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Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Who is Adolescent SUD Treatment For?

Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment is an outpatient program for adolescents ages 12–18 who are still in school, and who have a substance use disorder, often in combination with a mental health or emotional problem.

Program Goals:

  • Partner with the youth, by meeting them where they are at, to develop a therapeutic alliance
  • Develop a realistic plan for change that promotes a healthy lifestyle
  • Identify triggers for use and develop practical coping skills
  • Engage with the family and community to develop an effective continuing care plan
  • Teach and encourage good nutrition, exercise, and overall physical and emotional health
  • Teach and practice recreational and social activities that exclude the use of alcohol and other drugs

Program Includes:

  • Group counseling
  • Individual counseling
  • Care coordination
  • Family programming
  • Drug screening
  • Peer-led alumni group support

Adolescent SUD Treatment Programs

Each level consists of groups and individual therapy, case coordination, drug screening, and family involvement.

  • 3 three-hour group therapy sessions per week
  • 1 individual substance use counseling appointment per week
  • This phase is approximately 10 weeks and based on the patient’s clinical needs and progress.
  • This program is for patients with no or very limited treatment history and focuses on recovery basics and building blocks for change.
  • 1 three-hour and 1 two-hour group therapy sessions per week
  • 1 individual substance use counseling appointment per week
  • 6 week program
  • This group is for patients with prior treatment experience and aims to help maintain sobriety.
  • 1 three-hour group therapy session per week
  • 1 individual substance use counseling appointment per week
  • 10 week program
  • Group will start and end promptly at the times noted. 10-minute breaks at the top of each hour will be provided.
  • Groups are held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays, depending on the location and level of care.
  • Groups are generally held from 4pm – 7pm.
  • Please contact us for the most updated schedules.

Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment Locations

For more information on our programs and scheduling, call SUD Admissions at 651-529-8479 or use the button below to request an appointment. Our Fax number is 651-604-5905.

We accept all insurances including medical assistance and other state health plans. A reduced rate for uninsured private pay patients is available. Forms for this program can be found on our Patient Forms page by clicking here.

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