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Alamosa, Colorado

Alamosa, Colorado, in Alamosa county, is 87 miles SW of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center) and 110 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado. There are 7,960 residents in the city.

The People and Families of Alamosa

In Alamosa, about 40% of adults are married. In Alamosa, more so than in most cities, people can be found in one-person households. People in the city are less likely to be married than people elsewhere.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Alamosa had a median family income of $33,017.

Political Inclinations

Alamosa folks tended to give their money ($1,000) to John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential race. More campaign money flowed to the Democratic party than to competing parties.

Alamosa Housing

As of 2000, the share of housing units in Alamosa that were owner-occupied was 50%. People on their own appreciate the studio and one-bedroom apartments in the city. Cheap apartment rents is one thing Alamosa has going for it.

Commuting

In Alamosa, 81% of commuters drive to work. The city offers good opportunities for biking and walking, so if you're out of shape give those a try. One of the nice things about Alamosa is its reasonable commuting times.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPop.Median Family
Income (2000)
Alamosa7,960$33,017
Monte Vista4,529$33,780

High Points

Alamosa strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

CategoryTrophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1%Alamosa Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2%Alamosa Walking and Biking to Work
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 8%Alamosa Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13%Alamosa Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 15%Alamosa Affordability of Property Taxes


The listings in Alamosa, Colorado and surrounding areas provide the following services:

(20) Outpatient
(7) Females
(5) Males
(19) Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders
(14) Clients With Legal Issues
(5) American Sign Language
(2) Drug/Alcohol Detoxification
(2) Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
(2) Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
(14) Teens and Adolescents
(4) Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
(13) Spanish Speaking
(7) Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
(3) Persons with HIV/AIDS
(3) Gay and Lesbian
(3) Seniors/Older Adults
(8) Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
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Do you have a problem with drug or alcohol addiction and live in Alamosa, Colorado? Are you concerned about a family member in Alamosa, who has a problem like this? Whatever your situation it's easy to believe that you're alone with this . . . that, somehow, you have to solve the problem all on your own. That is not the case. We care about you - and will help you find an Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Center in Alamosa, suited to your specific treatment needs. You don't have to deal with drug addiction or alcoholism on your own!

An Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehab Facility in Alamosa, is a good option for the treatment of drug addiction and alcoholism. The goal of an Alcohol Rehab or Drug Treatment Center in Alamosa, CO. is to direct the initial treatment plan toward the ability of the individual to stop using drugs and/or alcohol and hence avoid the psychological, legal, financial, social, and physical consequences that are usually associated with drug addiction and alcoholism.

There are many different addiction treatment approaches such as Long-term Treatment Facilities, Outpatient Drug Rehab Centers, Short-term Drug Rehab Centers, Inpatient Treatment Facilities, support group meetings, drug counseling, halfway houses and sober living.

Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Alamosa, typically focus on the two-fold nature of drug addiction and alcoholism: physical and psychological addiction. Physical addiction can be treated by a detoxification program in Alamosa, Colorado with treatment procedure to assist with the painful withdrawal symptoms which manifest themselves when a person discontinues the consumption of a drug or drugs that they are addicted to. With habitual use of a psychoactive substance the brain gradually adapts to the presence of the drug so the desired effect becomes minimal. This is how physical tolerance develops to drugs such as heroin, amphetamines, cocaine, nicotine and alcohol to name a few. It also explains why more and more of the drug is needed to get the same effect with habitual use of an addictive drug. The abrupt cessation of an addictive drug can lead to serious withdrawal symptoms where the body may take weeks or months (depending on the drug involved) to return to normal function. The withdrawal symptoms from certain substances, such as heroin, can induce severe and painful withdrawal symptoms, and be quite prolonged.

An Alcohol Rehab or Drug Treatment Facility in Alamosa, will not only provide the person with a professional detox but also provide an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Facility for the psychological issues inevitably underlying all drug and alcohol addiction problems, so as to decrease the chances of relapse and increase the chances of a clean and sober life.

A Drug Rehab or Alcohol Treatment Center in Alamosa, CO. is more likely to be one of the most successful methods for treating an individual with a severe drug addiction problem. Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Facilities in Alamosa, are designed to deliver a comprehensive treatment curriculum and assist a person in every facet of their life 24 hours a day.

For a person to make a successful recovery, they must acquire new knowledge, abilities and 'life skills'. This new knowledge, abilities and life skills must be directed toward strategies for returning home to Alamosa, from a Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Program and encountering old drug using acquaintances in Alamosa - as well as ways to handle the many reminders and triggers of their past drug using days in Alamosa. These triggers can produce memories which can produce psychological stressors. These psychological stressors often hinder the recovering addict, making it very difficult for them to feel as though they have control over their actions concerning drug using impulses. This is because research into the brain of addicts shows changes in the way their brain functions long after they have discontinued using drugs and/or alcohol. This is the main reason why even an individual with will power as strong as steel may find it extremely difficult to overcome drug addiction or alcoholism without professional addiction treatment. With so many obstacles such as triggers, drug cravings, and changes in the way their brain functions due to habitual drug use, it is no surprise why so many people attend an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Rehab Facility each year to successfully recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

There are many reasons why a person should enroll into a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Rehab Center in Alamosa. A few of the many reasons are: the inability to control or eliminate their drinking or drug use, alienating their friends and family, legal problems, severe depression and general unhappiness due to excessive drug or alcohol use.

Getting Help

Call toll free 1-855-731-7773 to speak to a professional Registered Addiction Specialist or simply fill out the Alamosa, Colorado Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Center request form and you will be contacted by a counselor shortly.

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There are 5 local Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Centers in Alamosa, Colorado. We have also provided 15 additional Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Centers that are closest geographically to Alamosa:

Brook Creek Counseling Alamosa, CO
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Males, Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Crossroads Managed Care Systems Inc Alamosa, CO
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid
Crossroads Turning Points Inc Alamosa, CO
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Gay and Lesbian, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Males, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid
San Luis Valley Alamosa, CO
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
San Luis Valley Comprehensive Mental Alamosa, CO
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Faciltity
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Crossroads Managed Care Systems Inc Monte Vista, CO 2.8 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid
San Luis Valley La Jara, CO 16.0 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Crossroads Turning Points Inc Monte Vista, CO 18.1 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Gay and Lesbian, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Males, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Access to Recovery
Ascension Counseling and La Jara, CO 21.6 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Access to Recovery
San Luis Valley Mental Health Center La Jara, CO 21.6 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Alpine Family Counseling Services Inc Westcliffe, CO 49.0 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Gay and Lesbian, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Pathfinders Comm Counseling Servs Inc La Junta, CO 70.1 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Southern Colorado Comprehensive La Junta, CO 70.1 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Associates for Psychotherapy and Pueblo, CO 70.1 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Awareness Institute Inc Pueblo, CO 70.1 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Case Management Services Pueblo, CO 70.1 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
MNP Enterprises Pueblo, CO 70.1 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Pathways for Youth Inc Pueblo, CO 70.1 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Treatment Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Southern CO Comprehensive Crt Servs Pueblo, CO 70.1 miles from Alamosa
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment

Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:

There has been much research in regard to the contributing factors of inhalant abuse; peer pressure, as with much teenage drug use, appears to top the list.

In 2006, rates of past year SPD were lowest among Asians at 7.8 percent. Rates for other racial/ethnic groups were 10.5 percent among blacks, 10.8 percent among Hispanics and among Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, 11.4 percent among whites, 25.3 percent among persons reporting two or more races, and 25.9 percent among American Indians or Alaska Natives.

Among persons aged 12 to 17 who received specialty treatment for illegal drug or alcohol use in the past year, 19.1 percent had MDE during the year. This is significantly higher than the percentage of teens with MDE in the past year who did not receive specialty treatment (8.7 percent).

Illegal amphetamine appears as crystals, chunks, and fine to coarse powders, off-white to yellow in color, and supplied loose (in plastic or foil bags) or in capsules or tablets of various sizes and colors.

Addiction happens when an individual loses control over a substance or activity; family history, personality, and environment all appear to play a role in developing addictions.

The use of methamphetamine can produce chronic hallucinations that can alter the user's perception and create an environment of paranoia.


The following survey was completed by residents of Alamosa, Colorado as part of the USNODRUGS monitoring program. The survey below is a representation of perceptual drug and alcohol usage rates in Alamosa, Colorado. We cannot guarantee complete accuracy, but our monitoring team uses the highest standards for survey compilation.
You do not have to answer all of the survey questions, you should only answer questions that are relevant to your thoughts and experiences.
Survey results as of April 1, 2014
Perception of marijuana in Alamosa, Colorado.
Do you believe that using marijuana can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
82%
10%
8%
Marijuana use in Alamosa, Colorado.
Have you used marijuana in your lifetime?
No
Yes
98%
2%
Have you used marijuana in the past month?
No
Yes
97%
3%
Do you use marijuana regularly?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
98%
2%
Perception of Alcohol in Alamosa, Colorado.
Do you believe that drinking alcohol can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
6%
8%
86%
Have you had a binge drinking experience in the past month?
No
Yes
82%
18%
Do you consume alcohol daily?
Maybe
No
Yes
3%
89%
8%
How old were you when you first experimented with alcohol?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
8%
10%
54%
28%
What motivated you to use drugs or alcohol for the first time in Alamosa, Colorado?
Boredom
Curiousity
Drugs were all around
Family problem
Hopelessness
It was easy to get
None of the above
Peer Pressure
To fit in
Unhappiness
11%
30%
3%
2%
7%
3%
37%
0%
0%
7%
Most common first drug experience in Alamosa, Colorado?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
19%
2%
3%
3%
2%
3%
13%
4%
9%
5%
28%
9%
Use of drugs and alcohol in Alamosa, Colorado schools.
Have you ever gone to school in Alamosa, Colorado under the influence of marijuana?
Maybe
No
Yes
9%
89%
2%
Have you ever gone to school in Alamosa, Colorado under the influence of alcohol?
Maybe
No
Yes
14%
79%
7%
What is the most common drug used in your school in Alamosa, Colorado?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
18%
4%
3%
3%
2%
5%
13%
2%
11%
4%
25%
10%
Your Age?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
4%
5%
65%
26%
Your Gender?
Female
Male
27%
73%
Surveys updated monthly.

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