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The Ebel Recovery Center

40 Years of Expertise Helping Patient Overcome Substance Use Disorders

As an accredited provider, Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services, Inc. (LCBHS) has provided substance use services for residents of southeast South Dakota and northeast Nebraska for 40 years. Today, LCBHS is recognized as the primary regional provider of comprehensive behavioral health services. LCBHS services are based on the latest advances in the effective treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. Our programs provide prevention and outpatient treatment as well as options for clinically-monitored detoxification and medically monitored residential rehabilitation for individuals suffering from illegal and prescription drug abuse as well as dependence on and addiction to alcohol.

Our Mission

To pioneer and sustain comprehensive integrated mental health and substance use services that promote the health and quality of life of our community members.

Residential substance use treatment services are provided in the
Benedictine Center on the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital Campus.

For more information contact:

The Ebel Recovery Center
1000 West 4th Street, Yankton, SD  57078
Phone: (605) 655-3474


Services are designed to provide a continuum of care so that individual needs can be met based on a complex mix of factors related to consumer need and preference, what is known to work, individual values, and life circumstances. Our proactive approach includes individual and group substance use education, individual and group counseling, family education and intervention, mental health, wellness education, medical stabilization, and clinically monitored detoxification. LCBHS staff provides an integrated treatment approach that focuses on the whole person recognizing the complex relationship between health, mental health, and addiction. Treatment staff includes members with expertise in psychiatry, psychology, addiction counseling, and nursing. Services are provided in a highly confidential manner in a setting with a low staff to patient ratio.

Residential substance use treatment includes a state-of-the-art 28-day intensive inpatient treatment program where individuals are emerged in 30 hours or more of programming each week.

Clinically monitored inpatient withdrawal management program available if needed.

Guiding Principles

Principles guiding Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services in achieving its mission are:

  • Focus on the individual needs of consumers guided by a consumer centered, strength based approach;

  • Provide evidenced-based services with professional integrity and honesty, always striving for excellence;

  • Strive to provide services to consumers in an effective and efficient manner so as to maximize available resources for our mission;

  • Create an environment that values consumers, their family members, and our own staff to encourage teamwork, growth, and improvement through development and empowerment;

  • Operate as a unified agency and deliver services cooperatively to implement our mission;

  • Provide services in a highly confidential manner.

1000 W 4th St

Yankton, SD


Tel: 605-655-3474

Fax: 605-664-6030

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