Outpatient level of care is available as a step-down only and limited spaces are available.
NorthStar Transitions offers outpatient treatment options to clients who have recently completed residential treatment or Intensive Outpatient Treatment or otherwise are at the appropriate stage in their recovery to warrant our outpatient level of care.
Outpatient substance abuse treatment consists of weekly individual therapy sessions and addiction psychiatry as needed. NorthStar Transitions’ therapists draw on their extensive education and experience in providing counseling to their clients.
All therapists at NorthStar Transitions are masters level or higher and are licensed as Licensed Professional Counselors or Licensed Clinical Social Workers in the state of Colorado. Additionally, most therapists at NorthStar Transitions have an additional certification as a Certified Addiction Counselor or Licensed Addiction Counselor.
Clients engaged in outpatient drug and alcohol treatment typically see the psychiatrist for an initial 1-hour evaluation and then see the psychiatrist for 30-minute follow-up appointments as needed. Clients will see their individual therapist once per week for 1 hour and may choose to participate in family therapy for an additional 1 hour per week.
All clients in outpatient drug and alcohol treatment at NorthStar Transitions are required to consent to drug and alcohol testing.