Stepping Stones Rehabilitation Services strives to respond to the needs of individuals in the Mitchell area affected directly or indirectly by mood-altering chemical use or dependency through professional prevention services, education, assessment, intervention, counseling, referral, group and individual therapy, social detoxification, transitional living and continued care.

Stepping Stones is a 24 hour a day, co-ed, treatment center serving Mitchell and the surrounding communities. We are fully accredited with the State of South Dakota and we work with individuals from all walks of life. We offer a wide variety of treatment experiences including:

  • Treatment Needs Assessments
  • Detoxification
  • Intensive Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment
  • First Offender DUI Courses
  • Adolescent and Adult Aftercare
  • Adolescent Treatment
  • Anger Management
  • Moral Recognition Therapy (MRT)
  • Relapse Prevention Courses
  • Parenting classes
  • Strengths Group
  • Intensive Methamphetamine Treatment (IMT)
  • Medically Monitored Intensive Inpatient Treatment (3.7)

Readiness group for Federal probationers.

The treatment experience at Stepping Stones is a team approach with board certified addiction counselors and Licensed Addiction Counselors. We offer clients the ability to reach a point of recovery while working on the whole person and family dynamics to enable recovery efforts to last a lifetime.


  • State funding for treatment is available for those who qualify.
  • Some insurance companies will pay for services, please contact our admissions coordinator for details.
  • Most clients are able to work while in treatment and our staff monitors clients 24 hours per day.
  • For admission information or questions on programs, please contact Cindy Unruh at 605-990-7014.
  • Coming in house and want to know what to bring: Personal Belongings Allowed REVISED FOR 2020 Personal Belongings Allowed REVISED FOR 2020