If you’re struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, it can feel overwhelming to try and choose a rehab program in Colorado. Understanding the difference between inpatient and outpatient facilities, detox centers and what they all offer can be helpful in making a decision that best suits your needs. (Learn more about inpatient vs. outpatient rehab programs).
Browse the reviews below to read testimonials and learn about services and amenities offered at treatment facilities and the cost of rehabs in Colorado.
Most of the rehab centers in Colorado accept insurance, check whether your insurance covers rehab treatment.
Many studies show high rates of illicit drug and alcohol use among Colorado adults and teens, pointing to a possible need for increased treatment and prevention.
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s 2013-2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Colorado ranked in the top 10 states for use of marijuana, cocaine, non-medical use of opioids and alcohol.3
Colorado has 369 outpatient treatment programs, 51 residential programs, and 11 hospital inpatient programs. 96% accept cash or self-payment, 49% accept private health insurance, 24% accept Medicare and 55% accept Medicaid. Seventy-three percent offer a sliding scale fee.2
The cost of paying for drug rehab in Colorado will be determined by a range of factors including length of stay, amenities offered, staff to patient ratio, location, type of treatment e.g. private, luxury and any personal requests you may have (e.g. private rooms or childcare).
If you find a program that you like but it is outside your budget, you have a number of options to come up with the funds. For example, you could take out a personal loan, apply for a credit card or ask friends and family for financial assistance.
No matter how high the cost of treatment seems, the cost of continued drug or alcohol abuse is much higher. Taking the time and energy to invest in your health and wellbeing is important not only for yourself, but to all of those around you.
The goal of treatment is to help you become mentally and physically stronger. People with significantly severe opioid, alcohol, benzodiazepine and some other forms of sedative dependencies may need to first go through medical detoxification. During detox, you will be monitored closely for signs of seizures, stroke or other serious withdrawal symptoms. After detox, you will transition a program such as a short or long term residential program, hospital inpatient program, opioid treatment program or outpatient program.
Learn more about some addiction treatment insurance providers:
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.