CeDAR, Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation, A division of UCHealth Accredited
CeDAR, the Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation, is the University of Colorado Hospital’s premier addiction treatment center. Our innovative, evidence-based programs not only save lives, they provide a meaningful foundation for long-term recovery from addiction.
We deliver the highest level of comprehensive treatment for people 18 years and older who struggle with drug and alcohol use. As part of UCHealth, CeDAR is the most qualified treatment center for working with addiction-related medical and psychiatric conditions.
CeDAR can provide you the opportunity and resources to begin a new life in recovery. Our inpatient detox, intensive residential and full continuum of outpatient addiction treatment programs include medication-assisted treatment, group and individual therapy sessions, community recovery groups, spiritual care, fitness classes, family programming, alumni support, and specialty care for physicians and other licensed or safety sensitive professionals.
Mission, Vision, Values
We improve lives. In big ways through learning, healing, and discovery. In small, personal ways through human connection. But in all ways, we improve lives.
From health care to health.
Patients first – Integrity – Excellence
CeDAR’s Guiding Principles
We Champion Recovery. As part of a great academic medical center, CeDAR provides the foundation for a lifetime of recovery guided by evidence-based care, proven interventions and research dedicated to the health of our patients. Our visionary model of care supports:
Delivery of seamless and compassionate care in an unparalleled setting
Leading the nation in quality outcomes and patient safety
Healing individuals, families, and communities
Educating the next generation of addiction professionals
Advancing discovery and innovation
Fostering a highly spirited, collaborative team
Ensuring financial sustainability of our programs
With passion to live our mission and with courage to reach our vision, CeDAR values integrity, connection, respect, and hope to create an environment where, together, we all make a difference.
Office of Behavioral Health Colorado