Help with Substance Misuse

Reaching out for help is a sign of strength.

If you are looking for help with substance misuse-- whether it is for you or someone you know-- look through these resources to find one that fits what you need and want right not.

Free professional help with Substance misuse is available in Jefferson County for those who use substances AND for those who love them.

Recovery is possible.

I Matter Colorado

Schedule up to 6 free therapy sessions with a licensed counselor. If you are older than 15, you can sign up by yourself if you want to.

Jefferson Center

Jefferson Center is a local nonprofit that offers a variety of treatment options for treating substance misuse.

Points West Syringe Services Program

Points West is a safe, anonymous, confidential and stigma-free space offering syringe services at no cost. In addition to new syringes and disposal of used ones, participants have access to other safer injection gear, safer tools for smoking and snorting, overdose prevention education, naloxone (Narcan), sharps containers, HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) testing, and more.

If someone you know uses substances, including powders, pills or homemade vapes, be ready to use Narcan.

Naloxone (brand name, Narcan) can reverse opioid overdose if administered to a person who has taken an opioid or an opioid combined with an other substance.

  • It is legal to use and carry in Colorado.

  • It won't hurt the person if they aren't experiencing an overdose.

Find out where to buy Narcan:

Watch this video to learn how to administer Narcan.

Always call 911, whether or not you have or use Narcan.

Test strips can tell you whether there is or isn't fentanyl mixed into another substances.

If you or someone in your life is currently uses substances, please do so safely. Fentanyl test stripes are available at Points West Syringe Services and other syringe services programs. The videos below provide more information.