Substance Use Treatment Programs & Acute Behavioral Health Treatment


Facilities of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

The disease of substance use is complex and chronic, but also treatable. With a dedicated staff, skilled in the use of evidence-based practices, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other evidence-based therapeutic approaches, Total Recovery at Penn Medicine offers struggling individuals more options than any other substance use treatment center in the Philadelphia region. 

The mission of Total Recovery is to provide the best possible care for adults and their families facing substance use diagnoses (SUD).

We believe in holistic and individualized approaches to treat and heal the whole person, emotionally, spiritually, physically, and mentally. We strive to be at the forefront of new, unique, evidence-based approaches to substance use treatment and to assist and heal as many individuals as possible. We know that a singular approach does not work for everyone.

We focus on meeting the participants where they are, whether it’s our Certified Recovery Specialists (CRS) reaching out within the community; during a warm hand-off to treatment in the Emergency Room; or a call for help from a participant to our recovery assistance line. The recovery assistance line is available 24/7 for assistance and intake appointments.

Care includes both Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) and Medication-Free Treatment options based on the participant’s needs and goals for treatment and recovery.

Every participant works with their team, which could include a psychiatrist, counselor, case manager, or peer to develop the individualized treatment plan.

Participants engage in group and individual therapy as well as psychiatric and case management services to address individual needs. Our individualized treatment plans include:

  • comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment
  • individual assessment
  • individual and group counseling
  • educational services for individuals and families
  • case management
  • medication-assisted treatment (MAT)
  • drug-free treatment options
  • 12-Step recovery education and information
  • SMART Recovery Education
  • relapse prevention planning
  • post-treatment connection to community resources for individuals and families

All of our clinicians at Total Recovery are masters level clinicians trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through the Beck Institute Community Initiative. They are also trained in a variety of current evidenced based practices. Patients can elect to receive treatment through one of our excellent clinical programs, or, if eligible, may receive treatment as a participant in a research trial at no cost.

Contact Info

  • Hospital Location:  51 North 39th Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104

  • For emergency Mental Health AssessmenIndividuals seeking services can be assessed at:

                  Pennsylvania Hospital Assessment Center
                  245 South 8th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
                  (215) 829-5249 (open 24 hours)

Intensive Outpatient Substance Use Treatment Program

Outpatient Substance Use Treatment Program

Medication Assisted Treatment Clinic 

  • Location:  4040 Market Street, Suite 200 & 220, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104

  • To request an appointment for admission, call (215) 662-8747

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