Substance use disorder among teens is a significant issue. With the rise in popularity of vaping, more teens are abusing marijuana and suffering the consequences. Also, as the opioid epidemic continues in the United States, pre-teens and teens are getting swept up in it. As a parent, you have a responsibility to know what pressures your child is facing. You need to know your options. Whether you are a parent or a teen, you can get the help you need through our treatment programs.
Our Teen Rehab Center
Teens face unique challenges. Similarly, they require unique therapies and treatment programs to meet their needs. Many teens experiment with drugs and alcohol but never become addicted. Thus, parents, adults, and friends need to be aware of the signs of potential substance use disorder.
Withdrawing from others or showing a lack of interest in hobbies or pastimes they once enjoyed can be a sign. Often, grades or the quality of work done in school will decline. Abusing substances nearly always affects performance in school or after-school activities. Adults and peers also should be on the lookout for changes in mood or mental state. Sometimes teens suffering from stress, anxiety, or depression will attempt to self-medicate to feel better. Unfortunately, doing so can lead to addiction as well as produce severe physical harm to a teen’s still-developing body and mind.
At our teen rehab center, we offer a variety of programs to meet the needs of every adolescent who arrives here. We provide mental health treatment, such as:
We design all of our treatment programs to meet the needs of our patients best. Since we understand adolescence is a difficult time, we approach every teen on their terms with our goal to get them healthy again.
Our Rehab Programs
For some individuals, it makes sense to be constantly supervised. But for patients who buck at being too controlled or overseen, we offer intensive outpatient treatment as well as partial hospitalization. Each of these programs gives your teen space to breathe and be free while still receiving the care they need.
At Destinations for Teens, we believe in collaboration and building a healing environment with our patients. Our teen rehab center offers the best way to succeed.
Destinations for Teens
With a strong family-centered approach, our experts strive to restore the whole household. Substance use disorder steals teens away from some of the best years of their young lives. Further, it endangers their adult health and well-being. But it doesn’t have to happen. Because with the right teen rehab center, parents and teens can beat or prevent addiction.
Contact Destinations for Teens at 877.392.4799 to discuss how we can help your teen recover and be healthy.
Destinations For Teens staff are actively getting vaccinated through the county and the hope is to have the majority of our staff vaccinated by the end of January, 2021. Destinations For Teens is likewise committed to educating staff to the benefits of vaccinating and to providing access to the vaccine to all employees. By minimizing the risk of transmission, Destinations For Teens is working hard to protect its clients, families and employees from contracting the COVID-19 virus.
A dedicated COVID-19 task force, including our Medical Director, Clinical Director and our Director of Nursing, provides written materials and verbal education and training to all staff. In the words of Dr. Baback Gabbay, Destinations For Teens Chief Medical Director, the message could not be simpler: "We are committed to the health and well-being of our patients and families. Our staff is committed to the CDC recommend cleaning protocols and have been fortunate to receive the Moderna or Pzifer Covid vaccine this week. Vaccination is important in order to help keep all our employees and the families we serve safe".
In addition to distributing vaccinations, Destinations For Teens facilities has implemented the following procedures for all in-person programs:
• Established a revised screening process for admissions, including questions about recent fevers, travel and mandated negative COVID-19 test results. Anyone who poses a risk to our centers will not be admitted.
• Implement active screening of residents and staff for fever and respiratory symptoms.
• Remind residents to practice social distancing and perform frequent hand hygiene.
• Screen all staff at the beginning of their shift for fever and respiratory symptoms.
• Actively take the staff’s temperature and document absence of shortness of breath, new or change in cough, and sore throat. If they are ill, have them put on a facemask and self-isolate at home.
• Destinations For Teens has revised how they interact with vendors and receiving supplies and equipment, and other non-health care providers (e.g., food delivery, etc.), and take necessary actions to prevent any potential transmission. For example, supply vendors transport supplies to dedicated locations versus inside of facilities.
• In lieu of in-person visits, facilities are offering alternative means of communication for people who would otherwise visit, such as virtual communications (phone, video-communication, etc.)
• Creating/increasing communication to update families, such as advising to not visit.
• Assigning staff as primary contact to families for inbound calls and conduct regular outbound calls to keep families up to date.