Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus.
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Cove Forge Behavioral Health Center to keep our patients/clients/guests, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, visitation is no longer allowed at Cove Forge Behavioral Health Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication, including telehealth, are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • Screening protocols have been enhanced.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

A Typical Day at Cove Forge

Our gender specific men’s and women’s programs have similar yet separate daily schedules. For your information, we list out details of the daily activities associated with each program.

Women’s Program

The Women’s Program at Cove Forge is designed to not only provide you with structure, but also help you achieve successes (both big and small) throughout your day. Below is a sample schedule of what a typical day is like in our Women’s Program.

530a – 630a: Wake Up
600a – 630a: Gym Exercise
630a – 730a: Breakfast
730a – 815a: Medication
800a – 830a: Community Meeting
845a – 1000a: CD Group/Gender Group/Counselor Group/Spirituality Group
1010a – 1100a: MH Group/Continuing Care/Counselor Group/Gratitude Group

1100a – 1200p: Lunch
1205p: Roll Call
1215p – 100p: Stress Management/12 Step Meeting/Speaker
100p – 145p: Medication and Snack
145p – 230p: Activities
245p: Roll Call
300p – 400p: ROPES/Relapse Prevention/Activities
400p – 500p: Meditation/Hygiene/Break

500p – 545p: Dinner
545p – 630p: 5 Tools/Step Study/Recovery Stories/Gratitude Celebration Group
645p – 800p: 12 Step Meeting/
800p – 845p: Medication
900p – 1000p: Snack/Reflection
1020p – 1030p: Last Smoke Break
1100p: Lights Out

Men’s Program

We recognize the benefits that an orderly schedule can have on men who are looking to recover from substance abuse. Therefore, Cove Forge strives to maintain a predictable schedule that is geared towards providing those male clients with the opportunity to be successful in their program. Below is a schedule of what a typical day in the Men’s Program entails.

530a: Wake Up
530a – 645a: Medication
630a – 715a: Breakfast
700a – 740a: Gym Exercise
800a – 830a: Community Meeting
845a – 1000a: CD Group/Gender Group/Spirituality Group
1010a – 1100a: MH Group/Continuing Care/Counselor Group/Spirituality Group

1100a – 1210p: Lunch
1210p: Roll Call
1215p – 100p: Stress Management/Speaker/Step Study/12 Step Meeting
100p – 145p: Medication and Snack
145p – 230p: Activities
245p: Roll Call
300p – 400p: ROPES/Relapse Prevention/Activities

415p – 530p: Dinner/Meditation/Hygiene
545p: Roll Call
600p – 650p: 5 Tools/Step Study/Recovery Stories
700p – 800p: 12 Steps/Bible Study/Gratitude Celebration
800p – 845p: Medication
900p – 1000p: Snack and Reflection
1020p – 1030p: Last Smoke Break
1100p: Lights Out

Marks of Quality Care
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs
  • Glasser Quality Organization
  • The Jason Foundation