Diversity Counseling and Education Center

Diversity Counseling and Education Center - Aurora, CO

Diversity Counseling And Education Center is a substance abuse treatment center located at 11111 East Mississippi Avenue, Suite 200 in the 80012 zip code in Aurora, CO. The treatment center accepts women and men. It also provides treatment to domestic violence victims, adult men and people with HIV or AIDS. Some of the treatment approaches at Diversity Counseling And Education Center include motivational interviewing, counseling for substance abuse and community reinforcement. It also offers substance use education, counseling for groups and counseling for individuals. In addition, it provides discharge planning and continuing care plus aftercare. Diversity Counseling And Education Center provides outpatient rehab, IOT and regular outpatient treatment.

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Address: 11111 East Mississippi Avenue, Suite 200, Aurora, CO 80012

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  4. Pharmacotherapies
  5. Treatment Approaches
  6. Facility Ownership
  7. License/Certification/Accreditation
  8. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  9. Payment Assistance Available
  10. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  11. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  12. Screening & Testing
  13. Transitional Services
  14. Ancillary Services
  15. Other Addictions Treatment
  16. Counseling Services and Education
  17. Tobacco/Screening Services
  18. Facility Smoking Policy
  19. Age Groups Accepted
  20. Gender Accepted
  21. Exclusive Services
  22. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Diversity Counseling and Education Center in Aurora, CO:

Types of Care:

  • addiction treatment

Service Settings:

  • outpatient rehabilitation
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Does not use medication for alcohol use disorder
  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)

Treatment Approaches:

  • anger management
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • community support services
  • motivational interviewing
  • relapse prevention treatment

Facility Ownership:

  • a private for-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation:

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicaid
  • Self-payment

Payment Assistance Available:

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • 18+ young adults
  • adult women
  • pregnant women
  • adult men
  • seniors

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing:

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C

Transitional Services:

  • continuing care plus aftercare
  • discharge planning

Ancillary Services:

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • social skills development
  • professional interventionist services
  • peer support

Other Addictions Treatment:

  • general addiction disorder treatment
  • treatment for gambling disorder

Counseling Services and Education:

  • counseling for individuals
  • counseling for groups
  • substance use education

Tobacco/Screening Services:

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services:

  • Specially designed program for DUI/DWI clients
  • Serves only DUI/DWI clients

Additional Spoken Languages:

  • Arabic

Phone #: 303-296-2350

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What is substance abuse treatment?

Substance abuse treatment refers to a range of therapeutic interventions and programs designed to help individuals who are struggling with the misuse or addiction to drugs or alcohol. The goal of substance abuse treatment at a facility like Diversity Counseling and Education Center is to assist individuals in overcoming their substance-related challenges, achieving and maintaining sobriety, and improving their overall well-being.

Substance abuse treatment can take various forms, including:

  1. Detoxification (Detox): This is often the first step in treatment, involving the process of safely managing withdrawal symptoms when a person stops using a substance. Medical supervision may be necessary to ensure the individual's safety and comfort.

  2. Behavioral Therapies: These therapies help individuals understand the reasons behind their substance use, develop coping strategies, and learn healthier ways of managing stress and emotions. Examples include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing.

  3. Individual Counseling: One-on-one sessions with a trained therapist or counselor to address personal issues related to substance use and to set and work towards specific recovery goals.

  4. Group Therapy: Participating in therapy sessions with a group of individuals facing similar challenges, providing a supportive and empathetic environment for sharing experiences and learning from others.

  5. Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): In some cases, medications may be used to help manage withdrawal symptoms, reduce cravings, and support long-term recovery. This is often combined with counseling and behavioral therapy.

  6. Residential or Inpatient Treatment: This involves staying in a treatment facility for a specified period, usually ranging from a few weeks to several months. It offers intensive, structured care and support.

  7. Outpatient Treatment: Individuals receive treatment while living at home or in a supportive environment. Outpatient programs vary in intensity, allowing for flexibility in maintaining daily responsibilities.

  8. Support Groups: These are informal gatherings where individuals in recovery can share their experiences, receive encouragement, and gain insights from others who have faced similar challenges. Examples include Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

  9. Aftercare and Continuing Support: Recovery is an ongoing process, and many individuals benefit from ongoing support after completing formal treatment. Aftercare plans may include ongoing therapy, support groups, and relapse prevention strategies.

Effective substance abuse treatment is tailored to the individual's needs and may involve a combination of these approaches. The aim is not only to help individuals stop using substances but also to address the underlying issues that may have contributed to their substance abuse in the first place. Successful treatment often requires a comprehensive and holistic approach that takes into account physical, psychological, and social factors.

When should you start a substance use treatment program at Diversity Counseling and Education Center?

The decision to start a substance use treatment program at a facility like Diversity Counseling and Education Center should ideally be made as soon as an individual recognizes that they have a problem with substance abuse or addiction. However, the timing can vary based on individual circumstances and the severity of the substance use disorder. Here are some guidelines to consider:

  1. Recognition of a Problem: If you or someone you know is experiencing negative consequences due to substance use (such as health issues, relationship problems, legal troubles, or impaired daily functioning), it's important to acknowledge that there may be a problem that requires treatment.

  2. Readiness for Change: Individuals need to be mentally and emotionally prepared for treatment. They should feel motivated and willing to make changes in their life. This readiness can vary, and it's important not to force someone into treatment if they are not willing or motivated.

  3. Safety Concerns: If substance use is posing an immediate danger to the individual's health or safety, such as severe withdrawal symptoms or overdose risk, seeking treatment promptly is crucial.

  4. Health and Well-Being: If substance use is affecting physical and mental health, it's advisable to seek treatment sooner rather than later. Early intervention can help prevent further deterioration of health.

  5. Family and Social Support: If loved ones or family members express concern about an individual's substance use and encourage them to seek treatment, it may be a sign that intervention is necessary.

  6. Legal or Employment Issues: Legal troubles or problems at work due to substance use can indicate a need for treatment, especially if these issues are escalating.

  7. Impact on Relationships: If substance use is straining relationships with friends, family members, or partners, seeking treatment can help address these issues and improve interpersonal connections.

  8. Failed Attempts to Quit: If an individual has tried to quit or cut back on substance use on their own and has been unsuccessful, it may be time to consider professional treatment.

It's important to note that there is no one-size-fits-all answer for when to start a substance use treatment program at Diversity Counseling and Education Center or another treatment center. Each person's situation is unique, and the decision should be based on a combination of factors, including the individual's physical and mental health, support system, motivation for change, and overall well-being.

Call (888) 644-6099 to get 24/7 help with treatment.

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