30-Day Adolescent Chemical Dependency Program

30-Day Adolescent Chemical Dependency Program2024-06-05T11:01:08-04:00

30-Day Adolescent Chemical Dependency Program

The 30-Day Adolescent Chemical Dependency Program is a short-term program that focuses on trauma-focused therapy modalities to get at the root causes of substance abuse and help teens break the larger cycle of addiction. Each patient completes six focused areas for treatment during their 30-day stay at River Park Hospital. These treatment areas include daily homework assignments, which are discussed in both the Chemical Dependency groups and individual setting. Treatment focus areas include:

  • Why the patient uses alcohols/drugs in dealing with past traumas

  • Family trauma, dynamics, history and re-integration

  • Addiction and the desperation to numb

  • Effective management of stressors

  • Returning to the community and further 

  • Individual relapse prevention and planning

The Program serves males and females who:

  • Are ages 12 to 17

  • Have an IQ of 70 or higher

  • Are currently using or abusing one or more chemical substances
  • Have a court order to the program

  • Are suspected of high drug or alcohol usage

  • Have issues with truancy and/or low academic performance

  • Taken drug screenings with unfavorable results

  • Have personal safety concerns around usage or overdose

  • Have MCM1 documentation prior to admission

Services include:

  • Detoxification

  • Clinical CD Assessment

  • Medication Management

  • Group & Individual Chemical Dependency Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

  • Family Therapy

  • Recreation Therapy

  • Self Assessment & Disclosure

  • Clinical Treatment Team Approach

  • After Care Abstinence Planning

  • Specific Discharge Recommendation & Follow Up Appointments


Referrals can come from any source but are typically received through DHHR, the court system or the mental health system. For admission, provide a summary of the youth, along with records of treatment attempts, intellectual functioning, and current trauma needs. An MCM1 and court order will be required before admission. All referral information is reviewed by the Program Director to determine admission eligibility.

For detailed program or referral information, please contact:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 304-526-9105 or 1-800-621-2673
Fax: 304-526-9360

Always Here to Help

River Park Hospital is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to address your questions and concerns. To schedule a no-cost assessment or for more information about our programs, please call 800-621-2673 today. In case of medical emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

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