Livengrin Foundation Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality®

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 [...]

Livengrin Foundation Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® 2018-01-08T18:58:55+00:00

Equine Assisted Therapy at NJ Farm Helping Recovering Addicts

"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.

Equine Assisted Therapy at NJ Farm Helping Recovering Addicts 2017-12-19T15:16:09+00:00

WHYY Voices in the Family

The news can sound dire. Opioid addiction is ruining families and taking lives at an ever increasing rate. In this roundtable discussion, Dr. Gottlieb brings together Livengrin Board member Bruce Murray and wife Ginny, a clinician, researcher, family members and individuals in recovery to go beyond the headlines and look at what is working to bring addicts into treatment.

WHYY Voices in the Family 2017-12-20T22:12:05+00:00

Northeast Times Calls Livengrin House of Healing

By William Kenny Jan. 3, 2017 Dense woods, un­du­lat­ing hills and gently flow­ing streams shroud the Liven­grin Found­a­tion’s Ben­s­alem headquar­ters, largely isol­at­ing the 43-acre ad­dic­tion treat­ment fa­cil­ity from the bust­ling com­munity out­side it. The pri­vacy is clearly by design. After all, al­co­hol­ics and drug ab­users in the early stages of re­cov­ery be­ne­fit from the serenity of nature and need not be ex­posed to the pub­lic stig­mas as­so­ci­ated with their dis­ease as they cope with its emo­tion­al, phys­ic­al and fin­an­cial con­sequences. Liven­grin’s Hul­meville Road cam­pus has looked es­sen­tially that way since a wealthy and bliss­fully ec­cent­ric ad­vert­ising ex­ec­ut­ive and en­tre­pren­eur, Standish Forde Hansell, pur­chased the former Brice Farm and foun­ded the non­profit there in 1966, nam­ing the in­pa­tient fa­cil­ity after a per­son­al man­tra: “live and grin.” Yet, with its golden an­niversary com­mem­or­a­tions now com­plete and the found­a­tion em­bark­ing on its second half-cen­tury, it finds it­self en­gaged in a fierce com­pet­i­tion where, iron­ic­ally enough, pub­lic at­ten­tion might serve as one of its greatest as­sets. Road to recovery: Livengrin Foundation serves more than 4,000 patients annually at eight campuses, including a counseling center at 9140 Academy Road in the Northeast. Above, president and CEO Rick Pine leads a tour of the foundation’s Bensalem [...]

Northeast Times Calls Livengrin House of Healing 2017-12-20T22:16:04+00:00

Gov. Tom Wolf visits Livengrin to discuss opiod crisis ahead of Ride for Recovery

Action News covers the 2016 Ride for Recovery, an annual motorcycle run and family picnic that raises funds to benefit our patient care programs and enhance public awareness for recovery from addiction.

Gov. Tom Wolf visits Livengrin to discuss opiod crisis ahead of Ride for Recovery 2017-09-21T16:55:33+00:00

The Anonymous People

A showing of the documentary The Anonymous People is planned for Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Oxford Valley Movie Theater. The film is about the 23+ million Americans who are currently in long-term recovery from drug or alcohol addiction and the growing movement aimed at eliminating the stigma, promoting recovery advocacy, and increasing awareness and understanding of this disease. To reserve tickets and watch the trailer, please visit this website: Your credit card will not be charged until the 90th ticket is reserved, at which point everyone who has reserved a ticket will be charged simultaneously.  Each ticket is $11.50. Please feel free to forward the flyer below to anyone you know that might have interest in attending this event. To learn more and view additional film clips: Thank you in advance for your help in spreading the word and for supporting this exciting and informative event! Download the flyer: The Anonymous People 3-25-14

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