Southwood's chemical dependency
program is specifically devoted to the care and treatment of adolescent
chemical dependency. Our treatment goals involve helping the patient to
become free of the chemical use, as well as reflecting in emotional,
behavioral, and interpersonal issues.
The expertise and dedication of
our multi-disciplinary treatment team provide a thorough focus on the
disease of addiction and the issues of adolescent development that so
often influence the addictive process. Utilizing the 12 steps of
Alcoholics Anonymous as the foundation of the treatment program,
Southwood approaches chemical dependency with a holistic perspective that
encompasses all aspects of the chemically involved adolescent and his or
Mission of the District Justice Program
The District Justice Program will
provide prevention education and intervention services to the offender
and his/her family, thereby decreasing the possibility of recidivism and
assiting those offenders who are experiencing problems related to their
1. Southwood will provide sound
education discussing the reality of adolescent chemical usage and the
responsibility of the underage drinker and the DUI
2. Southwood will assist those
offenders and their families with assessment and referral
3. Southwood will work closely
with the referring District Justices' by providing follow-up information,
including the offender and his/her families level of participation in the
program and , if needed, further treatment recommendations.
Lecture - 6
A. Offender only - 4 sessions
B. Parents only - 2 sessions
Session 1 - CD Dynamic.
Session 2 - Drug Use and Abuse.
Session 3 - Signs and Symptoms, Levels and Stages, Use to Addiction.
Session 4 - Driving Under The Influence.
Session 5 - Parenting and Drugs (Parents Only).
Session 6 - Helping Yourself and Your Child (Parents Only).
Call for an appointment,
COST: $80.00 paid at first
South Hills - Wednesdays -
Complete Program Offenders Must:
Call for an appointment at
1. Attend sessions one through
2. Parents will attend sessions five and six.
3. Sign the registration form.
4. Sign the rules/requirements form.
5. Render the $80.00 for all six sessions.
If the above requirements are not
met, the offender will be referred back to the District Justice for
non-compliance and original disposition.
Chemical Dependency Services
2575 Boyce Plaza Road
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15241-3994
Southwood is a
part of InterCare -
comprehensive psychiatric services for children, adolescents, and