St. Joseph Institute

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab



Number of Beds: 25
Detox Available: Yes


Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Annual Admits: 200
Average Length of Stay 30 days
Percent of Women 45%
Percent under age 25 20%
Percent with College Education: 70%
Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 35%

Admissions Procedures:

Night Admission Available: Yes
Weekend Admission available: Yes
Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No



Facility has special track for:

  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Pain Management

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Family
  • Men
  • Women
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Relapse



Self-pay Cost: Sliding Scale
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes



Licensed by: Pennsylvania Dept. of Health
Type of License: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Accredited by: None


Self Description:

“St. Joseph Institute provides drug and alcohol detox and rehab for aduls struggling wih addiction. Treatment plans are customized for each individual to deliver the best possible outcome.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“Our program treats the whole person – body, mind, emotions and spirit – focusing on the reasons behind the addiction, helping the person heal, grow and discover the strengths that will enable lasting recovery.”

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

“The professional staff are experienced with the wide range of co-occurring conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and chronic pain.”

Family Program:

“St. Joseph Institute places a strong emphasis on working with families, recognizing that the road to recovery involves spouses and children.”

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

“At St. Joseph Institute, we believe strongly in the significant role 12 Step programs play in the lasting recovery from addiction, providing the simple ‘tools for living’ that so often elude alcoholics/addicts while active in their addiction.”

Position on Confrontation:

We address confrontation through a process of resolution tha is taught to our residents as the proper means by which to manage conflict.”

Additional Characteristics:

“The wellness team offers a personalized program for each resident that may include bodywork, nutritional balancing to promote wellness and reduce cravings, therapies for pain, intensive private counseling, fitness programming and spiritual direction.”

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 134 Jacobs Way
Port Matilda, PA 16870