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Mental Health Resources for Healthcare Workers in Denver, CO

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As healthcare workers, you have endured the unimaginable on a daily basis for the past three years. You or a colleague might have experience burnout, anxiety, depression, or another form of mental health distress at some point. You may already know what excess strain can do to your physical health, including the signs and symptoms. Are you aware of the signs and symptoms of mental health distress or how to properly treat it?

You work best and provide the best care when you yourself are healthy and taken care of, so it is important that you look after not only your physical health, but also your mental health. There are resources available to you 24/7 locally and virtually. Below are lists of these resources covering immediate crisis services, healthcare specific services, Colorado based services, reduced cost teletherapy, helpful coping mechanism apps, and resources offered in Spanish. Please take advantage of one or more of these resources and stay as healthy as you can during these unprecedented times.

 

Immediate Crisis Services

CommunityReachCenterCommunity Reach Center
Free services with a trained professional to anyone
considering suicide or need help dealing with a crisis.
1-844-493-8255 to call
or
Text TALK to 38255

CrisisTextLineCrisis Text Line
Connect with a trained crisis counselor for free,
confidentially, 24/7.
Text FRONTLINE to 741741

SAMHSAImmediate Support by Phone
Call to get help and support for any distress.
1-800-985-5900

 

Healthcare Specific Resources

HeroesHealthInitiativeHeroes Health Initiative
Mental health resources for healthcare workers and first
responders.
Immediate support offered via text and phone call.

EmotionalPPEThe Emotional PPE Project
Connecting healthcare workers in need with licensed
mental health professionals. No cost.

 

Colorado Based Resources

STRIDESTRIDE Community Health Center 
Locations in Arvada, Aurora, Conifer, Englewood, Golden, Lakewood, Parker, and Wheat Ridge
Patient Care: 303-360-6276

ColoradoCrisisServicesColorado Crisis Services
Locations in Aurora, Denver, Littleton, Wheat Ridge, and Boulder
1-844-493-8255

MentalHealthServicesOfDenverMental Health Center of Denver (MHCD)
MCHD offers individual and group therapy, support groups, medical care coordination, etc.
4455 E 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80220
303-504-7900 

TepeyacTepeyac Community Health Center
Tepeyac Community Health Center offers prevention care
and individual and group therapy.
5075 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80216
303-458-5302

DenverElementDenver Element - Positive Impact 
Weekly social groups
4242 Delaware St
Denver, CO 80040
720-382-5900

ViventHealthVivent Health
Behavioral & Mental Healthcare
5250 Leetsdale Drive, Suite #300
Denver, CO 80246
303-393-8050 

UCHealthUC Health TEAM Clinic
1635 Aurora Court, Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, 7th Fl 
Aurora, CO 80045 
720-848-0191 

 

Resources Available in Spanish

ServiciosDeLaRazaServicios De La Raza
3131 W 14th Ave, Denver, CO 80204
303-458-5851

STRIDESTRIDE Community Health Center
Locations in Arvada, Aurora, Conifer, Englewood, Golden, Lakewood, Parker, and Wheat Ridge
Patient Care: 303-360-627

 

Reduced-Cost Teletherapy

 

BetterHelpBetterHelp
Licensed and vetted counselors virtually available to you. Healthcare workers receive 50% off their first month of service.

BorisLawrenceBoris Lawrence Henson Foundation
Supporting members of the Black community in finding culturally competent mental health care. Free virtual
therapy sessions offered to African American individuals
experiencing “life-changing events and everyday struggles”.
Enrollment is first come, first served.

TalkSpaceTalkspace
Online support from a licensed therapist. Healthcare workers receive 50% off their first month of service.

 

Help Grow Your Coping Skills

HappifyHappify
Take control of your feelings and thoughts. Break old
patterns and form new habits through tools and programs designed by experts in psychology, mindfulness, and
cognitive behavior therapy.

HeadSpaceHeadspace
Guided meditation and mindfulness exercises through the app. Discounts for healthcare workers.

MoodMissionMoodMission
Evidence-based app designed to have you overcome
feelings of depression and anxiety by learning coping skills.