Many Pathways lead to Reco- very



El Paso County ReCo is a group of non-profit organizations that cultivate powerful, healthy  lives by providing peer emotional support and development services to both the majority and  the diverse minorities of the El Paso County Recovery Community and its allies embracing issues of mental health,  chemical, and behavioral addiction, and chronic illness. ReCo fully embraces multiple pathways and hopes to grow our acceptance and support of each other.  We are active members of  the Association of Recovery Community Organizations (ARCO).  

Wellness through Movement, Yoga, and Social Supports


Yoga of 12-Step Recovery was created as a holistic model to address the  physical, mental and spiritual dis-ease of addiction. Informed by the  latest research in neuroscience and trauma healing, Y12SR “connects the  dots” by combining the somatic approach of yoga with the cognitive  approach of the 12-step recovery model – the most well-known addiction  recovery program in the world, with millions of active practitioners. 


Volunteer Intern Program


Embark/ PCA started as a group  of volunteers, and volunteers remain as the cornerstone of the  organization today. We have so many ways you can give back and find  purpose and belonging as a volunteer with us.

Opportunities range from one day, like helping us with a community  outreach or fundraising event, to long term, like becoming a Peer  Recovery Coach. Whatever your passion is, we can help you find a way to  apply it in volunteering.


Pride and POC Peer Support and Recovery Coaching

About 12 million Americans from all walks of  life identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or  questioning (LGBTQ). These individuals experience problems with alcohol and drugs at higher rates than the rest of the population, perhaps in response to  social pressures, lack of acceptance, or discrimination.

Whether you’re concerned about a friend’s or family  member’s substance use or you’re evaluating your own use of drugs or  alcohol, you are not alone. Reaching out for support takes strength, and  seeking treatment is the first step toward recovery.

SMART Recovery for Individuals with Addictions & SMART Recovery Family & Friends


SMART is not just any mutual-support program. Our science-based approach  emphasizes self-empowerment and self-reliance. There’s no lifetime  commitment; you decide when the time is right to move on. You choose how  to personalize your own plan for successful change. SMART can be used  both as a stand-alone program or in combination with other recovery  paths. SMART Recovery recognizes the only one who can become truly  expert on your recovery is you. 


Recover Simply- Recover the Fun


 Recover The Fun groups are centered on the creative  arts and the outdoors and are designed to remind us that fun can be had  without the use of substances. The purpose of the group is to provide a  relaxed, friendly, and fun environment where we connect to each other  and ourselves - because part of the work of recovery is relearning how  to have fun.   

Recover the Fun groups are currently held the third Wednesday of the month with more events on the way.   

Embark/Peer Coach Academy


Since 2014, PCA has consistently provided CCAR Recovery Coach Training and Education.  The focus is  always on the individual. The  goal of the Recovery Coach Professional (RCP) is to help individuals, reach their full potential in recovery.  To that end, Recovery Coach  Professionals (RCP) must maintain high standards of ethics and personal  conduct.  RCP's  promote recovery by serving  as a personal guide and removing barriers  to recovery for people  seeking or already in recovery.   

1 Voz


PCA was awarded a SAMHSA grant to provide outreach,  and recovery support in Colorado over 3 years. This grant is titled 1Voz or 1 Voice and focuses on increasing the visibility of Recovery Supports and Recovery Community Organizations in English and in Spanish throughout Colorado.  RECO is an RCO and a hub for 1 Voz.  

You can volunteer to join our efforts and make 1 or 2 support calls to individuals per week or sign up to receive them.  English and Spanish language welcome.

Recovery Support by the Bunch


ReCo offers group support options such as SMART Recovery, LGBTQ & Allies,  men's groups, women's groups, MAT support, and MH education. ReCo will support Spanish language peer groups, too. We encourage peers with an interest to facilitate a group to take some training and start their own group.  We have a fantastic social space to chill or connect in between meetings.


Come Join The Fun @RECO

No upcoming events.

Maureen Cavanagh- Parent/Author/Family Advocate

 Magnolia New Beginnings, Inc. is dedicated to advocating for those  affected by Substance Use Disorder (SUD), as well as their families and  loved ones. By providing educational information and peer support, we  empower families who have a loved one affected by this disease, as well  as those with a SUD, to make their own informed choices regarding  treatment. 

Music Feeds the Soul

We Be Social* We Be Fun




Our  goal at Sober AF Entertainment is simple. Promote “no drunk” areas and  support sober safe zones. As a non-profit, we can purchase tickets at a  discount and sell them to people wanting to enjoy themselves in these  safe zones. We offer sober tailgates to engage our community. Our  website includes a calendar of events nationally with other sober  support groups like The Phoenix, YPAA and the Collegiate Recovery  activities. We want to be the voice for people looking for a safe place  to have fun! Promote, educate and support the public  about sober SAFE Zones and other support groups. Our website allows  other groups to contact us so we can help promote their own sober  tailgates. 


Promote  and manage Sober SAFE Zones at major sporting events. Work with major  sporting teams to set up blocks of tickets at our nonprofit discount  rate. Set up tailgate party before event to connect and engage  community. We manage events on our website. Host at least one sporting  event per month.


Create calendar of events for people wanting to promote a sober tailgate. Interview groups hosting sober tailgates. 


Promote  sober support groups that are activity working music festivals or  certain bands using our website and calendar of events. Interview  members of these support groups to help educate concert goers of these  groups and activities such as sober campgrounds and other fun  activities. 


Host a concert/festival using sober musicians and DJ’s once a year. Host sober DJ events quarterly.  

S.A.F.E Entertainment

No upcoming events.