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For Referring Professionals

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

We know that partnering with treatment professionals is critically important for recovery from substance use and mental health issues. With your help, we can improve the continuity of care and ensure that everyone in your care achieves healing that lasts.

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Sandstone Care Program Overview

Referring to Sandstone Care?

Your patient’s decision to join Sandstone Care will influence the rest of their life. We want to collaborate with you to create personalized programs that can address all of their unique needs.

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 managers listed below.

We Exist to Serve & Connect with Other Professionals in Our Communities

Our outreach managers 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, they help create a personalized aftercare plan that includes a warm handoff to the next provider.

Meet Our Outreach Managers & Business Development Team

Kara Rapozo
Kara Rapozo
Vice President of Business Development(720) 496-1982
Lindsey Vass 600
Lindsey Vass, LCSW, CADC
National Clinical Outreach Manager(815) 209-9118
Karen Schupak
Karen Schupak
National Strategic Account Manager(240) 380-2277
Laura Martinez
Laura Martinez
Colorado Clinical Outreach Manager(720) 939-3256


Montee Ball
Montee Ball
Colorado Clinical Outreach Manager(720) 370-2643
Fletcher Hunze Austin
Fletcher Hunze Austin
Colorado Clinical Outreach Manager(720) 259-7675
Danielle Johnson
Danielle Johnson
Maryland Clinical Outreach Manager(240) 256-3101
Jessie Jeffrey
Jessie Jeffrey
Maryland Clinical Outreach Manager(240) 370-2656
John Rusignuolo
John Rusignuolo
Virginia Clinical Outreach Manager(571) 290-4267
Larry Baird
Larry Baird
Virginia Clinical Outreach Manager(571) 386-2073
Deborah Lawton
Deborah Lawton
Virginia Clinical Outreach Manager(720) 439-9419
Crystal Joseph-Stark
Crystal Joseph-Stark
Illinois Clinical Outreach Manager(720) 704-8563

What to Expect When You Make a Referral

Our directors and clinical outreach managers will always be available to answer any questions you have. Our goal is to collaborate with you and your client to provide the best care possible. We welcome all feedback, and 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 managers.

Our outreach managers are available to answer any questions you have, support you in finding the best care options for your clients, and be a connection to professionals in the community. View the list of our outreach managers 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 biopsychosocial 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.

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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?

Why Partner with Sandstone Care?

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Evidence-Based Treatment

At Sandstone Care, we provide evidence-based, age-appropriate treatment that is customized to the unique needs of each client we serve. Our treatment programs only use today’s most proven and effective treatment methods.

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Holistic Approach

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

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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 a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP). We have also been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission, the nation’s leading healthcare accrediting organization.