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Find your way to sobriety in the warm, welcoming town of Cripple Creek, Colorado. Once a former gold mining town, Cripple Creek is now a bustling community that can provide you with the support and resources you need to overcome a substance abuse problem.

When you do overcome your substance abuse problem, this town of 1,189 is the perfect place to restart your life. The beautiful views, historical significance, and thriving tourism sector will provide you with the ideal environment to thrive.

Airport Information for Cripple Creek

Family and friends may wish to visit you during your stay at a residential treatment program. When friends or family visit, they can fly into Colorado Springs Airport. Located 55 miles away from Cripple Creek, it will take just under an hour to drive to/from the airport.

Colorado Springs Airport is not as busy as Denver International, but it currently offers direct flights to/from several major cities. People can fly into Colorado Springs from Dallas, TX, Chicago, IL, Seattle, WA and Atlanta, GA, just to name a few.

Weather for Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek's close proximity to the Rocky Mountains means you will experience cool, comfortable weather in the summer, yet fierce, cold winters. June, July, and August are filled with blue skies and sun-filled days. The average summer temperature is approximately 80 degrees.

The winters can be cold and harsh in Cripple Creek. The average winter temperature is approximately 10 degrees. Most of the winter days are spent with temperatures, even the highs, which are below freezing. The average snowfall in Cripple Creek is 36 inches.

Drug Abuse Information/Rehabilitation Center

All the resources you will need to overcome your substance abuse problem are available right in Cripple Creek. The Southwest Teller County Hospital – Cripple Creek Rehab and Wellness Center offers long-term inpatient, short-term inpatient, outpatient, and individual counseling programs that can help you find sobriety. Programs are available for everyone from teens to seniors.

Residential inpatient programs can last anywhere from 30 days to 120 days. These programs offered by The Southwest Teller County Hospital – Cripple Creek Rehab and Wellness Center provide you with the intense clinical care some need to overcome their substance abuse problem. These programs offer counseling, therapy, support groups, and family counseling to those who enroll.

A less intense treatment option is an outpatient program. Outpatient programs are ideal for people who are unable to take the time to enroll in an inpatient program or for those who may need extra support after staying sober for several years. Individual, group, and family/friend outpatient programs are offered at this medical center.

Lodging in Cripple Creek

Family and friends visiting you in Cripple Creek will have a variety of lodging choices to pick from during their stay. Cripple Creek has hotels, motels, vacation rentals, and bed and breakfasts that offer comfortable lodging. Some of the most popular lodging choices in the area include Arrowhead High Chateau, Century Casino, Cripple Creek Inn, and Cripple Creek Motel.

Employment Opportunities in Cripple Creek

Tourism, especially the gaming/casino industry, offers the most employment opportunities to people in Cripple Creek. There are a number of casinos, including Double Eagle, Colorado Grande, and Century Casino that employ thousands of people in the area. Jobs at these casinos can range from working on the gaming floor to security and housekeeping. Most of these casinos also have an attached hotel that offers unique employment opportunities.

Other employment opportunities in the area include providing tours to visitors, marketing, banking, retail, government, or education.

  • Southwest Teller County Hospital Cripple Creek Rehab and Wellness Ctr
    • Dual diagnosis treatment (Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders)
    • Addiction treatment for seniors/older adults
    • Addiction treatment for women
    • Addiction treatment for men
    • Court ordered alcohol treatment for DUI/DWI offenders
    • Outpatient counseling treatment
    • Residential long-term inpatient treatment (60, 90, 120 days)

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