History

1979 – Established as Pueblo Treatment Services (PTS) by a group of concerned citizens in the Pueblo community. PTS provided alcohol detoxification and outpatient counseling.1988 – Merger with Fisher’s Peak Community Alcohol Treatment Center, Inc., Trinidad, Colorado. PTS extended its service to include a three-county area, Las Animas, Huerfano and Pueblo.

1994 – PTS changed its name to Crossroads Managed Care Systems, Inc. (CMCS)

1996 – CMCS and four other substance use disorder and mental health agencies founded, and became a partner in Signal Behavioral Health Network, Inc., located in Denver, Colorado. This partnership includes Arapahoe House, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, the University of Health Sciences, Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Center, Inc. and Island Grove. It provides access to network services in rural and urban settings.

1997 – CMCS incorporated in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2001 - With two other substance use disorder providers, CMCS founded and became a member of the Rocky Mountain Institute for Alcohol and Drug Education.

2003 – Created a new limited liability corporation called New Start Youth Services, LLC.

2004 – CMCS changed name to Crossroads’ Turning Points, Inc. (CTP)

2005 – Began obtaining funding for Women’s STIRRT-TC. Prevention services expanded.

2006 – STAR-TC (Sisterhood Teaching Alternatives for Recovery - Therapeutic Community) program opened its doors on March 27, 2006.

2007 – STIRRT funding for Continuum of Care obtained. Began pursuing funding for Community Corrections TC bed facility.

2008 – Continued funding for Community Corrections TC.

2009 – Relocation of services to make room for Community Corrections TC, now known as TCSC (Therapeutic Communities of Southern Colorado).

2010 – CELEBRATED 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! CTP expanded services to the Lower Arkansas Valley.

Today - CTP provides services to families afflicted with problems and issues as a direct, and indirect, result of chemical abuse and/or dependency. Comprehensive substance use disorder and co-occurring prevention, intervention, and treatment services are provided to twelve counties, including Pueblo, Huerfano, Las Animas, Alamosa, the San Luis Valley, and the Lower Arkansas Valley.

CTP utilizes multi-therapeutic treatment milieus within each of the clinical programs, depending on individual needs. Each person enrolled in treatment receives an intensive case management assessment, followed by case management planning. Specific populations include adolescents, women, women with children, criminal justice referrals, and individuals requiring methadone maintenance and counseling.

Most recent, CTP specialized in female-gender services within the state of Colorado. CTP also developed specific projects for alternatives to incarceration. The agency has diversified the service base in order to insure its continued success.

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