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Service Interruption: Phone issue ... | last updated: 12/16/2017 - 4:22pm | + read more

Johnson County is experiencing a phone outage today that is impacting some of our offices, however, emergency calls to 911 are not affected.  We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, but do not have an ETA at this time. We will provide an update when the issue has been resolved and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our residents.



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Adolescent Center for Treatment

ACT Residential Treatment Admission Handbook (PDF)

ACT is a 30-bed residential facility for adolescents experiencing problems due to a substance use disorder. The program is staffed 24 hours a day by licensed clinicians and youth care technicians and provides teens with a safe, trauma informed environment to begin their recovery.

ACT has provided affordable and effective substance use disorder treatment for over 25 years. Our program utilizes evidence-based practices to help adolescents understand the harmful effects of alcohol and other drug use and develop the necessary attitudes and skills to support recovery.

ACT treatment goals are:

  • To identify the benefits of a clean and sober lifestyle.
  • To improve family relationships, academic performance, and legal issues impacted by their substance use.
  • To address co-occurring mental health concerns
  • To develop an individualized recovery plan.

All clients are encouraged and referred to outpatient services upon discharge.

Eligibility:

  • Adolescents 12 to 18 years of age.
  • An alcohol and drug assessment must indicate the need for residential treatment.
  • Free of the need for major medical or psychiatric services.

Fees

We accept Kansas Medicaid, Block Grant, private insurance and self-pay. Johnson County residents are eligible for a sliding scale fee based on income and family size.

All clients are encouraged and referred to outpatient services upon discharge. 

For further information, to make a referral or schedule a confidential assessment:
Adolescent Center for Treatment: 913-826-4200

ACT Residential Treatment Admission Handbook (PDF)

Adult Detox

Adult Detoxification Admission Handbook (PDF)

The Adult Detoxification Unit is a 14-bed unit that assists individuals safely through the process of withdraw from alcohol or other drugs in a non-medical setting. ADU accepts admissions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. At ADU we believe that every individual deserves the opportunity for recovery.

Services
ADU services are designed to assist individuals safely through the difficulties and dangers of withdraw from alcohol and/or drugs. Symptoms are monitored and evaluated by ADU staff throughout the client's stay, and referred for medical care when necessary.

Prior to discharge, clients are referred to other service providers for ongoing services or  connected with community-based recovery support groups such as AA or NA.

Referrals to mental health services are made for clients with co-occurring mental health needs.

Accommodations 
Each client is assigned to a semi-private room with a bathroom. Bedding and towels are provided. Meals are served at the facility.

Eligibility
Services are available to individuals,18 years of age or older, who are in need of a safe, supportive environment in which to manage their withdrawal from alcohol and / or drugs.

Admission Criteria
Referrals to the program are typically screened by telephone prior to admission to ensure appropriate placement, but drop-in clients may be admitted if appropriate. For screening information call 913-826-4100.

  • Clients must have used alcohol and/or other drugs prior to admission and experiencing symptoms of withdraw
  • ​Clients must be medically stable and ambulatory.
  • Clients must be free from suicidal, homicidal or psychotic behaviors.
  • Clients on medications are accepted. Prescription medications must be in original pharmacy-labeled containers.

For further information, referrals, pre-admission screenings:

Adult Detox Unit: 913-826-4100

Adult Detoxification Admission Handbook (PDF)

24 Hour Emergency Services
913-268-0156