The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake

At The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake, we believe that any adult who struggles with drug and alcohol addictions and co-occurring mental health conditions can heal. Our accredited addiction treatment facility offers a continuum of rehab programs in a safe, supportive environment with compassionate care from medical and clinical professionals.

Our Colorado Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facility

Only 15 minutes from Colorado Springs and 60 miles from Denver, The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake balances medical support with mental health counseling and recreational therapies in a scenic setting. Our 110-bed facility welcomes adults from all backgrounds, and offers personalized treatment programming to fit a variety of unique needs.

Our Location

The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake

443 S. Hwy 105
Palmer Lake, CO 80133
(719) 602-0914
www.palmerlakerecovery.com

Levels of Care

  • Medical Detox

    Often the first step of rehab, medical detox helps cleanse the body of drugs and alcohol with 24-hour support from…Learn More

  • Residential Treatment

    During inpatient care, clients who have finished detox can receive continued medical support and begin mental health counseling while residing…Learn More

  • Partial Hospitalization Programming

    A step down from intensive care like detox and inpatient rehab, partial hospitalization programming provides increased flexibility and independence in…Learn More

  • Intensive Outpatient Programming

    Clients living off-site in intensive outpatient programming receive medical support as necessary and participate in skill-building for sobriety as they…Learn More

  • Outpatient Treatment

    During outpatient programming, clients live off-site, either at home or in a sober living house. Clients can commute to our…Learn More

  • Aftercare Planning

    When each client discharges from our care, they receive a detailed aftercare plan, including follow-up appointments and recommendations for doctors,…Learn More

Now Offering Online Counseling Services

Getting treatment for substance abuse and mental health issues with online rehab and counseling just got easier. The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake now offers teletherapy treatment for those who are struggling from substance abuse and mental health issues.

At Advanced Recovery Systems, patient safety is our top priority. We remain open and committed to providing critical addiction treatment. We are closely monitoring all developments associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are taking proactive steps to ensure the health and safety of all patients, employees and the communities we serve.

To ensure you have full access to our rehab and therapy services, know that our staff is experienced and trained in telehealth and online counseling services for mental health, addiction, and overall drug and alcohol rehab support.

We’re still here for you during the coronavirus pandemic, because we’re in this together.

Paying for Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Paying for rehab at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake shouldn’t prevent anyone from getting treatment. We accept payment methods including:

Instantly verify whether your insurance policy covers rehab with our benefits checker:

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Our Staff

Our team at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake is made up of full-time staff members who are dedicated to seeing clients thrive in recovery.

We are looking for nurses and other dedicated clinical roles to join our team.

See Open Positions

James Buck Runyan
James Buck Runyan
Executive Director
Kacie Chelli
Kacie Chelli
Colorado Outreach Director

Adam Richmond
Adam Richmond
Medical Director

Our Accreditations

The Recovery Village is accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the State of Colorado Office of Behavioral Health (OBH). Our facility’s accreditation and licensure signify that rehab at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake meets the highest standards of operation.

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Tour Our Facility

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Our Amenities

Depending on the level of care, indoor and outdoor amenities at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake include:

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Fully equipped exercise gym
  • Basketball court
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Squash court
  • Yoga therapy
  • Drama therapy
  • Walking trails
  • Mountain views
  • Frisbee golf course
  • Horseshoes, shuffleboard, ping pong, pool table, and arcade game

Palmer Lake Basketball Court

What to Expect in Alcohol and Drug Rehab

We want each client to feel fully prepared for treatment before they arrive. Knowing what to bring to rehab can help prepare clients for their treatment experience.

We recommend that clients bring:

  • A form of identification, along with a pharmacy card
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing
  • Comfortable sleepwear
  • Sealed (unopened) alcohol-free toiletries, including shampoo and conditioner, sunscreen, face wash and feminine products

Items that are not permitted at our center include:

  • Drugs or alcohol, drug-related paraphernalia and clothing depicting drugs
  • Products that contain alcohol as an ingredient, including hand sanitizer and mouthwash
  • Vaporizers (vaping devices, vapes)
  • Computers, tablets, cameras and electronic devices with internet access
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What Does the Treatment Process Look Like?

Rehab at our facility usually follows a similar process for every client, beginning with an intake evaluation and ending with an aftercare plan.

  • Intake Evaluation

    Upon arrival at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake, clients undergo a comprehensive intake assessment that evaluates their current and past drug use, physical health and mental well-being. The results of this assessment inform each client’s unique treatment plan.

  • Medical Detox

    Medical detox is the first step of addiction treatment for most clients of The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake. This crucial program rids the body of drugs and alcohol in a safe environment with 24-hour medical care.

  • Transition to Further Treatment

    After detox, clients can transition to inpatient treatment, or to step-down programs like partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient care, as is medically appropriate. During these levels of care, clients can receive medical support and mental health counseling, and they may participate in recreational amenities like yoga when appropriate.

  • Aftercare

    When clients leave our care, they transition back to daily life with a solid aftercare plan that outlines the next steps in recovery. Our aftercare plans include maintenance medications, if applicable, and recommendations for sober living homes and support groups in a client’s local community.

What Our Clients Say

Floyd D.
21:36 03 Jan 22
This was the best thing I have ever done for my life. The support, the groups, the over all experience of recovery was amazing. I am so grateful.
Krissy R.
02:47 28 Dec 21
Recovery Village is an amazing place. I was referred by someone who had gone through treatment here and I’m so happy I made the step. I didn’t want to go to a treatment facility as large as RC but it exceeded my expectations. Even though it is larger and they were short-staffed while there, the staff was still amazing at one-on-one care. They will go above and beyond. After residential treatment, the groups become smaller and trust and confidentiality are key. The group therapists have all had their trials in life too and can relate. Nurses, group therapists, medical staff, case workers, BHT’s and individual therapists truly care about each client. And those that I saw discharge early were clearly not ready to make the changes necessary but I wish them the best and hope they return to get their full treatment. This place is all about 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc chances. They would rather serve you many times than to learn you lost your life. Please, if you want to try to make your life better, reach out. I recommend Recovery Village to anyone who wants to work on their mental health while understanding their addiction. To me, you can’t do one without the other. Best wishes to everyone in their search for sobriety.
Morgan
11:06 24 Dec 21
The Recovery Village has the community, education and trauma care I needed for me to finally understand what was going on. They provided me with the skills I needed to continue this enjoyable life. The kindness and understanding of the BHTs, clinicians and staff was unexpected and beyond amazing. Thank you to all the humans and wild animals that have made this possible! 💕 Merry Christmas!!
Will J.
04:00 19 Dec 21
Excellent program, facility, and staff! I just completed a 7 week stay and I am truly grateful to The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake for helping so much with my substance use. I highly recommend this treatment to anyone who is serious about recovery!
David M.
01:15 10 Dec 21
Saved my life!
Joseph H.
20:51 03 Dec 21
Should have came here a long time ago. This place changed my life!
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Frequently Asked Questions

To help you prepare for treatment, we aim to answer all frequently asked questions about addiction treatment, including:

  • Is rehab at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake expensive?

    The cost of rehab varies for each person and depends on several different factors. Rehab costs are calculated based on whether a client has a private health insurance policy, which level of care they need and how long they stay in treatment. Read More About Rehab Costs

  • Is smoking allowed during treatment?

    For those who wish to smoke, designated areas and times of the day are provided. If you wish to smoke, please bring a full supply of new, unopened cigarettes. Our facility also offers nicotine replacement therapy. Vaping is not allowed at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake.

  • Will the facility pay for flights to and from rehab?

    No, The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake does not pay for travel to or from our facility. However, our representatives can help coordinate travel plans to ensure you arrive safely and in a timely manner. Read About Traveling to Rehab

  • Will family members play an active role in rehab?

    All family visits are facilitated through family therapy on an as-needed or as-requested basis

For more answers about rehab, call our facility, view answers to other frequently asked questions, or read our full what to expect guide.

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