Overdose, drug addiction and alcohol addiction continue to rise in America: 23 million American’s need treatment for addiction while only 10% receive the necessary treatment. Historically, addiction has been treated as an acute disorder primarily looked at as a behavioral problem or criminal problem, today we know that not to be true thanks to organizations like the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. Organizations like NAATP are taking a stand to help the public understand addiction and providing tips for families on how to find the right facility for their loved one.

NAATP brings treatment facilities together to ensure each provider is held to the highest standards and participate in evidence-based best practices.  AspenRidge Recovery is proud to be a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers.


AspenRidge Recovery is a proud support of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in Colorado. NAMI relies solely on gifts, donations and contributions to support their advocacy work and education work, fighting the stigma on mental health across the nation.


SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, with the mission of improving the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA aims to lower the impact of mental illness and substance abuse in American communities by providing guidance and support to programs and public policy while allocating resources to help the US take a proactive stance on behavioral health being crucial to physical health: SAMHSA knows treatment is effective and people do recover.


American Society of Addiction Medicine, founded in 1954, is a medical society dedicated to refining and advancing the quality of addiction treatment utilizing education and research for clinicians, physicians and other professionals in the field of addiction medicine to improve outcomes and quality of care.


The National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors unites professionals working for positive outcomes in drug addiction and alcohol addiction treatment. NAADAC supports continued research and policy change in support of prevention and treatment of addiction. NAADAC provides clinical training, education and certification to ensure the highest quality and evidence-based services for clients and families.


The National Institute on Drug Abuse conducts clinical research on drug use and its consequences: neurobiological, behavioral and social. The NIDA’s primary focus is relaying and implementing scientific research to improve the treatment process of substance use disorders and increase public awareness of addiction as a brain disorder.

OBH – Colorado Department of Human Services

OBH, The Office of Behavioral Health, regulates the public behavioral health system and provides training, data analysis and prevention services to behavioral health providers.