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Recovery Engagement Program

Are you struggling with opioid addiction to street drugs like heroin or prescription pain medications like oxycodone or Vicodin®?

The UPMC General Internal Medicine Recovery Engagement Program can help. Our center specializes in helping patients achieve recovery by utilizing medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder as well as ongoing behavioral counseling and social support.

Contact Us

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call us at 412-232-6275.

What is the Recovery Engagement Program?

The Recovery Engagement Program is a clinic located at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh, Pa.

 Our program provides the following services:

  • Face-to-face meeting with a team member within one business day of referral
  • Comprehensive professional assessment
  • Medications with buprenorphine (Suboxone®, Subutex®, Zubsolv®, Sublocade®) or naltrexone (Vivitrol®, ReVia®, Depade®)
  • Behavioral health counseling
  • Community-based support and guidance from peer recovery specialists
  • Social service support from licensed social workers
  • Primary care medical services
  • Blood and other office laboratory tests

Download the Recovery Engagement Program brochure (PDF)

Integrated Approach

While participating in the opioid recovery program you will have access to a team of professionals who are specially trained to help manage opioid recovery including:

  • Physicians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Social Workers / Counselors
  • Peer Navigators (Certified Recovery Specialists)
  • Additional Medical and Administrative Staff


To seek treatment from the Recovery Engagement Program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Meet criteria for an opioid use disorder diagnosis
  • Commit to recovery and program engagement
  • Provide UPMC-accepted health insurance

You may self-refer or be referred by a physician. If you do not meet the eligibility criteria above, we can help you over the phone to find additional treatment options that may be appropriate for you or your loved one.