As of January 1, 2018, Livengrin’s First Responder Addiction Treatment (FRAT) Program moved into the newly completed Chapman Community Center.
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Download the PDF Bensalem, PA (January 4, 2018) Livengrin Foundation has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® for Behavioral Health —Substance Abuse. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their health care needs. In line with this goal, Aetna recognizes facilities in its network that offer specialized clinical services for certain health conditions. Facilities are selected for exemplifying: Excellence in care Commitment to continuous improvement Meeting certain standards of quality Cost efficiency Aetna recognizes facilities that have earned this designation by identifying them in the directory as an Institute of Quality provider. This designation helps members choose consistent high quality care. “Livengrin has invested heavily into both the quality of our treatment experience and our ability to measure our results. Aetna’s IOQ designation validates these efforts,” said Sue Bright, Livengrin V.P. for Quality and Patient Experience. Continued Bright, “We are thrilled to work in close partnership with Aetna to ensure our mutual stake holders get the best possible treatment.” This reaffirms Livengrin’ s commitment to providing not only its patients, but also their families, community, employers, and insurers a high quality, effective, full service [...]
Recovery from alcohol and drug abuse is an inside job. You may have heard that statement before in the rooms of a 12 step fellowship but what does that really mean?
"When the patients go back to Livengrin for their psychotherapy, it's changing the way they're communicating. It gives them confidence and it's a confidence they're going to need when they go back to their lives and their jobs and families," Scott Blacker of the Livengrin Foundation said.
Moderating your alcohol consumption is a key ingredient to a healthy heart. Too much of anything is not a good thing and that is certainly true with alcohol. There are a few benefits associated with drinking alcohol in moderation, including: […]
Whether you have never touched a beer or you once were the life of the party, you were young once and you know that drugs and alcohol use will inevitably come up in teenage conversations. If you want to ensure your kids remain safe and responsible, you should know what teens use, why they choose certain drugs and how you can help prevent your kids from following suit. The conversation with your kids needs to be ongoing. […]
NBC News uncovers the sad truth about the billion-dollar drug treatment industry in Palm Beach County Florida. This video is so compelling that we need to share this reality with those in our region who may be considering one of the 400 drug rehabs in Florida for a loved one in their lives.
Now what do I do? While in rehab I learned that I could never drink safely again and I am told to avoid people, places and things that may cause me to consider drinking at all costs. Well, I must work and going out for a drink after work with my coworkers is just part of the culture, isn’t it? In this study from Statitia, more than 75% […]
The opioid crisis is growing in the United States, and unfortunately, many teenagers are getting caught in the crossfire. More than 13,000 children and teens visited the hospital for some variant of opioid poisoning in a 12-year period leading up to 2012 and each year that number continues to increase1. This video from The Journal of the American Medical Association highlights an increase of 176% since 1997. […]
Alcohol Abuse Costs Business Without Exception Active alcoholism appears in the workplace in many different ways. The more obvious presence is in the form of absenteeism for a heavy drinker. Your model employee may not start out as a big drinker and sometimes it is hard to tell there is a problem initially. When the problem develops over time, […]