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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Mental Health, Substance Abuse Dependency, Prevention & Treatment

Mission: Our mission is to assist teens and adults in gaining freedom from chemical addictions and other life controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Programs: Long term program:minnesota adult and teen challenge's 12-15 month residential substance use recovery and life skills development program assists individuals in overcoming self-destructive patterns associated with their substance use while providing co-occurring mental health support and counseling. Drug and alcohol addiction studies have shown that an individuals' chance for reaching long-term sobriety is greatly increased by an extended stay in a recovery program. This program incorporates a variety of evidenced-based practices to address participants' physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, providing a foundation for lasting recovery. During 2017, there were 1,137 clients served by this program.

short term program:our licensed substance use treatment program utilizes evidenced-based treatment models to meet the needs of the whole person. Participants receive a concentrated substance treatment curriculum in which comprehensive chemical dependency assessments lead to individualized treatment plans including group therapy and individual counseling from our licensed chemical dependency counselors. We also offer life-skills development to enhance client's coping and social skills addressing topics such as anger management, personal relationships, family dynamics, self-acceptance, and relapse prevention. During 2017, there were 2,052 clients served by this program.

teen program:a faith-based residential treatment center for boys aged 13-18 years, we offer licensed treatment which can range from 30 to 90 days, mental health and other counseling services, and onsite education including conventional, online and project based learning. Most students stay 6-12 months, depending on the individual's needs. During 2017, there were 53 clients served by this program.

transitional housing:our supportive housing program is an optional one to two year extension of our 12-15 month long term program that allows graduates the opportunity to continue their recovery and maintain their sobriety while living in a structured and supervised environment.

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Jean J.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Minnesota an adult teen challenge saved my life after I became addicted to painkillers not only did they free me from addiction but they helped me solve the problems that pushed My becoming an addict and although I had always known about God I had a lot of head knowledge but not a lot of heart knowledge I now enjoy an intimate relationship with God and Jesus Christ Our Savior and the Holy Spirit guides my every step of every day thank you Adult & Teen Challenge I love you all Jean

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