Correctional Behavioral Health

Correctional Substance Abuse Programs

The Correctional Substance Abuse Programs provide chemical dependency services in the state's correctional facilities located throughout the state, as well as the Keystone and City/County Meth Programs.

Adolescents and adults, as well as those on parole or adolescent supervision, are offered a full array of prevention and treatment options depending on individual need at the following facilities:

  • STAR Academy for adolescents
  • South Dakota State Penitentiary
  • Mike Durfee State Prison
  • Yankton Trustee Unit
  • South Dakota Woman’s Prison

Upon release from these facilities, a Parole/Release Coordinator links inmates/students to continued services in the community.
Working closely with the South Dakota Department of Corrections, the Correctional Substance Abuse Programs have designed services to meet the needs of the institution as well as the client. 

Services provided include:

  • Assessments
  • Prevention/Education
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Outpatient Services
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment
  • Native American Specific Treatment
  • Meth Specific Treatment
  • Co-Occurring Treatment
  • Referrals

The Correctional Substance Abuse Programs are divided into 4 regional areas, as well as Parole Services in order to ensure adequate organizational, administrative, and supervisory support.

  • West Region
    • STAR Academy, East and West Campus
    • Adolescent Release Coordinator
  • Central Region
    • South Dakota Women’s Prison
    • Intensive Methamphetamine Treatment Unit
  • South Region
    • Mike Durfee State Prison
    • Yankton Minimum Unit
  • East Region
    • South Dakota State Penitentiary
    • Minnehaha County Work Release Center