Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Keystone Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Keystone Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit

What to Bring to Treatment

Keystone Treatment Center is South Dakota’s premier provider of services for adolescents and adults who are struggling with substance use concerns and co-occurring mental health disorders. Individuals can receive a full continuum of care that helps them get on the path to long-lasting health and wellness.

What to Bring

What to bring while receiving inpatient care at Keystone Treatment Center in South Dakota

We understand that knowing what to expect when beginning your recovery journey for a substance use disorder can help make the process seem less daunting. The caring and compassionate team at Keystone Treatment Center does our utmost to provide you with the resources you and your family need to prepare for your inpatient stay at our facility in South Dakota.

Adult and adolescent patients seeking care through our inpatient program should bring:

  • A week’s supply of casual clothes, such as jeans, T-shirts, sweats, shorts (if they are not too short), and a swimsuit for the summer months
  • 30-day supply of personal hygiene items, including hairbrushes or combs, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, toothbrush, toothpaste, shaving equipment, menstrual products, etc.
  • Shower shoes
  • All medications you are currently taking

In addition to the general packing list, adult patients at our facility in South Dakota may bring:

  • A personal fan and clock radio
  • A curling iron or blow-dryer
  • Patients age 21 and older can bring store-bought cigarettes or chewing tobacco in sealed packages
  • Envelopes, stationery, and stamps
  • Optional church-appropriate outfit or clothing appropriate for a sweat ceremony

Rather than bring their own calling cards, we ask that adult patients purchase calling cards from our facility for $5 for 50 minutes. The calling cards we provide do not reveal the caller’s identity, protecting our patients’ confidentiality.

In addition to the general packing list, adolescent patients may bring:

  • A blanket, pillow, or stuffed animal
  • A week’s worth of weather-appropriate clothing
  • Pajamas, except for shorts and tank tops
  • Schoolwork and supplies
  • A fan for their room
  • Flip-flops and two pairs of shoes, with one pair for exercise and outdoor activities
  • Optional church-appropriate outfit or clothing appropriate for a sweat ceremony
  • Envelopes, stationery, and stamps

We provide all bedding, pillows, and towels for every patient at Keystone Treatment Center. Washers, dryers, and laundry soap are also available to our patients at no additional cost.

What Not to Bring

What to leave at home while receiving inpatient care at Keystone Treatment Center in South Dakota

The comfort and safety of every patient who seeks inpatient care at Keystone Treatment Center is our top priority. While receiving inpatient care at our facility in South Dakota, there are certain items that adult and adolescent patients should leave at home, including:

  • Any clothing with logos promoting alcohol, sex, drugs, gambling, or gangs
  • Shorts or skirts shorter than two inches above the knee, body shirts, halter tops, tank tops, strapless shirts or dresses, tube tops, low-cut shirts, midriff shirts, see-through shirts, low-cut jeans, and jeans and jeggings with see-through or sheer panels above the knee
  • Aerosol cans, perfumes, body sprays, colognes, or products that contain alcohol within the first three ingredients
  • Pillows, blankets, towels, and stuffed animals
  • E-cigarettes, vaping devices, and rolling or loose tobacco
  • Cellphones and other electronic devices, such as smartwatches, computers, iPods, MP3 players, stereos, CD players, TVs, DVD players, cameras, and camcorders
  • Nail polish and nail polish remover
  • Cards, dice, and other gambling-related items
  • Huffable products, such as Wite-Out or Sharpie markers
  • Handheld games and cartridges
  • Pictures with glass in the frame
  • Jewelry
  • Outside food or drink

In addition to the general list of items to leave at home when seeking inpatient care at our facility in South Dakota, adolescent patients should not bring:

  • Clock radio
  • Curling iron or blow-dryer
  • Makeup
  • Heels or platform shoes
  • Calling cards
  • Cigarettes, tobacco products, drugs, alcohol, lighters, or matches
  • Magazines, books, or potentially inappropriate pictures

The staff at Keystone Treatment Center safely stores any items that are deemed inappropriate and returns them to you or your loved one upon discharge, but we destroy any illegal or contraband items. If possible, it is best to leave any valuable or important items at home while receiving inpatient care at our facility in South Dakota.

Learn More

Get more information on how to prepare for an inpatient stay at Keystone Treatment Center in South Dakota

Our goal is to provide the most beneficial healing environment for every patient who comes to Keystone Treatment Center to start their recovery journey from a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health concern.

While this is not a comprehensive list of all the items you or your loved one should bring or leave at home when preparing for inpatient care at our facility in South Dakota, our expert staff will determine on a case-by-case basis if any other items are appropriate to bring during your stay with us.

If you have any questions about a specific item, please ask our staff before bringing it with you. They will answer any questions you might have about what items are acceptable to bring while participating in inpatient programming at Keystone Treatment Center.

The staff at Keystone made the admissions process go much smoother than I thought was possible. This in itself was such a relief!

– Anonymous Patient

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