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Avera St. Luke's Worthmore Addiction Services for Adolescents

Prevention, Education and Treatment For Your Children

Primary Prevention

Worthmore Addiction Services offers an eight-hour primary prevention as a diversion program to educate adolescents about alcohol and drugs. The program is directed toward adolescents in the experimental stages of alcohol and drug use. It is research-based and utilizes the Risk Reduction Model developed through the Prevention Resource Institute. A two-hour parent component is included in this eight-hour session.

Intensive Prevention

This program provides 24-hours of education to offer a more intensive view of the impact alcohol and drugs. This program is also based on the Risk Reduction Model from Prevention Resource Institute, and is targeted toward youth who have progressed in their experimental use of substances. A six-hour parent component is included as part of this program.

Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Treatment

This program allows individuals to receive treatment for their dependency while staying in the community and in the home. There are three group sessions per week. Discharge occurs when the client meets discharge criteria.

Adolescent Continuing Care

The continuing care program is a support group for adolescents who have completed any substance abuse treatment program. Individual counseling sessions are also available when appropriate.

Contact Us

Contact Worthmore Addiction Services at 605-622-5800 or 1-800-952-2250.