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Arapahoe House Board of Directors

Officers: Ronald Rose, President Jack Fitzgibbons, Vice President Laura Romero, Vice President Adrienne Ruston Fitzgibbons, Secretary Stan Sena, Treasurer Ellen Miller-Brown, Immediate Past President   Directors: Tom Clark Linda J. Daniel Lynn Miller Doyle Lucille “Lucky” Gallagher David Kohlwey Christine Powers Marcella C. Rapp    Ex Officio Board Members: Mary E. Baca Commissioner Larry W. […]

Success Stories

Transitioning Back into Life I’ve had a lot of obstacles to overcome in my life.  My path through addiction has been long and challenging to say the least.  I hurt a lot of people, not just myself, but my family and my community.  I’ve been to jail and rehab all more than once. Arapahoe House […]

Short-Term Intensive Residential Remediation Treatment (STIRRT)

Program Overview The Short-Term Intensive Residential Remediation Treatment (STIRRT) program assists substance abusing male or female offenders who are on parole or probation, and fail to maintain sobriety.  This treatment is intended to combine the most recent advances in substance abuse treatment, including motivational enhancement, cognitive behavioral theories and strategies for self-improvement and change (SSC).  […]

Adult Day Treatment

Program Overview The adult day treatment service provides treatment to individuals whose substance use and/or co-occurring mental illness has resulted in disruption of their emotional, mental, physical and socioeconomic functioning. This program is designed for those clients whose treatment in a less restrictive setting would be unlikely to result in changes in attitude and motivation […]

Donate Now

Click here to donate online.   Imagine how many lives would change if every Coloradoan who wanted treatment for alcoholism or addiction could get help.  Too many individuals and families are turned away or choose not to seek help because of financial challenges, lack of insurance or shame.   Did you know?   • One in […]

My Road to Recovery

My Road to Recovery   I had a pretty normal life as a substitute teacher until my brother died of multiple sclerosis.  I lost it.  I was depressed and got heavy into crack cocaine to ease the pain.  I tried other drugs before, but crack made my sorrow disappear.   My addiction escalated to the […]

Detoxification Services

Program Overview Arapahoe House operates three adult social-model detoxification programs in Adams, Arapahoe, and Jefferson Counties. The Aurora Emergency Treatment Unit contains 29 licensed beds. The Wheat Ridge facility in Jefferson County, Detox West, holds 39 licensed beds. Serving Adams County, the Detox North facility in Commerce City contains 28 licensed beds.   The primary goals […] Protection Status
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