During your first meeting with the staff at AspenRidge Recovery, we can utilize that time to become acquainted with your past, family history, and immediate needs. We can also provide information regarding our mental health treatment options and substance addiction programs. Together, you, your family, and your therapist will decide which PTSD treatment will work best for you.
Our state-of-the-art treatment and rehab center is recognized throughout Colorado for providing comprehensive, evidence-based treatment, as well as integrating holistic approaches to address posttraumatic stress disorder.
At AspenRidge Recovery Centers, our extended care approach ensures that those who suffer from PTSD get the comprehensive treatment they need. Our trained counselors help with immediate physical needs including addiction while also addressing the root causes of PTSD in a program that is both extensive and affordable. Most often PTSD patients have co-occurring disorders that include physical and mental health issues.
Whether you decide on our ninety-day residential program or one of our evening outpatient programs, you will receive the same quality care that allows you to return to your family and work life.
Give us a call any time 24/7 to talk to a counselor or to arrange a visit to tour our outstanding family-focused facilities at Lakewood, Fort Collins, or Colorado Springs.
How Do You Know that You or a Loved One Might be Suffering from PTSD?
There are several signs which may indicate you or a loved one may be suffering from PTSD. Symptoms may cause major problems with family, friends, colleagues, community, and/or social relationships. PTSD can render those who suffer from this condition unable to perform daily life tasks.
There are four types of PTSD symptoms:
- Intrusive memories
- Negative changes in thinking and mood
- Changes in physical and/or emotional reactions.
Moreover, PTSD symptoms vary from person to person. They may also change over time for an individual who suffers from PTSD.
- Do you have recurrent, distressing memories of the traumatic event?
- Do you have flashbacks in which you relive the traumatic event?
- Do you have nightmares about the traumatic event?
- Do you experience severe emotional distress and/or physical reactions when something reminds you of the traumatic event?
- Do you attempt to avoid thinking or talking about the traumatic event?
- Do you avoid places, activities, and/or people that remind you of the traumatic event?
Negative Mood or Thought Changes
- Do you have negative thoughts about yourself, other people, and/or the world?
- Do you feel hopeless about your future?
- Do you experience memory problems like not remembering important parts of the traumatic event?
- Do you have difficulty maintaining close relationships?
- Do you feel detached from family, friends, co-workers, and/or neighbors
- Do you find it difficult to be interested in activities you used to enjoy?
- Is it hard for you to be optimistic about things?
- Are you emotionally numb to issues, people, and/or events?
Changes in physical and emotional reactions
- Are you easily startled or frightened by noises, smells, or people?
- Do you feel constantly on high alert?
- Do you engage in self-destructive behaviors like drinking too much or driving too fast?
- Do you have trouble sleeping?
- Is it hard to concentrate?
- Are you prone to angry outbursts, aggressive behavior, and/or irritability?
- Do you feel overwhelmed by guilt or shame?
PTSD Treatment Service in Colorado
It is estimated that between three and four percent of those who reside in Colorado suffer from PTSD. If you’ve witnessed or experienced a traumatic event, it is not unusual to suffer from PTSD. Symptoms don’t always develop right after events like experiencing war, a natural disaster, a car crash, a physical assault, or a shooting.
Some symptoms may arise months or years later. Colorado facilities like AspenRidge are ready to help you deal with both the physical and emotional aspects of PTSD.
At AspenRidge, we utilize the newest technology to identify PTSD. Our therapy team composed of medical doctors, psychologists, certified therapists, and counselors will work with you to accurately diagnose PTSD and related conditions to devise a treatment plan that best fits your needs.
We offer a variety of services to help you attain that objective, including: