FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BAART PROGRAMS BRIGHTON NOW ACCEPTING
COLORADO MEDICAID

Health First Colorado now provides coverage for medication-assisted treatment at BAART Brighton.

Brighton, CO – BAART Programs Brighton, a BayMark Health Services Company, announced recently they now accept Health First Colorado for medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services helping those struggling with opioid addiction. As Colorado’s State Medicaid program, Health First provides health care coverage for residents who qualify. BAART is pleased to expand accessibility to life-saving MAT treatment and counseling to Coloradans utilizing the Health First plan.

 

Open since January of this year, BAART Brighton provides MAT with methadone and buprenorphine, medications that are proven to help patients recover from opioid addiction when combined with individual and group counseling. The Brighton treatment program also provides addiction education, relapse prevention, lab testing, coordinated care for pregnant patients and linkages to community resources to assist patients on their path to recovery.

 

“Our priority is to provide high quality, individualized treatment to anyone struggling with the misuse of opioids. Being a Health First Colorado Medicaid provider increases accessibility to more people in need of addiction treatment services, which is key in combating the growing opioid epidemic in Colorado” shared Brooke Lee, Treatment Center Director at BAART Brighton.

 

The opioid epidemic has impacted Colorado with 558 opioid-related deaths being reported in 2017. Adams County was ranked 7th across the state in opioid deaths from 2013-2015, and as of the same year, only 2,190 Coloradans were receiving medication-assisted treatment, which has been coined the gold standard of care for opioid addiction for almost 50 years. BAART Programs is committed to being a part of the growing resources in Colorado for those seeking help and ready to reclaim their life.

 

Located at 5 South 1st Avenue, Brighton, CO 80601, BAART Programs Brighton is open Monday – Friday 5:30am to 12:00pm and Saturday 6:00 to 9:00am.

 

For more information or to schedule an appointment call 720.909.6008, or visit:  www.BAARTPrograms.com.

 

About BayMark Health Services:

BayMark Health Services provides medication-assisted treatment to more than 50,000 patients in recovery from substance use disorder across the United States and Ontario, Canada. Our outpatient programs deliver medically supervised treatment, in a variety of modalities and settings, to meet the diverse needs of our patients who struggle with the use of opioids, alcohol and other prescription and illicit substances. The BayMark continuum of patient-focused services includes: highly structured opioid treatment programs utilizing methadone or buprenorphine and outpatient buprenorphine treatment programs, both of which incorporate counseling as part of an individualized treatment plan for opioid use disorder. Additionally, ambulatory withdrawal management services with naltrexone therapy, and inpatient detoxification services are offered for a variety of substance use disorders.

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