Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers Arvada CO

As an interventionist and addiction therapist, one of the most common misconceptions I run across is the idea that somehow, addiction is a moral failing or learned behavior. In fact, some doctors, social workers and even counselors are still misinformed about the true causality of addiction. Many of the families that I encounter when performing the intervention process have been taught or still subscribe to this belief. Read for more.

Center for Change LLC
1701 Kipling Street, Suite 102,
Lakewood, CO80215
(303) 274-4200
www.centerforchange-co.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid

Specializing in DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

Center For Change, LLC is an ADAD licensed agency which provides structured education and therapeutic contact prescribed by statute and regulation in an outpatient setting for persons convicted of driving with ability impaired (DWAI) or driving under the influence (DUI). We also provide anger management and relapse prevention groups. Individual psychotherapy is offered also.
If you are looking for a treatment agency that treats clients with respect and dignity as a person rather than just another case, then we are the agency you are looking for. We can offer you services based on your needs to fully comply with all court orders and DMV requirements.
Center for Change
6279 West 38th Avenue, Suite 2,
Wheat Ridge, CO80033
(303) 422-4126
www.centerforchange-co.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid

Specializing in Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

Center For Change, LLC is an ADAD licensed agency which provides structured education and therapeutic contact prescribed by statute and regulation in an outpatient setting for persons convicted of driving with ability impaired (DWAI) or driving under the influence (DUI). We also provide anger management and relapse prevention groups. Individual psychotherapy is offered also.
If you are looking for a treatment agency that treats clients with respect and dignity as a person rather than just another case, then we are the agency you are looking for. We can offer you services based on your needs to fully comply with all court orders and DMV requirements.
Creative Treatment Options
1410 Vance Street, Suite 204,
Lakewood, CO80214
(303) 467-2624
www.ctoadmin.com

Intake Phone Numbers:
(720) 962-5331

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance

Specializing in DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

Creative Treatment Options is a multipurpose outpatient agency dedicated to empowering and healing individuals facing the crises of substance abuse, mental health, and the related legal entanglements in areas such DUI, domestic violence, and dependency and neglect.

We embody a welcoming, non-judgmental treatment approach, and are committed to assisting and empowering our clients to achieve positive outcomes and personal growth as part of these experiences.
Denver Health Community Detox
Denver Health Behavioral Health Servs
1155 Cherokee Street,
Denver, CO80204
(303) 436-3500
www.denverhealth.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Payment Accepted: Access to Recovery

Languages: Korean, Spanish

Denver Health is a comprehensive, integrated organization providing level one care for all, regardless of ability to pay. Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care at Denver Health. One in three children in Denver is cared for by Denver Health physicians as well.

As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health has provided billions of dollars in uncompensated care. Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality health care system serving as a model for other safety net institutions across the nation.

Denver Health Mission

Provide access to the highest quality health care, whether for prevention, or acute and chronic diseases, regardless of ability to pay;
Provide life-saving emergency medicine and trauma services to Denver and the Rocky Mountain region;
Fulfill public health functions as dictated by the Denver Charter and the needs of the citizens of Denver;
Provide health education for patients;
Participate in the education of the next generation of health care professionals; and
Engage in research, which enhances our ability to meet the health care needs of Denver Health system patients


Denver Health Vision

To be the healthiest community in the United States.


Denver Health Values Statement

We promise to treat patients, visitors and each other with courtesy, dignity and respect.
We promise to solve problems through teamwork and good communication.
We promise to strive for excellence through continuous improvement and innovation.
We promise to use our time, talent and resources responsibly and effectively.
We promise to do what’s right.
We believe in keeping our promises.

ARTS Univ of CO Health Science Ctr
ARTS Parkside Clinic
1827 Gaylord Street,
Denver, CO80206
(303) 388-5894
www.artstreatment.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Access to Recovery

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Specializing in Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women

It is the mission of the Addiction Research and Treatment Services to save lives and improve the quality of life for persons struggling with substance abuse and dependence, through the application of empirically supported treatments.
The Addiction Research and Treatment Services (ARTS) is the clinical program of the Division of Substance Dependence, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. ARTS has provided residential and outpatient empirically supported substance abuse treatment services in Colorado for over 33 years, with an emphasis on psychosocial and pharmacological treatments for adolescents, women, men, families and those involved in the criminal justice system. ARTS is on the cutting edge of scientific research, medical education and clinical care for the purpose of reducing death and dying from addictive disorders.
ARTS is dedicated to improving lives through prevention, education and treatment. To learn more about ARTS achievements, please click here for our Annual Report.
ARTS Univ of CO Health Science Ctr
Westside Center for Change
393 South Harlan Street, Suite 250,
Lakewood, CO80226
(303) 935-7004
www.artstreatment.com

Intake Phone Numbers:
(303) 935-7004x0

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE), Access to Recovery

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish, Vietnamese

Specializing in Criminal justice clients

It is the mission of the Addiction Research and Treatment Services to save lives and improve the quality of life for persons struggling with substance abuse and dependence, through the application of empirically supported treatments.
The Addiction Research and Treatment Services (ARTS) is the clinical program of the Division of Substance Dependence, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. ARTS has provided residential and outpatient empirically supported substance abuse treatment services in Colorado for over 33 years, with an emphasis on psychosocial and pharmacological treatments for adolescents, women, men, families and those involved in the criminal justice system. ARTS is on the cutting edge of scientific research, medical education and clinical care for the purpose of reducing death and dying from addictive disorders.
ARTS is dedicated to improving lives through prevention, education and treatment. To learn more about ARTS achievements, please click here for our Annual Report.
Sobriety House Inc
121 Acoma Street,
Denver, CO80223
(720) 381-4332
www.sobrietyhouse.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(303) 722-5746x10

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance

Specializing in Women

Sobriety House is a 12-step based treatment facility for adult alcoholics and drug addicts.
Locations


107 Acoma Street
Denver, CO 80223 – Nine clients live in this house during Phase I and Phase II of the program. Counseling and Administrative offices are also located here.


121 Acoma Street
Denver, CO 80223 – This home is the original location for the program when it was founded in 1967. It is one of the residences for Phase I and Phase II. This home also holds the dining room, large meeting room and the house manager’s office.


The Back House
This house is also used for residential clients. Often referred to as the Back House, because it sits on the back part of the property. This was once the carriage house for 107 Acoma.


Stepping Stone
Stepping Stone was acquired by Sobriety House in 1978. Sixteen women live here during Phase I and Phase II.


The Gaylord
Gaylord Apartments are where graduates of Sobriety House may live in one-bedroom, furnished apartments for up to nine months while further stabilizing their lives.
Solace Counseling Services Inc
6655 West Jewell Avenue, Suite 100,
Lakewood, CO80232
(303) 975-1922
www.solacecolorado.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Access to Recovery

Specializing in Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

Solace Counseling Services is an Outpatient Treatment Center that offers therapy, treatment, education, and support for those dealing with substance abuse, DUI, and domestic violence issues. We are committed to helping our clients recognize and change areas of their lives that are not working for them. We look forward to hearing from you!
ARTS University of CO Health Center
Womens Connection
1648 Gaylord Street,
Denver, CO80206
(303) 333-4288
www.artstreatment.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Access to Recovery

Specializing in Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

The Department of Psychiatry has a broad array of outstanding clinical services. These services provide critical training and research sites in support of our educational and research missions. Indeed, the integration of education and research with our clinical mission is one of the hallmarks of how our Department distinguishes itself from other service providers in the community.
Ideas Directed at Eliminating Abuse
(IDEA) Sago Center
9150 North Washington Street, Suite B,
Thornton, CO80229
(303) 996-9966
www.ideacares.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Access to Recovery

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Specializing in DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

Vision
Ideas Directed at Eliminating Abuse will positively impact families and enhance the lives of generations to come.
Mission
To guide individuals and families in addressing behaviors which impede healthy lifestyles and create generational cycles of substance abuse and family violence.
Values
We have a high quality therapeutic team that is responsive to the diverse communities in which we operate.
We value being a trusted source of behavioral health care in our communities.
We value empowering our clients to develop and follow through on compelling treatment plans.
We value meeting the needs of referring agents and collaborating in case management.
History
IDEA began in Denver in December of 1995 and expanded to Aurora in 2000, Brighton in 2003 and Thornton in 2007. For over fifteen years IDEA has provided linguistically and culturally appropriate counseling, education, and referral services to the communities we serve. IDEA advocates and provides activities, services, and Evidence Based Practices to prevent and eliminate all forms of abuse. IDEA specializes in populations that are disproportionally represented in the judicial system by offering services anchored in culturally appropriate content.

Addiction and Intervention

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Addiction and Intervention

Ben Seymour - 9/10/2007

As an interventionist and addiction therapist, one of the most common misconceptions I run across is the idea that somehow, addiction is a moral failing or learned behavior. In fact, some doctors, social workers and even counselors are still misinformed about the true causality of addiction. Many of the families that I encounter when performing the intervention process have been taught or still subscribe to this belief. In the beginning of the process they often report feelings of anger, hurt and betrayal. Many expect the intervention process to be one of consequences and punishment. However, this is not the case. Intervention is a process of love and education. Once the group is properly educated about the disease and sees that medical evidence has been discovered, the anger dissipates and a visible sense of compassion and understanding takes over. It is my belief that once the family, friends and co-workers are properly educated about addiction, any intervention is a successful one.

Addiction in the Media

Every time I turn on the TV I hear about which celebrity got a DUI or checked into rehab today. Yet the latest medical findings and addiction research rarely get any exposure. The American Medical Association (AMA) announced that they viewed alcoholism as a disease in 1956. In 1987 they included drug addiction to this category. So why in 2007, 20 years later, are we still debating whether addiction is a disease? What happened? The latest research proves that addiction is a disease of the brain which can be active prior to any substances being introduced to the body. Scientists have discovered specific differences in the genetic make-up of children born to alcoholic and addicted people. We have brain scans which visibly show the phenomena of craving in the brains of addicts when they are not using. The evidence is astounding and clearly points to the conclusion of addiction being a disease.

The fact is that many diseases are linked with unhealthy behavior. Clogged arteries, heart disease and acquired diabetes are usually the results of eating certain foods, lack of exercise and/or other unhealthy choices, yet no one goes to jail for eating potato chips. It is time for America to face the evidence that well over 80% of our prison populations are made up of untreated addicts. Treatment not only saves tax dollars, it saves lives.

The Role of Intervention

As I mentioned before, addiction and intervention are both hot topics in the media today. However, the majority of Americans still don’t understand what addiction and intervention really are. Many people believe that intervention is the ultimate showdown between the addict and the family. Families and spouses begin to adopt a punitive attitude about "making" the addict stop. They believe if they just threaten and punish the addict enough he or she will somehow "straighten up." Addiction Medicine shows us otherwise. Brain scans...

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