Adolescent Addiction Rehab Program

Huntington Creek Recovery Center in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, has been a trusted provider of experiential-based therapies for addiction and co-occurring disorders since 1972. Our adolescent program provides a transformative experience for males and females ages 14-21 who are struggling with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health challenges.

What Is this Program?

Adolescent addiction rehab at Huntington Creek Recovery Center in northeastern Pennsylvania

The caring and compassionate staff at Huntington Creek Recovery Center in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, understands that facing addiction during adolescence comes with a unique set of challenges. Our residential program offers comprehensive, personalized care to adolescent males and females ages 14-21 who have a primary substance use disorder diagnosis, but who might also be struggling with a co-occurring mental health challenge.

The teens who participate in our  program to heal from a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health concern will benefit from the same evidence-based treatments and therapeutic interventions that we offer in our other residential programs. Participants benefit from a thorough admissions process and receive a highly personalized care plan. They leave our facility with a detailed discharge plan with the resources they need to assist them in their recovery for years to come.

Who Is This Program For?

Who we treat in our adolescent residential addiction rehab program

The adolescent residential program at Huntington Creek Recovery Center in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, welcomes adolescent males and females ages 14-21 who have a primary substance use disorder diagnosis, as well as those who have a co-occurring mental health challenge. We help teens heal from all types of substance use disorders, including:

  • Opioid use disorder
  • Cannabis use disorder
  • Cocaine use disorder
  • Benzodiazepine use disorder
  • Methamphetamine use disorder
  • Alcohol use disorder

The adolescent residential program also helps adolescent males and females heal from the symptoms of co-occurring mental health conditions, including:

  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression

If your teen is suffering from a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health challenge, 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 mental health concerns.

Types of Treatment We Offer

Types of treatment and therapies in our substance abuse rehab program for adolescents

The adolescent residential program offers a holistic healing experience, combining mindfulness practices with the latest evidence-based solutions. Each teen who comes to us to heal from a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health concern will receive an individualized care plan that is developed based on his unique strengths, challenges, goals, and needs.

This program is typically a 28 day stay, however, the length of treatment depends on the client’s needs and progress. During that time, they may benefit from medically supervised detoxification services, medication management, individual therapy, group therapy, or family therapy. We also have a physician, physician assistant (PA), and nursing staff on hand to provide medical care if needed. Some of the other benefits they may experience include:

  • 12-Step programming
  • Contingency management
  • SMART Recovery
  • Biofeedback bed
  • Art therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Adventure therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)

We also offer a variety of experiential therapies to help your teens care for all aspects of his health. Depending on his specific care plan, your child might also participate in:

  • Hiking
  • Team-building
  • Ropes course
  • Outside adventure trips
  • Guided meditation
  • Yoga
  • Other outdoor projects

The adolescent program at our residential facility in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, provides care that focuses on the whole person. When your teen comes to us to heal from a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health challenge, our staff will help them build a foundation for long-lasting health and wellness.

What Happens During a Typical Day?

What to expect during a day in our adolescent addiction rehab program

Your child might feel nervous about their first days in the Island of Hope program at Huntington Creek Recovery Center, and that is expected and completely understandable. The kind and empathetic staff at our residential facility in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, does their utmost to help your teen 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 he will work on his clinical projects according to his 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 he can choose from a variety of healthy food options, and we can make special food accommodations for dietary, cultural, or religious needs
  • They will have some brief time in his room after lunch
  • They will resume their clinical and experiential programming at 1 p.m.

If you think your teen might benefit from the 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 your teen start to heal from a substance use disorder today.

What our clients are saying

There is such a wide variety of treatment programs at Huntington Creek that they have something for everybody! I highly recommend Huntington Creek for anyone seeking treatment for their substance use disorder or their co-occurring disorders.

– Former Patient
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