Treatment Programs

Inpatient Treatment Programs in Denver

The Inpatient Program at Denver Springs is designed to provide intensive, highly-structured treatment for adults and adolescents, ages 12 through 17 with psychiatric, addictive, and co-occurring disorders.

Why Choose Inpatient Treatment at Denver Springs

The Denver Springs multidisciplinary team works together to address the unique mental, emotional, spiritual, physical, cognitive, and social needs of each patient. During inpatient treatment, patients will learn to manage their mental health or addiction issues through a combination of behavioral and holistic therapies, wellness education, recreational activities and medication.


Inpatient Mental Health Treatment

Patients admitted to the psychiatric program receive 24-hour supervised psychiatric treatment and crisis support for mental health issues and co-occurring disorders.


Inpatient Addiction Treatment

Inpatient detox services include medically assisted detox and therapeutic interventions for alcohol addiction and substance abuse. It may also include short-term inpatient rehabilitation treatment. This program is overseen by a Board Certified Psychiatrist also licensed in Addiction Medicine. As a licensed hospital, we may also provide short-term inpatient rehabilitation treatment.” 


Dual Diagnosis

Using the latest advancements in program curriculum such as web-based COGNIT®, Good Days Ahead®, and the Hazelden® Co-Occurring Disorders Program, a customized treatment plan will address the symptoms of a patient suffering from psychiatric and substance abuse issues.


Adolescent Inpatient

Denver Springs adolescent inpatient unit is led by Board Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists and offers expanded family/caregiver involvement, including multi-family group therapy.


Help for Heroes Program - Military Unit

The Help for Heroes Program is designed exclusively to meet the recovery needs of active duty service members and veterans dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues brought on by on-duty challenges. The program offers crisis stabilization and three specialized treatment tracks:

  • Mental Health: This track focuses on challenging cognitive distortions and maladaptive behaviors, designed to help victims of noncombat trauma find healing. The average length of stay is between 21 to 30 days.
  • Addictions: The addiction track provides treatment and recovery enhancement for those struggling with an addiction (chemical or behavioral). The average length of stay is between 21 to 28 days. AA and NA support groups are available to help those who have completed the program maintain recovery
  • Trauma: Led by George Brandt, M.D., a retired Army Colonel and current Medical Director at Denver Springs, this track uses Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) to address cognitive distortions, and other effects of combat trauma. The average length of stay is between 30 to 45 days, depending on the patient’s functional severity. 

Therapeutic Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (MCBT), Solution-focused therapy, Trauma-focused therapy groups


Holistic Therapies

Yoga therapy, art therapy, music therapy, pet therapy, recreation therapy


Educational Programs

Mindfulness training, fitness and wellness education, nutrition education


Web-based Recovery Management Tools

COGNIT®, Good Days Ahead®, Hazelden® Co-Occurring Disorders Program