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2300 Foothill Boulevard
Rock Springs, WY 82901


Service Setting

  • outpatient detoxification
  • outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone


  • cash or self-pay
  • Medicaid
  • medicare
  • state financed health insurance other than Medicaid
  • private health insurance
  • military insurance


  • sliding fee scale
  • payment assistance (check facility for details)
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Primary Focus

  • Drug & Alcohol Treatment
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Services Provided

  • Detox
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Type of Care

  • Outpatient Treatment

About Southwest Counseling

Southwest Counseling in Rock Springs, Wyoming provides outpatient-based treatment to patients suffering from substance use disorders and specifically opioid dependence. This facility is located a bit off the beaten path in order to provide solitude and silence for its patients, yet it is close enough to civilization so they won’t have to travel far in order to attend treatment there.

The staff at Southwest Counseling wants to help you begin your life anew and put your substance abuse in the past. They are highly trained individuals who help people from all walks of life get clean and avoid relapse.

About Southwest Counseling

Patients can get the help they need at Southwest Counseling in Rock Springs, Wyoming to put an end to their substance abuse and safely navigate detox. This facility provides outpatient and intensive outpatient care to patients who are struggling with dependence and want to safely go through withdrawal in a medical treatment center.

The doctors, nurses, and counselors working at Southwest Counseling want to ensure patients are able to avoid returning to drug or alcohol abuse once they have gone through detox. As a result, they will connect patients with treatment and community programs nearby that can help them ensure a full and strong recovery. The staff at Southwest Counseling puts the needs of their patients first and makes sure to give them the best treatment for their current stage of recovery.

Treatment at Southwest Counseling includes the standard options for detox care, such as medication and therapy. Patients can also receive referrals for other programs that can help them during detox and afterward. Though this facility provides mainly the bare bones of a detox treatment regimen, patients can find the continued care they need afterwards and will have help from the facility’s staff as they go through this transition.

Most patients will receive 30 to 90 days of treatment with some exceptions. Patients on buprenorphine or other types of medication maintenance may stay in treatment longer. If you are a recovering substance abuser who has a mild dependency or is not in danger of experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms, this program could be beneficial to you.

Treatment Options

Treatment at Southwest Counseling consists of the evidence-based practices for detox, including medication and behavioral therapy. Patients can receive medication treatment at Southwest Counseling such as

  • Buprenorphine
  • Naltrexone

Therapies are also available as part of treatment, including

  • Motivational interviewing
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Group therapy
  • 12-step based therapy

While treatment at this facility is beneficial for individuals with mild withdrawal symptoms and dependencies, those with co-occurring disorders, more severe addictions, or other serious or additional issues may require treatment in a more intensive program. However, this can be a beneficial option for those who need to safely withdraw from a mild dependence on drugs.


Individuals who seek help at Southwest Counseling should expect to receive the main treatment options for addiction as provided by outpatient programs. However, the Southwest Counseling Service network is large, and your treatment may also provide you with the ability to receive referrals to other services that may be beneficial to your recovery, such as

  • Family or couples counseling
  • DUI/DWI help, testing, etc.
  • Peer specialist services
  • A number of classes, including: DUI classes, relapse prevention, recovery skills, and corrective thinking


Patients are welcome to seek treatment at this facility as an alternative to jail or prison time. The program is open to individuals working with the criminal justice system as well as those going through it.

  • Patients must not bring drugs or alcohol onto the facility premises.
  • Smoking and tobacco products are not allowed at this facility.
  • Patients must make an appointment before being seen by a counselor.
  • Patients must have had the drug and alcohol evaluation in order to be allowed to attend treatment at this facility.
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