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Marijuana policy: It's your fight (parts 1 - 4)

Four leaders have been active in the effort to oppose marijuana legalization initiatives have co-authored a call to action for the treatment and recovery community. We present this article in sections authored by former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy; Project SAM co-founder Kevin Sabet, PhD; CeDAR executive director Steven Millette, and CeDAR business development manager Ben Cort.

Part 1     Part 2     Part 3     Part 4

Death Highlights Lifelong Addiction Issues -9News Story

The fight against addiction isn't short term. It's not a one or 10 year battle; it's life-long.  "The shame and the guilt and the obsession and craving come back [for addicts], Michael Dinneen said.  It can happen at any time. Read Full Story

Blog on the National Council Website

Steps to going tobacco-free, adapted from 2013 webinar hosted by CeDAR's Dr. Laura Martin. Check it Out!

Making the Shift to a Recovery-Oriented Model of Treatment

A shift is beginning to occur in the addiction treatment community...Read Addiction Professional Article

Rehab center says it’s finding success treating addiction in men and women separately

Percocet, Flexeril, Soma — Sarah Humble said she never met a prescription painkiller she didn’t like...Read Aurora Sentinel Article

CeDAR's Unique Building for Women Extended Care

UCHealth Central Insider article on the re-opening of the 1920's building for women residential extended care.

CeDAR conference will explore dynamics of gender-specific treatment

Addiction Professional Article on Addiction & Recovery GENDER MATTERS Conference.

Heroin Use Up When Pain Meds Harder to Get

CeDAR's Osvaldo Cabral comments on this 9News story.

Heroin Use, Deaths On The Rise In Middle Class America CBS Story

Treatment for Substance Use Disorders –The Continuum of Care 

The National Partnership on Alcohol Misuse and Crime (NPAMC) an article written by executive director, Steven Millette and Ben Cort, business development. 

Tobacco-Free Campus

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Addiction Professional Article on the process CeDAR staff took to make Tobacco-Free a reality.

CeDAR Hires Addiction-Certified PCP

Addiction Professional Article announcing new team member Patricia "Patti" Pade, MD.

Stimulant Abuse in Students

Denver Post Article featuring Kate Beach

Break from Booze, Boost Your Health

Women's Health Article and ABC News Online Source Anne Felton, R.N., Director of Operations at CeDAR 

A Learning Community for Recovery

Addiction Professional Article co-authored by Lorie Obernauer, CeDAR Alumni Recovery Support Services Coordinator

Recovery more Poweful than Addiction

Living Well Article, written by Rollie Fisher, Business Development Supervisor

Stories of Recovery 

Denver Post Article

Professional  Development

Special Showing of The Anonymous People

Friday, April 4, 2013
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
University of Colorado Hospital AIP Tower 2 Conference Center

The Anonymous People is a movie about the 23 million Americans that live in long-term recovery from addiciton and other drugs.

For more information and to register CLICK HERE.

Integrating Dialectical Behavior Therapy with the Twelve Steps

Friday, May 2 - Saturday, May 3, 2014
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Continuing Education Hours Offered!
Seats are limited.
Click Here for more information and to register.

Critical Conversations

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
11:30 AM Registration, 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM Lunch & Presentation

The keynote speaker this year is Laurie Dhue,former CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel anchor. She is a media strategist who now serves as a recovery advocate. Click for MORE information.


Gender Matters, Men Matter

October 10 - 12, 2014
Omni Hotel and Resort, Broomfield, CO

Join us for an unforgettable events. Be part of something special.
Details and Registration coming soon.

Please contact if you are interested in being a sponsor.

If your email or mailing address has changed and you would like to receive our announcements, then please email with your updated information.

Weekly Meetings

At CeDAR, we understand that weekly support meetings for our alumni and others in recovery are an important part of maintaining a chemical-free lifestyle. We are pleased to host a variety of support meetings every week. 

Print Meetings




Caduceus Group (CLOSED MEETING)

 6:45 – 7:45 a.m.

 MB 114

"White Out @ CeDAR" Open Cocaine
Anonymous (CA) Meeting

 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 MB 128




Caduceus Group (CLOSED MEETING)

 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

 MB 125

LGBT 12 Step

 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

 MB 114

ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Men's Meeting

 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m

 MB 119




AA Fitzsimons Group Open Meeting

 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 MB 128

"White Out @ CeDAR" Open Cocaine
Anonymous (CA) Meeting

 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 MB 128

ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)

 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 MB 125




AA Friends in Recovery Open Meeting

 6:30 – 7:30 a.m.

 MB 128

CeDAR Family Support Group

 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.

 SS 120

Caduceus Group (CLOSED MEETING)

 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.

 MB 125

Al-Anon Meeting

 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 MB 114

CeDAR Alumni Support Group

 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 MB 128




Marijuana Anonymous Meeting

 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

 MB 114




AA Open Discussion Meeting

 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.





Al-Anon Meeting

 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 MB 114

Narcotics Anonymous

 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. 

 MB 128

Annual Golf

8th Annual Alumni, Family & Friends Golf Tournament

Please go to our Golf Webpage for a list of our 2013 sponsors. This event would be impossible without them, THANK YOU!

Please contact / 20-276-5389 for more information on how to participate for our 2014 Golf Tournament.

Media Contact:, 720-848-2996

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CeDAR Donate

Integrating Dialectical Behavior Therapy with the 12-Steps

Join us for an interactive 2-day workshop. Register Here!

The Anonymous People Showing

This Friday, April 4th at 5pm. Get Your Tickets Now

Annual Golf Tournament

Thank you for all who participated in the 2013 tournament. Click Here.


Save the Date:
October 10 - 12, 2014.

Treatment for Substance Use Disorders –The Continuum of Care 

The National Partnership on Alcohol Misuse and Crime (NPAMC) an article by executive director, Steven Millette and Ben Cort, business development. 

Critical Conversations Speaker William Moyers Challenges Colorado

Watch 9News Story

Alumni Activities