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Mental Health and Addiction Services at Denver Health

Both the mental health and addiction teams at Denver Health treat a wide variety of child, adolescent and adult behavioral, emotional and substance abuse disorders, such as:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Depression
  • Personality Disorders
  • Substance Abuse including alcohol and drug abuse

Patients of all ages work with our experienced team to develop treatment plans that address their unique needs. The goal of treatment is to improve self-care, social and emotional functioning.

Mental Health Services

Denver Health provides therapy and programs to patients of all ages who are struggling with mental health issues in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. Denver Health’s inpatient programs are for people with mental health problems that require hospitalization. After inpatient assistance, you may be able to transfer to an outpatient program. Denver Health’s outpatient programs are for people who do not require hospitalization.

Adult Mental Health Services

Denver Health provides both inpatient and outpatient mental health services to adults, from age 18 and older.

  • Adult Inpatient Mental Health Services
    The Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health unit at Denver Health has 45 beds and serves adult patients experiencing behavioral problems requiring hospitalization, or those having difficulty meeting basic living needs due to a combination of mental, physical or substance abuse problems.
  • Adult Outpatient Mental Health Services
    The Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health unit at Denver Health offers individual therapy, couples therapy and group psychotherapy, along with medication evaluation and treatment. Outpatient mental health focuses on improving self-care, social, and emotional functioning.

Adolescent and Child Mental Health Services

Denver Health offers a variety of mental health programs, services and resources for children and adolescents suffering from emotional difficulties.

Specialized Mental Health Services

In addition to inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs and a variety of addiction programs, Denver Health also provides emergency mental health services, assists the Denver judicial system in psychiatry services and provides neuropsychology evaluations.

Addiction Services

Denver Health provides treatment for substance abuse disorders in a confidential and supportive environment.

  • Addiction Recovery Center and Suboxone Treatment
    The Denver Health Addiction Recovery Center provides treatment for non-opiate substance disorders and suboxone (buprenorphine) treatment to opioid dependent patients.
  • Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment
    The Substance Abuse Treatment, Education and Prevention (STEP) Program provides outpatient, psychiatric and substance abuse treatment to adolescents ages 12-21.
  • Denver CARES Detoxification and Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation
    Outpatient Behavioral Health Services offers Comprehensive Addictions Rehabilitation and Evaluation Services (CARES) for treatment of non-opiate drug and alcohol substance use disorders.
  • Methadone Clinic Opiate Addiction Treatment
    The Opiate Addiction Treatment program at Denver Health provides opioid/narcotic replacement therapy utilizing Methadone and Suboxone (buprenorphine) for patients meeting specific criteria for admission.
  • The Recovery Program for Women & Families
    The Recovery Program for Women & Families is a program designed specifically to help pregnant women, parenting women and families who need substance abuse treatment. Each woman that comes to the program is treated with respect and offered a safe environment in which to heal.