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Colorado Springs Transitional Living Program


A supportive and safe living environment paired with outpatient treatment in Colorado Springs, Colorado, designed to help young adults build independence while overcoming substance use, addiction, and mental health challenges.

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Transitional Living Program Overview
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Young Adult Men’s Transitional Living

You may not feel ready to jump back into life at home, and that’s okay. If you are worried that that your living situation might interrupt the momentum you’ve found in treatment, a transitional living program will provide you with a recovery-focused environment.

Our extended residential program is available for clients who are actively engaged in PHP or IOP treatment with us.

The program offers a balance of accountability and the freedom to grow. With a carefully curated treatment that is personalized for you, you’ll get the tools to navigate life’s challenges while enjoying the support of peers who share your goals.

Choosing Sobriety and Accountability

“My life has improved in every aspect, I think because I’m not relying on something that could be so detrimental to me just to feel like myself… I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m still growing and I don’t have all the answers. And I’m okay with that.”

Taking the first step to overcoming addiction doesn’t have to be hard. Take some time to listen to Nico share his story of making the choice to pursue sobriety, along with the incredible ways his life has improved since.

If you’re considering entering a young adult drug treatment program, know that you aren’t alone and have a compassionate community cheering you on at Sandstone. Begin your journey by verifying your insurance or giving us a call.

Testimonial – Nico’s recovery journey

Stable Housing & Substance-Free Living

This program provides a clean, safe, and supportive environment that strengthens the foundation for early recovery programs. Not only will you get to build friendships with other sober people, but you’ll also get skills training to help you navigate life’s challenges.

Our home is staffed 24/7 by highly trained behavioral health professionals. Training includes de-escalation training, first aid, CPR, and medication management. Your comfort, safety, and success in recovery is at the center of what they do.

Join us at the Colorado Springs Transitional Living Center and get the support and resources you need to succeed in both recovery and independent living.

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Meet Your Treatment Team

Kyle Fajen, CAS
Kyle Fajen, CAS
Assistant Director of Housing
Zane James
Zane James
House Manager

Amenities

  • Grill
  • Satellite TV
  • Large Outdoor Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Mountain View
  • Full-size Kitchen

Activities

  • Hiking
  • Paintball
  • Batting Cages
  • Rock Climbing
  • Top Golf
  • Phoenix Multisport

Transitional Housing Program Benefits

The Transitional Living Program offers countless benefits for those in need of recovery support services. Your treatment providers will ensure you have everything you need in your home-away-from-home.

Along with providing total recovery support from your Housing Managers and peers, the transitional housing program will teach you self-sufficiency skills that you can take with you when you complete treatment.

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Safe & Stable Environment
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Supported Independence
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Structured Care Plan
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Healthy Coping Skills
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Sober Friendships
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Reconnect with Family and Friends
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“The amount of gratitude I have for this facility and the staff has no measure!”

“They were so friendly and knowledgeable always willing to help and adjust to the needs of the people in their care. If you need help do not hesitate you will not regret it!”

Mike B.
Former Client
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The Obvious Choice for Effective Treatment

At Sandstone Care, we believe in personalized and specialized care. Unlike generic treatment approaches, we understand that each individual’s circumstances are unique.

Through thorough assessments, our licensed therapists, medical professionals, and experienced staff gain a deep understanding of your background, challenges, and goals. Comprehensive programming, therapy, and education equips you and your family with the necessary tools to support your recovery journey.

With our comprehensive continuum of care, you’ll receive the right level of support at each stage of recovery. Whether you need high-support care, or a few hours of outpatient treatment a week, our expert team will collaborate with you to find what works best for you.

How We Are Different

Sandstone Care aims to drive positive lasting change in real people. We understand that you have unique circumstances, so we offer a more personalized experience than you would find anywhere else.

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Age-Specific Care
Age-Specific Care

We are age-specific, not gender-specific. We focus on the unique circumstances that you face at your specific stage of life.

Evidence-Based Therapy
Evidence-Based Therapy

We only use treatment interventions that have been scientifically proven to provide consistent, lasting recovery.

Small Group Sizes
Small Group Sizes

You are more than a number, which is why we provide an intimate setting where your voice can be heard.

Individualized Treatment Plans
Individualized Treatment Plans

No one person is the same, and neither is their recovery journey. Your treatment program will be tailored to your unique needs.

Academic and Vocational Support
Academic and Vocational Support

We want you to get the most out of life, which means feeling your best in the classroom or at your job.

The Family Component
The Family Component

Recovery involves the entire family, so we provide support for the whole family system.

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Transitional living overview

How is Transitional Living Helpful?

If you’re a young adult (18-30) and you feel like your home-environment makes it difficult to heal from your addiction, a recovery living program can be a lifeline.

Sober living homes like transitional housing offer a substance-free environment where you can focus on the treatment services you’re receiving.

Monday through Friday, you’ll attend treatment for 5 hours a day. There, you’ll engage in therapy, support groups, and other treatment programs according to your case management. In the evenings and on weekends, you’ll get to bond with your peers during fun outings and activities.

Under the guidance and support of our expert staff, the path to lasting recovery will be much easier to find.

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We’re available 7 days a week to help answer any questions you may have.

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The Continuum of Care

Care for Wherever You Are in Your Journey

Access a full range of treatments for mental health and substance use disorders. Whether you need a safe transitional living community, inpatient treatment, or outpatient therapy, we have a program to help.

Learn more about levels of care

5-21 days of 24/7 on-site medical supervision.

Our Medically-Assisted Detox and Inpatient Center offers private rooms and 24/7 medically supervised care to support a safe recovery from drugs and alcohol, followed by comprehensive treatment that addresses your physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.

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Medical Detox Explained

60-90 days of on-site 24/7 treatment.

We offer residential treatment centers designed specifically for teens struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use, and co-occurring mental health disorders.

We help teens learn healthy coping skills so they can better handle daily challenges. Teens are provided with an intimate, serene environment with smaller group sizes and a focus on strengthening the family unit. Every client gets robust academic support by certified teachers to ensure clients stay up to date on their coursework.

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Teen Residential Care Explained

2-6 months

Our Transitional Living Program can be combined with clinical programming to provide a comprehensive treatment experience for our young adult client’s struggling with substance use disorders.

Our homes are for individuals aged 18-30 and help clients establish a supportive community and accountability, while increasing independence and personal responsibility.

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Transitional Living Program Overview

4 weeks of on-site day treatment.

Our Teen Young Adult Day Treatment program, also known as Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), is a highly structured level of care that offers five days of robust programming a week.

Our two distinct mental health and substance use tracks help clients to stabilize, begin to understand their mental health and/or addiction struggles, and heal from them. We strive to help our clients become more like the person they want to be, without using negative coping strategies or substances to get there.

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PHP Explained

12 weeks of on-site or virtual treatment.

Our Teen & Young Adult IOP, or Intensive Outpatient Program, offers two distinct tracks to address our client’s needs, each track consisting of 3-4 days of weekly programming.

Our mood disorder track we are able to focus on mental health, depression, trauma, and anxiety. Our dual diagnosis track we are able to support client’s with substance use and mental health challenges. Each focuses on developing positive social, academic, and vocational habits while continuing with their job or school responsibilities.

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What is IOP?

You have questions. We have answers.

Our goal is to provide the most helpful information. Please reach out to us if you have any additional questions. We are here to help any way we can.

Cost depends on location. We keep our treatment programs as affordable as possible while still maintaining the highest quality services possible. We are in-network with many insurance companies. Call our admissions team at 888-850-1890 or verify your insurance.

Yes. Our highly trained and caring housing managers live in the house to ensure that the home is a safe place for everyone. They are available 24/7 to provide support services and prioritize the wellness of residents.

Yes, clients have access to their phones and computers.

No. We believe in starting with many privileges and only revoking access if necessary, so we do not have a blackout period when you begin our program.

The house is fully furnished and stocked. Bring clothing and essentials. The houses have TV’s and video game consoles, laundry, fully equipped kitchens and plenty of parking if you have a car.

No, Transitional Living is not housing for homeless families or people with disabilities.

Transitional Living is short-term housing for people actively in recovery from substance abuse or mental health issues. We are not a non-profit outreach center (think Warren Village in Denver, or the Salvation Army and its ministries) — we are a private recovery center providing health care in the form of addiction and mental health treatment to teens, young adults, and adults.

If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness in the Colorado Springs area, please reach out to Springs Rescue Mission.

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Let’s take the first step together.

We understand taking the first step is difficult. There is no shame or guilt in asking for help or more information. We are here to support you in any way we can.