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 [...]
"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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
Two decades later, Andy Callaghan, a 25-year veteran police sergeant, still can't forget the sound of the bullet whizzing by his ear.
After years of dependency, the Leigh Leckerman Scholarship Fund changed the course of O’Brien’s life. The fund assists those in need to attend Livengrin Foundation for Addiction Recovery in Bucks County, Pa.
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The so-called “Killer Heroin,” which is blamed for a string of recent overdoses in Bucks County, may contain little — if any — actual heroin.
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: http://gathr.us/screening/6429 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: http://manyfaces1voice.org/?v=72542387#top 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