Child and Adolescent Center

2101 Court Street
Sioux City, IA 51104
To make referral: (712) 234-2300 or 1-800-472-9018
To contact center: (712) 293-4912

Jackson Recovery Centers' Child and Adolescent Center is a trusted name in inpatient co-occurring addiction treatment for adolescents ages 12-18.  We have over 35 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 Center professionally-trained treatment team consists of a Administrative Director, Program Manager, Psychiatrist, Medical Director, Clinical Supervisor, Registered Nurses, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, 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
  • Traci Merchant, MPA, ACADC - Administrative Director of Prevention and Adolescent Services
  • Gladys Smith, LISW - Program Manager of the Child and Adolescent Center

Child and Adolescent Recovery Hospital

  • New home of our state-of-the-art program coming in 2015
  • Located on Jackson's peaceful, serene treatment campus
  • Stabilization unit for adolescents in crisis
  • Traning center for families and community members
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