217 16th Avenue, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
Basic information about this treatment center.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Substance Abuse + Addiction
Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.
The duration of treatment at Awareness Counseling Center Bridge to Change in Idaho Springs can require weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.
Levels of Care Offered
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intervention, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Awareness Counseling Center Bridge to Change in Colorado knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.
Not everyone dealing with addiction is prepared to engage in a recovery program. Awareness Counseling Center Bridge to Change‘s Intervention Programs can be beneficial for these individuals. The individual’s friends and family will call and set up an intervention in or near Idaho Springs, CO, and at which a specialist will come and lead the discussion.
To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, Awareness Counseling Center Bridge to Change offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the Colorado patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
Anger management, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Family counseling, Group counseling, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Awareness Counseling Center Bridge to Change aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that focuses on eliminating specific negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts that can potentially lead to an individual inflicting self-harm. It is useful in the treatment of patients exhibiting uncontrollable emotions, intense mood swings, and borderline personality disorders.
The term “Dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction and working to change their thoughts and behavior. It improves life skills such as controlling the intense emotions without reacting impulsively, resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively, and promoting awareness about self and others.
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Last Updated September 30, 2020
Address Information217 16th Avenue
Idaho Springs, Colorado 80452