Adolescent Substance
Abuse Rehabilitation

Tailored treatment that fits the needs of each adolescent

Sometimes, adolescents develop problems

related to alcohol or drug abuse. When this happens, Preferred Family Healthcare can help. We provide substance abuse treatment tailored to fit each adolescent's needs. Preferred Family Healthcare provides a full continuum of care from residential and day treatment to intensive outpatient, outpatient, and aftercare.

Treatment in all programs may include..

group therapy, family therapy, individual counseling, alcohol and drug education, recreational therapy, relapse prevention, introduction to support groups, and life skills training.

With admission..

into Preferred Family Healthcare each teen is assigned a therapist or counselor and a community support specialist. Our staff counsel teens one-on-one as well as in group settings on topics such as: anger management, communication, relapse, prevention and family issues. They help educate teens about the negative effects of substance abuse and teach them the skills needed to support a healthy lifestyle, free of alcohol and drugs.

Our Community Support Specialist..

serve as the liason to school, medical professionals, juvenile justice professionals and family agencies. CSS's also help adolescents learn life skills and access community resources for assistance with education and health care. CSS's also address how to have sober "fun" and encourage healthy social activities including sports, games, and hobbies.


any kind of substance abuse treatment most adolescents need continuing support. Preferred Family Healthcare offers this ongoing support through counseling and groups. Aftercare addresses issues such as structured independence, responsibility, healthy relationships and peer interaction. Alumni groups are also being developed to further assist in relapse prevention.

Locations that offer Adolescent Services:

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CARF Accredited

These programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. This achievement is an indication of this organizations dedication and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of the persons served.

Professional Staff

Advance Practice Nurses
Registered Nurses
Family Therapists
Licensed Social Workers
Community Support Specialists
Prevention Specialists
And many more..

A Healthy Environment

PFH was a finalist in the 2012 "Healthiest Employers" award by the St. Louis Business journal. The Healthiest Employer awards program recognizes organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace.

Our Mission

Preferred Family Healthcare is a dynamic and caring organization committed to providing integrated care to assist individuals in achieving overall health and wellness.

Our Goals

The success of our consumers is our top priority. We strive to provide the highest level of care to each individual.

Our Future

We will continue to meet the growing needs of the communities we already serve while continuing to expand into other communities and services.