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Abraxas I

Marienville, Pennsylvania

165 Abraxas Road

Box 59
Marienville, Pennsylvania 16239
(814) 927-6615
(800) 352-3402

Fax: (814) 927-8560

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Accredited by The Joint Commission


CLIENT PROFILE / ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

Drug and Alcohol Treatment for Boys

  • Delinquent and/or dependent male youth between the ages of 13-18+ who are in need of substance abuse treatment.*
  • IQ of 70 or above (will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis).
  • AI Boys Fact Sheet

Drug and Alcohol Treatment for Girls

  • Delinquent and/or dependent female youth between the ages of 13-18+ who are in need of substance abuse treatment.*
  • IQ of 70 or above (will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis).
  • AI Girls Fact Sheet

Intensive Open Residential Program

  • Delinquent and/or dependent male youth between the ages of 13-18+ with a history of significant aggression, violent behavior and/or habitual criminal activity.
  • IQ of 70 or above (will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis).
  • AI IORP Fact Sheet

Social Training and Education Program (STEP)

  • Program provides social skill development and substance abuse education/prevention to male youth between the ages of 13-18+ with a strong emphasis on life skill development and Balanced and Restorative Justice.

  • IQ of 70 or above (will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis).

  • AI STEP Fact Sheet

Psychiatric Residential Mental Health Services (PRTF)

  • Program designed for male youth ages 13-18.
  • Treatment milieu is highly structured, repetitive, and predictable in order to match the treatment environment with the functional level of the youth.
  • Program provides a supportive environment that promotes success through the development of pro-social behaviors and adaptive living skills.

 *Fully funded by Managed Care for Pennsylvania youth who meet the requirements for this level of treatment (ASAM Level III.1 or III.5).


KEY SERVICES

  • Intensive Drug and Alcohol Treatment (DDAPL licensed)
  • Intensive Open Residential Program
  • Social Training and Education Program (STEP)
  • Psychiatric Residential Mental Health Services (PRTF)

Located in the Allegheny National Forest, Abraxas I is a 200-bed staff secure residential facility with four service tracks.  Abraxas I has developed a comprehensive approach to treatment designed to impact youth in the interrelated areas of substance use/abuse, socialization, education/vocation, family, delinquency/criminality and victim impact. All program activites are viewed as treatment and provide opportunities for growh and the development of competencies. 

Abraxas I operates a private licensed school which offers a unique blend of solid core academic courses, elective classes, vocational programs and Butler County Community College courses. Clients may earn a high school diploma, participate in on and off-site career and technical education programming, receive job readiness training, participate in GED instruction and testing and take the SAT.

Restitution and community service opportunities are available to all youth.

Abraxas I offers male residents the opportunity to participate in PIAA football, wrestling and track and female residents have the opportunity to play softball through a partnership with Sheffield Area High School.

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