Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment

Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment

Adolescence can be a challenging stage in life that can often be complicated by substance misuse, behavioral problems and mental health issues. At Excel, we understand how difficult this can be for the adolescent and their families. Early intervention can often be the difference between a minor developmental issue turning into a potentially life long problem. Our Adolescent Services are customized to meet the unique needs of this population by providing targeted interventions specific to the individual and family that we are treating. At Excel, we do not take a one size fits all approach with treating adolescents. 

Substance Abuse Treatment 

Excel Treatment Center provides substance abuse evaluations and treatment for adolescents referred by:

  • Schools
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Pediatricians
  • Families

Intensive Outpatient Program:

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is for individuals who require a structured treatment program to assist them in managing their addiction. Intensive Outpatient Services are designed to allow individuals to receive Intensive Treatment while minimizing disruption in their lives.  Individuals in this level of care receive a minimum of nine (9) hours of treatment per week. Intensive Outpatient Services include:

  • Group Therapy three (3) hours per day three (3) days per week
  • Weekly Individual Counseling/Case Management Sessions
  • Weekly Drug Urinalysis
  • Monthly Family Group and ongoing family involvement
  • Weekly Yoga Instruction/Meditation
  • Physical Fitness Groups
  • Psychiatric Consultations and Medication Monitoring available based upon need

Holistic Intervention Prevention and Education for Adolescents (H.I.P.E)

Excel Treatment Center offers a unique Outpatient (OP) treatment experience for adolescents and their families. Placement into treatment is guided by a comprehensive evaluation by Licensed Substance Abuse Counselors utilizing the SASSI.  Referrals to higher levels of care will be made when clinically indicated. The team at Excel Treatment Center is dedicated to helping families navigate through the complex substance abuse and mental health systems by providing accurate and evidence based assessment, prevention and treatment.

The H.I.P.E treatment experience is designed for adolescents who do not require a structured treatment program.  The goal is to arrest any further development of substance misuse and its associated consequences by providing education, counseling and support to the adolescent and their family.  Services include:

  • Weekly individual counseling sessions
  • Weekly family sessions
  • Psychiatric Consultations (when indicated)
  • Weekly supervised urine screens
  • Ongoing communication with the referral source as a means of coordinating care.
  • Holistic treatment options including, Aromatherapy, Yoga, Meditation & Physical Exercise.

Mental Health Counseling

Excel offers traditional outpatient mental health counseling for adolescents. Our staff of highly trained Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Social Workers are skilled in the treatment of adolescent mental health issues and are familiar with the multitude of challenges that confront adolescents.   Flexible scheduling is available to accommodate school and athletic schedules.

Our specialties include:

  • Stress Management
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Social Skill Building
  • Anger Management
  • Grief and Loss
  • Bullying and Trauma related issues