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About Sandstone Care

Treatment Centers For Addiction and Mental Health

Helping teens, young adults, and adults overcome substance use and mental health issues through age-specific treatment rooted in evidence and compassion.

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Sandstone Care Program Overview

Centered around the needs of every individual client

Because there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to living the life you deserve.

Your story is unique to you. That’s why we lean on evidence-based treatment that caters to your needs as an individual. Understanding your story and how you got here allows us to find the best path toward overcoming addiction and improving your mental health.


What does the path to recovery look like?

At our treatment centers for addiction and mental health, you’ll always have a compassionate team at your side as you redefine the life you desire and deserve.

Academic and vocational support
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Psychiatric and dietitian evaluation
Community-based activities
Group and individual therapy
Family participation

Our Approach

You’re not a problem. You’re not broken. You don’t need to be fixed.

Family-focused treatment that empowers change through evidence and compassion.

What role does your family dynamic play in where you are in life? We believe that getting to the root of that question is integral to the success of treatment for our clients. As you navigate treatment, it will be clear that no one’s pointing their finger at you, instead, we’re using your life leading up to treatment as a framework to create a sustainable recovery plan.

We empower your recovery journey by implementing five key components of our treatment.

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Evidence-Based Curriculum

Using the latest research to address our clients’ deepest physical, mental, and emotional issues.

Age Appropriate Care

Assessing where clients are from a developmental standpoint and creating a treatment program based on their needs.

Academic Support

Including academic support in our programs to help teens get on track for academic success.

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Individualized Treatment

Developing an individualized plan that helps each client discover their own values, beliefs, strengths, and passions.

Family Treatment

Improving the quality of life as a family through therapy sessions allows families to be open and honest about challenges.

The Life You Want Is In Your Hands

We’re just here to help you realize it.

Our therapists’ job is to help you identify your strengths and challenges to provide you with the tools you need to take charge of your life.

This approach inspires a breakthrough that better positions clients for a sustainable recovery that is unique to their needs. Breakthrough and success require these five key pillars:

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Stay dedicated to sustainable change by identifying your values and beliefs.
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Life Skills
Tackle life’s challenges with confidence by learning coping skills.
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Feel strong when facing temptations by discovering or restoring your values, beliefs, and passions.
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Positively reinforce a commitment to change by cultivating healthy and meaningful relationships that support your goals.
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Create a lifestyle fit for long-term recovery by creating an environment where you feel seen, heard, and inspired.
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Our Team

Highly-Credentialed. Compassionate. Dedicated to Your Recovery.

A treatment center for addiction and mental health that puts you first.

We’ve built a team that’s as committed to your recovery as you are. The proof is in their extensive careers dedicated to helping teens and young adults overcome substance use and mental health issues.

To date, our team has empowered thousands of individuals to reclaim their life.

Meet our team
Meet the leaders dedicated to our mission to relentlessly pursue successful clinical outcomes.
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Founding Story

How Sandstone Care Started

Rick McKenzie and Marcello La Rocca talk about the beginning of Sandstone Care and how we’ve grown from 1 outpatient center to a full continuum of care spanning the United States.

Listen to the story of how the founders’ philosophy has evolved to company’s core values and mission: Inspire and Empower Change.


Our Core Values

At Sandstone Care, our core values aren’t some empty words up on a wall. They’re a way of life that permeates throughout our company culture. We go above and beyond to ensure that our clients receive the best possible care.

Our employees are driven by a deep-seated desire to help people, and this passion is what motivates us to show up every day and give our all. We know that substance use, addiction, and mental health issues can be tough to overcome, but our team has the courage to face these challenges head-on.

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The Continuum of Care

Care for wherever you are in your journey.

Access a full range of treatments for mental health and substance use disorders. Whether you need a safe transitional living community, inpatient care, or outpatient therapy, we have a program to help.

Learn more about levels of care


Be A Part Of Changing Lives For The Better

We’re always looking for good people who want to help others.

Join our team of passionate doctors, therapists, and specialists dedicated to improving the lives of teens and young adults.

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Scholarship Opportunity

Support for Your Continued Commitment to Recovery

Sandstone Care is offering a $5,000 college scholarship for individuals who are struggling or have struggled with substance use or mental health conditions.

Sandstone Care recognizes and appreciates the courage and bravery it takes for a young person to seek help. This is why it is our mission to overcome stigma and help support your future success in recovery.

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The Life You Want Is One Call Away

We’re here to help teens and young adults beat substance use, improve their mental health, and achieve the life they want.