Admissions October 6th, 2021 The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake
Admissions

Admissions Process

As soon as you call, our staff will gather the necessary information for your personal intake assessment.

We want to plan the best course of action for your treatment. That’s why our intake pre-assessment process is designed to help our team determine your eligibility, most appropriate level of care, and individual needs.

What We'll Ask

Your confidentiality is our top priority. “We’ll ask you about your substance abuse and history, mental health concerns, eating disorder history (if any), your current environment and other medical information. From here, we’ll start on your initial detox planning.”

– Robert Fishman, Vice President of Admissions

Exploring Your Insurance Options

We believe recovery should be available to anyone in need of care. Which is why we work directly with your insurance provider to find the best option for you.

We accept most major health plans to help you pay for your drug or alcohol rehabilitation treatment. You can verify your benefits coverage online, call and one of our representatives can help you, or check with your health insurance carrier for final determination regarding specific covered services. Usually, prescription drugs used in treatment like methadone and suboxone are covered, but not always. 

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Understanding Your Treatment Options

It starts with understanding – We’ll walk you through the various components of addiction recovery and break down how our treatment programs work within this process.

Admissions FAQs

Making the decision to go to rehab is just the first step in starting your recovery. Next, it’s time to find a facility that works well for your needs. However, there are thousands of rehab centers throughout the country, and not all of them provide effective evidence-based care. This means it’s important to do a bit of research.

It’s normal to feel uncertain when looking for the right rehab, but learning the answers to the most commonly asked questions can help you better understand what a quality treatment facility can do.

Questions About Going to Drug & Alcohol Rehab

If you are struggling with substance abuse, dependence or addiction, rehab is often the best way to maintain lifelong sobriety. Treatment requires a multi-pronged approach that addresses the addiction itself, underlying causes of substance use and triggers to use drugs or alcohol. Without rehab, it can be difficult to address all of these issues effectively.

Drug rehab costs can vary widely, depending on whether the rehab is a private or publicly-funded location, treatment type, length of treatment, and much more. Typically, costs can run from a few thousand dollars to $25,000 or more. Fortunately, health insurance often covers some or all of these costs.

Yes, most health insurance providers are required to cover substance abuse treatment as part of their plans. However, different plans can vary in what types of treatment they cover.

The average length of a rehab stay is around 35 to 45 days. However, some drug and alcohol treatment programs may take more or less time to be completed.

Several laws prevent employers from retaliating against or punishing employees who attend rehab treatment using FMLA. However, workplaces with strict drug-free policies can still terminate employees who are using substances.

The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake is located at 443 South Highway 105 in Palmer Lake, Colorado.

The phone blackout period refers to the 72-hour period when we keep clients’ phones in a secure location. This is done to help clients acclimate to their new environment; after this period, clients can use their phones three times per week for 20-minute intervals.

Friends, family members and loved ones are allowed to mail you letters. If you receive any packages, they will be held until you leave the facility.

For most of your inpatient treatment, you will likely be living onsite without leaving the facility. As you progress to less-intensive levels of care, you will begin transitioning back into life outside of rehab.

Patients can smoke cigarettes during break times at designated locations. E-cigarettes and vape devices are not allowed, and cigarettes must last your entire stay and come in their original, unopened packaging.

It varies depending on your treatment program and the progress you make, but doctor appointments are usually used to monitor your progress, adjust treatment and form your recovery path. Outside of doctor visits, you will have around-the-clock access to nurses, counselors, addiction specialists and other support staff.

Returning home after rehab is when the recovery process really begins. You will be facing day-to-day life armed with helpful coping mechanisms, new ways of thinking and a body that has detoxed from drugs and alcohol. However, it’s still important to continue maintaining your commitment to recovery, which is where aftercare plays an important role.

It can be incredibly challenging at times to continue lifelong sobriety, but we make sure that you aren’t alone in your journey. Our aftercare services include individualized relapse prevention plans, routine follow-up appointments, counseling, support group access and many other resources. These programs allow clients to receive help when they’re struggling and continue their recovery with ongoing support.

An alumni program is included in our aftercare services. Those who complete treatment will gain access to a wide range of alumni resources, including support meetings, group events, phone check-ups and around-the-clock access to support helplines.

Sober living communities are places people can go after rehab to help ease back into daily life. Some have negative home environments that may damage their recovery process, while others want to take time to practice the skills they learned in rehab in a supportive, substance-free environment.

What Our Patients Say

Barbara Bernstein
Barbara Bernstein
21:52 29 Sep 21
I found recovery village the. best detox I have ever experiencedThe staff was wonderful ,the food not so great. Classes in residential were very interesting. I would highly recommend it to a friend.
Jason Perry
Jason Perry
21:31 28 Sep 21
This place is a great place to get off of any thing you might be struggling with!! Staff was amazing
Kelli Kilpatrick
Kelli Kilpatrick
15:34 23 Sep 21
I had a wonderful experience at Recovery Village. I felt seen and heard by the staff as they guided me through my recovery. I gained knowledge and tools to apply to my recovery that I am forever grateful for. The facility was clean, the food was great, therapist and doctors on point. Over all very comfortable for what can seem a little uncomfortable at first. This was an experience I wouldn't trade for anything in the world and one I will never forget. If you are struggling, please know that Recovery Village is a wonderful place to find yourself again.
Andrew Patrick
Andrew Patrick
00:16 15 Sep 21
Great place highly recommend. The staff is amazing and the groups and one on one therapy really helped me tremendously!! I recommend for anyone looking for inpatient treatment!
annette weiner
annette weiner
15:54 08 Sep 21
This place is AMAZING! If you are ready, truly ready, the beat your addictions, then PLR is the place for you!
Dradiodoctor
Dradiodoctor
21:56 07 Sep 21
Such an amazing team of folks. They treat the underlying issues past and present and set you up for success long after your time there. All the different areas are excellent. They work with you from minute one to make the physical process of recovery as comfortable as possible. The food is amazing. The accommodations are very good. The atmosphere is fantastic! Nothing but good things to say here.

Arriving at the Facility

Build a family-away-from-family. Like any kinship, recovery requires openness, honesty, and willingness. Before treatment can begin, our staff will work to assess your current state through key assessments to best develop your individualized treatment plan.

Important Notice Regarding COVID-19:

We are closely monitoring all developments associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are taking proactive steps to ensure the health and safety of all patients, employees and the communities we serve. This means some off-site activities or other programming have been postponed or moved to telehealth offerings. Your cooperation during this time is greatly appreciated.

Quarantine Policy: 

Admitting patients will be tested for COVID-19 at the facility, prior to admission. Patients will be admitted only if their test is negative. Upon admissions, patients will be required to Quarantine for 48 hours and will be retested for COVID-19 prior to ending their quarantine. In most cases, Quarantine involves being housed in a private room with access to all of the appropriate services and personnel for their level of care. Staff will be available to you throughout the quarantine time. Meals, snacks and medications will be delivered to your room In some cases, Quarantine will take place in a shared room with one or more additional patients who have admitted to the facility on or around the same date, who have also tested negative for COVID-19 prior to admission. Our Quarantine Policy is designed to help aid in the prevention of spread of COVID-19 that can occur before a person knows they are sick or if they are infected with the virus without feeling symptoms.