Hope and Help


Alpha House, Inc. provides help and hope for substance abusers through a variety of programs that use a “whole person” approach to help addicts and alcoholics change their lifestyle.  We have been changing lives since 1970, long before medical models realized the need.  We have proactively responded to decades of change and continue to be a innovative leader in treating substance abuse.

Our firm but loving therapeutic community provides inpatient and outpatient services that combine therapy with education, work, peer interaction, family involvement and community service. At Alpha House, we believe that highly motivated addicts and alcoholics can change their lives and we are dedicated to teaching them how.

Our House

Alpha House, Inc. is an adult residential therapeutic community that includes a community outreach component and outpatient services. Our community is comprised of two majestic old homes in one of Pittsburgh’s most beautiful neighborhoods. We provide a cognitive behavioral approach to motivate adults addicted to alcohol and other drugs to improve their physical, emotional, vocational and spiritual well being so they can become productive members of society.

Our vision is that every substance abuser shall receive high quality, comprehensive treatment for his/her addiction resulting in improved self esteem and become a permanent productive member of society.
Alpha House has been providing quality care and effective services in a firm loving therapeutic environment for more than 38 years. We help our residents overcome the challenges of addiction by implementing innovative strategies. Our rich experience coupled with our forward thinking gives us a solid foundation for continued success.

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