Opioid Rehab in Colorado December 14th, 2021 The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake
Opioid & Opiate Abuse and Addiction Opioid Rehab in Colorado

Opioid Rehab in Colorado

Opioids have become an increasing problem in Colorado, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Opioid overdose deaths rose by 54% in 2020, making it the deadliest year of drug overdoses in Colorado history. Although the state is taking steps to curb opioid-related deaths, the statistics remain troubling. 

Opioid addiction is difficult to overcome alone, but help is available for people struggling with opioid abuse in Colorado. The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake offers professional opioid addiction treatment that helps hundreds of people flourish in recovery each year. In addition, there are many addiction-related resources available in Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs and other parts of the state.

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Opioid Addiction Treatment Center in Colorado

Around 10.8 million Americans misused opioids in 2019. Misuse can easily lead to addiction, but treating an opioid addiction is rarely as easy as simply quitting opioids. Effective treatment requires a multi-pronged approach that addresses the reasons behind a person’s substance use, treats their mental health and teaches them ways to avoid future use.

The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake makes lifelong sobriety possible by providing dual diagnosis care, family therapy, life skills counseling, case management and relapse prevention plans in addition to intensive addiction treatment.

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Evidence-Based Treatment for Opioid Addiction at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake

Research shows that effective addiction treatment involves medical detox, behavioral therapies, co-occurring disorder treatment and long-term aftercare. For opioid addiction, cognitive-behavioral therapy or contingency management interventions combined with medication-assisted treatment can be especially helpful. 

At The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake, treatment is individualized to meet each client’s needs in recovery. Treatment may include a variety of therapies, medications and holistic approaches that provide the tools needed for lasting healing.

What To Look For in a Treatment Facility

The most effective rehab centers are able to provide certain services, including:

  • 24-hour support from a clinical team
  • Evidence-based care
  • Professional behavioral therapies
  • Medication-assisted treatment, when medically appropriate
  • Post-detox medical support and counseling
  • Treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders
  • Aftercare planning and follow-up appointments

How To Know When It’s Time To Seek Treatment

Opioids change the way your brain functions, making it incredibly hard to “just quit.” For this reason, it’s important to find professional help when you’re struggling with an opioid addiction. Even wondering whether you need treatment may be a sign that it’s time to reach out for assistance. In general, if you continue using opioids despite negative consequences in your life, you will likely benefit from a rehab program.

Many people successfully recover after seeking treatment, but it can depend on how willing a person is to attend rehab, how long they stay and how much post-rehab support they have. Regardless, attending treatment gives you the best odds of breaking free from addiction’s hold over your life.

Does Insurance Cover Opioid Rehab?

If you’re someone in Colorado who’s struggling with opioid addiction, you may think that professional treatment is out of your reach. Fortunately, insurance will often cover some or all of the costs of opioid addiction rehab. You can use our helpful insurance verification tool to see whether your provider offers coverage.

Types of Treatment

There are quite a few different options for people who are seeking treatment for opioid addiction. Your individualized treatment plan at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake may include:

  • Medical detox: Clients detox from opioids in a clinical environment where doctors monitor health and provide medications to ease withdrawal symptoms.
  • Inpatient treatment: Clients in inpatient treatment live at our facility and attend a full schedule of individual and group therapy, counseling and peer support sessions.
  • Partial hospitalization program (PHP): PHPs provide clients with additional flexibility and independence than inpatient programs.
  • Outpatient treatment: Outpatient care provides ongoing treatment after an inpatient stay and supports clients as they transition back into their daily lives.
  • Teletherapy: Online therapy and counseling programs let clients receive mental health and addiction care from home as they continue the healing process.
  • Aftercare: Aftercare programs help support long-term recovery through peer group meetings, alumni events, follow-up appointments, relapse prevention plans, routine check-ins and more.

Benefits of Our Treatment Programs

The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake offers a calm, healing environment for the healing process to take place. Located just outside of Colorado Springs and nestled among the Rocky Mountains, our 110-bed facility provides a striking view of the state’s natural wonders wherever you look. While staying on our campus, clients participate in evidence-based treatment and can spend downtime enjoying:

  • Our heated swimming pool
  • A fully-equipped fitness center and gymnasium
  • Basketball, sand volleyball and squash courts
  • Yoga and drama therapy
  • Beautiful vistas and scenic views
  • Natural walking trails
  • Chef-prepared meals

Learn more about what The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake can offer you.

What Our Patients Have To Say

Kit Swanson
Kit Swanson
19:59 25 May 22
I really enjoyed the recovery village and learning about many different skills to maintain sobriety.
wilson72290
wilson72290
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.
ZACH L
ZACH L
22:53 10 May 22
Had an awesome time at PLR. The therapists were A+, the BHT's were very helpful and friendly and did a great job! Also super scenic and lots of fun activities. Food was awesome too.
Christian del Toro
Christian del Toro
16:57 07 May 22
Robin in the call center was wonderful! The Revocery Village did wonders to me and helped set a great foundation. Excellent food as well, lots of extra fun activities to do as well, and the staff was nothing but supportive, fun, and very caring! I high recommend this to anyone looking for help. Thanks again to the staff and everyone there! Would have lived there if I could 😂
josh hagan
josh hagan
21:13 05 May 22
Where to begin with this place. People here are absolutely amazing and such a well organized facility. Coming in I thought I knew it all, but it really helped me understand who I was not only as person but who I can be. Everyone there is so involved and they really know how to make it feel like home. Megan Cindy rob and Arno Helped me in so many ways. 10 out of 10 would recommend to anyone. The staff is so involved and being able to have game open mic pool ping pong and cornhole tournament not to mention movie nights really Bring people together. The BHT’s are super super friendly and any questions you have will be answered it’s an overall perfect experience. I’ve never been somewhere not knowing a single person but feeling so welcomed. Honestly I gotta say I don’t give a huge shout out to literally every single person there for being so supportive and just keeping you so motivated to do things can’t forget about Mindy and Marla for the sweet prizes. Definitely miss all the people there that is for sure..
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If you or someone you love is struggling with opioid abuse and addiction, help is available. The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake is here to support you throughout the entire recovery process, from medical detox and inpatient rehab to lifelong aftercare. Contact us today to speak with a knowledgeable representative who can walk you through how to begin a healthier, opioid-free future with the help of our addiction experts.

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