Substance Abuse Treatment Denver

Substance Abuse Treatment DenverArapahoe House offers outpatient services for teens who have addiction and co-occuring mental health disorders. Outpatient and intensive outpatient services are offered for teens ages 12 – 17 moving down from a more intensive level of treatment (residential/inpatient) or for teens who are not able to continue to stay away from drugs and/or alcohol.


Outpatient and intensive outpatient services allow the individual to get treatment and continue to live at home and attend school or work near Denver.


Individual and family sessions support the goal of living in recovery from drugs and alcohol. Families are encouraged to attend all of the family therapy sessions as it increases the adolescentʼs success. Family/support system involvement changes depending on the situation and the needs of the patient.


Treatment Services Include:

  • Individual, group and family therapy
  • Case management
  • Urine analysis and breathalyzer monitoring


This Program Focuses on: 

  • What drugs and alcohol do to the brain and to health.
  • Legal and social impacts.
  • Skill development, looking at triggers and high risk situations to avoid relapse.
  • Increasing daily living skills including managing anger, disappointment and success.
  • Coming up with a relapse prevention plan to address continued sobriety from addiction with available supports.


Expected Time in the Program: Decided on a case‑by‑case basis. Typical outpatient group therapy sessions are two hours in length and occur up to three times per week. Individual and family therapy is also available. Services may be provided for one month to one year.



Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.  


Metro Denver


For referral or admission to any of our programs, please contact patient access: 303.657.3700 or  Phone lines are open Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.