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Admissions at Sandstone Care

Taking the first step toward recovery shouldn’t be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve streamlined our admissions process to make it as straightforward as possible.

Admissions Process

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One Step Closer to Changing Your Life for the Better

You don’t have to take this journey alone. Taking the first step towards seeking treatment can be difficult and overwhelming. That’s why we take all the guesswork out of the process and guide you every step of the way.

At Sandstone you’ll get the compassionate, confidential, and 100% personalized care that you need to take back control of your life.

What Clients Are Saying

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Robert’s Story

“I had no idea what to expect for Sandstone, but it was everything I needed and more. Everybody (at Sandstone) really cares about what they’re doing and cares to see everybody get better.”

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Alex’s Story

“Things progressed where I was at the point that I wanted to die…My life now is very different after going through treatment at Sandstone…The people here, they really care.”

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Jesse’s Story

“Sandstone helped me to dig deep… and it taught me how to have a relationship with myself and relationships with others again. I was able to take the mask off, and I don’t have to put it back on.”


We Know Your Story is Unique to You

Feel heard, seen, and most importantly, like help is here. Our admissions process is designed to understand your story so that we can make a plan for long-lasting/sustainable recovery – together.

At every stage, we’ll listen and make sure you get the support you need and deserve.

During the admissions process, we will:

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Confirm Our Fit

You’ll be met by an admissions coordinator who’s equipped to assess your challenges and how Sandstone Care can help. Even if we’re not a good fit, you’ll leave the call with the right resources to get started in treatment – even if it isn’t with us.

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Determine Cost

We’ll walk you through the insurance process from start to finish with full transparency. Not insured? We can create a financial plan together.

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Set Up Personalized Care

You’ll schedule time with one of our vetted clinicians to walk through your mental health or substance use challenges so that they can find the level of care that aligns best with your goals.

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We’re available 7 days a week to help answer any questions you may have.

Redefine Your Life With Knowledgeable Clinicians At Your Side

We help you to achieve successful long-lasting recovery by understanding your needs and serving them directly. Once you’ve completed a brief introductory call, a Sandstone clinician will take a deeper dive into who you are and recommend the right level of care for what you need.

  • A 15-minute meeting with your family to get a full perspective
  • A one-on-one comprehensive assessment with you
  • Evidence-based screening on drug use, alcohol use, or trauma
  • Age-appropriate questions that reveal challenges and the life you desire

At Sandstone Care you’ll have the advocacy you need to rewrite your story with an empathetic and experienced team at your side.

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Sandstone Care Advantage

The Obvious Choice for Effective Treatment

At Sandstone Care, we believe in personalized and specialized care. Unlike generic treatment approaches, we understand that each person’s circumstances are unique.

Using thorough assessments, our licensed therapists and medical professionals gain a deeper understanding of your background, challenges, and goals. We then equip you and your family with the necessary tools to support your recovery journey.

With our full continuum of care, you’ll receive the right level of support at every stage. Whether you need high-support inpatient care, or just a few hours of outpatient treatment a week, our expert team will collaborate with you to find your best fit.

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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 treatment, or outpatient therapy, we have a program to help.

Learn more about levels of care

5-21 days of 24/7 on-site medical supervision.

Our Medically-Assisted Detox and Inpatient Center offers private rooms and 24/7 medically supervised care to support a safe recovery from drugs and alcohol, followed by comprehensive treatment that addresses your physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.

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Medical Detox Explained

60-90 days of on-site 24/7 treatment.

We offer residential treatment centers designed specifically for teens struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use, and co-occurring mental health disorders.

We help teens learn healthy coping skills so they can better handle daily challenges. Teens are provided with an intimate, serene environment with smaller group sizes and a focus on strengthening the family unit. Every client gets robust academic support by certified teachers to ensure clients stay up to date on their coursework.

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Teen Residential Care Explained

2-6 months

Our Transitional Living Program can be combined with clinical programming to provide a comprehensive treatment experience for our young adult client’s struggling with substance use disorders.

Our homes are for individuals aged 18-30 and help clients establish a supportive community and accountability, while increasing independence and personal responsibility.

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Transitional Living Program Overview

4 weeks of on-site day treatment.

Our Teen Young Adult Day Treatment program, also known as Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), is a highly structured level of care that offers five days of robust programming a week.

Our two distinct mental health and substance use tracks help clients to stabilize, begin to understand their mental health and/or addiction struggles, and heal from them. We strive to help our clients become more like the person they want to be, without using negative coping strategies or substances to get there.

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PHP Explained

12 weeks of on-site or virtual treatment.

Our Teen & Young Adult IOP, or Intensive Outpatient Program, offers two distinct tracks to address our client’s needs, each track consisting of 3-4 days of weekly programming.

Our mood disorder track we are able to focus on mental health, depression, trauma, and anxiety. Our dual diagnosis track we are able to support client’s with substance use and mental health challenges. Each focuses on developing positive social, academic, and vocational habits while continuing with their job or school responsibilities.

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What is IOP?
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No Matter Where You Are – We’re Here to Help

You shouldn’t have to delay getting the care you need because of your life circumstances, which is why we are working on expanding to as many locations across the country as possible.

Whether you are struggling with trauma, substance use, or stress in your life, we have a facility with staff ready and willing to help. We have treatment centers in Colorado, Maryland, Virginia, and Illinois.

Explore our locations

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This place was amazing!

My child is almost done with their program and I’ve seen a huge difference.

Cassie M.
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Let’s Take the Next Steps Together

We understand taking the first step is difficult. There is no shame or guilt in asking for help or more information. We are here to support you in any way we can.