The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake

Take the first step toward recovery today. We offer a variety of treatment options and will develop a treatment plan tailored to your needs. When you’re ready to leave our facility, we’ll provide you with the resources and support you need.

100% confidential. Most insurance accepted.

Our Facility

Located in beautiful Palmer Lake, The Recovery Village is surrounded by stunning views of the Rocky Mountain foothills. The 58-bed facility is licensed by the State of Colorado and the Office for Behavioral Health. It’s located along the scenic Santa Fe Trail and sits conveniently between Denver and Colorado Springs.

Comfort by Design

Everything we do is designed to ensure your comfort and safety. Our staff can help coordinate your travel arrangements to ensure safe arrival and departure to and from The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake. We also provide well-balanced meals prepared by a private chef, and a dietitian is on-site to work with patients with eating disorders.

The housing at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake is designed to facilitate healing and relaxation, offering exquisite amenities and decor for your convenience and well-being.

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Food and Nutrition Services

We ensure you’re ready for the day by serving several breakfast options prepared with your health and nutritional needs in mind. Selections vary by day but usually include pancakes, waffles, biscuits and gravy, bagels, cinnamons rolls or muffins.

Lunch begins at noon with a choice of a protein or a sandwich, a side and a soup or salad. Enjoy your choice of a turkey and cheese spinach wrap with house chips or a salmon fillet with romaine, parmesan cheese, croutons and the soup of the day. Another day may offer your choice of cheese manicotti or pork chop with mushroom sauce, rice, broccoli and a mixed green salad.

Healthy, delicious dinners may include your choice of stuffed cabbage rolls or lemon pepper catfish with roasted potatoes, rice, mixed vegetables, a mixed green salad and a dinner roll. On another you night, you may have a choice of seared cod fillet with remoulade sauce or chicken breast with mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans, a garden salad and a toasted baguette.

Food Menu

Our dietitians prepare specialized meals that are as appetizing as they are nutritional to ensure you develop healthy eating habits during your stay with us.

Rules and Chores

The rules and policies at our facility were developed with your well-being in mind.

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Age

We treat only clients ages 18 and older.

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Cellphones

Cellphones are not allowed at the facility. You’ll receive access to a telephone during nonclinical hours three times per week once the detoxification process is complete.

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Laundry

We’ll help you with laundry during the early phases of treatment, but clients are responsible for their own laundry after detox is complete. You’ll be provided with a laundry schedule when you transition to residential and partial hospitalization levels of care.

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Housekeeping

Our professional housekeeping team will perform housekeeping duties during detox. You’ll be required to clean your living area regularly once you transition to residential or partial hospitalization programs.

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Smoking

Smoking is allowed in designated areas. However, it is prohibited during therapy or wellness activities.

Wellness Program

Our facility possesses exercise and other therapeutic areas designed to aid in your recovery. We also provide daily activities as a part of our wellness program.

Amenities

  • Basketball Court
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Drama Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Equine Therapy

Recreational Activities

  • Sand Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Art Therapy
  • Bowling (Off-Site)

Daily Schedule

Breakfast 7:30 a.m.
Morning meditation and chores 8:15 a.m.
Goals group and daily intention 9:20 a.m.
Primary caseload group 10:00 a.m.
Lunch with therapist 12:00 p.m.
Nutrition and wellness group 1:15 p.m.
Back to Basics 2:45 p.m.
Gym and structured recreation time 4:00 p.m.
Dinner 5:00 p.m.
Reflection time 6:00 p.m.
AA or NA meeting 7:00 p.m.
End of day 10:00 p.m.

Our Location

The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake

443 S. Highway 105
Palmer Lake, CO 80133

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What We Treat

We treat a wide range of substance use and mental health disorders at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake. Our team can help you begin a happier life today.

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Alcohol and Drug Dependency

We provide detox, varying degrees of treatment and long-term aftercare support for alcohol addiction and numerous kinds of drug addiction.

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Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

We specialize in treating post-traumatic stress disorder. You’ll have access to evidence-based treatment for PTSD symptoms such as flashbacks, avoidance and hyperarousal.

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Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders

We screen and treat all of our patients for co-occurring mental health disorders, including mood disorders, eating disorders and co-occurring addictions.

Our Treatment Programs

We help clients in all stages of recovery and can determine the most appropriate level of treatment for you. The length of your treatment will be determined by your needs and progress, and we’ll work with your insurance provider throughout the process.

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Detox

You will receive supervised detoxification to ease the symptoms of withdrawal in a safe and comfortable environment. Medically-assisted detox is available for some forms of addiction.

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Intensive Inpatient

We provide intensive treatment for patients with severe cases of addiction. You’ll receive the treatment you need in addition to medical support during the early phases of your recovery.

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Residential

Our residential program is designed for patients who require a structured and safe environment during treatment. After detox, you may transition to the intensive inpatient level or the residential level, depending on your condition.

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Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

When you’re ready, you may wish to increase your independence during treatment. Our partial hospitalization program allows you to receive treatment by day and go to a sober living environment at night.

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Intensive Outpatient

If you need to live at home during treatment or when you’re ready to step down from partial hospitalization, our intensive outpatient program allows you to access intensive therapy during the day and return home at night.

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What Substance Abuse Treatment Includes

Each of our treatment plans includes varying types and levels of therapy. Your treatment plan will be specifically designed to meet your needs.

Psychiatric Evaluation

All of our treatment programs begin with a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. You’ll receive an extensive assessment to help determine the type and level of care appropriate for you.

Individual Therapy

You’ll attend up to three individual therapy sessions with a certified therapist every week. Individual therapy will help you understand the underlying causes of addiction and the steps you need to take to achieve recovery.

Group Therapy

We provide multiple group therapy sessions every week. You’ll be introduced to each step of the 12-step theory during group therapy, and you’ll have access to multiple client-focused group sessions every week. We also coordinate groups focused on relapse prevention and eating disorders.

12-Step Meetings

Detox and residential clients have access to facilitated 12-step meetings at our center. We also help clients in the Partial Hospitalization Program gain access to 12-step meetings in the community, which are occasionally held at our facility.

Family Therapy

With your permission, we’ll keep your family members cognizant of your status throughout treatment. We’ll also facilitate family therapy during face-to-face or telephone-based sessions.

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Study Room at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake

Client Services

We have your best interest in mind. We provide additional services for you to limit obstacles in your path and ensure you have the resources you need for long-term recovery.

Case Management

Our case managers are available from admission to discharge to assist you with your needs and concerns. When you’re ready to leave the facility, your case manager will help you develop a comprehensive discharge plan, schedule follow-up appointments and communicate with appropriate family members.

Legal Compliance

If you’re in need of legal help, our team will help you locate legal resources. Our staff also works with legal aids, probation officers and courts to ensure that all of our clients comply with court-ordered treatment or probationary requirements.

Financial Guidance

We’ll make sure you are eligible for treatment and aware of your financial responsibilities before beginning treatment. We’ll communicate with your insurance provider to determine the appropriate level of care, duration and type of treatment for you.

Meet the Team

Dr. Kevin Snyder, Medical Director

Dr. Kevin Snyder, Medical Director

Dr. Snyder is a certified psychiatrist with experience providing extraordinary care to patients at Cedar Springs Hospital, Aspen Pointe and the U.S. Army base at Fort Carson. He’s also worked in the forensic psychiatry department at the Colorado Mental Institute in Pueblo. Dr. Snyder specializes in treating co-occurring mental health disorders like depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, PTSD and bipolar disorder.

Charlie Bateh, Director of Admissions

Charlie Bateh, Director of Admissions

The lead contact for the admissions and intake process, Charlie Bateh works with patients and their families to develop the best possible solutions to admittance to The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake. He has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and sales and years of professional customer service experience. Bateh has a passion for connecting patients with proven treatment.

Kelly Shearwood, Food Services Director

Kelly Shearwood, Food Services Director

Kelly Shearwood prepares tasty, all-natural and healthy meals for patients at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake. She’s an award-winning chef with a degree in catering and hospitality. She has experience working in health care and was previously the executive chef of Mozaic restaurant. Shearwood’s meals include nutritious, balanced and local ingredients.

Brandon Golder, Director of Operations

Brandon Golder, Director of Operations

Brandon is the director of operations at The Recovery Village Palmer Lake. Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, Brandon’s extensive leadership and managerial experience has provided a solid foundation for his role overseeing operations at The Recovery Village Palmer Lake. Brandon has served in multiple managerial roles ranging from regional director to executive director overseeing non-profit and for-profit programs. Brandon has a passion for efficiently operating facilities while providing quality care to our patients.

Brandon has also done small business consultation and taught business courses at the graduate level. Brandon holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in psychology, a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana.

Barbara Witt, Director of Nursing

Barbara Witt, Director of Nursing

Barbara Witt is the director of nursing at The Recovery Village Palmer Lake. Barbara oversees all aspects of the addiction treatment unit and educates and empowers clients on their journey to healthy living and recovery. Barbara holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and was the recipient of the Bethel College of Nursing Humanitarian Award. Barbara hopes to lead The Recovery Village Palmer Lake to be the most dynamic facility in the Rocky Mountain region and help clients succeed on their path to wellness.


Dr. Kevin Snyder, Medical Director

Dr. Kevin Snyder

Medical Director

Charlie Bateh, Director of Admissions

Charlie Bateh

Director of Admissions

Kelly Shearwood, Food Services Director

Kelly Shearwood

Food Services Director

Brandon Golder, Director of Operations

Brandon Golder

Director of Operations

Barbara Witt, Director of Nursing

Barbara Witt

Director of Nursing

Dr. Kevin Snyder, Medical Director

Dr. Kevin Snyder

Medical Director

Charlie Bateh, Director of Admissions

Charlie Bateh

Director of Admissions

Kelly Shearwood, Food Services Director

Kelly Shearwood

Food Services Director

Brandon Golder, Director of Operations

Brandon Golder

Director of Operations

Barbara Witt, Director of Nursing

Barbara Witt

Director of Nursing

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