When You Don’t Know
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Adolescence is a time of transition between childhood and adulthood. Also, during this time adolescents cultivate their sense of self. They may face difficult choices about substance use, academics, friendships, sexuality, and gender identity. Our outpatient services are designed to address these everyday adolescent struggles.
The goal of adolescent outpatient treatment is better decision making, improved relationships, and overall healthier lives.
Referrals can be made by guardians, school staff, healthcare providers, law enforcement, probation officers, and more. Please call 803-534-2328 *118 to speak with our Administrative Assistant who will guide you through the referral process.
The Bridge Program
Nationally recognized as a model program in working with adolescents involved with the criminal justice system.
The Bridge is an intensive program that works with the adolescent and their family in the areas of substance abuse, education, employment, and family cohesion.
Adolescents in the Bridge program receive individual, group, and family counseling.
The primary goal of The Bridge is to reduce and eliminate the behaviors that have resulted in the adolescent’s involvement with the Department of Juvenile Justice and thereby decrease the chances of that adolescent continuing illegal behaviors and involvement in the legal system.
Eligibility: Designed for adolescents aged 13-17 who are exiting a juvenile justice or other residential facility. Other adolescents not exiting one of these types of facilities are also eligible pending space in the program.
Michelle Stichter, Sara Gilpatrick, Melinda Lamprecht, Annette Pelzer and Brooke Bess