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Mental Health and Addiction Resources For Parents and Loved Ones

Mental health and addiction support for the entire family to heal together.

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Getting Your Teen or Young Adult to Treatment

We Know This Wasn’t the Plan

For parents and loved ones of those experiencing addiction or mental health issues, it’s common to feel overwhelmed, helpless, angry, and alone.

That’s why we provide an evidence-based treatment program focused exclusively on adolescents and their families. By treating the family system as a whole, we seek higher rates of success, addressing behaviors in context.

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See if you or a loved one needs substance use or mental health support

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Here is what you can do next.

Sometimes it might feel like you’re out of options. That’s where we come in. Here are the first steps you can take to get started.

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Start helping yourself

Even if your child or loved one isn’t ready to get help, you probably need support for yourself. Join a family support group and give us a call to find a family therapist ready to help you process this experience.

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Get help making a plan

Calling your insurance provider and trying to manage the financials of treatment often adds additional stress. Verify your insurance online right now or give us a call and we’ll walk you through options and next steps.

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Find a family-focused program

It’s important to make sure your support system is set up to meet your needs, including academic and vocational support, psychiatric, mental health, and dual diagnosis. Even if we’re not the right fit, we’ll connect you to a program that is.

The Obvious Choice for Effective Treatment

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

Through thorough assessments, our licensed therapists, medical professionals, and experienced staff gain a deep understanding of your background, challenges, and goals. Comprehensive programming, therapy, and education, equips your family with the necessary tools to support your loved ones’ recovery journey.

With our comprehensive continuum of care, you’ll receive the right level of support at each stage of recovery. Whether you need high-support care, or a few hours of outpatient treatment a week, our expert team will collaborate with you to find what works best for you.

Help Your Young Adult Find Independence

Is your child a young adult who is seemingly unable to move toward greater independence and self-realization?

Sometimes called failure to launch syndrome, these young adults may need treatment to move forward past contributing factors, such as drug addiction and underlying mental illness.

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Parent Support Group

Parents come together virtually and support each other as they navigate the challenges of helping their teen or young adult who struggles with drugs, alcohol, and mental health concerns.

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Be in an open, judgment-free space
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Listen to other parents’ experiences
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No program affiliation is required
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Share your thoughts, feelings, experiences
Free and open to all parents to attend
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Be supported & learn healthy coping mechanisms
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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

2-4 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

8-12 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?

How We Are Different

Sandstone Care aims to drive positive lasting change in real people. We understand that you have unique circumstances, so we offer a more personalized experience than you would find anywhere else.

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Age-Specific Care
Age-Specific Care

We are age-specific, not gender-specific. We focus on the unique circumstances that you face at your specific stage of life.

Evidence-Based Therapy
Evidence-Based Therapy

We only use treatment interventions that have been scientifically proven to provide consistent, lasting recovery.

Small Group Sizes
Small Group Sizes

You are more than a number, which is why we provide an intimate setting where your voice can be heard.

Individualized Treatment Plans
Individualized Treatment Plans

No one person is the same, and neither is their recovery journey. Your treatment program will be tailored to your unique needs.

Academic and Vocational Support
Academic and Vocational Support

We want you to get the most out of life, which means feeling your best in the classroom or at your job.

The Family Component
The Family Component

Recovery involves the entire family, so we provide support for the whole family system.

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Would highly recommend for anyone with a teen struggling with substance abuse and mental health.

We have felt included and supported and are so grateful for the care they’ve provided to our son at such a vulnerable and scary time.

Cindy G.

Benefits of Evidence-Based Therapy

Evidence-based therapies use approaches that have been proven effective through scientific research. Your goals drive the design of your treatment, so you can trust that the skills you are gaining are actually relevant to the life you want to build for yourself.

Using evidence-based treatments, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), ensures that the methods used by therapists are not just based on theories but are backed by solid evidence so that your mental health care is never left up to chance.

Some additional benefits include:

Lasting Results

Studies have shown that these therapy treatments lead to longer-lasting results and empower you with effective coping skills.

Highest Quality Treatment

Our licensed clinical staff is trained in therapy treatments that are proven to be effective, which means they can provide you with the best care possible.

Clinically Effective & Cost Effective

Since these kinds of treatments are scientifically proven to be effective, the chances of relapse are less likely. This means you’ll be able to save more money in the long run.

More Accountability for Therapists

EBT requires specialized training in the different kinds of therapies, which means you are guaranteed qualified, verified therapists are in charge of your care.

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You aren’t alone.

Come to our next virtual parent support group.

It’s free. Register today.

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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.

Signs Your Child Needs Treatment

Your child may need some extra support if you have noticed them experiencing:

  • Social isolation
  • Decrease performance in school or work
  • Drastic mood changes
  • Decreased interest in hobbies

Don’t wait for things to get worse for your child. Getting help early for mental health and substance use concerns can make a real difference, making the recovery journey smoother and more effective.

We understand the unique struggles that teens and young adults face, and our tailored approach ensures that your family’s specific needs are addressed. After your initial call, if we find that Sandstone Care is a good fit for your situation, we’ll quickly arrange a thorough clinical assessment.



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Will we always recommend Sandstone?

The truth is we may not always be the right fit for you and your family. That doesn’t mean we don’t want to help.

Give us a call and we’ll help guide you to whatever the next right step is — even if it’s not with us.