Child and Adolescent Recovery Hospital

3500 W. 4th Street
Sioux City, IA 51103
To make referral: (712) 234-2300 or 1-800-472-9018
To contact center: (712) 293-4912

Jackson Recovery Centers' Child and Adolescent Recovery Hospital is a trusted name in inpatient co-occurring addiction treatment for adolescents ages 12-18.  We have nearly 40 years of experience helping teens and their families live a sober, fulfilling life of recovery.  As one of the first of its kind, our inpatient program has assisted thousands of teenagers in overcoming their substance abuse, addiction, and mental health disorders.

State-of-the-Art Inpatient Program

  • Evidence-based substance abuse, addiction, and co-occurring disorder treatment
  • Detoxification and stabilization
  • On-site psychiatric services to help children with co-occurring and mental health issues
  • On-site professional medical care
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Treatment plan and treatment stay designed around the specific needs of the individual and family
  • Structured gender-specific treatment with individual and group therapy
  • On-site accredited schooling to maintain education
  • Extended residential services for teen boys needing long-term care
  • We are a Psychiatric Medical Institute for Children (PMIC) provider

Welcoming Environment:

  • Gender-specific living space
  • Skill-building to live a life free from substances
  • Recreational, social, and physical activities
  • Therapy programs for family members and loved ones
  • Opportunity for physical and emotional stabilization
  • Therapeutic environment where patients support and care for one another

Professionally Trained Staff

The Child and Adolescent Recovery Hospital professionally-trained treatment team consists of a Administrative Director, Program Manager, Psychiatrist, Medical Director, Clinical Supervisor, Registered Nurses, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, and certified therapy staff. 

  • Dr. Richard Brown - Psychiatrist Specializing in Children and Adolescents
  • Dr. David Paulsrud, MD - Medical Director of Jackson Recovery Centers
  • Collette McCullough, ARNP - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Jodi Best, ARNP - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Traci Merchant, MPA, ACADC - Administrative Director of Prevention and Adolescent Services
  • Gladys Smith, LISW - Program Manager of the Child and Adolescent Recovery Hospital
  • Lori McKinlay, LISW - Program Manager of the Stabilization Unit
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Frequently Asked Questions

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 (800) 472-9018


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