Denver Drug & Alcohol Rehab, Detox & Treatment Resources

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Colorado has a higher percentage of adolescents ages 12-17, who used illicit drugs than the national average. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports other than alcohol, marijuana is the drug most misused in Denver, Colorado with an increase in use of methamphetamines, heroin and prescription opioids as well.

According to the Center of Disease Control, alcohol is a main factor in one of seven deaths among Colorado adults between the ages of 20 years old and 64 years old. At 14.2 percent, the alcohol-related death rate among working-age adults in Colorado is higher than the national average of one in ten, or 9.8 percent.

It’s a difficult move to reach out and ask for help. Addiction is a disease. With any other disease, there’s an expectation that you go to specialists for treatment. If you’re experiencing drug and/or alcohol problems, you can receive treatment from experts in the area. You’re not alone. And there is help for you available. Below are listed many resources that will help.

Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centers in Denver, Colorado

Recovery from drugs and/or alcohol is a difficult journey to embark on. Rehabilitation centers are available to teach you how to recover. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers offer services for you to receive help in a healthy environment where you can have access to the best care. There is no “one size fits all” with treatment. Fortunately, there are different options available in Denver, Colorado to suit your needs.

Residential Treatment Program – This is a 24 hours a day program where you receive in-house treatment. You’re able to safely detoxify from the substances with the assistance of professionals. You’ll be taught tools and coping mechanisms so that after you leave, you can continue on your path to being drug and alcohol free.

Partial Hospitalization Programs – You may be more familiar with the term “dayhab.” Participants in these programs receive assistance with detoxifying and have access to medical professionals like those who are in residential programs.

Outpatient Treatment Programs – Patients who chose this option for their drug and/or alcohol treatment come into a facility for treatment, but do not stay there. They may have gotten help early in their addiction or do not need to go through detox. They must have a strong support system at home and sober environment in which to live.

In Denver, Colorado, there are many outpatient, residential and partial hospitalization programs available for people ready for treatment. A national treatment center gives you an opportunity to leave the bad influences and the potentially negative environment in order to recover from your abuse. You can focus entirely on becoming a healthier and happier version of you. Find out what works best for you. The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake has that serve those living in Denver, Colorado and can help you on the road to recovery.

Another option for healing

In Denver, Colorado, there are an overwhelming number of facilities. How do you chose the right fit for you? There is another option available, which might help to cut through the confusion: a national treatment center.

The Recovery Village Palmer Lake

443 S. Hwy 105
Palmer Lake, CO 80133
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  Phone: 719.884.0063
  Distance: 59.1 miles
  Drive time: Approximately 1 hour 11 min

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Detox Centers

There are many detoxification centers in Denver, Colorado. The purpose of a detoxification center is to help you to deal with the withdrawals from drugs and/or alcohol under the care of physicians in a healthy and safe way. However, detoxifying the substances from your body is just a first step in the healing process. Your treatment plan has should involve much more than just the detox process.

In Denver, Colorado there are detox centers that can guide you through the process. However, a national treatment center can offer you a change in location that can help you to make a fresh start. And in a national treatment center like The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake, you will have access to the best care by experts, who would be able to give you the best treatment possible so you can recover from your addictions and get your life back on track.

Recovery Meetings Near You

Your recovery work is far from over when you have completed a rehab program in a facility. As an important part of your aftercare, it is essential that you find a recovery program that is effective for you. In Denver, Colorado, there are a number of recovery meetings and support groups.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous is an excellent 12-step support system that’s available in many communities for individuals on the road to recovery from alcohol addiction. After someone has detoxed alcohol from their system and then completed an in-patient and/or outpatient program, AA provides ongoing support in a group setting with people, who are all working on their sobriety. Listed below are some Alcoholics Anonymous meetings available in Denver, Colorado.

Meetings Near Denver, Colorado

  • Attitude Adjustment
    Where:1311 York St.
    Denver, CO 80206
    When: Sunday 7:00 a.m.
  • Happy Trudgers
    Where:1820 Broadway
    Denver, CO 80202
    When: Monday 12:00 p.m.
  • Dawn Patrol
    Where:1865 Pearl Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    When: Friday 7:00 a.m.
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Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous is also a 12-step program, but the groups are made of people on the road to recovery from narcotic addiction. NA is essential for recovering drug addicts after they’ve detoxed and have gone through their in-patient and/or outpatient treatment. Working this program is an important step in taking control and staying in control of your sobriety. Listed below are some Narcotics Anonymous meetings available in Denver, Colorado.

Meetings Near Denver, Colorado

  • NA Meeting
    Where:Central Presbyterian Church
    1660 North Sherman Street
    Denver, CO 80203
    When: Monday 12:00 p.m.
  • NA Meeting
    Where:Central Presbyterian Church
    1660 North Sherman Street
    Denver, CO 80203
    When: Wednesday 12:00 p.m.
  • NA Meeting
    Where:Central Presbyterian Church
    1660 North Sherman Street
    Denver, CO 80203
    When: Tuesday 12:00 p.m.
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SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery Program is a 4-point program that helps on the road to recovery for a number of addictions, including drugs and alcohol. This can be an important part of the addiction recovery process after detox and in-patient and/or out-patient programs. Below is a listing of SMART Recovery meetings in Denver.

Meetings Near Denver, Colorado

  • SMART Recovery
    Where:Denver Sheriff Department
    490 West Colfax Avenue
    Denver, CO 80204
    When: Monday 12:00 p.m.
  • SMART Recovery
    Where:Denver Sheriff Department
    490 West Colfax Avenue
    Denver, CO 80204
    When: Friday 12:00 p.m.
  • SMART Recovery
    Where:Denver County Jail
    10500 East Smith Road
    Denver, CO 80239
    When: Monday 8:30 a.m.
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Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon are focused on the family’s recovery taking their cues from Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Addiction can tear at the very seams of a family and can be very damage to relationships with family and friends. They use a 12-step program to help the families to learn how to cope and deal with their family members addictions. Listed below are some Al-Anon and Nar-Anon meetings available in Denver, Colorado.

Meetings Near Denver, Colorado

  • Al-Anon
    Where:Highlands Church at Holiday Theater
    2644 W 32nd Avenue
    Denver, Colorado 80211
    When: Tuesday 6:30 p.m.
  • Nar-Anon
    Where:2465 S Downing St,
    Denver, Colorado 80210
    When: Sunday 10:30 a.m.
  • Al-Anon
    Where:Cross of Glory Lutheran Church
    1991 S Oneida
    Denver, Colorado 80224
    When: Thursday 10:00 a.m.
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With so many options for treatment, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. We know the weight of this struggle. Call us, we’re here to help.


Clinics in Denver, Colorado

Sixty percent of the drug overdose deaths in the United States were caused by opioids according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Overdose deaths from opioids outnumbered all homicides in Colorado with over just one kind of opioid painkiller outnumbered all homicides in Colorado in 2015, according to new data from the Colorado State Health Department. Addicts recovering from addiction to narcotic pain medications and heroin may look into opiate replacement therapy. This is medication-assisted treatment (MAT), which combines behavioral therapy and medications to treat opioid addiction. Read below for more information on MAT options in Denver.

Denver Clinics

Selecting the best treatment center for you with all of the options available can be overwhelming. In a large city like Denver, there are many different options that are available to you. This isn’t a decision that should be made lightly and we want to help! We can help you with your search if you give us a call today.

Methadone Clinics

Methadone works by blocking receptors in the brain and stopping the feeling of euphoria the patient can feel from using opioids. It also stop the withdrawal effects from opioid addiction so the patient is able to focus on recovery. Methadone can only be distributed through a licensed treatment center. Below is a list of the methadone clinics that are in Denver, Colorado.

Clinics Near Denver, Colorado

  • University of Colorado ARTS Parkside Clinic
    Where: 1827 Gaylord Street
    Denver, CO 80206
  • Denver Health Medical Center Outpatient Behavior Health
    Where: 667 Bannock Street
    Denver, CO 80204
  • Downtown Denver Behavioral Health Center
    Where: 1337 Delaware Street
    1st Floor
    Denver, CO 80204
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Suboxone (Buprenorphine) Doctors

Suboxone is another medication used for medication-assistance treatment. Much like methadone, Suboxone must be used under the direct care of a physician specially licensed to prescribe the medication. The ultimate goal is for the patient to no longer experience withdrawal symptoms, side effects and uncontrollable cravings. People who are struggling with their opioid addiction may find medication-assisted treatment using Suboxone helps them to maintain recovery.

Doctors Near Denver, Colorado

  • Jane Kennedy, M.D.
    Where: 1894 Vine Street
    Denver, CO 80206
  • William Swafford, M.D.
    Where: 1620 Gaylord St.
    Denver, CO 80206
  • Christopher Frandrup, M.D.
    Where: 1055 Clermont St
    Denver, CO 80122
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Vivitrol (Naltrexone) Doctors

Vivitrol is another medication to treat opiate addiction, but it works a little differently from methadone and suboxone. It can be prescribed for opioids and alcohol. Vivitrol is a once monthly prescription that does not have any addictive properties to it. The medication blocks the dopamine receptors in the brain, which does not allow the recovering addict to have a flood of dopamine to the brain. Over a dozen facilities in the Denver area where a patient can receive Vivitrol. Below a few are listed.

Doctors Near Denver, Colorado

  • Nathan Moore, M.D.
    Where: 895 S Logan St
    Denver, CO 80209
  • Lisa Wilson, M.D.
    Where: 350 South Garfield Street, Building B Suite 1
    Denver, CO 80209
  • Lois Leder, M.D.
    Where: 2121 South Oneida, Suite 412
    Denver, CO 80224
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Addiction Resources in Nearby Cities

If you’re living in Denver, Colorado and you want help with your drug and/or alcohol addiction, help is available. There are nearby cities where you can receive help, if you’re willing to go on that journey. Remember, the help you need is waiting for you.

Local Communities Served

  • 80014
  • 80123
  • 80204
  • 80208
  • 80212
  • 80219
  • 80223
  • 80231
  • 80238
  • 80019
  • 80201
  • 80205
  • 80209
  • 80216
  • 80220
  • 80224
  • 80235
  • 80239
  • 80022
  • 80202
  • 80206
  • 80210
  • 80217
  • 80221
  • 80227
  • 80236
  • 80243
  • 80110

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