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Navigating Recovery is a Colorado non-profit offering recovery support at no cost to anyone in need. Your donations help us cont​inue to offer support to the community. Thank you!

​Na​​vigating  Recovery 





We believe in offering a place of harmony and diversity. We offer many different groups and personal peer mentoring. We're here to support and empower you and your loved ones through the journey of recovery. 

Navigating Recovery is an Addiction Recovery and Family Crisis Resource Center

offering several options to guide your recovery journey. 

We are a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Lafayette, Colorado.

No Judgement.​ Free Recovery Support. The Door's Open.

We believe in offering a place of harmony and diversity. We offer many different groups and personal peer mentoring. We're here to support and empower you and your loved ones through the journey of recovery. 

Everyone is welcome to join us.

Navigating Recovery will not discriminate against anyone interested or receiving assistance or services based on race, color, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political beliefs, disability or veteran status, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity or any other the classification protected by federal, state and local laws.


Our mission is to strengthen the community through recovery and family support,

animal therapy and rescue, public support,​ and continued advocacy.


Navigating Recovery envisions an understanding community 

that supports and embraces recovery from addiction.


Rhonda Mirto 

Founder and CEO

Rhonda is a Professional Addiction Coach and Mentor. She is the Founder of Navigating Recovery Corporation. Her professional and personal background has motivated her passion for educating the community on the addiction crisis in America. She actively volunteers and lectures in her community and other states. She enjoys having a large family dedicated to the fight against substance abuse.

  • Certified Executive Leadership Coach, CTEDU
  • Certification in Opioid crisis management, Harvard X
  • Studied Addiction Psychology, University of Queensland
  • Masters Business Management, University of Phoenix
  • Master Relationship Communication Coach
  • Certified Nutrition Coach, NASM
  • Studies Social Psychology at Harvard University Online 
  • Certified SMART Facilitator. 
  • Chakra Balancing & Reiki Master

Scott Mirto 

Vice President and Founder

Scott is a licensed Practical Nurse who has been working in substance abuse and medication treatment for 5 years. He is the co-founder of Navigating Recovery. His focus is to help people live a balanced life without substances. Scott is leading our team in forming a Teen substance abuse awareness and resource group, something that seems so lacking in our community at this time. He's a strong advocate and resource for the people in our community.

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Sports Nutrition Coach
  • Certified SMART Facilitator 
  • Associates in Science 


Executive Director of Animal Rescue

David is a founding member of Navigating Recovery. He has over 25 years of experience as a project manager. His passion for helping animals has paved the road for bringing lost animals and individuals with addictions together in a therapeutic community.



Cynthia is our Treasurer. She brings years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting.

Cynthia is a founding member of Navigating Recovery. She's a traveler and loves to experience life in many different ways. 



Josh is a founding member of Navigating Recovery. The man with the biggest dreams and ideas! He works in the ​construction trade by day and by weekend is committed to helping people take back what addition has taken away. .



Christine - She's the lady that keeps us organized. Christine is a nature lover who loves to hike and spend time on the beach when she can. She's an advocate for SMART recovery and a balanced life.

Justin & Brianna

Directors of Teen Groups

Brianna -- The biggest heart in the group. Anyone who meets this woman is an instant friend. They are part of the Teen substance abuse and resource group. Incorporating exercise and life balance into their recovery programs. Brianna and her husband, Justin, are avid powerlifters and love to discuss health and fitness. Brianna is an Advocate for SMART Recovery and a superstar in our fundraising department.

Professional Memberships

  • The National Association for Addiction Professionals.
  • Institute of Coaching, Mclean, Harvard Medical School Affiliate
  • International Coaching Institute
  • The Colorado Association for Addiction Professionals
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