ABOUT HARMONY FOUNDATION
Set on a picturesque 43-acre campus in the Rocky Mountains, nonprofit Harmony Foundation offers a continuum of treatment services for adults ages 18 and older who are struggling with chemical dependency and, including gender-specific residential treatment and a transitional program. A specialized program track for young adults, ages 18 to 23, is also available. If necessary, on-site medical detoxification is available.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment begins with a 20-minute phone assessment followed by a physical examination. The detox program generally lasts three to 10 days. After detox, clients may either enter the Harmony Foundation’s residential program or an outside intensive outpatient program.
Residential program elements include individual and group therapy, peer evaluations, and recovery education groups. Afternoons are set aside for educational offerings and weekly meetings with a primary therapist and case manager. The dedicated program for young adults includes experiential therapies, such as weekly outdoors activities, mindfulness training, and performance art therapy. Medication management is also available to those struggling with co-occurring mental health concerns.
Family treatment is an important part of the work done at Harmony Foundation. The facility offers a family weekend for up to two loved ones at the end of each client’s stay, as well as monthly family day workshops for anyone who would like to attend.
Following residential treatment, clients may enroll in the three-month transitional care program, in which they engage in a peer-based community and participate in ongoing 12-step meetings. Clients also take classes in wellness, nutrition, and relapse prevention techniques while pursuing work and volunteer opportunities.
A “ReCommitment to Recovery” program is also offered to those who have relapsed within one year of discharge from a residential treatment program. ReCommitment to Recovery is a short-term residential program that focuses on the issues that led to relapse. Upon graduation, all alumni have **lifetime access to weekly.
Staff includes addiction counselors, recovery house managers, doctoral-level licensed psychologists, mental health therapists, and case managers.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Clients share a room during detox and residential treatment, and vegetarian diets can be accommodated. Holistic therapies include yoga, acupuncture, and meditation. The 20 individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing overwhelmingly praised the facility’s accommodations and amenities, offering an average rating of 4.8 out of five stars for this aspect of the facility.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Alumni gave mostly positive feedback. Of the 14 alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing, 11 were positive, though with some caveats. Alumni tended to praise the facility’s staff, the cleanliness of the facility, and the effectiveness of group counseling. Collectively, 10 alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com gave an average rating of 4.2 stars for the staff’s level of training and experience and 4.5 stars for the facility’s group counseling. “I was blessed with excellent staff, both councilors and medical. There was great peer support,” alum William wrote.
One alum credited the facility with saving his life, and others expressed gratitude for the long-term sobriety they achieved. Many clients also praised the facility’s atmosphere and scenic environment, which several alumni described as spiritually enhancing. “Spiritual place if you love the outdoors,” alum Paul wrote. Clients also praised the facility’s detoxification services and its affordability.
However, some reviewers were critical of certain aspects of the facility, citing its price as a weakness. “It was a little over priced,” alum P.J.S. wrote. “But a good stepping stone.” Other isolated criticisms included a lack of leisure time and over-reliance on 12-Step.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The six loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com to date also tended to praise the facility. Four loved ones gave an average rating of 4.5 stars for the facility’s holistic treatment offering and 4.75 stars for its overall cleanliness and upkeep. These four loved ones also gave an average four-star rating for the facility’s affordability.
Like alumni, loved ones also repeatedly praised the facility’s scenic surroundings. “Beautiful facility with comfortable accommodations, and a variety of daily activities,” one anonymous loved one wrote. In addition, isolated praise was given to generous family visitations and healthy meals. Loved one M.O.D. described staff as “sincere and respectful and caring.”
According to the center’s website, Harmony Foundation accepts private payment and private insurance, including Aetna, Cigna, and Value Options.