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Care for Young Adults

Treatment for Young Adults with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

We help you create lasting, positive change in your life.

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Young Adult Treatment Overview

Evidence-Based Treatment for Young Adults

Being a young adult can be tough with all the responsibilities, uncertainties, and societal pressures to define yourself.

It’s no surprise that this challenge can take a toll on your mental health and make you more susceptible to using substances as a way to cope.
Our comprehensive and individualized methods can achieve the highest success rates because we meet you where you are.
Whether you are struggling with your mental health, or have found yourself in the cycle of addiction, we have programs that are proven to help you find healing.

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.”


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.

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.

Your Day at Sandstone

Our evidence-based treatments and proven programming create a positive space for the development of healthy habits.

While our programs vary based on the level of care, we strive to create an environment that best supports the needs of young adults with substance use and mental health disorders.

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Exercise & nature

Become a healthier, happier person through fun and physical therapies, such as yoga, tai chi, hiking, and outdoor activities.

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Vocational support

Discover your innate abilities and interests. Our experienced mentors and staff support you in mapping out your path and following through with your goals.

Expressive activities

Be your true self and explore interests that best serve your well-being and development with a range of activities — from journaling to art therapy.

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Positive relationships

Build a fun and positive community of peers who are also in recovery, so that you can have a more joyful and connected life.

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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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

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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Detox Explained

2-6 Months

Our Transitional Living Program combines the structure of treatment and group living, with the freedom of living away from home.

This level of care is for young adults (18-30) who are not quite ready to heal from home. A safe and supportive living environment integrated with a PHP or IOP level of care so you learn life skills and healthy coping mechanisms in an environment that’s set up for your success.

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Transitional Living Overview

2-4 weeks of on-site day treatment.

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

Our two distinct mental health and substance use tracks help young adults 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.

Day Treatment Explained

8-12 weeks of on-site or virtual treatment.

Our Young Adult IOP, or Intensive Outpatient Program, offers two distinct tracks to address young adult needs, each track consisting of 3-4 days of weekly programming.

In our mood disorder track, we are able to focus on mental health, depression, trauma, and anxiety. In our dual diagnosis track, we are able to support young adults 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.

Intensive Outpatient Program Explained
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Not only was the group supportive, but the support from the staff was amazing.

I initially came to Sandstone for IOP and it helped me get through a really though time in my life. I ended up staying through OP and I would recommend it to anyone that needs support with their mental health.

Megan H.
Former Client
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Supporting the Young Adult in Your Life

We believe that the key to successful recovery is involving the family in treatment. Sandstone helps families resolve conflicts, cope with stressors, and re-establish fractured relationships.

Find out how we hold all family members accountable and develop positive relationships within families to support treatment and recovery.

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

Meeting You Where You Are

You don’t have to wait to start healing. Come as you are. We’ll be at your side every step of the way. That’s our promise.

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Be seen

You’re not alone. We want to get to know you and begin building a genuine relationship with you ― the real you.

Be loved

You are important and have value. Because you have value, you’re worth our time and our attention to help you move forward.

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Be supported

You’re not at fault. We will involve your family, and hold them accountable, at every stage of the treatment process. We won’t focus exclusively on you.

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Be heard

You should feel heard. To help, we listen to your story and ask questions to understand what you care about.

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Be respected

You should feel safe. Truth builds trust, so we always start with the truth — and there’s never shame in telling the truth. We won’t just tell you what you want to hear.

Be valued

Your best interest is our focus. Even if it means sending you to a different organization for help. We won’t put our interests before yours.


You Have Questions. We Have Answers.

Our goal is to provide the most helpful information. Please reach out to us if you have any additional questions. We are here to help in any way we can.

The amount of treatment you need is highly individual and depends on your specific needs. At Sandstone Care, we approach treatment by considering you as a whole person rather than just focusing on isolated substance use or mental health disorders. Our program is tailored to meet your unique requirements, recognizing that everyone’s journey is different.

As a result, the length of your stay in our program may vary to ensure that you receive the comprehensive and personalized care necessary for your well-being.

IOP, which stands for “Intensive Outpatient Program,” could be just what you need. If you’ve finished a more intensive level of care, like day treatment, and are looking to step down, or if you’re dealing with substance use or mental health concerns but want to keep up with school and work, IOP is designed for you.

At Sandstone Care, our program is tailored to offer comprehensive support while allowing you to navigate your daily routines and responsibilities. It’s a way to get the help you need without major disruptions to your life.

At Sandstone Care, you’ll find a community of bright and creative spirits among your fellow young adults. They’ve been through various challenges related to mental health, such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and substance use.

It’s important to note that individuals with certain severe conditions or behavioral issues that might disrupt the treatment environment are carefully screened out during the admissions process. The safety and well-being of everyone in our care is our top priority. You can trust that the screening by our dedicated team, including the Program Director, Executive Clinical Director, and Medical Director, ensures that everyone in treatment is a good fit for the supportive and nurturing community here.

Your journey here will be surrounded by understanding and like-minded individuals who share the common goal of healing and growth.

During your introductory assessment, a psychiatrist will be there to listen to your story and understand your unique circumstances and needs. Together, you’ll explore the most fitting level of care. Whether it’s our Residential Treatment Program for a more intensive experience, Day Treatment for structured support, or the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for a step-down approach that allows you to manage daily commitments – the goal is to find the perfect fit that supports your journey to wellness.

No. We believe in starting with many privileges and only revoking access if necessary, so we do not have a blackout period when you begin our program.

Yes. We have a teen track, which is for teens ages 13-17, and a young adult track for individuals ages 18-30.

Sandstone Care works with young adults who are struggling with substance use, co-occurring mental health disorders, and mental health primary needs through our Mental Health Centers.

Knowing what level of care would be best for you is tricky! If you experience withdrawal symptoms when you attempt to discontinue use, it is more than likely you would benefit from detox. However, the best way to know whether or not you would benefit from medical detox is to get a professional opinion. Our trained admissions team would be happy to speak with you and advise you on next steps.

Our clinical team is made up of a group of highly qualified individuals who are all dedicated to helping teens and young adults reclaim their lives. This team includes medical doctors, psychiatrists, licensed therapists, family therapists, and teachers.

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Get young adult specific treatment for mental health and substance use disorders

We are here to help in any way possible. Find hope and start on the path to recovery by reaching out to us today.