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Complementary medicine on the Main Line

September 23, 2015 In the News

Main Line Today: At Mirmont Treatment Center, the staff teaches patients to use Reiki, acupuncture and other therapies to treat both physical and psychological pain. In fact, acupuncture is a critical component of a patient’s first 72 hours at the center...During Unite for HER Wellness Days at Paoli and Bryn Mawr hospitals, patients learn about Reiki, light massage, acupuncture, yoga, meditation and nutrition.

About Mirmont Treatment Center

Mirmont Treatment Center, part of Main Line Health, was founded in 1985 to provide inpatient and outpatient treatment for patients with drug and alcohol dependence. Mirmont is located on 33 acres in Lima, Delaware County, in a spacious facility that includes treatment areas for individual and group therapy, a fitness center, and 900-square-foot meditation hall. Treating adults age 18 and older, Mirmont’s staff—including physicians, nurses, master’s level therapists, and psychiatrists—provide medically monitored detoxification, inpatient and dual diagnosis rehabilitation, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient programs. Mirmont’s nationally acclaimed Valor with Integrity Program for Emergency Responders (V.I.P.E.R.) provides addiction and trauma treatment for law enforcement/police, firefighters, EMTs and combat veterans. Mirmont utilizes a foundation in 12-step recovery and trauma informed treatment complemented by holistic therapies including mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), meditation, yoga, supervised exercise, and nutrition counseling.