Choice House Colorado Code of Ethics

At Choice House Colorado, our mission is to provide compassionate and effective support for individuals seeking recovery from addiction. Our Code of Ethics outlines the principles and standards that guide our actions and decisions, ensuring we maintain the highest level of integrity, respect, and professionalism in all our interactions. These ethical guidelines are essential for fostering trust, safety, and accountability within our community.

Core Values


We are committed to honesty, transparency, and accountability in all aspects of our work. We uphold the highest standards of ethical behavior and ensure that our actions are consistent with our values and mission.


We treat every individual with dignity and respect, recognizing the inherent worth of each person. We honor diverse perspectives and experiences, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and heard.


We approach our work with empathy and kindness, providing compassionate care and support to those we serve. We strive to understand the unique challenges and needs of each individual, offering personalized and respectful treatment.


We maintain the highest standards of professional conduct, ensuring that our staff is competent, qualified, and committed to continuous learning. We adhere to established best practices and regulatory guidelines to deliver safe and effective services.


We respect the privacy of our clients and are committed to protecting their personal information. We adhere to all legal and ethical standards regarding confidentiality, ensuring that sensitive information is handled with the utmost care and discretion.

Ethical Standards

Client-Centered Care

  • Individualized Treatment:

    We provide personalized care plans tailored to the unique needs and goals of each client.

  • Informed Consent:

    We ensure that clients fully understand the nature, purpose, and potential risks of their treatment, and we obtain their informed consent before proceeding.

  • Client Autonomy:

    We respect the autonomy of our clients, empowering them to make informed decisions about their treatment and recovery.

Professional Conduct

  • Competence:

    We ensure that all staff members are properly trained, licensed, and qualified to provide the services they offer.

  • Boundaries:

    We maintain appropriate professional boundaries with clients to foster a safe and therapeutic environment.

  • Continuous Improvement:

    We are committed to ongoing professional development and staying current with advancements in the field of addiction treatment.

Ethical Marketing and Communication

  • Honesty:

    We provide accurate and truthful information about our services, avoiding any form of misleading or deceptive marketing practices.

  • Transparency:

    We disclose any potential conflicts of interest and ensure that our communication is clear, honest, and respectful.

Community and Collaboration

  • Partnerships:

    We collaborate with other professionals, organizations, and community resources to enhance the quality of care and support available to our clients.

  • Advocacy:

    We advocate for policies and practices that promote the well-being and recovery of individuals affected by addiction.

Reporting and Accountability

Reporting Ethical Concerns

We encourage all staff, clients, and stakeholders to report any ethical concerns or violations. We have established clear procedures for reporting and addressing ethical issues, ensuring that all concerns are taken seriously and investigated thoroughly.

Accountability Measures

  • Internal Reviews:

    We conduct regular internal reviews and audits to ensure compliance with our Code of Ethics and identify areas for improvement.

  • External Oversight:

    We welcome external evaluations and accreditations to validate our adherence to ethical standards and enhance our accountability.