Using Acupuncture to Aid in Recovery from a Methamphetamine Addiction Denver CO

Acupuncture, which dates back to ancient Chinese medical practice, can play an important role in this lifestyle change for recovering meth addicts. This technique involves the insertion of fine stainless steel needles into muscle tissue along well known “energy channels” in the body called “meridians.”

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Substance Abuse Treatment Services
303-467-2624 x135
1410 Vance Street
Suite 204
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Acupuncture, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Treatment for gambling disorder,
Creative Treatment Options
Substance Abuse Treatment Services
303-467-2624 x135
1410 Vance Street
Suite 204
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Acupuncture, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Treatment for gambling disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher

Community Reach Center Inc
303-853-3500
8931 Huron Street
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Do not treat opioid addiction, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Acupuncture, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder,
Community Reach Center Inc
303-853-3500
8931 Huron Street
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Do not treat opioid addiction, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Acupuncture, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Regular outpatient treatment, Computerized treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs

Recovering Spirit LLC
720-810-5922
1490 Lafayette Street
Suite 208
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Interim services for clients, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Acupuncture, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder,
Recovering Spirit LLC
720-810-5922
1490 Lafayette Street
Suite 208
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Interim services for clients, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Acupuncture, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Private health insurance

Community Reach Center Inc
303-853-3400
11285 Highline Drive
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Do not treat opioid addiction, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Acupuncture, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder,
Community Reach Center Inc
303-853-3400
11285 Highline Drive
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Do not treat opioid addiction, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Acupuncture, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Regular outpatient treatment, Computerized treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs

Empowerment Program
303-320-1989 x211
1600 York Street
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Housing services, Acupuncture, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing,
Empowerment Program
303-320-1989 x211
1600 York Street
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Housing services, Acupuncture, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, No payment accepted

Mile High Council on Alcoholism and
Drug Abuse/DBA Mile High Behav Hlth
303-825-8113
4242 Deleware Street
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Acupuncture, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Transitional housing or halfway house,
Mile High Council on Alcoholism and
Drug Abuse/DBA Mile High Behav Hlth
303-825-8113
4242 Deleware Street
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Acupuncture, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Transitional housing or halfway house

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs

Acacia Counseling Inc
(303) 861-9378
1600 Downing Street
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

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Council Project Recovery Miracles and
(303) 825-8113x17
Compass Bank Building
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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ARTS Univ of CO Health Science Ctr
(303) 388-5894
1827 Gaylord Street
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Spanish

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Univ of CO Health Sciences Center/ARTS
(303) 355-1014
2121 East 18th Avenue
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS
Language Services
Spanish

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Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
(303) 293-2220
2100 Broadway
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Behavior Services Institute
(303) 831-4500
1600 Downing Street
Denver, CO
Hotline
(303) 881-7919
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Broader Horizons Counseling Services
(720) 234-4555
1520 Marion St
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Empowerment Program
(303) 320-1989x211
1600 York Street
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Women, Criminal justice clients

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CATS
(303) 394-2714
2222 East 18th Avenue
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Phoenix Concept
(303) 722-5746x10
2162 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Using Acupuncture to Aid in Recovery from a Methamphetamine Addiction

Methamphetamine is a synthetic drug unlike the other psychoactive stimulants that are usually used for spiritual quests and also it is not a plant-derived one. This artificial, dopamine releaser also has a unique hit over its natural counterpart, cocaine. Meth has wide ranging effects on the body and is rapidly detrimental and The American Medical Association has deemed meth addiction to be a chronic disease. Because meth effects are so tenacious, recovering from this addiction is a life-long process that involves conscious changes in lifestyle to prevent relapse.

Acupuncture, which dates back to ancient Chinese medical practice, can play an important role in this lifestyle change for recovering meth addicts. This technique involves the insertion of fine stainless steel needles into muscle tissue along well known “energy channels” in the body called “meridians.” According to Mark Goldby, a licensed acupuncturist with a long-standing practice in Portland, “The ideal state of health is when the Qi (pronounced “chee”) or vital energy is flowing freely through these channels without any blockages so that the body maintains a state of balance.

Acupuncture facilitates freeing up the flow of Qi. The blockage of Qi can be associated with every form of illness there is.”The traditional acupuncture approach to drug addiction is a method called auricular acupuncture, developed by French doctor Paul Nogier in 1955. It capitalizes on the Chinese medicinal conceptualization of the ear be...

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