Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Huntington Creek Recovery Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Huntington Creek Recovery Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Shickshinny, PA’s Local Drug & Alcohol Support Groups

Throughout the world, people have utilized 12-Step programming to achieve long-term recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

12-Step Support Near Shickshinny, PA

The 12 Steps are extremely popular, but the act of applying them to one’s life can be challenging. By attending meetings offered through Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), you can receive the support necessary to help you apply these steps to your everyday life so that you can continue to achieve success in your recovery.

Local Resources

When you have completed professional treatment, you will be given an aftercare plan designed to help you continue to make progress in your recovery. It is likely that this plan will encourage you to participate in 12-Step programming such as AA or NA.

Both AA and NA are exceptional resources for those who are looking to overcome drug and alcohol addictions. At the meetings provided through these programs, you can share your experiences with addiction, as well as listen to others do the same.

This type of controlled conversation can help you sort through your challenges, celebrate your successes, and continue to grow in your recovery. To locate meetings in Luzerne County, PA, please visit the following links:

For Loved Ones

If someone that you care about is dealing with an addiction to alcohol or other drugs, your life can be impacted by your loved one’s struggles. You may feel overwhelmed, hopeless, and even isolated. Thankfully, however, you do not have to experience this by yourself. Community support is available

Programs such as Al-Anon, which is based on the 12-Step Recovery Model, are designed to help you sort through the struggles you are experiencing alongside of others who can either share in your experiences or offer support. Al-Anon meetings provide you with a space to talk about what is occurring in your life, as well as listen to others share.

Through this process, you can develop invaluable insights, healthier coping skills, and a network of support that will guide you through your own personal recovery. To find Al-Anon meetings in Shickshinny, PA, please click the link below:

For many people, one of the most prominent effects that a loved one’s addiction can produce is a dangerous cycle of codependency. The presence of codependence within your life can be extremely painful and challenging, which is why external community support can be beneficial. To locate meetings for co-dependents, please visit the following site:

Making the Most of Meetings

Whether you are looking for meetings to help you overcome addiction or to help you better cope with the effects of a loved one’s addiction, it is important to find meetings that fit your needs, and then participate in them as much as possible. Doing so can provide you the greatest benefits.

Throughout Luzerne County, PA, people have found success in 12-Step programming and support groups, and you can, too. And when you are ready, you can offer the community that same support.

What our clients are saying

Only Huntington Creek was able to get me the comprehensive treatment that I needed for both my drug addiction and my mental health challenges! I am truly grateful for everything they have done.

– Former Patient
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