People often don’t get the mental health services they need because they don’t know where to start. Talk to your primary care doctor or another health professional about mental health problems. Ask them to connect you with the right mental health services. If you do not have a health professional who is able to assist you, use the resources listed here to find help for yourself, your friends, your family, or your students. Many of these resources can help you even if you are underinsured or do not currently have health coverage.

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When & where to seek mental health assistance

When to contact crisis services:
If someone is talking about suicide or harming themselves.

Colorado Crisis Support 1-844-493-8255
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
They can direct you to walk-in crisis centers or dispatch crisis counselors where appropriate. Services include:
• Behavioral health triage & substance use screening
• Immediate crisis intervention & de-escalation
• Follow-up crisis services when needed
• Disposition/referral

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

When to contact a counselor:
If you are concerned about someone’s behavior and wondering if it is typical.
If you are concerned about someone being angry or depressed.
If someone is being bullied or having trouble at school or work.
If there is a concern regarding substance use.

Align Counseling of Colorado 7600 E Arapahoe Rd, Suite #305, Centennial, CO 80112
Tel: (303) 475 2757

Amanda J. Chaney, MSW, LCSW, 5808 South Rapp Street
Suite 120
Littleton, Colorado 80120
Tel: (720) 580-6609
Amanda J. Chaney

AllHealth Network (various locations)
* formerly known as : Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network
Appointments and Information Tel: (303) 730-8858
*Emergency and Crisis Intervention – Substance Abuse Treatment Program
Tel: (303) 730-3303

Children’s Hospital Colorado 13123 E 16th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045
Tel: (720) 777-1234

Denver Health STEP Program, 777 Bannock St., Denver, CO 80204
Tel: (303)436-6000
*young adults (ages 11-24) who are suffering from drug abuse or other mental health issues such as anxiety, depression or ADHD.

Doctors Care 609 W Littleton Blvd, Littleton, Colorado 80120
Tel: (303) 730 1313

Embark Counseling 8191 Southpark Lane, Suite 201, Littleton, Colorado 80120
Tel: (303) 907-7072 or (303) 726-4560

Highlands Behavioral Health System, 8565 South Poplar Way, Littleton, CO 80130
Tel: (720) 348-2800
*Highlands Behavioral Health Systems’ clinical team is available 24/7 to schedule a mental health assessment or to answer questions. Assessments may be scheduled at any time; walk-ins are welcome.

Juvenile Assessment Center, 2 locations:
Arapahoe County Justice Center, 7375 South Potomac Street, Centennial, CO 80112
Tel: (720) 874-3381
The Family Resource Pavilion, 9700 East Easter Lane, Centennial, CO 80112
Tel: (720) 213-1320
*We partner with Aurora Mental Health Center and the All Health Network (formally Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network) to provide behavioral health assessments through the JAC’s Community Assessment Program. The assessment identifies strengths, risks and needs in a young person’s life. Assessment Specialists will pinpoint key areas for intervention, provide clarity, and connect families to supportive services and positive strategies.

Legacy Comprehensive Counseling & Counseling, 9751 East Mainstreet, Suite 215,
Parker, CO 80138
Tel: (303) 841-4005

Metro Community Provider Network (various locations)
Tel: (303) 360-6276

Original Path Counseling and Fitness Centers, 6551 South Revere Parkway, Suite 255
Centennial, Co 80111
Tel: (720) 335-5572

Petersen Family Counseling, 1660 South Albion Street, Denver, CO 80222
Tel: (720) 541-6289

Professional Counseling Services, Inc, 4155 E. Jewell Ave, Ste. 308, Denver, CO 80222
Tel: (303) 691-0225
*Individual adolescent/adult counseling,  family counseling, drug and alcohol assessments, and school based drug/alcohol prevention and intervention level services

Sandstone Care, 2100 S. Cherry Street,  Denver, CO 80222
*Teen & Young Adult Substance Use & Addiction Treatment Programs
Tel: (844) 856-3373

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Synergy
3660 W. Princeton Circle, Denver 80236
Tel: (303) 781-7875 or  (303) 282-2626
*Synergy Adolescent Treatment Services is the adolescent treatment continuum within ARTS (Addiction Research and Treatment Services) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Synergy provides highly specialized treatments for three interrelated disorders: substance use, conduct disorder, and other co-occurring mental health disorders

University of Phoenix Counseling Center 10004 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree, CO 80124
(free services) Tel: (303) 600-1959

When to contact a psychologist (school or otherwise):
If someone is having learning difficulties.
If you are worried about someone’s social or emotional development.

Children’s Hospital Colorado 13123 E 16th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045
Tel: (720) 777-1234

Legacy Comprehensive Counseling & Counseling, 9751 East Mainstreet, Suite 215,
Parker, CO 80138
Tel: (303) 841-4005

National Jewish Hospital-Pediatric Behavioral Health Dept, 1400 Jackson St.
Denver, CO 80206
Tel: (303) 398-1260
Comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological evaluations : 6 yrs-18 yrs

You can also contact your child’s school, pediatrician or family doctor.

“Everyone has personal experience or knows someone who has some form of mental illness.”  Teacher, LPS