Admissions May 2nd, 2022 The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake

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

Tyler Fahlstedt
Tyler Fahlstedt
21:01 16 Jun 22
So blessed to have been able to go to Recovery Village at Palmer Lake. The staff and everyone that helped me get back on my feet were amazing. I can’t thank them enough. Highly recommend.
23:02 09 Jun 22
Fantastic facility. Everything you could want for your recovery. The type of place you want to be at to heal. In the Detox building, nurses are awesome. Also, special shoutout to Heather for really caring.
Lauren Hick
Lauren Hick
17:37 09 Jun 22
Many of the group sessions and individual therapy appointments were very helpful. The food was great and I appreciated the room accommodations. I also enjoyed many of the peer lead meetings (yoga/meditation, AA/SMART/CA, and organized activity nights). The only drawbacks were problems with communication among the staff, and some of the therapists were inappropriate and/or lacking in competence and expertise.
Kit Swanson
Kit Swanson
19:59 25 May 22
I really enjoyed the recovery village and learning about many different skills to maintain sobriety.
22:31 23 May 22
Great place for therapy, and amazing people.
Collin Kenney
Collin Kenney
18:36 13 May 22
This facility is top notch for the clients we recommend for treatment. Our clients speak highly of their treatment and care.

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.