Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program - Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
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Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center


Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program

Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP)

The SARRTP unit is a 10 bed residential day treatment program.  The program offers eligible Veterans the opportunity to learn how to stay clean and sober, with an emphasis on changing behavior and lifestyle in order to promote abstinence.  In this way, the Veteran is better prepared for a lifestyle based on continuing recovery.  The Staff of SARRTP encourages the Veteran to meet their own personal recovery goals, as well as their goals to improve the quality of their lives and relationships (Length of stay is 21 days). Contact: Colleen Griffin at (570) 824-3521 or toll-free 877-928-2621 (x25452) for more information.

Program of Treatment involves a complete bio-psycho-social assessment, recreational activities, group therapy, and educational classes address the various aspects of addiction. When the program is completed the Veteran will have developed their own personal plan of recovery based upon their own unique needs. An additional opportunity is available to work with a vocational counselor.

Contact Info


  • Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 570-824-3521 Ext. 25452
  • 877-928-2621 Ext. 25452

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm