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SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth

SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth in Las Vegas, NV

SAFY of Nevada provides specialized residential treatment services for at-risk youth with substance use disorders, mental health concerns, behavioral issues, and trauma-related needs, offering comprehensive programming that includes counseling, support services, and evidence-based interventions.

SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth Overview

SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth (SAFY of Nevada) is a premier provider of specialized residential treatment services for children and adolescents with substance use disorders, mental health concerns, behavioral issues, and trauma-related needs. Founded in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1991, SAFY of Nevada provides comprehensive treatment programming that includes individual and family counseling, recreational and educational activities, assistance with job-readiness skills, and other support services to help empower and equip at-risk youth and their families to create a lasting positive change.

SAFY of Nevada offers individualized behavioral health treatment plans tailored to each client's specific needs and designed to support them in their journey towards healing. Their philosophy on addiction treatment is to incorporate evidence-based interventions that include cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, trauma-focused interventions, and positive peer culture. They understand the importance of family involvement to create lasting change and offer family counseling sessions, as well as parent education courses, to further encourage healthy relationships within the family unit. In addition, their program also covers relapse prevention techniques and teaches clients to manage their triggers and cravings in order to decrease the chance of future substance use.

SAFY of Nevada is accredited by the Joint Commission, a nationally recognized health care accrediting body, and is licensed and certified by the State of Nevada. They are also an active member of the National Council on Behavioral Health and maintain a commitment to providing the highest quality in service and industry standards. Furthermore, dedicated to community involvement, they are proud to be a part of the Las Vegas community and offer various programs to help build bridges between youth and law enforcement.

  • 1 Conditions Treated
  • 1 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 9 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Outpatient programs offer a lower intensity level of addiction treatment than inpatient facilities. They are ideal for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities, have a supportive home environment, and are motivated to commit to the program. Services offered include medication-assisted treatment, individual and group therapy, and peer group support.

This treatment is a popular option for those suffering from a lower intensity addiction. It is not advisable for someone who needs to go through a medically supervised detox or does not have a supportive home environment. It requires motivation and dedication to commit to the program without constant monitoring.

Therapies & Programs

During individual therapy at SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth in , the person in recovery meets with a therapist one on one to go over their situation and learn from past mistakes. The counselor or therapist will use this time to address the causes of addiction, triggers, and any mental issue or dual diagnosis. They will also address aftercare plans, giving them the best chances of long-term sobriety.

This therapeutic process is very intense and challenging to go through. Some clients may find it easier to open up with someone apart from their family or loved ones who understand their struggles and experience with addiction.

The process of going through couple’s therapy at SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth in allows for both partners to be on the same page regarding addiction recovery. Whether one or both members of the couple struggled with addiction, they can improve their odds of sobriety by undergoing this treatment together. This therapeutic environment teaches how to communicate effectively and avoid relapse triggers while building healthy lifestyles that may help maintain sobriety following graduation from rehab programs.

Family therapy is designed to help addicts get clean and sober by using what they love the most; their family. Most drug treatment centers make it mandatory that the addict’s family attend therapy sessions, which is great because having everyone there to support them makes it much easier for them to get clean. Not only are they surrounded by people who want them to get better, but everyone is there because they want the best for them, not because they feel like they have to be.

Drug addicts are often surrounded by resentful or uneducated family members who would, at times, rather see them stay addicted because it makes their own lives easier. Sometimes they don’t understand what the addiction is or how they play a part in it. They know that during and after the addict’s sobriety journey, they will face challenges and changes that they aren’t sure how to handle. This can be very tough for an addict to go through on their own, which is why it’s so important that they have the support of their family. Just because someone is an addict does not mean that they don’t deserve the love and support of those around them.

Addicts in Las Vegas, NV can find support in group therapy at SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth by finding peers who understand their situation and being held accountable. They also learn to develop faith, understanding, and insight into their addiction through shared conversations.

Group Therapy is employed by drug treatment centers to provide the recovering addict with a platform to talk about their feelings and experiences. It also provides for an opportunity to learn from other addicts who have successfully overcome their addiction. It is recommended that all group members be recovering addicts for this type of therapy to work.

Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn from it. Many people go through traumatic events at an early age that later leads them into addiction as adults. By addressing this issue during treatment at SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth in [/type], you can move forward with your recovery process and take back control of your sober future, too!

Traumas are one of the most common causes of psychological disorders such as Addiction Disorder. It’s often found among those diagnosed with Addictive Disorders because traumatized individuals have strong emotions or thoughts related to their traumas, leading to addictive behaviors.

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a cognitive-behavioral therapy that focuses on eliminating specific negative thoughts, such as suicidal thoughts. These negative thoughts can potentially lead to an individual inflicting self-harm. It helps treat patients exhibiting uncontrollable emotions, intense mood swings, and borderline personality disorders.

The term “Dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In substance abuse, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction and working to change their thoughts and behavior. It improves life skills such as controlling intense emotions without reacting impulsively, resolving interpersonal conflicts effectively, and promoting awareness about self and others.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps addicts comprehend the causes of their substance abuse and the consequences that follow. The treatment’s goal is to help addicts gain self-control and maintain abstinence from drugs and alcohol over the long term. Through CBT, clients learn to recognize and avoid high-risk situations and cope with challenging situations when they arise.

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  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
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  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Location & Contact

    SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth Location and Directions
    4285 N Rancho Dr
    Las Vegas, NV 89108

    Phone Number
    (702) 385-5331

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    SAFY of Nevada Specialized Alternative - Families and Youth Location and Directions

    4285 N Rancho Dr
    Las Vegas, NV 89108
    (702) 385-5331


    Age Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Listed August 20, 2021

    Updated June 24, 2024

    Las Vegas, Nevada Addiction and Treatment

    The state of Nevada has been plagued by drug and alcohol abuse for years. In 2015, Nevada ranked 4th in the nation for drug overdoses. More than 600 people died due to drug abuse that year and almost 70% of those overdoses were opioid-related. The state legalized medical marijuana in 2001 and recreational marijuana was also legalized in 2017.

    Las Vegas, a vibrant city in the Mojave Desert, offers a wide array of engaging activities and cultural experiences, providing a supportive environment for personal growth and well-being during addiction recovery. From 2018 to 2019, the number of individuals treated for substance abuse in Clark County nearly doubled, increasing by 96%, and fentanyl-related deaths in the county rose to 225 in 2021, showing a significant increase from 191 deaths in 2020.

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