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For Referring Professionals

Together we make a real difference in the lives of the clients we work with.

Partnering with treatment professionals is a foundational component of our treatment program and is recognized as being critically important to improving continuity of care and ultimately achieving long-term, successful outcomes with our clients.

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Sandstone Care Program Overview

Referring to Sandstone Care?

Your client’s decision to join Sandstone Care is very important and will influence the rest of his or her life.

We are committed to supporting you, the client, and the client’s family throughout the admission process and beyond.

If you are a treatment professional interested in learning more about us and our programs you can reach out to our outreach ambassadors listed below.

We exist to serve and connect with other professionals in our communities.

Our ambassadors are responsible for networking and building connections with community providers including non-profits, advocacy groups, and treatment providers. They coordinate trainings for professionals to earn CEUs and work tirelessly for Sandstone Care and their clients. Additionally, our ambassadors help create a personalized aftercare plan that includes a warm handoff to another provider as well as other resources.

Meet our Outreach Ambassadors & Business Development Team

Lindsey Vass
Lindsey Vass
Illinois Clinical Outreach Ambassador(815) 209-9118
Tonya Carrera
Tonya Carrera
Colorado Springs Outreach Ambassador(719) 426-2356
Danielle Johnson
Danielle Johnson
MarylandMaryland Clinical Outreach Ambassador(240) 256-3101

What to expect when you make a referral

Our directors and community ambassadors are available to answer questions, support our clients and be a connection to professionals in the community. Our goal is to collaborate with you and your client to provide the best care and experience with Sandstone Care. We welcome your feedback and questions. We look forward to working with you.

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Give us a call

If you are a treatment professional interested in learning more about us and our programs you can reach out to our outreach ambassadors.

Our ambassadors are available to answer any questions you have, support you on finding the best care options for your clients and be a connection to professionals in the community. View the list of our ambassadors and their contacts in the list below.

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Schedule an Assessment

After the initial call with our Admissions Supervisor, we’ll schedule your client for a full clinical assessment with one of our licensed clinicians.

This typically occurs on-site at Sandstone Care and takes 60–90 minutes. The assessment clinician will conduct a full bio, psycho, and social assessment to collect the following information:

  • Presenting concerns
  • Psychiatric history
  • Medical history
  • Past treatment history
  • Information about referring treatment providers

Please note: any out-of-state clients will complete a pre-assessment over the phone, which usually takes 30–60 minutes to confirm the appropriateness for our treatment programs.

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Stay in Touch

Following a client’s admission into Sandstone Care, we will contact the referring treatment professional within 72 hours. We’ll ask the client to sign a release of information for his or her outside treatment professionals upon intake.

If the client signs the release, our primary therapist will reach out to further discuss the client’s case and provide updates as requested by the referring professional.

Please note that if you do not receive communication from Sandstone Care, it is likely due to the client not signing a release of information. We respect and honor our client’s right to confidentiality; however, we view this as a clinical issue that we will work to address during treatment.

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 sober living community, inpatient care, or outpatient therapy, we have a program to help.

Learn more about levels of care

Why partner with Sandstone Care?

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Evidence-Based Treatment

At Sandstone Care, we provide evidence-based, age-appropriate, integrated treatment that is customized to the unique needs of each client we serve. Our treatment programs use today’s most effective treatment methods to address not only substance use and addiction but also underlying mental health concerns or co-occurring disorders.

Systemic Approach

We understand drug and alcohol use and mental health concerns affect many parts of a person’s life. We include a family program, academic and vocational support, and community-based activities to support and promote long-lasting recovery.

Collaborative Care

Our clinical team works diligently with referring professionals throughout our program to ensure our treatment and continuing care plans are well coordinated and supportive of the client and their family.

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Nationally Accredited

Sandstone Care is licensed by the State of Colorado Office of Behavioral Health and has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission, the nation’s leading healthcare accrediting organization. In addition, Sandstone Care holds licensure in each state it operates in, and is a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).