VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Aurora OP Clinic
Drug Rehab Center in Aurora, Colorado
About This Colorado Facility
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VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Aurora OP Clinic is a licensed and accredited private rehab located in Aurora, Colorado specializing in Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health, and Addiction Treatment. Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, Residential Care, and Clinical Therapies, are just some of the levels of care offered at this Colorado facility.
Addiction is a disease that affects a person's entire life, and can be treated. VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Aurora OP Clinic understands how hard it is to get sober, but are here to help. Their rehab center has a variety of treatment methods that with the goal to help addicts get clean and stay sober for good. Both men and women are welcomed for treatment here. All genders are welcomed at VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Aurora OP Clinic, which is proudly staffed or owned by LGBTQ+ advocates.
It's important to consider accreditations and certifications when selecting a treatment facility. JCAHO has Accredited this facility. Payment methods here are Military Insurance (TRICARE), Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment and potentially more case-based methods are available. For more payment specifics, and to find out if your insurance covers treatment here, contact our admissions counselors for assistance.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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.
There are different kinds of Dual Diagnosis:. A person who simultaneously experiences both a mental illness and an addiction disorder. Or, a person who experiences one or more coexisting (simultaneous) mental health conditions in addition to a primary substance use disorder.
The treatment requires a multi-disciplinary approach, it’s crucial for individuals to partner up with a healthcare provider who understands all the recovery components.
Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health
Levels of Care Offered at VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Aurora OP Clinic
This Facility offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Aurora, CO Outpatient Program
The outpatient programs in Aurora, CO are for those addicted drugs or alcohol. The goal of the outpatient rehabilitation program is to make them stop abusing drugs or alcohol, reduce drug use or addictive behaviors, and become entirely sober. It is generally required to attend the outpatient program for 10-12 hours every week.
Patients can be administered on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.
Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.
Aftercare support is a service many addicts need to ensure their success at recovery. This service usually includes one-on-one or group therapies, assistance from a sponsor and other types of help designed to make sure the patient continues living a life free from drugs.
Patients also may require medication to help them battle addiction. Some people have been able to successfully recover without additional medications, but others have found that they need help during their transition. Long-term, the patient must take the initiative to attend meetings and receive help from other addicts in recovery.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Aurora OP Clinic.
People in addiction recovery can benefit from individual therapy. This type of therapy involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one. This allows for a personal and trusting relationship to be built so that the patient can be truly themselves and express any emotions they feel. Individual therapy leads to greater understanding and peace about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.
Couples therapy for drug addiction is based on the belief that addiction is a family disease. Everyone involved with an addict, not just the addict themselves, is affected by their behavior and the changes the addict goes through. The relationship also changes the addict’s significant other and has likely picked up some codependent behaviors. Codependency is a term used to describe a person obsessed with another person and their needs and feelings while neglecting their own. Addicts are usually people-pleasers, so it is understandable how one can become codependent in relationships with addicts.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Family therapy is a type of group problem-solving that aims to improve communication and relationships between the patient, their family, and sometimes friends. The main goal of family therapy for drug addiction is to create an environment where communication can occur without judgment, hostility, or blame. The therapist is with the family as they learn to communicate with each other differently, especially with the addict when s/he is using.
Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment. People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.
Group therapy sessions provide recovering addicts with a chance to cope with everyday situations that many face. Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment.
People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.
If you’re looking for addiction treatment, it’s important to find a facility that offers trauma therapy. This type of therapy helps people process and understand the past traumas that have led to their addiction. Trauma therapists will work with clients to help them understand their past and present relationships and show them that they are worthy of love. This therapy is typically done using visualization, discussion, and writing down thoughts and feelings.
Trauma Therapy is a form of therapy that involves working with a patient to help them process and understand the past trauma(s) in their life. This therapy is typically done using techniques such as visualization, discussion, and writing down thoughts and feelings. The main goals of trauma therapy is to help clients express their emotions and talk about what they are feeling.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy is a unique type of therapy because it helps addicts understand their emotional behavior to help them stay sober. It breaks down the addiction and behaviors behind it.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy aims to help you understand your emotions and how they affect your behaviors and addiction. Those that complete the program will be able to:
- Change their behaviors in a positive way
- Identify their feelings and reactions
Addicts often experience intense cravings for sugary foods during recovery. By teaching addicts how to eat well and stay healthy, therapists can help them manage their cravings over the course of treatment.During these sessions, Aurora, Colorado dietitians and therapists will offer advice about healthy eating options and teach addicts how to make specific changes in their diet that can help reduce the effects of cravings during recovery.
This type of therapy is often used in conjunction with other types of addiction treatment services. By identifying specific triggers and developing strategies to help addicts avoid relapse, most individuals can overcome their cravings and stay sober for good after they finish rehab.
Life Skills Services offered at VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Aurora OP Clinic assists addicts in their recovery by teaching them healthy coping mechanisms that will aid them in becoming sober, focussing on helping people enter into, and maintaining long-term sobriety. VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Aurora OP Clinic provide Life Skills Services at varying levels of intensity, specific to the needs and requirements of each patient.
Benefits of Life Skills Services offered at Drug Treatment Centers in Colorado:
- Restores hope and empowerment — Helps addicts believe that recovery is possible and instills a new confidence in their ability to achieve a positive, drug-free future
- Enhances family involvement — Encourages families to get involved in the recovery process and supports their understanding and encouragement of healthy behavior.
- Increases patient’s compliance — Helps patients take responsibility for and ownership of their recovery and encourages continued progress
- Reduces relapse rates — Encourages long-term abstinence and emphasizes the importance of establishing sober support systems.
Aftercare, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dual-Diagnosis, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Nutrition Therapy, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Sober-Living / Half-Way, Trauma Therapy
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Experiential Therapy at VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Aurora OP Clinic
Experiential Therapy allows addicts to release emotions in a safe environment. The process involves addicts painting their feelings and releasing them on a canvas. LPE – Love, Peace, and Equilibrium is one of the most popular forms of experiential therapy.
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Aurora, Colorado 80012 Phone Number(303) 398-6340 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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13701 E Mississippi Ave
Aurora, Colorado 80012
Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health
Aurora, Colorado Addiction Information
The Centennial State has slipped to a ranking of 12th in the country for drug abuse. Each year around 24% of the state's population uses illegal drugs while nearly 5% of its population abuses alcohol. Substance-related deaths in Colorado were responsible for 15.12% between 2008 and 2017. Fortunately, Colorado drug and alcohol addiction treatment are available to help a person overcome addiction.
The drug addiction problem in Aurora, CO is severe. The number of opioid-related deaths in the area quadrupled from 2013 to 2017. It's estimated that there are over 2,000 drug overdoses in Aurora each year. Many addiction treatment centers will offer a variety of therapies and treatments, such as group therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, medication-assisted treatment, and holistic therapies.
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