Located in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, Huntington Creek Recovery Center provides adolescent residential programming that offers a transformative experience for young people ages 13-18 who are struggling with substance use disorders and co-occurring behavioral health challenges.
About Our Adolescent Residential Program
The caring and compassionate staff at Huntington Creek Recovery Center in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, understands that facing a substance use disorder during adolescence comes with a unique set of challenges. Our residential program offers comprehensive, personalized care for adolescents ages 13-18 who have a primary substance use disorder diagnosis but might also be struggling with a co-occurring behavioral health concern.
Adolescents who participate in our residential program can receive the same evidence-based therapies and interventions we offer in our other residential programs. Participants benefit from a thorough admissions process and follow a highly personalized care plan. They leave our facility with a detailed discharge plan that has the resources they need to assist them in their recovery for years to come.
Who We Serve
The adolescent residential program at Huntington Creek Recovery Center in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, welcomes young people who have a primary substance use disorder diagnosis, as well as those who have a co-occurring mental health condition. We help adolescents heal from addictions to many different types of substances, including:
The adolescent residential program also helps young people heal from co-occurring behavioral health conditions, including:
- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Anxiety disorders
- Bipolar disorder
If your child is suffering from a substance use disorder and co-occurring behavioral health concern, our program is a safe, inclusive environment where they can start the recovery process. Our expert staff is highly experienced in helping adolescents find long-term healing from substance use disorders and coexisting behavioral health concerns.
Therapies & Services
Our adolescent residential program offers a holistic healing experience, combining mindfulness practices with the latest evidence-based solutions. Each person who comes to us to heal from a substance use disorder and co-occurring behavioral health concern receives an individualized care plan that is developed based on their unique needs and goals.
This program is typically a 30-day stay. However, the exact length depends on the client’s individual progress. During that time, they may benefit from medically supervised detoxification services, medication management, individual therapy, and group therapy. We also have a physician, physician assistant (PA), and nursing staff on hand to provide medical care if needed. Other therapies and services young people may benefit from include:
- 12-Step programming
- Contingency management
- SMART Recovery
- Biofeedback bed
- Art therapy
- Adventure therapy
- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
We also offer a variety of experiential therapies to help adolescents care for all aspects of their health. Depending on their specific care plan, your child might also participate in:
- Team building
- Ropes course
- Outside adventure trips
- Guided meditation
- Other outdoor projects
The adolescent program at our residential facility in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, provides care that focuses on the whole person. When your child comes to us to heal from a substance use disorder and co-occurring behavioral health challenge, our staff can help them build a foundation for lasting health and wellness.
What Happens During a Typical Day?
Your child might feel nervous about their first days in the residential program at Huntington Creek Recovery Center, and that is expected and completely understandable. The kind and empathetic staff members at our residential facility in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, will do their utmost to help your child feel welcome as they embark on their recovery journey. Here is what a typical day in the program looks like:
- Hot breakfast from 8-9 a.m. on weekdays and 9-10 a.m. on weekends.
- Break off into core clinical groups, during which your child will work on their clinical projects according to their individual treatment plan.
- Participate in various holistic or experiential activities throughout the week that focus on improving life skills and self-esteem, working as a team member, making healthy choices, and learning to experience happiness and fun without substances.
- Lunch at noon, during which they can choose from a variety of healthy food options, and we can make special food accommodations for dietary, cultural, or religious needs.
- Your child will have some brief time in their room after lunch.
- They will resume their clinical and experiential programming at 1 p.m.
If you think that your child might benefit from the residential program at Huntington Creek Recovery Center, please contact us directly. A knowledgeable member of our staff is available to answer any questions you might have about how we can help them start working toward healing from a substance use disorder.