Here at Keystone, we recognize the unique challenges that come along with adolescence: the transitions into and out of high school, college applications, part-time jobs, sports, extracurriculars, not to mention all of the challenges that dating and friendships can bring. These stresses can be even more taxing when an adolescent is also battling an addiction. We understand that adolescents’ struggles with addiction and mental health can be very different from those of adults, so we have developed a specialized program to meet adolescents’ unique needs.
Founded in 1973, Keystone Treatment Center, located in South Dakota, is a nationally recognized and respected treatment center that offers both residential and outpatient treatment for adolescents and adults. Our residential treatment center is located on 13 acres in semi-rural Canton, SD, and our outpatient treatment center is in Sioux Falls, SD. Our adolescent residential program is designed for ages 13-18. We understand that young men and women have unique needs, so our treatment program is separated by gender.
We base our treatment model on the 12-Step philosophy and offer a number of unique interventions, as well as specialized Christian and Native American programs. The services we provide include:
- Medically monitored detoxification
- Medication management
- Individual therapy
- Family therapy
- Group therapy
We also offer a number of experiential therapy opportunities, such as recreational therapy, a ropes course, arts and crafts, Native American cultural activities, social training, bibliotherapy, and pastoral care.
Our staff of caring and qualified professionals guides our patients through each step of the recovery process and includes psychologists, a psychiatrist, a physician, an addictionologist, a licensed chemical dependency counselor, and a nursing staff of RNs and LPNs. Dietitians, social workers, medical and rehab technicians, recreational therapists, pastors, and Native American cultural advisors round out our treatment team.
Each new patient receives a week-long initial assessment including testing, addiction counselors, mental health therapists, and medical staff. We also have a licensed teacher on staff to help our patients keep up with schoolwork during their stay with us.
Research indicates that social support is a powerful asset for those in recovery, and we believe our patients’ families are some of our patients’ strongest allies. However, we also believe that addiction is ultimately a family-wide disease with each family member needing unique support. As such, we hold Family Treatment groups on Monday and Tuesday of each week and usually ask patients’ families to come in during the third week of treatment. In addition to our Family Treatment groups, we also offer individual and group family counseling and educational sessions throughout an adolescent’s stay and involvement in the program.
We know that a struggle with addiction can be devastating for both adolescents and those who love them, but the more than 20,000 patients who have gone through our adolescent residential program are a testament to the hope that remains for you and your loved one. If you feel that your loved one could benefit from our adolescent treatment program, contact us and one of our helpful and experienced admissions staff will give you more information and help answer any questions you may have about our program.