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A Place for Youth to Thrive

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Foundations for Living is a residential treatment center, designed to meet the needs of severely troubled adolescents struggling with behavioral, emotional and psychological problems.
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Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment

The Visions Program at Foundations for Living is a residential treatment program for adolescents living with a psychiatric illness, chemical dependency or a dual diagnosis of both.

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Sexual Exploitation Healing Treatment

Foundations for Living provides specialized and individualized treatment services for victims of Human Trafficking and the complex trauma that can result.

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Trauma-focused Treatment

Our Passages program for trauma-focused treatment helps adolescent girls who are struggling with past trauma, psychiatric disorders or self-injurious behavior.

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Treatment for Pregnant Youth

Our program for pregnant adolescents provides treatment and hope for pregnant youth struggling with mental health and/or substance-related disorders.

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Programs for Adolescents

Foundations for Living offers a number of treatment services to males, ages 10-15, and females, ages 11– 17.

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Students attend school year round at our on-site, state-funded middle and high school. Additionally, Foundations for Living features a library on campus.


Foundations for Living offers a number of treatment services to males, ages 10-15, and females, ages 11– 17. Our Visions Program is a dual diagnosis chemical dependency and mental health treatment program for males and females.

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In addition to our programs and services for all adolescents, Foundations for Living offers three specialized treatment programs exclusively serving adolescent girls. For girls in need of mental health treatment, Passages Program provides a variety of services with a strong emphasis on behavior modification. The Journeys Program treats adolescent females who have been victims of sexual exploitation. Lastly, we offer services for pregnant youth experiencing mental health or substance use difficulties.

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Patient Stories

Patient Satisfaction

4.65 / 5
I knew my treatment plan goals.
4.37 / 5
I feel better now than when I was admitted
4.20 / 5
Overall I was very satisfied with my treatment

* Data based on patients surveyed between January-June 2023.

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Foundations for Living

1451 Lucas Road, Mansfield, Ohio, 44903 United StatesContact Us
Phone: 419-589-5511