Drug and Alcohol Treatment – 90 beds
The Drug & Alcohol Treatment program offers short-term and long-term placement for delinquent and/or dependent males ages 12 to under 21 in need of drug and alcohol treatment or those in need of dual diagnosis services. Youth begin treatment with orientation programming at the time of admission and transition into their designated program track. Abraxas utilizes a Basic Recovery Orientation Curriculum, which is designed to ensure a minimum level of treatment and education for all clients. It may be used as a starting point for more in depth treatment of AOD issues. The intensive treatment services group counseling curriculum consistent of evidence-based curricula from Hazelden, including The Matrix Model® and Living in Balance®.
Juvenile Sex Offender Programming – 10 beds
The behavioral healthcare program is based on a 9-12 month residential stay which includes mental health treatment and partial hospitalization programming. Specialized treatment for juvenile sex offenders and youth with sexually abusive behavior includes a continuum of services chosen for a particular youth based on several concerns, including community safety, the victim’s safety, the youth’s assessed treatment needs, and factors that enhance or reduce the risk for re-offense. Programming includes individual and group behavioral health counseling and therapy, mental health assessment, pharmacological management and partial hospitalization group sessions. Substance abuse treatment and psychiatric services will be supplemented in the service planning based on the needs of the youth and family.
Admissions Criteria: Males between the ages of 12 and under 21 and presenting with a mental health diagnosis and IQ functionally over 70 (under 70 will be considered on an individual basis). History of sexual offending or sexually abusive behavior. Adjudicated dependent or delinquent offenders that can safely and effectively be managed and treatment in an open residential setting.