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Rehab Designed For Young Adults 18-30

Substance use in your loved one is overwhelming. Finding effective treatment shouldn’t be. That’s why at Sandstone Care, we practice personalized, proven, and specialized treatment.

Young Adult Treatment Overview

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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.

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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. Our young adult residential treatment provides a safe and supportive living environment integrated with a PHP or IOP level of care. Here, you’ll learn life skills and healthy recovery strategies in an environment that’s set up for your success.

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Transitional Living Overview

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.

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Day Treatment Explained

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.

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Intensive Outpatient Program Explained
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Testimonial – Alex’s life-changing journey

A Life-Changing Experience at Sandstone Care Ignites New Purpose

“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.”

Navigating the maze of addiction treatment options can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Listen to the heartfelt story of Alex, a real-life testament to the life-changing impact of our programming at Sandstone Care.

Alex is not a statistic or an abstract success story; she’s a person just like you who has struggled with addiction and mental health, and has turned her entire life around through treatment at Sandstone.

What Makes Us Unique

Sandstone Care aims to drive positive lasting change in real people. We understand that you have unique circumstances, so we offer a more personalized healthcare 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.

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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.

Explore Therapy Treatments

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Individual Therapy

In our in-person therapy sessions, therapists help each new patient work through problems one-on-one, and develop their own values, strengths, and passions.

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Group Therapy

In group therapy, you will interact with people in your age group, build healthy friendships, and see firsthand that you are not alone in your struggles.

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Family Therapy

In family therapy, your therapist’s job is to help your family members recognize the roles they play within emotional family dynamics, and learn how they can best support you.


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a common type of talk therapy that has been scientifically proven to improve mental health outcomes by guiding changes in thinking and behavioral patterns.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of talk therapy that is based on CBT, but it’s specially adapted for people who experience emotions very intensely, teaching people healthier ways to cope.


Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidence-based therapy that combines memory-recall with bilateral stimulation to help people recover from trauma and PTSD symptoms.

Sandstone Care Advantage

The Obvious Choice for Effective Treatment

At Sandstone Care, we’re an accredited organization that believe in personalized and specialized care. Unlike generic substance use and mental health 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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“Great treatment which focuses on your recovery and strategically looks at mental health and relationships with your family and friends to recover successfully.”

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Effective Dual Diagnosis Treatment For Ages 18-30

Did you know that addictions rarely occur in the absence of a mental health condition? In this context, these conditions are known as “co-occurring disorders.” Left untreated, they can worsen the cycle of substance use, which can make it feel impossible to climb your way out of your addiction.

Underlying mental health or behavioral disorders can include depression, anxiety, and even personality disorders. Using evidence-based treatments like CBT and DBT in therapy sessions, our clinical team focuses on helping identify and improve these underlying concerns, to address addiction from all directions.

Treatments Built Just For You

Navigating substance use and mental health requires specialized expertise, and that’s why we’ve developed distinct treatment tracks for each.

We understand that these challenges are unique, and a one-size-fits-all approach just doesn’t cut it. Our tailored programs ensure that from the outset, you’re on a path designed specifically for your needs.

Whether you’re interested in our mental health programs or our substance abuse treatment, our dedicated team can get you on the road to long-term healing and wellness.

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How to Support a Struggling Young Adult

If someone you love is struggling with mental health or substance use, you might feel helpless. However, it’s crucial to recognize that they aren’t alone on this journey, and neither are you.

Our programs extend support to the whole family every step of the way, acknowledging that your well-being matters too. We understand that the impact of addiction and mental health issues send fractures far beyond the person who is struggling.

By providing family therapy and multi-family support groups, we ensure that everyone receives the necessary support and guidance. Families will learn how to communicate needs, set boundaries, and build relationships on trust.

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Did you know that addictions rarely occur in the absence of a mental health condition? In this context, these conditions are known as “co-occurring disorders”. Left untreated, they can worsen the cycle of substance use, which can make it feel impossible to climb your way out of your addiction.

Underlying mental health or behavioral disorders can include depression, anxiety, and even personality disorders. Using evidence-based treatments like CBT and DBT in therapy sessions, our clinical team focuses on helping you to identify and improve these underlying concerns, so you are fully prepared to address addiction from all directions.


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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 open and available to help in any way we can.

The amount of treatment you need is highly personal and depends on your specific situation. 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 comprehensive assessments will be able to determine how much treatment you need and for how long. It’s important to us that our young adult mental health and substance use programs are tailored to meet your unique needs.

IOP stands for “Intensive Outpatient Program.” This highly flexible level of care involves just 16 hours per week of treatment, so you can keep up with your school or work obligations while receiving recovery services. It’s a great way to get the help you need without causing major disruptions to your daily life.

At our rehab centers, you’ll find a community of like-minded young adults who are also on the path to healing. Many of them might be experiencing similar mental health issues as those that you have faced, or grappling with substance dependency.

However, as healthcare providers, the safety and well-being of everyone in our care is our top priority. Severe conditions or behavioral issues that might disrupt the treatment environment are carefully screened out during the admissions process. This ensures that everyone in treatment is a good fit for the supportive and nurturing community we create at Sandstone.

Both our mental health programs and our substance abuse treatment have multiple levels of care that provide treatment at various intensities. During your introductory assessment, a psychiatrist will be there to listen to your story and determine the most appropriate level of care for you.

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.

Yes. While our outpatient centers treat both teens and young adults, our programming includes a teen track, which is for adolescents ages 13-17, and a young adult track for individuals ages 18-30.

Yes, Sandstone Care works with young adults who are struggling with substance use, mental health struggles, as well as combined substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.

Please note that we do not treat eating disorders.

If you have struggled to stop using a substance or drinking alcohol on your own, you may benefit from entering a detox program.

Detox provides a highly structured environment in which you can safely withdrawal under medical supervision. If you need a little help to get started on the road to recovery, our detox level of care might be just what you need. Reach out to our admissions team to day to learn more.

The clinical teams at our recovery centers are a group of highly qualified individuals who are all dedicated to helping teens and young adults reclaim their lives from substances or mental illness. This team includes medical doctors, psychiatrists, licensed therapists, family therapists, and teachers.

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