addiction Medicine Services at 412-692-2273 (CARE).
UPMC Addiction Medicine Services (AMS) offers inpatient detox. We also assess and treat psychiatric inpatients for withdrawal on our dual diagnosis unit.
Medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders includes the use of drugs combined with counseling and behavioral therapies.
Drugs we use at AMS that can help treat people with alcohol, opioid, and tobacco problems include:
We also offer other drugs to treat both substance use and mental health problems.
To learn more, see our addiction and substance use FAQ or call us at 412-692-2273 (CARE).
UPMC Addiction Medicine Services (AMS) employs peer navigators (PNs) who work in UPMC hospitals and the community through the Center of Excellence.
PNs are staff members who:
To learn more about our peer support program, call us at 412-692-2273 (CARE).
UPMC Addiction Medicine Services (AMS) staff offers training in the prevention, intervention, and treatment of co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
We train and supervise:
AMS staff specialize in training evidence-based practices such as:
Our addiction medicine experts also:
To learn more about substance use training, call us at 412-692-2273 (CARE).