Drug & Alcohol Rehabs in Lakewood, CO

There are numerous drug and alcohol rehabs in Lakewood, Colorado, that meet your unique needs, preferences, and lifestyle. If you are looking for an alcohol and drug rehab in Lakewood, you can choose from treatment centers near the lakes, on the great plains, and at the foothills of the Rockies. Lakewood, Colorado, has some of the best rehabs in the country with popular features like dual diagnosis treatment, telehealth, multiple levels of care, detox, free or low-cost services, and Christian/faith-based services.

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Serenity Education and Therapy CO 80227 Serenity Education and Therapy

2255 South Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80227

Outpatient N/A
AspenRidge Recovery Lakewood CO 80226 AspenRidge Recovery Lakewood

900 South Kipling Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226

Outpatient Private
1st Alliance Treatment Services Lakewood CO 80226 1st Alliance Treatment Services Lakewood

1075 South Yukon Street
Lakewood, CO 80226

Outpatient Detox Medicaid Private
Fusion Health Services CO 80232 Fusion Health Services

1360 South Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80232

Outpatient Detox Medicaid Private
Center For Change Lakewood CO 80215 Center For Change Lakewood

1701 Kipling Street
Lakewood, CO 80215

Outpatient Medicaid
All Seasons Counseling CO 80226 All Seasons Counseling

363 South Harlan Street
Lakewood, CO 80226

Outpatient N/A
National Institute for Change Clinical Lakewood Location and Administrative Office CO 80227 National Institute for Change Clinical Lakewood Location and Administrative Office

3225 South Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80227

Outpatient Medicaid
Listing thumbnail Touchstone Counseling Center

777 South Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80226

Outpatient Private
Listing thumbnail AB Counseling

1949 Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80214

Outpatient N/A
Whitian House CO 80227 Whitian House

1439 South Estes Street
Lakewood, CO 80227

Outpatient Detox Medicaid
DC Stop Smoking Center Regus Office Center CO 80228 DC Stop Smoking Center Regus Office Center

200 Union Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80228

Outpatient N/A
The Seventh Odyssey Sober Living CO 80214 The Seventh Odyssey Sober Living

5910 West 14th Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80214

N/A Private
Listing thumbnail Center of Hope Rehabilitation

5303 West Kentucky Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226

Outpatient Inpatient N/A
Solace Counseling Services CO 80232 Solace Counseling Services

6655 West Jewell Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80232

Outpatient Medicaid
Red Rock Recovery Center CO 80215 Red Rock Recovery Center

8805 West 14th Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80215

Outpatient Private
Pathfinders Recovery Center CO 80228 Pathfinders Recovery Center

12157 West Cedar Drive
Lakewood, CO 80228

Inpatient Detox Private
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Lakewood, Colorado Drug and Alcohol Statistics


Lakewood is one of the major cities in Colorado, with a population estimate of close to 157,000 in 2021.1

Substance Misuse

Statistics from a national survey for the region that includes Lakewood, Colorado, showed the following for people aged 12 years and older:2

Drug Overdoses

Eight hundred and fifty-one people were admitted to hospitals for a drug overdose between 2020 and 2021 in Jefferson County, a region that includes Lakewood, Colorado.3 About 57% of those admitted were female, and 43% were male. Statistics show that 26 of the overdoses were from heroin, 49 from alcohol, 30 from cocaine, and 74 involved amphetamines.

The drug overdose admissions were in the following age groups:3

Rehab Admissions

Lakewood, Colorado, has numerous quality facilities that treat drug and alcohol use disorders. Statistics from treatment admissions in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metropolitan area were as follows for every 100,000 people in 2016/2017:4

Cost of Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Lakewood, Colorado

The cost of drug and alcohol rehab in Lakewood, Colorado, is influenced by several factors such as the location of the rehab center, duration of treatment, setting, type of treatment, and amenities in the facility.

Free Rehab Options in Lakewood

You do not have to worry about paying for rehab if you have limited financial resources. There are several free treatment options in Lakewood, Colorado, such as state-funded rehabs, rehab scholarships, sliding scale plans, and ‘free’ rehab with insurance.

State-funded Rehabs

You may be eligible for state-funded rehabs that offer free or low-cost care if you have no insurance or low income. The Colorado Behavioral Health Administration provides state-funded rehab services through community mental health centers, crisis services, opioid treatment services, and other rehab services.8 You can expect outpatient, inpatient, emergency, partial hospitalization, and educational services at state-funded community health centers.8

Rehab Scholarships

If you have inadequate funding for drug and alcohol rehab, you can receive partial or full funding through rehab scholarships. You need to be cognizant of the terms and conditions of the rehab scholarship before you apply. You may be required to pay the rehab fee if you end treatment prematurely.9 You can contact the rehab program directly to find out about the stipulations of the scholarship before starting.

Free with Insurance

You may get drug and alcohol rehab “free” with insurance, depending on your insurance type and plan. Group and individual insurance companies are required to provide rehab coverage to the same extent as medical or surgical coverage under the ACA and Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).10

Sliding Scale

If you have no insurance and don’t qualify for state-funded rehab or a scholarship, you may fund rehab using a sliding scale. Your ability to pay for rehab may determine the cost of rehab. Your eligibility for the sliding scale may be based on your family size and income.11 You can find out more about sliding scale programs in Lakewood, Colorado, by going to the addictionsresources.net website. The rehab centers on our website are some of the best in Lakewood, Colorado.

Should I Travel to Lakewood for Drug and Alcohol Treatment within Colorado?

You should travel to Lakewood for drug and alcohol treatment if the rehabs meet your unique circumstances.

The following reasons may make Lakewood an attractive option for rehab:

Neighborhoods in Lakewood for Drug and Alcohol Rehab

You can expect to choose a rehab in diverse neighborhoods in an urban or suburban district in Lakewood. Whether you are looking for a community in the suburbs, city center, close to the Rockies, or in the Great Plains, you can find a suitable neighborhood for rehab.

Green Gables Reserve

Green Gables Reserve is a Lakewood, Colorado neighborhood located near the downtown region close to the shops, restaurants, and theaters. Green Gables has parks, recreation centers, scenic ponds, and fitness centers.12 You may want to consider Green Gables if you want to enjoy the open spaces and fitness activities during rehab.

Lake Lochwood Village

Lake Lochwood village has several lakes and parks within walkable distance. This neighborhood is close to Bear Creek Lake park which offers opportunities for boating, windsurfing, camping, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking.12 Lake Lochwood Village may be an appropriate neighborhood if you are the outdoorsy type.

Rooney Valley

Rooney valley is a Lakewood neighborhood located in the foothills of the Rockies. This neighborhood is close to Red Rocks Park, Dinosaur Ridge, and the Hogback.13 You may consider this neighborhood if you’d like to experience rehab in the foothills of the Rockies.

How Do I Choose a Drug or Alcohol Rehab in Lakewood?

Choosing a drug or alcohol rehab in Lakewood, Colorado, is easier than you think. Consider your personal beliefs, financial resources, lifestyle, and need for amenities when making a selection. Some of the features listed below can help you choose the most suitable rehab.

Types of Addiction Treatment Programs in Lakewood, Colorado

No matter what you’re looking for, you may find a suitable rehab in Lakewood, Colorado. Most rehabs in Lakewood offer multiple levels of care such as detox, inpatient/residential, PHP, IOP, and aftercare. You can use the following descriptions to determine the best rehab for you: 14-16

Alcohol and Drug Laws in Lakewood, Colorado

911 Good Samaritan Laws

Colorado’s 911 Good Samaritan Laws protect you from criminal charges during an overdose event. You can expect immunity from criminal prosecution when you report an emergency alcohol or drug overdose in good faith to the police, provider, or 911.17 The 911 Good Samaritan protects you and the person experiencing the overdose.

Third Party Naloxone

The Third Party Naloxone law allows you to give someone Naloxone if you suspect an overdose. You do not have to be a medical provider to help your loved ones during an overdose.17 You won’t face criminal charges for giving Naloxone.

Substance Use Commitment

A judge in Colorado can order Substance Use Commitment through the civil courts. You may obtain rehab for your loved one through the courts if they meet the following criteria:18

To speak to a specialist about drug and alcohol rehab in Lakewood, Colorado, call 800-926-9037 (Info iconWho Answers?) .


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  2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 2018-2020 NSDUH Substate Region Estimates – Tables.
  3. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Drug overdose hospital admissions at acute care hospitals in Colorado, 2020-2021.
  4. State of Colorado. (2019). Substance Abuse Trend and Response Task Force.
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  9. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2019). Paying for Treatment.
  10. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (2021). Mental Health and Substance Use Insurance Help.
  11. Health Resources & Services Administration. (2018). Chapter 9: Sliding Fee Discount Program.
  12. City of Lakewood. (2022). My Neighborhood.
  13. City of Lakewood. (2022). Rooney Valley Information Center.
  14. US Department of Health and Human Services. (2016). Facing addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health [Internet]. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US).
  15. Substance Abuse and Health Services Administration. (2022). Co-Occurring Disorders and Other Health Conditions.
  16. Grim, B. J., & Grim, M. E. (2019). Belief, Behavior, and Belonging: How Faith is Indispensable in Preventing and Recovering from Substance AbuseJournal of Religion and Health58(5), 1713-1750.
  17. Colorado Department of Health and Public Environment. (n.d.). Colorado Public Health Harm Reduction Legislation.
  18. Colorado Behavioral Health Administration. (n.d.). Substance Use Commitment.