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Boulder County Mental Health Resources

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Emergency, Inpatient, and Outpatient Facilities

Mental Health Partners
https://www.mhpcolorado.org/
3180 Airport Rd. in Boulder
303-443-8500
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
https://www.mhpcolorado.org/community-health-workers/
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
https://www.bch.org/Our-Services/Mental-Health.aspx
4747 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder
303-415-7000
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
http://www.bch.org/Locations/Della-Cava-Family-Medical-Pavilion.aspx
4801 Riverbend Road Boulder
303-415-7000
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
https://www.childrenscolorado.org/doctors-and-departments/departments/psych/programs/
720-777-6200
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.

Colorado Recovery
https://www.coloradorecovery.com/
2818 13th St. Boulder
720-218-4068
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 
https://www.uchealth.org/locations/uchealth-mountain-crest-behavioral-health-center/
970-207-4800
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
https://www.sclhealth.org/locations/west-pines/
303-467-4080
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
https://www.centennialpeaks.com/
2255 S. 88th St. Louisville
720-644-6021
Offers psychiatric and crisis stabilization, detoxification, and other crisis services.

Devereaux Colorado
http://www.devereux.org/site/PageServer?pagename=co_index
800-456-2536
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)
Thornton
https://www.communityreachcenter.org/services/adult-and-senior-services/prevention-recovery-early-psychosis-prep-program/ 
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
https://forestheightslodge.org/
Evergreen
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
https://www.thirdwaycenter.org

(303) 780-9191

Denver
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
https://www.highlandsbhs.com/
720-348-2800
Littleton
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)
https://www.btxs.org/locations
303-962-4304
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
www.TheRedpointCenter.com
(888) 509-3153
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
https://www.palmerlakerecovery.com/
855-501-8152
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.

Rose House
http://rosehousecolorado.com/
1-888-398-4111
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
http://www.lalunacenter.com/
720-470-0010
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
https://www.pathlightbh.com/
303-825-8584
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 ResidentialPartial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient levels of care.

Peak View Behavioral Health
https://peakviewbh.com/
719-444-8484
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+

Sandstone Care
https://www.sandstonecare.com/
(303) 501-5804
Substance abuse treatment facility working with teens and young adults with dual diagnosis. Adolescents and Young Adults.

Rites of Passage
https://ritesofpassage.co/

303-859-7385

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+

CeDAR
https://www.cedarcolorado.org/
720-848-3000
Addiction treatment program including dual diagnosis treatment. 18+

NorthStar Transitions
https://www.northstartransitions.com/

303.558.6400

Boulder

Drug and alcohol treatment center offering inpatient and outpatient services, including dual diagnosis treatment. 18+

Golden Peak Recovery
https://www.goldenpeakrecovery.com/
855.257.2825
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.

Choice House
https://www.choicehousecolorado.com/
720-577-4422
6901 Lookout Road Boulder
Residential addiction treatment program which includes dual diagnosis treatment. 18+

Jefferson Center
https://www.jcmh.org/
303-425-0300
4643 Wadsworth Blvd, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Community-focused mental health care and substance use services provider

Additional Treatment Centers in Boulder County
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/treatment-rehab/co/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

General Services

https://www.211colorado.org/
Dial 211
2-1-1 is a free, confidential, multilingual service that refers callers to non-emergency health and human services.


Therapists and Psychiatrists

Tips for Finding the Right Mental Health Professional
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Living-with-a-Mental-Health-Condition/Finding-a-Mental-Health-Professional

Therapists in Boulder County
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists?search=boulder%20county
http://www.boulderpsychologicalservices.com/

Psychiatrists in Boulder County
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/psychiatrists?search=boulder%20county
Colorado Psychiatry Center: http://copsych.com/

Support Groups in Boulder County (in addition to those provided by and recommended by NAMI Boulder County)
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/groups?search=boulder%20county

Rise Against Suicide (previously Second Wind Fund)
https://riseagainstsuicide.org/
720-212-7527
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
https://www.naropa.edu/about-naropa/counseling-services/community-counseling-services/
303-546-3589
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
https://www.opencounseling.com/colorado/boulder

Recovery Café Longmont 
https://recoverycafelongmont.org/learn-about-recovery/recovery-resources/
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 info@recoverycafelongmont.org. Peer support is available in English and Spanish.

Wise Roots Parenting
www.wiserootsparenting.com
info@wiserootsparenting.com
Online videos and in-person counseling focused on parenting teens and young adults struggling with behavior and emotional challenges.

Therapists Specializing in EMDR
https://www.emdria.org/


Homelessness and Supportive Housing Resources in Boulder County

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
https://boulderbridgehouse.org/
303-442-8300
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
https://bouldershelter.org/
303-442-4646
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
https://bouldercolorado.gov/police/homeless-outreach-team
303-441-3333
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
https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org/resources/homeless-alcoholism/

Supportive Housing

Mental Health Partners
https://www.mhpcolorado.org/
303-443-8500
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.

Windhorse
https://windhorsecommunityservices.com/
303-786-9314
Boulder
Creating individually tailored, therapeutic living environments for people with a variety of mental health challenges.

Colorado Recovery
https://www.coloradorecovery.com/contact-us/
303-440-5140
Boulder
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
https://kariscommunity.org/
303-355-5546
Denver
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.

Housing Partners
720-564-4610
Low-income housing assistance; not really for mental health issues but may be helpful

Residential Facility Resources

Respite

Colorado Respite Coalition
http://www.coloradorespitecoalition.org/
303-233-1666
Lakewood
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.


Grief Services

TRU Community Care
(303) 604-5300
https://www.trucare.org/our-services/grief-services/
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
https://griefsupportnet.org/
(720) 295-4760
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
https://www.naropa.edu/about-naropa/counseling-services/community-counseling-services/group-counseling.php
303-546-3589
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 counselingclinic@naropa.edu for more information.

Judi's House
https://www.judishouse.org/
720-941-0331
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.


Criminal Justice Services

NAMI Colorado Lawline
http://namicolorado.org/LawLine
303-321-3104
helpline@namicolorado.org
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
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Family-Members-and-Caregivers/Handling-the-Arrest-of-a-Family-Member


Medication and Insurance

Help Applying for Medicaid
Boulder County Health Coverage
Health First Colorado https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/colorado-medicaid

Colorado Prescription Drug Discount Resources
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/prescription-drug-discount-resources

Getting Help Paying for Medications
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Living-with-a-Mental-Health-Condition/Getting-Help-Paying-for-Medications

National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics 
https://www.nafcclinics.org/find-clinic

Understanding Health Insurance
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Living-with-a-Mental-Health-Condition/Understanding-Health-Insurance

Denied Treatment by Insurance 
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Living-with-a-Mental-Health-Condition/Understanding-Health-Insurance/What-to-Do-If-You-re-Denied-Care-By-Your-Insurance

Mental Health Parity 
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Living-with-a-Mental-Health-Condition/Understanding-Health-Insurance/What-is-Mental-Health-Parity


Employment

Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
https://www.colorado.gov/dvr

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)

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/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

SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR)
https://soarworks.prainc.com/states/colorado
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
https://www.easterseals.com/co/our-programs/work/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)
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/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)
https://www.acmico.org/
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.


Suicide Prevention

  • 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.

Teen Resources

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 info@namibouldercounty.org.

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