Hands Up - About an Alternative

Hands Up - About an Alternative

Drug Rehab Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Hands Up - About an Alternative is a Privately Owned Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse Treatment facility in Colorado Springs, CO. Providing Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Outpatient levels of care, and a variety of anciliary services. This facility offers treatment that is fully covered by insurance.

Many opioid and alcohol users see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such asHands Up - About an Alternative, to help you get on the path to recovery.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Additional Languages
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Drug Rehabilitation

    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.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. If you are taking more of your prescription, or earlier than the prescribed time interval between doses than is directed you may be abusing that medication. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally in or near Colorado Springs, CO, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use and lead rapidly to substance abuse. The professionals at Hands Up - About an Alternative are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Health care providers prescribe opioids for relief of severe pain after major surgeries and in conditions like cancer. Oxycodone, fentanyl, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine are some of the commonly prescribed opioids. They also include illegal drugs of abuse like heroin. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically.

    Opioid addiction treatment involves medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all employed. Opioid addiction treatment is a comprehensive approach at Hands Up - About an Alternative in Colorado Springs, CO that boosts the treatment success rate and provides sustained recovery.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Hands Up - About an Alternative offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Colorado Springs, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Hands Up - About an Alternative. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Colorado Springs, CO. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities like Hands Up - About an Alternative offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Hands Up - About an Alternative.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Matrix Model, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Entering a 12-step program allows people to accept that they struggle with an addiction on their own terms. It breaks down the process into 12-steps that recovering patients can advance as they feel strong enough to do so. This is common in programs like NA and AA, and gives the patient at Hands Up - About an Alternative in

    Colorado Springs, Colorado the ability to self-help and move forward towards sobriety without feeling rushed.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    The relationship between the thoughts, feelings, and actions of a patient is explored by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). As an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol in Colorado Springs, CO, it helps to create a balanced response to thoughts and feelings. Effective communication between users and those around them is also encouraged. It is an efficient treatment for individuals suffering from all sorts of addictions, professionally provided by Hands Up - About an Alternative.

    Couples Therapy

    One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Addiction involves everyone in a family, not only the addict. Couples therapy can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    When the whole family is involved, healing can be far more successful. Family counseling involves genetic factors to the family of the addict. This offers the means to cope with addiction and its underlying emotional disorders for loved ones. It is a helpful method for addicts in helping to adjust to sober living.

    Group Counseling

    Attending group therapy at Hands Up - About an Alternative in Colorado Springs, CO allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)

    REBT stands for rational emotional behavior therapy. This is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, that combines images with thoughts and behaviors. It allows for deeper education and understanding of what one can do to help themselves with recovery. It is a deep sense of self-help education managed by Hands Up - About an Alternative that lets someone recovering work through issues on their own, knowing they have the support of people around them if they need it.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn to overcome the situation. Many people who went through trauma early on, struggle with addiction later in life. By addressing the trauma and moving past the issues, it can help someone attending treatment at Hands Up - About an Alternative in Colorado Springs, CO move forward with their recovery and begin to take a better hold of their sober future.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process Hands Up - About an Alternative uses which involves rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings.

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Is your insurance accepted?
    Ask an expert, call (888) 674-0062

    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    3100 North Academy Boulevard Suite 113
    Colorado Springs, Colorado 80917
    Phone Number
    719-572-1844
    Meta Details
    Updated May 29, 2021
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    Location
    Hands Up - About an Alternative Location and Directions

    3100 North Academy Boulevard Suite 113
    Colorado Springs, Colorado 80917

    Center Type

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English, Spanish
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