The Council is a leader innovative prevention and treatment techniques
for alcohol abuse, other drug use and addictions. The
Council is dedicated to providing quality services and programs
with a focus on promoting prevention, treatment and education.
The Council was founded in June,
l960 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) agency. During the early years,
the agency provided services related to alcohol abuse. The agency
is the oldest non-profit providing substance abuse prevention
and treatment in Colorado. As years passed and other drugs of
abuse were developed and identified, the agency expanded programs
and services to include alcohol, other illegal drugs, prescription
drug abuse, addictive behaviors (such as gambling, sex, eating),
and related problems.