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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Treatment Services

ARTS provides both inpatient and outpatient treatment services for substance abuse. For more information on our programs please click on the links below.

If you are seeking treatment or would like to refer someone to treatment you can speak to an Intake Worker who will help you determine which level of treatment is right for you.  The Intake Worker can also help you determine which funding streams you may be eligible for.  Please click on the links below to learn more about each program and find out how you can speak to an Intake Worker. 

 ARTS is compliant with PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act).  Learn more here.

Peer I 

Peer I

Peer I is a 126-bed Therapeutic Community (TC) that offers long-term, intensive treatment for men who meet the criteria for substance dependence. The primary goal of Peer I is to facilitate individual change and positive growth by residing in a community of concerned peers working together to help themselves and one another.


The Haven 

The Haven

The Haven offers long-term residential treatment for women with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. Women with infant children are encouraged to bring them into the program to reside with them; similarly, pregnant women give birth to their babies while in treatment, assuring a safe delivery and healthy infant.


Outpatient Women's Treatment Services  

Specialized Outpatient Services

Specialized Outpatient Services in Denver provides specialized treatment directed at specific needs populations, including gender-specific individual, group, and family counseling for women with substance use disorders; integrated services to address co-occurring substance abuse and mental health services.
SOS provides offender treatment services including the Matrix Model therapy groups and integrated treatment for substance abuse and mental health disorders. SOS also provides education and therapy for Driving While Alcohol Impaired (DWAI) and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offenses
SOS specializes in comprehensive assessment and treatment for clients who are HIV positive. Services include substance abuse counseling, Matrix Model therapy groups, HIV medical care, psychiatric assessment and therapy, case management


Adult Outpatient Clinic  

Parkside Clinic

ARTS Parkside Clinic in Denver features Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) using Methadone, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Vivitrol, and Antabuse in combination with counseling, addressing specific addictions such as opioid dependence or alcoholism.



Synergy Adolescent Services 

Synergy offers a full continuum of treatment services for adolescent males, females and their families. These teens, between the ages of 12 and 18, exhibit drug and alcohol abuse, and co-occurring mental health disorders, such as major depressive, bipolar or attention deficit disorders.



The Potomac Center  

The Potomac Street Center

Potomac Street Center in Aurora is a comprehensive clinics offering a broad set of services, including Medication-Assisted Treatment, child welfare services, and specific services for offenders, including DWAI and DUI education and therapy.


Westside Center for Change  

Westside Center for Change

Westside Center for Change is located in Lakewood, serving Jefferson County and the west quadrants of Denver. Services include Medication-Assisted Treatment with Methadone and Buprenorphine; Antabuse monitoring; substance abuse evaluations; DUI Level I and II Education classes and Therapy; relapse prevention; gender-specific offender treatment; Urinalysis screening and monitoring; stress management classes; 12-step facilitation; case management; cognitive behavioral therapy; and integrated treatment for co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders.


Medication-Assisted Treatment Centers  

Medication-Assisted Treatment Clinics

Medication-Assisted Treatment - Methadone and Buprenorphine