Waddington Rehab Center

3.4 (14 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
2681 Waddington Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
4122072186 Visit Website
Paying for Treatment
  • Insurance is Accepted
  • Financing is Available
  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted
Treatment Insights

All of the staff at Waddington Rehab Center (WRC) shares the core belief that addiction is a treatable disease, not choices and recovery is a process that heals mind, body, and spirit. The more a person abuses, the more difficult it becomes to live without those substances, and he or she falls into a cycle that can ruin every aspect of life. Addressing this core, underlying issue is a process that allows the roots of the problems. WRC provides treatment through medical, psychological, spiritual and holistic means in order to treat the whole person. At our rehab center, we depart from institutional principle and have created a "therapeutic community" made up of loving and caring home where our clients disconnect from their addictions and reconnect to a higher presence. Our entire structure - from our beautiful facility to our delicious food and our loving staffs support a caring environment where participants are safe to share with other clients and staff members.

Waddington Rehab Center Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance

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Worst place ever!!! The whole time there, people were getting high, having sex with each other and getting pregnant!! Staff members have sex with the client’s and even sexually harassed female clien...


This is one of the worst rehabs in the United States of America. There is no structure there is no consequences. The groups are pointless. They don't even provide Narcotics Anonymous literature. And b...


They do not effectively communicate I'm told to drop off supplies for an impatient who is a friend of mine and then when I get there they know nothing about it and cannot accept the items and I'm drop...


Waddington is a great place to seek treatment. The staff there really cares about you. They helped me out with my addiction.Techs are GREAT


Waddington Rehab Center is an excellent Alcohol & Drug Addiction treatment center . I recently had a friend there , received very good help there.


What a joke!!! Seriously, the program is ran by the one and only Dr. who happens to own it. Barely speaks English.. . People walk out daily because it's that ridiculous. Portions of food are very smal...


needs more structure


No cook, the meals are tiny and they dont have a working oven so they are microwaved and small, I was thin and not eating due to drug addiction so this was dissapointing. The rooms are bare and cold b...


This facility changed my life.


The staff is very professional and knowledgeable. The program is very individualized to each client.


staff is very professional. counseling sessions are very comfortable for the patient.


Counselling services, medical services, knowledge of treatment, willingness to help anyone who needs help were all strengths of the facility. However, there is a low number of staff. The facility is w...


Strengths: Programmed for Individual needs . MD & Nurse practitioner available for Medical Need. This is a new facility, personal, individual touch is still there. Very homely , friendly staff. Close ...

Areas of Focus
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people to understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.


The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.

Key Staff Members
  • Photo of Wesley Mayerich
    Wesley Mayerich - Assistant Counselor

    Wesley's background is within the Correctional setting.

  • Photo of Azad Ahmed, MD
    Azad Ahmed, MD - Administer/ Facility Director

    Dr. Ahmed is a foreign medical graduate, research scientist and also a counselor.