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Hospitals, Mental Health Centers, Treatment Facilities

Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH)

Primary Address:

4851 Independence, Suite 200
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Telephone: (303) 432-5174

Jefferson Center for Mental Health is the not-for- profit community mental health center serving Jefferson, Clear Creek, and Gilpin counties since 1958. Our mission is to promote mental health and provide quality mental health services for persons with emotional problems and/or serious mental illness. We are partners with our community, working together to create a place that fosters mental health and supports those with mental health challenges.

Their services are provided through numerous clinical locations in our three county service area, in addition to schools, nursing homes, senior centers and other partner locations throughout our community. Jefferson Center for Mental Health has an ability to pay policy, which is based on income, number of dependents, and availability of other funding sources for this purpose. Our program supporters provide an invaluable contribution to what we do.

SAME DAY ACCESS … In May, JCMH initiated a new Same Day Access to care process at our larger offices, providing consumers the flexibility to meet with a clinical staff member on the same day when they call to request a same day appointment. – “We can see people immediately when they are asking for help,” says Dr. Elissa Stein, VP Clinical Services, “We are more responsive to the people who need us, and they are more likely to engage in treatment.”JCMH offers many services including the Wellness Now! program which has classes for everyone who might be interested and lives in the community.  These classes include Zumba; gentle yoga, walking for wellness, cancer support classes, nutrition and health eating and more.  Check the Wellness Now! link on the JCMH web site.

JCMH also provides services for ages 15-22 at The Road in Lakewood, and, a transitional employment program at Summit Center in Wheat Ridge.

West Pines Behavioral Health

Primary Address:

3400 Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Telephone: (303) 467-4080

Since, 1988, West Pines has provided hope, healing, relief and recovery for patients and their loved ones.  West  Pines serves adults 18 and older with psychiatric or chemical dependency concerns as well as integrated treatment for people with a dual diagnosis. A holistic approach to treatment which focuses on the physical, emotional, social and spiritual well-being of each patient.  Included among West Pines many programs are:  support groups of various types, partial hospitalization; medication management and family education classes.

Highlands Behavioral Health System

Primary Address:

8565 South Poplar Way
Littleton, CO 80130
Telephone:  (720) 348-2800

Highlands Behavioral Health System is an 86-bed freestanding behavioral health hospital offering psychiatric care for adults and adolescents ages 11 and older. Centrally located in Littleton, the facility is easily accessible to families throughout the Front Range and just minutes from surrounding communities. The facility is open for admission 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Mental health level of care assessments are provided free of charge. Walk-ins are welcome, however scheduled appointments are preferred.

Our clinical services are delivered by qualified mental health professionals and each patient is given a comprehensive evaluation as part of the admission process. Once a patient is admitted to Highlands Behavioral Health System, an interdisciplinary team creates an individualized treatment program that includes acute care treatment, solution-focused treatment, and comprehensive discharge planning.

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