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Telluride, CO Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Centers

Telluride, CO has nearby choices for addiction treatment including: 4 medicaid programs, 0 inpatient rehab, 3 drug rehabs that take PPO insurance like Aetna, 2 drug and alcohol detox, 4 outpatient treatment programs.

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Alcohol and Drug Rehabs Serving the Telluride, Colorado Area:

    alcohol treatment program - Midwestern Colorado Mental Health Ctr CO
    238 East Colorado Avenue
    Telluride, CO. 81435

    If you look deeper into our mission, you will find that we give people back their lives. We help them find the joy that they thought may be gone forever. We give people their dignity, their place in the community, and we help them find themselves again. When no one else will help, we do.

    Axis Health System La Plata Integrated HealthcareSAMHSA

    drug rehab program - Axis Health System CO
    1970 East 3rd Avenue
    Durango, CO. 81301

    Axis Health System is 47.5 miles from Telluride, CO

    Your integrated health care for southwest Colorado.

    Colorado Addiction Treatment ServicesCARF AccreditedSAMHSA

    drug treatment facility - Colorado Addiction Treatment Services CO
    72 Suttle Street
    Durango, CO. 81303

    Colorado Addiction Treatment Services is 50 miles from Telluride, CO

    Colorado Addiction Treatment Services has made a name for itself by dedicating its recovery services to the individuals who struggle with alcohol and drug use disorders in Telluride, CO. and its surrounding areas.

    Services are provided on an individual basis to ensure people achieve full recovery in the long term. Colorado Addiction Treatment Services has also specialized in activity therapy, trauma therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, individual psychotherapy, trauma-related counseling, rational emotive behavioral therapy, and others - as well as other treatment modalities such as persons with post-traumatic stress disorder, legal advocacy, self-help groups, substance abuse education, programs for the hearing impaired, persons with eating disorders, and more.

    Additionally, Colorado Addiction Treatment Services has programs such as outpatient hospital programs, outpatient detoxification programs, long term treatment facilities, short term drug and alcohol rehab facilities, inpatient drug abuse treatment for clients with addictions to drugs and alcohol. The addiction treatment center uses treatment modalities that can provide lasting stability to anyone with a substance use disorder. Finally, Colorado Addiction Treatment Services accepts individuals with different types of payment methods - including private medical insurance, cash or self-payment, medicaid, medicare, sliding fee scale, state education funds, other state funds and others.

    Cortez Addiction Recovery Services Inc DBA The Recovery CenterSAMHSA

    drug rehab program - Cortez Addiction Recovery Services Inc CO
    35 North Ash Street
    Cortez, CO. 81321
    970-565-4109 x12

    Cortez Addiction Recovery Services Inc is 53 miles from Telluride, CO

    Our treatment philosophy acknowledges that clients often have multi-systemic issues that drive their drug and alcohol abuse and dependence. We address client concerns by using a multi-dimensional treatment approach, individualized to specific client issues. Treatment is designed provide safe, effective, concise skills and boundaries which assist the client in making the changes necessary to achieve recovery. TRC consistently seeks to improve its menu of treatment options by encouraging ongoing counselor training and supervision, and by encouraging active feedback from clients regarding their treatment experiences.

      Commonly Asked Questions about Addiction and Treatment

      How do addictive drugs influence behavior?

      Addictive drugs influence behavior by interacting with the brain's reward system. This system is responsible for driving pleasurable feelings and motivating behaviors essential to human survival, such as eating and socializing. Addictive substances can hijack this system, leading to changes in behavior and brain function.

      Here's a simplified explanation of how this works:

      Alteration of Neurotransmitter Activity: Addictive substances often increase the levels of certain neurotransmitters, chemicals that transmit signals between nerve cells in the brain. One key neurotransmitter affected by many drugs is dopamine, which is closely associated with feelings of pleasure and reward.

      Overstimulation of the Reward System: By increasing dopamine levels, addictive drugs overstimulate the reward system, often creating a sense of euphoria. This intense pleasure can lead individuals to repeat the drug use to recapture this feeling.

      Development of Tolerance and Dependence: Over time, the brain adapts to the increased dopamine levels by producing less dopamine or reducing the number of receptors that can receive signals. As a result, the drug's effects are lessened, a phenomenon known as tolerance. This can lead users to take increasingly larger doses of the drug to achieve the same dopamine high. This cycle can lead to dependence, where the brain relies on the drug to function normally.

      Withdrawal and Cravings: When the drug is not taken, withdrawal symptoms can occur as the brain attempts to rebalance itself. These can include negative emotions like anxiety and depression, physical symptoms like nausea or restlessness, and intense cravings for the drug.

      Compulsive Drug-seeking Behavior: As the cycle of tolerance, dependence, withdrawal, and cravings continues, individuals may engage in compulsive drug-seeking behavior, even when faced with negative health, social, or legal consequences. This is a key characteristic of addiction.

      Impairment in Decision-making and Self-control: Long-term drug use can also cause changes to other areas of the brain that impair decision-making, self-control, judgment, learning, and memory, further fueling the cycle of addiction.

      What are signs that my loved one is a drug abuser?

      Identifying a loved one's drug abuse can be challenging as symptoms can vary depending on the substance being used, the duration of use, and the individual's personal circumstances. However, there are several signs that could potentially indicate drug abuse. These signs can be physical, behavioral, and psychological.

      Physical Signs:

      • Noticeable changes in appetite or sleep patterns
      • Bloodshot eyes, pupils that are larger or smaller than usual
      • Sudden weight loss or weight gain
      • Unusual smells on breath, body, or clothing
      • Tremors, slurred speech, or impaired coordination
      • Neglect of physical appearance and personal hygiene

      Behavioral Signs:

      • Unexplained need for money, or frequent financial problems
      • Engaging in secretive or suspicious behaviors
      • Sudden change in friends, favorite hangouts, and hobbies
      • Frequently getting into trouble (fights, accidents, illegal activities)
      • Neglecting responsibilities at work, school, or home
      • Unexplained absences or a drop in performance in work or school

      Psychological Signs:

      • Unexplained change in personality or attitude
      • Sudden mood swings, irritability, or angry outbursts
      • Periods of unusual hyperactivity or agitation
      • Lack of motivation, appears lethargic or "spaced out"
      • Appears fearful, anxious, or paranoid without reason

      How do I stop enabling an addict?

      "Helping someone stop enabling an addict can be a challenging process, as the enabler often has deeply ingrained habits and patterns that need to be addressed. Here are some steps to consider:

      Recognize Enabling Behavior: First, you need to identify the behaviors that are enabling the addiction. Enabling behaviors can include things like providing money that funds the addiction, covering for the addict's mistakes or responsibilities, or continually forgiving harmful behavior without setting boundaries.

      Educate Yourself: Learn about addiction and its dynamics. Understanding that addiction is a disease and not merely a matter of willpower can help change your perspective and reactions.

      Set Boundaries: Establish and communicate clear, firm boundaries regarding what you will and won't accept. Stick to these boundaries even if it's difficult.

      Stop Rescuing: Refrain from protecting the person from the consequences of their addictive behavior. It is important for them to experience the full impact of their actions.

      Encourage Treatment: Instead of protecting the person from their addiction, encourage them to seek professional help. Offer to assist in finding treatment options or attending support groups.

      Seek Support: Enabling patterns can be tough to break. Seek help from therapy, counseling, or support groups like Al-Anon. These resources can provide you with tools and strategies to stop enabling.

      Practice Self-Care: Ensure you're taking care of your own physical and emotional health. It's easy to get so wrapped up in the addicted person's problems that you neglect your own needs.

      Maintain Consistency: It's essential to be consistent with your new approach. If you occasionally slip back into enabling behaviors, the person with the addiction may continue to expect it.

      Be Patient: Changing long-standing patterns of behavior takes time, both for you and the person with the addiction. Remember to be patient with yourself and with them.

      Remember, You're Not to Blame: Addiction is a complex disease influenced by many factors. It's important to remember that you're not responsible for the other person's addiction or recovery. Your role is to support in healthy ways, not to cure the addiction.

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