Resources : Mental Health Care Support

Mental Health Care Support & Support Groups

Jefferson Center for Mental Health – for Adults & Children/Youth

Navigation: 303-432-5130 / Wellness Now!: 303-423-2266

Outpatient Groups – A wide range of support groups for Jefferson Center Clients – Focuses include depression, bipolar, anxiety, co-occurring, women, etc – Call Navigation to have a schedule mailed to you

Wellness Now! – Classes to support general wellness, including meditation, creative expression, stress management, yoga, communication, self-esteem, etc. – Some classes open to community members – Contact Wellness Now!

www.jcmh.org

 

Exempla West Pines Hospital Support Groups – for Adults

303-467-4000

3400 Lutheran Pkwy
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-6035

FREE:  Support Groups, including, but not limited to, Alcoholics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous, Bi-Polar Mental Health Group, Narcotics Anonymous, Nar-Anon (those living with or supporting those using narcotics), Overeaters Anonymous, and Life Ring (support group for people with addictions with NO faith/religious based topics discussed), and Alanon (those living with or supporting those using alcohol).

www.westpinesrecovery.org

 

Denver West Mental Health Support Group – for Adults

Contact Carol: 720-235-2582, or carol@denverwestsupportgroup.org

Board Room, Administration Building, Exempla West Pines – 3400 Lutheran Parkway, Wheat Ridge, CO

6:30-8:30pm, every Tuesday.

FREE: Adult (18+ only) support group. Sharing coping skills, knowledge, and individual life experiences to help make living with mood disorders a little easier. Confidential, peer-supported environment.

www.denverwestsupportgroup.org/index.html

 

EMPOWER COLORADO – for Families with Children/Youth

1-866-213-4631

Support, education, advocacy and resources to families with children and youth who have social, emotional, or mental health challenges.

Most groups offer free child care or a children’s program

Littleton: littleton@empowercolorado.com.   First and Third, Thurs, 7-9pm, Highlands Behavioral Health, 8565 S. Poplar Way Thornton: 303-594-4890, adams@empowercolorado.com

Third Monday, 6-8pm, Rainbow Center, 2140 E 88th Ave

www.empowercolorado.com

 

Bipolar Support

www.bipolarsupport.org


Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) – for Adults

National site: www.dbsalliance.org

National organization providing information, meetings and on-line support

Downtown Denver: 303-329-3364, www.beyondbipolar.com

3rd Thurs of month, 7pm, Messiah Lutheran Church, 1750 Colorado Blvd, Denver (across from Museum of Nature & Science – park on east side).  Just show up, no registration necessary

Northglenn: 303-584-1957, www.northstardbsa.com

 

Depression/Bipolar Recovery Group of Midtown Denver – for Adults

Meetings: Meet the fourth Thursday of each month at 7pm in Denver, at the Messiah Lutheran Church, 1750 Colorado Blvd (across from the museum of nature and science – parking on east side of church). Just show up, no registration necessary.

www.beyondbipolar.com


Depression Drop-In Support Group – for Adults
Contact Information: 303-871-2801 (recorded information) or 303-871-3626

Run by Professional Psychology Center, University of Denver, graduate students

FREE:  First and Third, Tuesdays of the month, 6:30pm – 8pm.

Amy Hyde Building, 2460 S. Vine, Room 12, University of Denver

 

Depression Tribe

On-line information, support and forums

www.depressiontribe.com

 

Recovery Inc. – for Adults

303-458-7680

Email: 30_@recovery-inc.org

National organization with meetings nationwide and on-line

West Metro: Mon, 1pm at First Presbyterian, 8210 W 10th Ave (at Brentwood)

Structured meetings teach and support the use of Recovery International skills

Goal is to manage symptoms that impair the ability to live a normal life: ie. Anger, Anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar, Borderline PD, Compulsions, Conflict, Depression, Low Self Worth, Fears, Insomnia, Obsessions, Panic Attacks, Schizophrenia, Social anxiety, Suicidal Ideation, Stress, etc.

Groups are walk-in (can bring a friend or relative for support)

No required fees, but a voluntary collection is taken at every meeting

www.recovery-inc.org


Strength of Us – for Young Adults (Ages 18-26)

This website is geared towards young adults, ages 18-26, who are living with mental illness as well as those who want to learn more about mental health or how to support their friends or family members living with a mental illness. Young adults with shared interests and concerns, and those seeking information, are able to connect with one another and their local communities. The website enables youth to create a profile and communicate with each other within a safe and secure environment. There is also information and resources available on topics pertaining to mental health and transition-age issues.

www.strengthofus.org

Jewish Family Services

(303) 597.7777 

Denver Office: Joyce and Kal Zeff Building
3201 South Tamarac Drive, Denver, CO 80231

email: counseling@jewishfamilyservice.org

Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, based on income, also accept most insurance plans, including Medicaid.
Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes
Counseling Services: Individuals, couples therapy
Specialization: Anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma. Anger, Parenting, Physical/sexual abuse, Marriage and divorce, Self-esteem, School/work issues, Aging, Communication, Relationships, Caretaking, Vocational support, Housing assistance.
Groups: Caregiver Education/Support Group for Members of the GLBT Community, Couples marriage counseling, support for families with a loved one with mental illness, support groups for individuals with chronic illness.

www.jewishfamilyservice.org

Location: Denver
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Salvation Army

Denver Family Services, CO: Family Service Center

303-295-3366

2201 Stout Street, Denver, CO

Contact: Jamie Garcia

Providing the following Services and Support:

  • Disaster Services – Disaster Services
  • Domestic Violence Services – Domestic Violence Services
  • Emergency Assistance – Emergency Financial Assistance
  • Emergency Assistance – Emergency Shelter
  • Emergency Assistance – Food & Nutrition Programs
  • Emergency Assistance – Seasonal Services
  • Family Counseling Services – Casework Services
  • Family Counseling Services – Group Work Services
  • Health Services – Clinics Services
  • Housing/Residence Services – Emergency Shelter
  • Older Adult Services – Senior Citizen Clubs
  • Older Adult Services – Visitation Services
  • Worship Center – Worship Services – Children’s / Teen
  • Worship Center – Christian Education
  • Worship Center – Worship Services – Church
  • Worship Center – Worship Services – Sunday School
  • Worship Center – Women’s Ministries
  • Worship Center – Worship Services – Youth Ministries
  • Youth Services – Community Recreation Programs
  • Youth Services – Day Camp Activities

Visit their website for other locations and services:

http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/www_usn_2.nsf

Location: Denver
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Exempla West Pines Behavioral Health

(303) 467-4000

3400 Lutheran Pkwy
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-6035

Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes – To be admitted for treatment or services, you must visit the Exempla Lutheran Emergency Room to meet with a Clinician from Exempla West Pines for an assessment.  This then helps to see what course of action can be taken and what type of services can be offered.  There is an intensive drug and alcohol rehabilitation program that is for those self-admitting and then a person would go directly to West Pines Hospital.
Counseling Services: Crisis management, inpatient services, outpatient, individual and group therapy
Specialization: Emergency mental health care, psychiatric intensive care, residential and day treatment programs.
Notes: Free Support Groups, including, but not limited to, Alcoholics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous, Bi-Polar Mental Health Group, Narcotics Anonymous, Nar-Anon (those living with or supporting those using narcotics), Overeaters Anonymous, and Life Ring ( support group for people with addictions with NO faith/religious based topics discussed), and Alanon (those living with or supporting those using alcohol).

www.westpinesrecovery.org

Location: Wheat Ridge
Insurance Required? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors