Our Programs

Intervention Services

Intervention services offer clients a positive first interaction with recovery treatment, give them tools to examine their substance use, and refer them to another level of care if necessary.

Holy Family Institute’s Intervention Service is an expansion of our substance use treatment services and will include prevention and pre-treatment options. These services are ideal for clients whose substance use has begun to interfere with their health and well-being, but who do not yet require outpatient treatment.

Who is eligible for these services?

Adolescents ages 9-18 who are first time marijuana users, pregnant/postpartum marijuana users, and pregnant/postpartum opioid users.

What specific services are included in Intervention Services?

Screening: Clients will be given a Complete Needs Assessment and a Drug and Alcohol Screen to show how we can best serve them.

Referrals and Case Coordination: We will assist clients with making connections to appropriate community support services and resources, as needed, to enhance their quality of life and support their recovery.

Life Skills Groups focusing on a variety of topics:

  • Budgeting and financial literacy
  • Hygiene, nutrition, and exercise
  • Life choices
  • Time management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Setting boundaries in relationships
  • Coping with grief
  • Coping skills and sober activities
  • Parenting responsibilities
  • And more!


Where are these services available? 

Holy Family Institute’s main campus – 8235 Ohio River Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15202.


What is the cost of these services? 

This program has no insurance requirements and is free of cost. 

To get more information about our Intervention Services or to make a referral (including self-referrals), please call 412-766-9020 x1457 or  complete the form below.

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