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Achievement through Counseling and Treatment (ACT)

Operating under the JEVS network, Achievement Through Counseling and Treatment (ACT) operates two outpatient, state-certified opioid treatment facilities in Philadelphia, known as ACT I and ACT II.

Both JEVS ACT locations offer personal solutions and supports to adults seeking medication-assisted treatment for opiate abuse, including outpatient methadone maintenance services, individual, group, and family counseling, free and confidential HIV/AIDS testing, and more. In addition, ACT clinics also offer employment services like resumé workshops, and job placement assistance.

Meet Becky Shuhart: ACT Client and JEVS Human Services Strictly Business Inspiration Award Winner 2019

An accomplished high school track star and self-described “good kid,” Becky grew up miles from the streets of Kensington that would nearly claim her life. As a college freshman, she began experimenting with pills, which quickly led to a full-blown heroin addiction and numerous tries at recovery. Homeless, she found her way to treatment at ACT. She worked hard at her recovery and was a model patient, taking on a peer leadership role at the clinic while working part-time at a women’s recovery program.

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“My life before coming to JEVS-ACT was drug infested, hopeless, suicidal. The program has helped me with the treatment to want to remain drug-free. ACT will save your life.”

- Michael, Fishtown
Years in Recovery: 6
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Start Your Recovery Now

If you or someone you know needs help with addiction, our intake specialists are there for you.

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Get Back to Work!

ACT can help you with your resumé, interviewing skills, job placement, and more.

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Methadone Treatment Facts

The benefits and effectiveness of methadone treatment.

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Get the Deets on ACT

Details on ACT services, locations and eligibility requirements.

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Faces of Recovery - Series 1

Transformational stories of ACT clients who overcame major obstacles and got clean.

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Faces of Recovery - Series 2

Five more recovery stories that highlight life-changing treatment for addiction.

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ACT Stories and News

Read all about it: client success stories, ACT in the news, and more.

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Spread the Word

Let others know about ACT by downloading, printing and sharing ACT info sheets.

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Join Us at an ACT Event

True to our name, we are ACTive in the community. We hope to see you at the next neighborhood event!

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