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How Do 90-Day Residential Rehab Programs Work?

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You want to get sober. You have made the important decision to look into residential addiction treatment to optimize your chances for successful long-term recovery. You are thinking about a 90-day rehab program to give yourself a strong start. How does it work?

At Mile High Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado, we offer long-term treatment, including 90-day inpatient rehab. We are happy to walk you through the process from intake to discharge and aftercare. Just reach out to speak to one of our knowledgeable and caring staff by dialing 303-268-2144 or filling out our online form.

The Benefits of 90-Day Rehab

There are many benefits to engaging in a 90-day drug rehab program. For example:

  • Seamless transition from medically supervised detox to inpatient care
  • Sustained access to evidence-based therapies
  • Extended time away from relapse triggers, including people, places, and activities
  • Focus on self-care, including healthy eating, exercise, and mindfulness
  • Development of lasting relationships with a peer group that supports you
  • Supervision by medical and therapeutic professionals

Call Mile High Recovery today at 303-268-2144 to access the benefits and learn helpful skills and habits in a 90-day residential rehab that will sustain you in your recovery.

How Does a 90-Day Rehab Program Work?

In most 90-day drug rehab programs, you will go through specific steps and experience the stages of long-term addiction treatment. The steps are outlined below.


Once you decide to enroll in a 90-day inpatient rehab program, someone will collect important information. You will be asked about your medical and psychiatric health history and your addiction history, including prior relapses, if any. If you have a co-occurring mental health disorder, your treatment plan will address the dual diagnosis.


You will move into a detox center where you can safely begin withdrawal from drugs and alcohol. Under medical supervision, your symptoms will be lessened by medication, and you will receive the support you need 24 hours a day.


Stepping down from detox to your residential addiction treatment, you’ll move into your room, begin to meet peers and staff, and find out what your daily schedule will look like. This extended period in rehab treatment may be scheduled slightly differently from week to week or month to month, but you can count on a thoughtfully planned daily schedule that will include therapy sessions, group therapy, support groups, sober activities, exercise options, family sessions, and more.


After your 90 days in residential treatment, you may choose to step down into outpatient rehab or move on to an aftercare program.


At the end of your rehab experience, you will continue to be monitored and have ongoing access to certain levels of care, such as therapy, in an aftercare program. It will also likely include continued peer support such as a 12-step program, sober social events and activities, and coaching for a housing or job search to help you adjust to post-rehab life.

Find a 90-Day Drug Rehab Program in Denver, Colorado at Mile High Recovery

If you live in the Denver, CO metropolitan area and are seeking a 90-day inpatient rehab, check out Mile High Recovery in Denver’s city center. Our evidence-based, trauma-informed therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR), are provided by licensed clinicians who have compassion and experience to spare.

You are not alone in this recovery journey. There are people at Mile High Recovery who are ready to usher you from a life of dependence to one of independence from all substances. Reach out today by calling 303-268-2144 or filling out this convenient online form. We are here for you and ready to help.

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