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Psychiatric Disorders in Youth

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Kimberly Taylor
GCU : PCN 535
December 6, 2011

Adolescence Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities

Zebra Inc
DBA Cheyenne Center Inpatient Services
10525 Eastex Freeway
Houston, TX 77093
(713) 691-4898 Intake: (713) 694-3555

Cheyenne Center provides quality care in a cost effective manner to clients and their family members for the treatment of alcoholism and other drug dependencies. Cheyenne Center provides each client with a highly trained, empathetic, multi-disciplinary substance abuse treatment team. Together, they assess recovery from chemical dependency and the problems that are common to this disease. Cheyenne Center's levels of care and types of focused programs and services are listed below:

Inpatient Rehabilitation Program, Intensive Outpatient Program, Recovering Professionals' Program, Relapse Prevention Program, Dual Recovery Program, Criminal Justice Diversion Program, Family Program, Continuing Care, Alumni Services Professional, Substance Abuse Intervention Services, Evaluation and Assessment

Outpatient Services: For those people who can stay drug free while attending an evening program, the Outpatient Program is another choice for treatment. Clients meet 2-4 times a week for a total of 18 weeks. The program includes a confidential assessment, education groups, group therapy individual counseling, 12-Step orientation and meetings, and stress reduction activities.

Intensive Residential Services: Cheyenne Center offers a specially trained team for men dealing with drug and alcohol abuse problems and provides an environment conducive to recovery for both the individual and the family. This program is generally a 28 day program, allowing time for the client to recover physically, emotionally, and spiritually. In addition to individual, group, and family therapy, our approach includes exercise, meditation, and good nutrition.

Extended Residential Services: Once a person has successfully completed the Intensive Rehabilitation Program, an extended care program is available. The treatment team must approve admissions as beds are very limited. The individual continues additional substance abuse treatment. Here the client may remain for up to another 60 days.

Phoenix House of Texas
501 Garden Oaks Boulevard
Houston, TX 77018
(713) 426-2637
Intakes: (713) 426-2637x4503(713) 252-3264


Problems resulting from a teen's drug/alcohol use and abuse can affect every aspect of the individual as well as the family's life. Phoenix House knows this is a courageous step and they are here to help. They have a wide variety of treatment services [HYPERLINK:] available to meet a teen's needs, and their adolescent programs also offer special services just for family members.

Whether the teen needs an evaluation [HYPERLINK:], prevention or educational services [HYPERLINK:], outpatient counseling [HYPERLINK:], or residential treatment [HYPERLINK:], they have options.

Phoenix House Academies [HYPERLINK:] offer intensive substance abuse services with high school academic programs in CARF-accredited facilities. Most also offer an array of mental health services [HYPERLINK:]. The Phoenix House Academy model [HYPERLINK:]is listed in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices [HYPERLINK:](NREPP).

Services include: evaluation and assessment; case management; individual, group, and family counseling; education; recreation; and aftercare referrals. Academies may also provide: medical, dental, and psychiatric evaluation and treatment; GED testing, and pre-vocational activities. Additional services include: arts therapy; opportunities to work with horticultural experts; and writing and recording music in our professional on-site music studios [HYPERLINK:]. Cultural and recreational activities include yoga, karate, and meditation classes. Family members are involved in all phases of our continuum of care, from counseling and therapy to parent/family education seminars to educational workshops.

Phoenix house help teens explore how substance use or mental health problems may have affected their relationships, education, and overall quality of life. They work with them to provide valuable skills, education, and therapies. Phoenix House also helps your teen set and achieves goals and gets his or her life back on track.

Phoenix House's prevention and education services highlight the dangers of drug use, reinforce self-esteem, and educate youth and adults to make positive choices. We provide these services in a variety of settings and ways, including research-based curricula in public and private schools, presentations at hospitals, and speaker's bureaus.

Phoenix House adolescent programs give young people and their families the education necessary to avoid substance use/abuse and to take control of their lives. Programs are offered to students, faculty members, parents, and high-risk youth involved with the juvenile justice system. Other activities include coalition and consortium participation, court and community intervention programs, and driver education/intervention courses for DUI offenders.

Phoenix House adolescent programs provide treatment in a safe, supportive environment that gives youth and their families a chance to break free from substance abuse. Teaching adolescents how to regain control of their lives is the essence of Phoenix House's adolescent treatment programs.

The CARF-accredited outpatient services for teens include both intensive (nine-plus hours a week) and traditional (fewer than nine hours a week) options. Both provide individually tailored treatment plans that emphasize family education and encourage the development of community supports for continued success after discharge. Services include: comprehensive assessment; individual, group, and family counseling; psycho-educational therapy groups; case management; life-skills education; drug testing; and recreational activities that teach young people ways to have fun while sober. Clients take part in after-school sessions from one day to five days a week, enjoying ongoing engagement and positive activities with ...

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