Southwest Counseling Service’s Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program is designed for adolescents 12 to 17 years old who are abusing or are dependent on alcohol or drugs, including marijuana, methamphetamines, cocaine, and prescription medications.


Adolescent treatment include American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Level 2.1 (AIOP) and Level 1 (AOP and AOP/CT) groups.

In the first meeting of the week, the group focuses on learning about early recovery, addiction, relapse prevention, and refusal skills. The second group focuses on the cognitive behavioral therapy program on Corrective Thinking, with adolescents learning about ways that they think and behave that result in breaking rules and causing interpersonal problems. Correctives are learned and encouraged to be used. The last group of the week combines process and psychoeducational groups.

Screening & Admission

Eligible participants will have the following criteria:

  • The adolescent is less than 18 years old.
  • An adolescent drug and alcohol assessment is required before treatment.
  • The adolescent must be diagnosed with substance dependence.

This program lasts at least 9 weeks.

Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program Meetings

Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays
3:30-5:30 pm
2300 Foothill Blvd
Rock Springs, WY 82901



Adolescent Aftercare is the last phase of treatment for adolescents after completing requirements in the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program. The group focuses on relapse prevention and can include:

  • Weekly journaling
  • Awareness of triggers
  • Warning signs of life changes in home/school
  • Learning to communicate signs of relapse thinking
  • Group support and presentations
  • Assignments

Group will focus on any issues and experiences that may cause them to deviate from their sobriety to help keep adolescents on track in their recovery.

This program lasts 2-3 months.

Adolescent Aftercare Meetings

3:30 - 4:30 pm
2300 Foothill Blvd.

For more information, please call (307) 352-6677.




The Corrective Thinking group is designed to address thinking errors that are barriers to sober and responsible pro-social living. It is an open-ended, American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Level I group.


An individual must have an evaluation and be recommended or ordered to attend this group.

To Get Started

Arrange an appointment by calling (307) 352-6677.

This program lasts 9 months.

Corrective Thinking Group Meetings

There are two groups running on:
5:30 - 7:00 pm
2300 Foothill Blvd.
Rock Springs, WY 82901



Girl’s Group Meetings

This group is for adolescent girls aged 12-17. This is an open, on-going group that can be joined at any time.

Some of the topics covered are:

  • Self-esteem
  • Assertiveness
  • Family and Relationships
  • Sexuality
  • Social impacts of actions, cliques, and identifying with being a girl in a macho culture
  • Self-defeating behaviors and body image
  • Values
  • Grief and loss
Girl’s Group Meetings

6:00-7:30 pm
1124 College Dr.
Rock Springs, WY 82901



Southwest Counseling Services - Recovery & Billing
2300 Foothill Blvd. Rock Springs, WY 82901
Phone: (307) 352-6677
Fax:(307) 352-6614
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Southwest Counseling Services - Mental Health
1124 College Dr. Rock Springs, WY 82901
Phone: (307) 352-6680
Fax: (307) 352-6676
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm