Halfway House and Detox Center

Serenity Hills is a residential facility for those suffering from mental illness and/or addictions. It offers a unique environment of compassion, dignity, structure and serenity. It is designed to help people begin and continue the journey of recovery, healing and wholeness. Serenity Hills offers distinct programs within a single facility, Social Setting Medically Monitored Detox, Dual Diagnosis Halfway House, Safe Room and Slip Slot.

Serenity Hills emphasizes the restoration of dignity and self-worth while teaching individual responsibility. This includes the development of independent living skills, relapse prevention, coping skills, social skill training, and opportunities for spiritual growth. Serenity Hills combines a 12-step philosophy with a multi-disciplinary team approach including psychiatric, psychological, mental health and addictions.

Serenity Hills offers a short term Safe Room designed for situations requiring protective custody for mental health crisis.


Program Description

  • Medical Director on-call at all times
  • 24-hour monitoring by medical staff
  • Drug and Alcohol Evaluation
  • Motivational counseling
  • Discharge planning and referrals
  • Average length of stay; 2-7 days

Admission Criteria

  • Are you currently under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs?
  • Are you experiencing withdrawal symptoms?
  • Are your current health problems manageable without hospitalization?

If you answered yes to all 3 and are willing to commit to admission to our Detox program for 2-5 days, please call (605) 884-0650 to speak to medical staff and make a referral.

Halfway House

Program Description

  • For Men Only
  • Length of stay, 6 months-1 year
  • Employment required/expected
  • Case Management/Voc Rehab services available
  • Group therapy
  • Individual counseling
  • 12-Step group meetings
  • Psycho-educational activities
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health services
  • Recreation, exercise and daily activities
  • Transportation Available weekdays

Admission Criteria

  • Male, 18 or older
  • Addiction/Mental Health diagnosis required
  • Indication of unstable living environment, deficits of independent living skills, minimal social support systems
  • History of relapse and multiple services
  • Ability and willingness to obtain employment
  • Medication management

If you want to apply for admission, call (605) 884-0650 to speak to medical staff and get started.

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