Rushford at Stonegate

When your teenage son is struggling with addiction, it can be hard to tell where to turn. Rushford at Stonegate, in Durham, Connecticut, offers residential treatment for boys ages 13 to 18. The program engages even the most resistant teens and helps them focus on their individual strengths and make meaningful life changes. 

group-of-teen-boys-outside-507062543.jpgRecover on our rural campus

Stonegate’s sprawling 43-acre campus in rural Connecticut includes private and semi-private rooms, an on-campus private school, and physical education facilities including a gymnasium, weight and exercise room, soccer and baseball fields, a pool, and a certified adventure ropes course

Treatment that works

Each client at Stonegate has an individualized treatment plan that incorporates group, individual and weekly family therapy, and uses evidence-based treatment models including the Seven Challenges® teen substance use program, the 12-step recovery model and life skills training.

Round-the-clock support from qualified staff

Our expert treatment team includes a board-certified addiction doctor and child psychiatrist, two licensed therapists, case managers responsible for coordinating care and discharge planning, a full-time certified recreation therapist, and residential treatment assistants who monitor the program 24 hours a day to ensure safety and positive growth.

Experiential learning activities

Residents participate in on and off-campus intensive experiential learning opportunities that include yoga, animal-assisted therapy, swimming, adventure ropes courses, and group outings that include baseball games, theater trips, and more.

Academic programming

School leadership and teachers work closely with the youth’s home school district to coordinate regular tutoring and ensure students don’t fall behind during treatment.





The Seven Challenges® Program

The Seven Challenges® Program The program helps youth examine the importance of their choices and make healthy decisions on their personal road to recovery. The Seven Challenges® Program has been proven effective in treating both substance abuse along with other mental health and trauma issues. Learn More

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Stonegate Location

  • Durham

    459 Wallingford Road, Durham, CT 06422

Rushford at Stonegate