Preferred Counseling Services Durango, CO

1315 Main Avenue Suite 212, Durango, Colorado 81301

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.


Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


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 Preferred Counseling Services in Durango can be 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.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction

Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like Preferred Counseling Services to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.


Levels of Care Offered

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.

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.

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 Durango, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Preferred Counseling Services. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

Outpatient

To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, Preferred Counseling Services 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.

Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Group counseling, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Preferred Counseling Services 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.



Patient Experience

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Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale

  • Additional Details

    DUI/DWI Specific, Veterans

    Address Information
    1315 Main Avenue Suite 212
    Durango, Colorado 81301
    Phone Number
    970-259-3952
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