If you or a loved one are considering starting treatment for a behavioral health issue, it’s normal to have a lot of questions.
Here are some of our most frequently asked questions and answers to help make the process smooth. We also have additional resources – learn how to make the first appointment, read about adult and senior programs, and our programs for children, teens and parents.
If you would like to speak with someone use our easy contact directory to find the appropriate person.
As the largest provider of mental health and addiction services on Colorado’s western slope and the local mental health experts, you can find a full range of services to treat and foster recovery.
Mental illness and addiction do not discriminate and neither does Mind Springs Health. We treat everyone who needs our mental health and/or addiction services. All ages, genders, races, ethnologies & socio-economic levels.
Mind Springs Health has long been known in Colorado for providing the highest quality treatment at one of the the lowest costs. We are a Community Mental Health Center that accepts Health First Colorado (Medicaid), Medicare and most private insurance.
Currently we are a preferred provider for Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, United Behavioral Health/Optum Health, Rocky Mountain Healthcare, LifeSynch and Value Options, as well as many Employee Assistance Programs.
Our offices are happy to work with you or your insurance company on payment options. We accept major credit cards and also offer a sliding scale fee based upon your ability to pay. For More information visit our Paying For Services page.
As an organization committed to continual improvement, Mind Springs Health’s treatments are researched and proven best-practices, and sometimes even award-winning (our Phase-based treatment program was just named the 2018 CHBC Golden Light Bulb Award Winner for clinical innovation)! We offer a full continuum of care for mild to severe mental health and addiction issues, with every treatment plan customized for the individual. Visit our “What we Treat” page to learn more about specific treatment.
Mind Springs Health covers a 23,000 square mile area on Colorado’s Western Slope consisting of Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Jackson, Mesa, Moffat, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt and Summit counties.
We have 12 offices for outpatient treatment and West Springs Hospital in Grand Junction that serves the entire state as well as areas of Wyoming and Utah. West Springs Hospital is the only psychiatric hospital on the Western Slope, allowing locals a world-class level of care one ordinarily would have to travel far distances to receive.
We will work with you to assess the situation and provide support in getting your friend, family or patient to treatment. In certain circumstances we can work with you on involuntary treatment for individuals in need.
By law and our code of ethics, Mind Springs Health keeps all of your information and communications confidential. Should you require extra discretion in our lobbies and waiting rooms please let us know that prior to your arrival or when you arrive.
Yes, whether in office or through the power of the Mind Springs Health TeleHealth network, psychiatrists and other therapists see clients in all our 12 offices and the hospital, regardless of where the provider is located.
Mind Springs Health has experts in early childhood, childhood and adolescence to address the special needs of each age. Additionally, if hospitalization is needed, our new psychiatric hospital has a special child & adolescent unit and customized programs.
Call our dedicated Psychiatric Consultation Line for Mesa County Community Physicians – 970.683.7222