For highly competent & compassionate professionals, the new West Springs Hospital, opening early 2019, offers a state-of-the-art environment and culture in which to make your best possible impact. This is where you should be.
Now Open – Doubling the number of people we can help, the new West Springs Hospital is now accepting patients. Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives is the campaign for Mind Springs Health & West Springs Hospital. Join us on our journey to complete phase II of the state-of-the-art psychiatric hospital.
It doesn’t take too long to notice that there’s some rough things that go on in life. None of us are immune and all of us have a story to tell. The question that begs asking is this: do you have someone to tell it to? I can remember times where I felt that I […]
News about recent changes to the way that crisis response services are funded and delivered on the Western Slope have raised some questions. We hope this will provide some answers. How does Colorado provide crisis response services? The Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Behavioral Health contracts with seventeen Community Mental Health Centers, including […]
Self-care has been a challenge for me and a number of people that I have spoken with over the years. While it’s an essential part of balancing both our physical and mental well-being, it is definitely one area that many put off or just don’t even attempt. I have heard (and used, truth be told) […]
Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital, the largest provider of mental health and addiction treatment on the western slope, are proud to announce doctor of osteopathy and board-certified psychiatrist & addiction specialist Jason L. Andersen as Chief Medical Officer, and certified public accountant Douglas J. Pattison as Chief Financial Officer. Andersen and Pattison succeed […]
The ubiquitous commercial regarding carrying the correct credit card was the inspiration for this perspective. It speaks to being prepared and familiar with having the proper tool in your wallet so that there are no surprises when it comes time to use it. I’d like to offer this same concept when it comes to our […]
Fighting My Way Back to the Light By S.T. I had heard that relapse is often apart of recovery I never imagined that I, however, would relapse. I had survived sexual, emotional, and physical abuse. I made it through major bouts of depression, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts. I grieved many losses including the death of [...]
Mind Springs Health in Craig has new a leader at the helm after former program director Craig Thornhill stepped down this spring. New program director Peggy Sammons wasn’t necessarily aiming for the top spot in the Craig clinic, but after decades of serving patients, she was ready to take the leap. “It truly wasn’t my […]
Life can be full of moments that leave you wondering why you made the choices you made. We are experts in second-guessing decisions and finding ourselves in a cycle of what-ifs. Each day is chock-full of decisions. Some are seemingly insignificant, like what color shirt should I wear or what goes better with pork roast? […]
Mind Springs Health, the leading provider of mental health and addiction treatment on the western slope, remains committed to caring for our community with its continuum of outpatient and inpatient services as the State of Colorado changes its crisis services policies. With a new state-wide crisis system debuting July 1, 2019, Mind Springs Health will […]
Early initiative – Training Mental Health First Aid Trainers We are proud to be a core team member of the new Eagle County Behavioral Health initiative, led by Vail Health’s generous investment over the next 10 years. Private and public partners are collaborating to transform the behavioral health landscape in the county and Mind Springs [...]