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Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Aurora, Colorado

Aurora, Colorado is a lot more than the “Gateway to the Rockies;” it’s also the gateway to drug rehabilitation and recovery. Located at capital city Denver’s doorstep, Aurora features enormous accessibility and many helpful amenities on a stunning natural backdrop. Traveling here makes recovery even more like a vacation.

Airport Access

The Denver International Airport (DIA) is, hands down, the most convenient and obvious transportation choice for those seeking treatment in Aurora. DIA is, as of 2014, the country’s fifth busiest airport and the world’s sixteenth. It supports nearly every major airline and is the hub for three in specific: United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Great Lakes Airlines.

Travelers from all over the country and world should have no problem reaching Aurora from DIA, as the state boasts many land-based transportation options for getting nearly anywhere.

Colorado’s Calm Climate

Like many of Colorado’s most populous cities, Aurora features a comfortably mild climate year-round. Its winters are cool, its summers are warm, and spring and fall fit suitably in between. Due to its proximity to the mountains, humidity is low and the air can be dry.

Aurora’s average high temperature sits pleasantly at 64.8 °F. The city’s warmest month is July (average high temperature of 89 °F) and the coolest is December (average high temperature of 43 °F). Overall, it’s perfectly cozy place to start recovery.

Lodging Opportunities

Make the most of your stay in Aurora by taking advantage of its best lodging options, of which there are many. The best environment for drug abuse recovery is an enjoyable one.

The most highly rated hotel in Aurora, according to Google reviews, is the Denver Airport Marriot. Reviewers praise its extraordinarily comfortable beds and cozy rooms. Other popular sites include the Spring Hill Suites, which has fantastic customer service, and the Hilton Garden Inn, with its filling breakfast and well-stocked rooms.

Employment Options

If you fall in love with Aurora as many do, consider long-term employment. Having your abuse recovery support system nearby is no doubt a bonus.

According to the Aurora Economic Development Council, the largest employers in Aurora are the Buckley Air Force Base, the Anschutz Medical Campus, Children’s Hospital, and the University of Colorado Hospital. The most popular industries are construction, health care, and accommodation services, all of which no doubt have positions for those of all backgrounds and experience levels.

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