Learn about drug and alcohol addiction recovery resources in and near Manitou Springs, Colorado.

The Colorado Department of Human Services sets forth a variety of prevention programs, campaigns, and initiatives to reduce and prevent the rise of drug and alcohol abuse. The state of Colorado provides a helpful online crisis service where those in need can reach out for immediate help through walk-in locations, calls, online chats and texts, which immediately connect them to trained counselors. The Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention created the Take Meds Seriously campaign that provides printable materials, online resources and facts to empower local communities to resist opioid abuse. Statewide efforts influence local communities as they provide grant money, research, and resources.

The small town of Manitou Springs has benefitted and made many resources available for drug and alcohol rehab, detox and recovery. Learning about what resources exist in your area and the state of Colorado can be the first step on your path to recovery.

Our Closest Facility:
The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake
443 S. Hwy 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133
(719) 602-0914

Manitou Springs Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation and Treatment

Manitou Springs is a small resort village. The local population is part of a small community that works together to provide resources for those who are struggling with addiction. Nearby treatment centers in Colorado Springs also provide many addiction recovery resources for the residents of Manitou Springs, including detox, hospitalization and sober living homes.

It is important for people entering a drug and alcohol rehabilitation and treatment facility to know about the different kinds of treatment that are available. Deciding on a rehab facility is an important undertaking. If you or someone you know lies in Manitou Springs, knowing what programs are available in their area can help you pursue addiction treatment.

Manitou Springs Residential Treatment Programs

Inpatient alcohol rehab and drug addiction treatment are options that allow participants to stay in a hospital or medical facility. Around-the-clock support is provided in an inpatient rehab facility. This kind of program can establish care during acute stages of addiction recovery, including detox. Residential treatment programs also provide guidance for mental wellness and psychological services. It is important that participants are matched with a quality residential program that can provide the best care.

The Recovery Village Palmer Lake offers a residential treatment option. There are currently two other facilities located within 10 miles of Manitou Springs that provide residential programs.

Manitou Springs Partial Hospitalization Programs

Partial hospitalization programs is a form of alcohol addiction recovery that requires fewer hours of treatment each week than a traditional inpatient stay. In some programs, participants live at home part-time, while still traveling to treatment facility every day, while some programs provide on-site housing and treat partial hospitalization as a residential level of care. While the schedule shifts considerably, routine treatment will still include medicine, therapy, group sessions, counseling and lifestyle training. Support remains strong through regular interaction. Independence is increased through time spent at home or participating in recreational activities. Both elements can be a valuable step toward long-term sobriety.

The Recovery Village Palmer Lake offers partial hospitalization programs. There are currently six other facilities located within 13 miles of Manitou Springs that offer partial hospitalization programs in addition.

Manitou Springs Outpatient Treatment Programs

Outpatient treatment programs give clients the opportunity to live at home and attend regularly scheduled care appointments. Outpatient drug treatment represents an increased ability of participants to maintain sobriety. Outpatient treatment may include:

  • Medicine or medical care
  • Treatment for co-occurring disorders
  • Counseling
  • Support groups
  • Nutritional or lifestyle counseling

The goal of outpatient programs is to retain a high level of accountability and support while empowering individuals to lead sober lives.

Sober Living and Rehab Aftercare Programs in Manitou Springs, Colorado

Continuing care for drug and alcohol addiction may be provided in sober living and aftercare facilities. Rehab aftercare may be the final stage of drug rehab aftercare programs. Aftercare plans or sober living support typically provide the following:

  • A drug- and alcohol-free environment
  • A transition from regular treatment
  • Accountability and life coaching
  • Monitoring
  • Support groups
  • Counseling

Rehab alumni programs can be an important provision for lasting change. There are currently two facilities that offer aftercare programs located within eight miles of Manitou Springs. The next nearest facilities are located 52 miles or more away.

Specialized Treatment Programs in Manitou Springs, Colorado

Because of the science and nature of chronic addiction, people with certain life experiences may be more susceptible to substance abuse. These individuals may benefit from special facilities or kinds of treatment that speak to them.

Specialized treatment is not currently available in Manitou Springs, but can be found in the Colorado Springs metro area, including:

  • Four programs for people with co-occurring mental health conditions and substance use disorders
  • One facility that provides rehab for veterans
  • Nine treatment options for rehab for PTSD and specifically for people who have experienced trauma, domestic violence or sexual abuse
  • Three programs for people referred from the court system
  • Two programs for rehab for LGBT persons
  • One women’s rehab center, which is a rehab for pregnant women
  • Eight total substance abuse treatment facilities

What Is the Process Like in a Drug Detox and Rehab Facility?

The drug treatment process in a detox and rehab facility begins with initial registration and assessments. Here you will discuss financial arrangements, lodging, and other logistical points. Once you are settled in, your schedule will probably include:

  • Medical visits with doctors or nurses
  • Counseling
  • Group therapy sessions
  • Check-ups
  • Rest and recreation
  • Progress reports

Typically, the rehab process follows several steps:

  • Detox and acute medical care
  • Transition to other levels of care that include more mental wellness services
  • Aftercare planning

Each day is an important one as you continue your journey for addiction recovery.

Finding the Best Rehab Program For You

There are many effective ways to treat drug and alcohol addiction. The best rehab centers will offer a variety of therapies and find one that best suits your needs. Medical oversight and mental health care should be the foundation for addiction recovery care. The best drug rehab centers will guide you through detox and addiction treatment. Here are some elements to consider when deciding how to find the best rehab center for you:

  • What are the facilities equipped to accommodate regarding specific medicine or lodging?
  • Are medical staff members experts in recovery?
  • What are the expectations for you as a participant in the program?
  • How will a treatment plan be presented to you?
  • Will someone actively monitor your progress?

There are FDA-approved medicines that assist in managing withdrawal symptoms, and there are specific counseling strategies and many more ways that an individual facility can offer more targeted treatment for your needs. Asking the right questions can help you make the right decision.

What Questions Should You Ask When Considering a Treatment Program?

The facility in which you receive treatment for drug and alcohol addiction will set the tone for your recovery journey. You can acquire the skills and tools to pursue a sober lifestyle with proper treatment. From detox to aftercare, a good facility will provide a continuum of care for all elements of your recovery. When researching drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, there are several important questions that may be helpful:

  1. Are therapeutic approaches based on research?
  2. Is the facility licensed and accredited?
  3. What drug therapies or replacement drugs are used?
  4. What kind of mental health support is offered?
  5. Are all counselors licensed?
  6. What kind of aftercare or sober support is offered?

As you work through registration and enrollment, you may also have personal questions related to finances, accommodations, visitation and facility rules.

Exploring Treatment Options Near Manitou Springs, Colorado

Drug abuse treatment near Manitou Springs, Colorado may be limited in scope. Due to the small size of this town, the right treatment may be available in a nearby metropolitan or urban area. Specialized services and certain kinds of hospitalization may require relocation or regular travel. When travel may be necessary for treatment, consider the following questions:

  • Is there a specialized service that is not locally available?
  • Does your condition require a certain drug or therapy?
  • Does your insurance limit you to certain facilities?
  • Would travel be an undue strain or additional burden?
  • Could travel provide a fresh start?

The treatment plan you choose and the facility you enroll in can largely influence the outcome of your addiction recovery. It is important that this decision is made thoughtfully, weighing the pros and cons.

Additional Addiction and Rehabilitation Resources in Manitou Springs, Colorado

The small town of Manitou Springs can take advantage of the many resources in El Paso County. El Paso County Public Health Department sponsors Communities That Care, an initiative to reduce underage substance abuse. They offer many community initiatives and educational resources. The Manitou Springs School District provides resources and presentations to prevent underage substance abuse. A wide variety of mental healthservices, wellness centers, and counselors are available to meet the needs of residents of Manitou Springs who are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.

Addiction Resources in Nearby Colorado Cities

For those who are seeking alcohol and drug treatment facilities outside of Manitou Springs, Colorado, there are also many drug rehab resources across the state of Colorado:

Recovery Meetings Near You in Manitou Springs, Colorado

Recovery meetings are available in nearby Colorado Springs and other communities close to Manitou Springs. Recovery meetings provide ongoing support and encouragement for addiction recovery and relapse prevention.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a 12-step program that supports people who struggle with alcohol addiction. Meetings in west Colorado Springs are close to residents of Manitou Springs.

We Are Not Saints
Front Range Alliance Church
5210 Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO

Apex Group
Sacred Heart Church School
2021 W Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO

Treating the Illness
Vertec Tool Cafeteria
1123 Elkton Dr, Colorado Springs, CO

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous is a 12-step program that supports people who struggle with drug addiction.

Narcotics Anonymous
Living Hope Church
640 Manitou Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO

Narcotics Anonymous Literature Study
Shove Chapel
1010 North Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO

Narcotics Anonymous
First United Methodist Church Room 235, 2nd floor
420 North Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

Al-Anon is a family group is a 12-step program for the families of people overcoming alcohol addiction.

Hope AFG
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
3010 W. Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO

Westsiders Live and Let Live AFG
Phoenix Recovery Gym
2202 Hagerman St, Colorado Springs, CO

Attitude of Gratitude AFG
First Lutheran Church
1515 N. Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO


Nar-Anon is a 12-step program for the families of people overcoming drug addiction.

M.E.S.H. (Monday Experience, Strength, Hope)
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church,
5265 North Union Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs SESH
Central Methodist Church
4373 Galley Rd, Colorado Springs, CO

Serenity Seekers
Evangelical Free Church
3000 E. Main St, Canon City, CO

Smart Recovery

SMART Recovery is an alternative self-help program for people recovering from substance use and addiction that does not take a 12-step approach.

Meeting #3208
Tuesday 6:30–7:30 p.m.
2790 Academy Blvd. N. Suite 206, Colorado Springs, CO 

Meeting #3052
Wednesday 6:30– 8 p.m.
5075 Flintridge Dr, Colorado Springs, CO

Non-Profit Organizations in Manitou Springs, Colorado

Non-profit organizations in cities or towns near Manitou Springs may provide additional resources for those in addiction recovery.

Alano House
PO Box 62067,
Colorado Springs, CO

Lydia Discipleship Ministries
PO Box 62069,
Colorado Springs, CO

Homeward Pikes Peak
606 S. Tejon St,
Colorado Springs, CO