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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 II also offers employment services including GED classes, resumé workshops, and job placement assistance.

From Addiction to Recovery

In 2010 the blank wall on the side of the ACT II building was transformed into an illustration of the path to recovery from addiction as part of Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program. (Animated gif courtesy of RJ Rushmore at Mural Arts Philadelphia)

“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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ACT in Pictures

The stairs to the ACT II entrance at 1745 N. 4th Street read: "You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."

ACT I is located at 5820 Old York Road. At either location, personal appointments are made to determine service needs and eligibility, and walk-ins are accepted Monday through Friday.

Each year in September, which is National Recovery Month, ACT clients and staff participate in the Philadelphia Recovery Walk.

ACT participants at the Recovery Walk celebrate their recovery and work to end the stigma surrounding substance use disorder.

At ACT, group therapy allows each participant to gain a deeper understanding of their disorder, while at the same time giving and receiving support to and from others in the group.

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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 resume, 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

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

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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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