Addiction Resource Guide

Morning Star Adolescent Treatment Unit

Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Intensive, extended residential treatment for substance abuse and related (dual) disorders for adolescent females."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Provide residential substance abuse treatment to adolescent females based on the 12 Steps of AA in a family type atmosphere with comprehensive, individualized performance based treatment designed to promote the mental, social, physical and spiritual growth of the teenager and her family."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"All clients must be diagnosed with substance abuse and appropriate cognitive behavioral or emotive therapy will be provided for all other diagnosis/difficulties/trends the client also has during her treatment process."

Family Program:

"Family, as the basic foundation of a person's life, is provided services that are intended to repair and revitalize the family in order that the family may be in recovery."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"MSATU is dedicated to our clients being alcohol and drug free and the 12 Steps of AA form the foundation of the treatment program with clients being taught and required to work the 12 Steps daily as well as daily 12 Step meetings."

Position on Confrontation:

"Confrontation is one means of providing feedback on barriers to recovery and is designed to be direct, immediate, constructive and solution oriented."

Additional Characteristics:

"Family involvement is required; women's issues are an integral part of education and process; on site school year round; located in rural setting in small town; staff to client ratio is 1 to 1 or better. In business 18 years with no advertising."


    Number of Beds: 16
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits 14
    Average Length of Stay 12 months
    Percent of Women 100%
    Percent under 25 100%
    Percent with College Education N/A
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification25%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has separate program for:
  • Adolescents (Ages 12-18)
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Women

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Depression
  • Family
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relapse
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Women


    Self-pay Cost: $1150 per week
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: Oklahoma Dept. of Mental Health & Substance Abuse and Dept. of Human Services
    Type of License: Residential Substance Abuse Services
    Accredited by: None

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (580) 276-5443
    General Information: (580) 276-5443
    Address: P.O. Box 500
    Marietta, OK 73448