- Emergency Facilities
- Therapists and Psychiatrists
- Homeless Services and Supportive Housing
- Grief Services
- Criminal Justice Services
- Medication and Insurance
- Suicide Prevention
- Teen Resources
Mental Health Partners
3180 Airport Rd. in Boulder
Walk-In Crisis Center available in Boulder at 3180 Airport Rd.
Mental Health Partners (MHP) provides crisis services, comprehensive outpatient services for mental illness and substance abuse for adults and children from diagnosis and psychiatric treatment to social/educational/vocational rehabilitation. MHP has access to some acute care beds, substance abuse treatment beds and respite beds but can only refer for inpatient care. They also have a Trauma Center. MHP provides case management and support for independent living. MHP takes insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and has a sliding scale for uncovered fees.
MHP Community Healthworkers
Mental Health Partners Community Health Care Workers are experienced and trained professionals who can connect clients to local healthcare resources: housing, food stamps, health care, etc. Join their Facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/mhpcommunityhealthworkers.
Boulder Community Hospital Mental Health
4747 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder
Offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services. The short-term inpatient treatment program offers intervention and support for adults in acute emotional crisis. Behavioral health specialists are also available on-site in all BCH primary care clinics, making early intervention and access to treatment easier for patients who may need support.
Della Cava Family Medical Pavilion at Boulder Community Hospital
4801 Riverbend Road Boulder
Offers state-of-the-art inpatient mental health units, integrative care services, and outpatient mental health services and neurology center. Must be referred through primary health care provider. 18+
Children’s Hospital - Pediatric Mental Health Institute
13123 E 16th Ave, Aurora
The Pediatric Mental Health Institute team provides a full range of behavioral and mental health services for children and adolescents including: Outpatient care, Partial hospitalization, Inpatient care, and Emergency services. Children and teens.
2818 13th St. Boulder
The services available through Colorado Recovery cover the full spectrum of client needs from diagnosis and symptom control to functioning well in work and social situations. Offers residential care, outpatient care, and transitional housing as well as in-home and mobile care. Their team of committed mental health professionals can meet you in your home, in the community or at a residential facility. 18+
UCHealth Mountain Crest Behavioral Health Center
4601 Corbett Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80528
UCHealth Mountain Crest Behavioral Health Center helps adults and adolescents with mental health issues and substance abuse issues achieve a balanced life and a high level of health and well-being. Mountain Crest offers thorough mental health assessments and treatment programs for adolescents, adults, senior citizens, and families. Inpatient and outpatient programs are available. Adolescents and Adults.
West Pines Behavioral Health
3400 N Lutheran Parkway, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
West Pines provides compassionate treatment for mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, as well as substance use disorders. Our treatment programs focus on helping you achieve a stable life with emotional growth. We believe in caring for the whole person and offer integrated treatment for people with co-occurring diagnoses. Inpatient, outpatient services available. Specialized treatment for people with co-occurring diagnoses - people who have both mental illness and addiction concerns - can help make real and lasting recovery possible.
Centennial Peaks Hospital
2255 S. 88th St. Louisville
Offers psychiatric and crisis stabilization, detoxification, and other crisis services.
8405 Church Ranch Blvd.
Westminster, CO 80021
Devereux Colorado offers treatment of psychiatric, emotional, and behavioral problems in children and adolescents ranging in age from 7 to 21. Includes Rapid Stabilization Unit and Cleo Wallace on-campus school program. Children and Adolescents.
Community Reach Center - Prevention & Recovery in Early Psychosis (PREP)
Prevention & Recovery in Early Psychosis (PREP) is a multidisciplinary treatment team approach for youth and young adults 15 to 29 years of age who have been experiencing symptoms of psychosis for more than one week and less than one year. Adolescents and Young Adults (residents of Thornton).
Forest Heights Lodge
Forest Heights Lodge is a private, non-profit therapeutic residential program located in Evergreen, Colorado for boys who are struggling with emotional, behavioral, academic and social issues. Children and Adolescents - Boys.
Third Way Center
Third Way Center provides traumatized teens with truth in the form of accurate assessment and diagnosis, as well as hope through individual, family and group therapy, education, vocational training, parenting skills training, after care and emancipation programs, and more. Adolescents.
Highlands Behavioral Health System
Highlands Behavioral Health System (HBHS) is a fully licensed 86-bed psychiatric hospital accredited by The Joint Commission. Serves adults and adolescents ages 11 or older. Offers acute stabilization, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient care and day treatment programs for both adults and adolescents. Adolescents and Adults.
Behavioral Treatment Services - Center for Change (BTS)
BTS was founded to provide quality clinical services to the criminal justice community. Outpatient services for substance abuse and mental health, DUI services, jail based behavioral health services, and residential services in community corrections sites across Colorado.
The Redpoint Center
Longmont and Fort Collins
The Redpoint Center is dually licensed for primary mental health or primary substance use disorder. We offer PHP, IOP, and OP, and sober living. We treat age 13-17 in our adolescent program and 18 and up in our adult program. Every client gets three groups a week, individual therapy once a week, an appointment with our doctor once a week, and family therapy. We take all private insurances on an out of network basis which ends up costing about the same as an in network program. We are not licensed to take Medicaid or Medicare.
The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake
A leading, full continuum care treatment facility for adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. The 110-bed facility offers a peaceful and therapeutic location near Colorado Springs to provide a nourishing experience for the body and soul.
Offers residential treatment services, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient services for women with substance abuse and dual diagnosis. 18+ Women.
La Luna Eating Recovery Center
La Luna Center was created to be a safe and supportive haven for individuals struggling with disordered eating and related concerns.
Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center
Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center provides exceptional care for mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders. Our highly-experienced clinicians and staff are committed to providing an integrated treatment approach to address common behavioral health concerns. At Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center, we support patients and families alike, as well as educate and engage referring professionals. We treat adults and adolescents at Residential, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient levels of care.
Peak View Behavioral Health
Peak View Behavioral Health offers acute care and outpatient programs to support individuals who are going through a crisis. We provide proven treatment options for both mental health and substance abuse issues while offering support and education to the client's family members. Ages 7+
Substance abuse treatment facility working with teens and young adults with dual diagnosis. Adolescents and Young Adults.
Rites of Passage
Rites of Passage is a luxury holistic trauma and mental health residential treatment facility. We are located at 7,000 ft in the Colorado mountains on a 40 acre farm. Our program encompasses many holistic treatment modalities and functional medicine psychiatry to help each person find and practice new ways to bring your mind, body and sprite to an optimal balance. 14+
Addiction treatment program including dual diagnosis treatment. 18+
Drug and alcohol treatment center offering inpatient and outpatient services, including dual diagnosis treatment. 18+
Golden Peak Recovery
Our addiction treatment center in Colorado is here to go beyond detox and guide you through your recovery journey. With multiple programs, such as partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and aftercare planning, Golden Peak Recovery is focused on giving you the tools you need to live your best life. Call us today to break the cycle of addiction.
6901 Lookout Road Boulder
Residential addiction treatment program which includes dual diagnosis treatment. 18+
4643 Wadsworth Blvd, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Community-focused mental health care and substance use services provider
Additional Treatment Centers in Boulder County
Expand Coaching and Mentoring https://expandmentoring.com/
National Residential Treatment Facilities
American Residential Treatment Association (ARTA) https://artausa.org/residential-mental-health-directory/colorado-recovery/
National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) https://natsap.org/
All Kinds of Therapy https://www.allkindsoftherapy.com/
SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/
Boys Town https://www.boystown.org/OneBoysTown/Pages/Services.aspx . Providing an array of life-changing youth care and health care services that meet each child and family exactly where they are so they get the right kind of care, at the right time, in the right way.
International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation's listing of Intensive Treatment programs https://iocdf.org/ocd-finding-help/
Dual Diagnosis Resources
- Residential Treatment: https://www.dualdiagnosis.org/addiction-treatment/residential/
- Local Rehab Center Locator: https://www.alltreatment.com/dual-diagnosis-addiction-treatment/
- Driftwood Recovery in Texas: https://driftwoodrecovery.com/
2-1-1 is a free, confidential, multilingual service that refers callers to non-emergency health and human services.
Tips for Finding the Right Mental Health Professional
Therapists in Boulder County
Psychiatrists in Boulder County
Colorado Psychiatry Center: http://copsych.com/
Support Groups in Boulder County (in addition to those provided by and recommended by NAMI Boulder County)
Rise Against Suicide (previously Second Wind Fund)
Rise Against Suicide has built an innovative program to match children and youth ages 19 and younger, who are at risk of suicide, with a licensed therapist in their local community.
Naropa Community Counseling
Naropa Community Counseling is a program that establishes mental health assistance among low income residents living in Boulder and other areas in the Front Range. Sliding Scale Services will cost 30-90 dollars.
Low Cost Counseling Services
Recovery Café Longmont
Recovery Café Longmont is committed to nurturing our members to rebuild their lives, as well as giving our members the tools to support each other. This peer-to-peer aspect of recovery support is one of the most powerful pieces of Recovery Café’s success. The Café has peer support specialists on staff. If you are interested in connecting with one of our peer support specialists, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Peer support is available in English and Spanish.
Wise Roots Parenting
Online videos and in-person counseling focused on parenting teens and young adults struggling with behavior and emotional challenges.
Therapists Specializing in EMDR
Boulder - https://bouldercolorado.gov/homelessness/homelessness-resources and https://www.bouldercounty.org/families/housing/
Longmont - https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/departments/departments-a-d/community-services-department/take-one-step/resources-for-people-experiencing-homelessness
Youth - https://www.attentionhomes.org/thesource/
Boulder Bridge House
Provides opportunities for adults experiencing homelessness to improve their lives. Work with clients proactively to connect them with access to basic needs, employment, housing and support.
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless
The Boulder Shelter for the Homeless provides opportunities for housing solutions, safe shelter, food and support services for up to 160 individuals year round.
Homeless Outreach Team
Boulder police who interact with individuals experiencing homelessness. If you believe your loved one is homeless and living in Boulder County, they may have interacted with the Boulder Homeless Outreach Team.
Alcohol Rehab Guide - Homeless Alcoholism
Mental Health Partners
Mental Health Partners (MHP) provides crisis services, comprehensive outpatient services for mental illness and substance abuse for adults and children from diagnosis and psychiatric treatment to social/educational/vocational rehabilitation. MHP has access to some acute care beds, substance abuse treatment beds and respite beds but can only refer for inpatient care. MHP provides case management and support for independent living. MHP takes insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and has a sliding scale for uncovered fees.
Creating individually tailored, therapeutic living environments for people with a variety of mental health challenges.
Colorado Recovery offers 24-hour care 7 days a week in our residential treatment facility, transitional living and daily intensive outpatient services for serious mental illness in Boulder, Colorado – an area known nationwide for its beauty and environmental advantages.
Karis Community Transitional Housing
Mission: To provide a transitional community living opportunity for restoring basic life skills and improving the social well-being of individuals recovering from serious and persistent mental illness.
Low-income housing assistance; not really for mental health issues but may be helpful
Residential Facility Resources
- National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs: https://www.natsap.org/
- All Kinds of Therapy - Treatment for Troubled Teens & Young Adults: https://www.allkindsoftherapy.com/
- American Residential Treatment Association - How to Choose a Residential Facility: https://artausa.org/choosing-a-residential-mental-health-facility/
Colorado Respite Coalition
The Colorado Respite Coalition (CRC) is an allied network of families, agencies and community partners working to strengthen and support caregivers of individuals with special health care needs. The CRC strives to expand respite services in Colorado for all ages, across the disability spectrum.
TRU Community Care
Extensive resources for people of all ages and stages in the grief process are available to everyone in the community and are free of charge.
Grief Support Network
The Grief Support Network is a community-based nonprofit whose mission is to transform the way individuals and our culture experience loss.
Naropa Suicide Survivors Support Group
Discuss important loss survivors topics in a safe, confidential environment with other people who have experienced suicide loss. This group is led by experienced clinicians and will meet weekly to offer support, teach coping skills and build community. Email email@example.com for more information.
Judi’s House provides support to children and families grieving a death. Services are provided in Spanish and English, to youth ages 3 to 25, and their caregivers. All services are free of charge. Judi’s House focuses on strengths to promote healing and prevent future problems.
NAMI Colorado Lawline
Volunteer licensed Colorado attorneys provide limited free legal information and advice to persons who contact NAMI Colorado seeking information on issues relating to mental health law and issues directly affecting persons who have mental illness and their families or loved ones.
What to do when your loved one is arrested and criminal justice resources - https://namibouldercounty.org/in-a-crisis/family-member-arrested/
NAMI - Handling the Arrest of a Family Member
Help Applying for Medicaid
Boulder County Health Coverage
Health First Colorado https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/colorado-medicaid
Colorado Prescription Drug Discount Resources
Getting Help Paying for Medications
National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics
Understanding Health Insurance
Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
The Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation helps individuals with disabilities prepare for, obtain, advance in, and maintain employment by providing a range of services based on your individual employment needs and goals.
Rehabilitation Counselors will work closely with you to determine an employment goal and identify and arrange for the services that will be needed to achieve this goal.
Colorado Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Family/Medical Leave (FML) is unpaid leave used to provide a guaranteed amount of time, job protection, and continued benefits to eligible employees for reasons defined by the FMLA , and includes a serious (mental) health condition of a parent, child, spouse, or self.
SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR)
The Colorado Disability Benefits Support Program (DBS) was established in 2012 to remove the barriers that individuals experience in applying for Social Security Administration (SSA) disability programs.
Easter Seals Disability Benefits Services
Easterseals Colorado Disability Benefits Services (DBS) assists individuals with disabilities to acquire income, health insurance, and other basic needs to stabilize their lives, health and living situations.
Community Mental Health Supports Waiver (CMHS)
The Home and Community-Based Services Community Mental Health Supports Waiver (CMHS) provides assistance to people with a mental illness that require long-term supports and services in order to remain in a community setting.
Adult Care Management, Inc. (ACMI)
Adult Care Management, Inc. (ACMI), is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit agency that provides case management to individuals participating in Long Term Support Service (LTSS) Medicaid programs in four Colorado counties.
- Colorado Crisis Services is a free service available to everyone 24/7. If you or a loved one are in need of immediate support, please reach out to them at 1-844-493-8255.
- Rise Against Suicide (formerly Second Wind Fund) helps youth at risk of suicide by removing the financial and social barriers to treatment, enabling them to find hope and healing. They are connected with school counselors, so we recommend students reach out to their school counselor as a first step. Learn more here.
- Child Mind Institute provides useful resources for anyone concerned about preventing youth suicide. Learn more here.
- The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Call 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678-678.
- Mental Health Partners offers suicide prevention training to the community. Learn more and register here.
- CU Boulder offers useful information for suicide prevention and resources for students. Learn more here.
- National Suicide Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.1-800-784-2433 or text TALK to 38255.
- Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio Lifeline ofrece 24/7, gratuito servicios en español, no es necesario hablar ingles si usted necesita ayuda - 1-888-628-9454.
- Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255, or text 838255
- Additional crisis services can be found here.
See our Teen Resources page for a full list of helpful resources for teens and young adults.
This list is meant as a starting point for individuals and families seeking mental health treatment in the Boulder County area. We do not promote specific organizations and we do not list individual treatment providers. If you have a suggested change to this list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.