Health & Treatment

Health & Treatment Help

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A Stronger Cord

various locations in Arvada, Denver, Englewood, Littleton, Sheridan; see Events on website for more info

Denver Metro

A Stronger Cord is a faith-based organization that provides men and women on the "comeback trail" with opportunities to connect around working out. The nonprofit encourages three pillars of health: physical fitness, healthy relationships, and service to others. Locations and hours vary so you'll need to check out the Events tab on their website for this information. Call 303-667-5957 or email info@astrongercord.org to learn more. COVID-19 UPDATE: Activities are currently offered online via Zoom.

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Advocates for Recovery Colorado

Statewide

Advocates for Recovery Colorado is a grassroots peer-run organization to help people recover from a substance use disorder. They host All Recovery meetings in the Denver metro area. These meetings are not a 12-step model. They welcome all pathways, cross talk is encouraged, and they're there for solutions--not war stories. You can call them to find an All Recovery meeting as well as support groups throughout the state. Check out their Facebook page for information on meetings, as well!

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AIDS InfoNet

Statewide

AIDS InfoNet is a website that provides current information about treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS. It is an educational project of the International Association of Caregivers of Providers of AIDS Care.

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Al Anon & Alateen

Statewide

Al Anon and Alateen meetings provide support for parents and friends of people with substance use disorders at no cost. Al Anon is for adults; Alateen is specifically for young people affected by someone else’s drinking.

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Alamosa–San Luis Valley Health Access Risk Reduction Project

1123 West Avenue, Alamosa CO

Southeast, Southwest

Alamosa

San Luis Valley Health Access Risk Reduction Projectoffers clients who are using injection drugs the ability to prevent the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C through sterile syringes, the safe disposal of syringes in the community, free HIV and Hepatitis C testing once a month, emergency overdose response training and free naloxone for clients. They also provide access to mental health counseling, substance use treatment, primary medical care, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, and case management.

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Statewide

Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, Pueblo

Denver Area Central Committee of Alcohol Anonymous provides a statewide list of AA office and phone numbers. Click on the website. Locations include Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, and Pueblo.

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Arvada–Addiction Research & Treatment Services (ARTS) Westside Center for Change

6303 Wadsworth Bypass, Arvada CO 80003

Denver Metro

Arvada

ARTS Adult Outpatient facilities offer comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment services to individuals whose lives have become unmanageable as a result of substances. Medication assisted treatment is offered at the ARTS Parkside Clinic, Potomac Street Center, and Westside Center for Change locations. Click on website for more info. You may self-refer. If interested in learning more about any of the services provided at Adult Outpatient or to schedule an intake appointment, call 303.336.1600.

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AspenPointe Health Network (managed service organization)

locations in Chaffee, Custer, Douglas, El Paso, Fremont, Lake, Park, and Teller counties

Southeast, Southwest

AspenPointe Health Network is the managed service organization (MSO) for people who live in the counties of Chaffee, Custer, Douglas, El Paso, Fremont, Lake, Park, and Teller. This means their job is to connect you to the treatment you need if you live in one of these counties. Call the number listed below and let them know the type of treatment you need and where you live. MSO locations help people with no insurance and those who don't have enough insurance find treatment, including residential treatment. They also accept a variety of insurance plans, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay.

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Aurora–Addiction Research & Treatment Services (ARTS) Potomac Street Clinic

1330 South Potomac Street, Suite 104, Aurora CO 80012

Denver Metro

Aurora

ARTS Adult Outpatient facilities offer comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment services to individuals whose lives have become unmanageable as a result of substances. Medication assisted treatment is offered at the ARTS Parkside Clinic, Potomac Street Center, and Westside Center for Change locations. Click on website for more info. You may self-refer. If interested in learning more about any of the services provided at Adult Outpatient or to schedule an intake appointment, call 303.336.1600.

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Aurora’s Crisis Walk-in Center (Aurora Mental Health Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus)

2206 Victor Street, Aurora CO 80045

Denver Metro

Aurora

Aurora has a Crisis Walk-in Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus where you'll get immediate help with a mental health crisis. Anyone may use this center. You do not need to be an area resident or client. They accept a variety of insurances, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay. You can call the number listed or just go directly to the Walk-in Center if you want immediate help.

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Axis Health System

La Plata County

Southwest

Cortez, Durango, Pagosa Springs

Axis Health System has seven locations that provide care for people who live in La Plata County. Click on the website link, then click on the location near you. You'll see each health center's hours, service information, and the number to call to make an appointment. Axis also has a 24/7 crisis care hotline you can call after work hours at 970.247.5245 for a mental health or substance use crisis situation. You will be quickly connected to local services and a team will respond immediately. Your crisis may be resolved through this phone call, or they may ask to meet with you. During business hours, call Crossroads at Grandview at 970-403-0180 for help during a crisis.

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Boulder–The Works Program (Boulder County AIDS Project)

2118 14th Street, Boulder CO 80302

Denver Metro

Boulder

BCAP’s Syringe Access program, known as the Works Program, is a safe, legal, non-judgmental place to get free injection supplies confidentially. The Works Program staff provides outreach, education, and syringe exchange services to reduce HIV and viral hepatitis transmission among people who inject and their partners. Click on website link for a full list of supplies provided and to learn more.

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Boulder’s Crisis Walk-in Center (Mental Health Partners)

3180 Airport Road, Boulder CO 80301

Denver Metro

Boulder

Mental Health Partners provides a 24/7/365 Walk-In Center at 3180 Airport Road in Boulder for immediate help with a mental health crisis. Anyone may use this center. You do not need to be an area resident or client. They accept a variety of insurances, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay. You can call the number listed or just go directly to the Walk-In Center if you want immediate help.

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Care on Location

Medicaid Telehealth

Statewide

Care on Location lets you see a medical doctor by video on your phone or computer. They can take care of most things that you would go to a family doctor or urgent care for: general medical (coughs, colds, rashes, minor injuries, medications, lab tests, x-rays, referrals) and urgent care. Care on Location can also prescribe medication treatment to help stop smoking. Care on Location takes Colorado Medicaid or a credit card as payment for seeing the doctor. If needed, they can write prescriptions and send them to the closest pharmacy. If you need more care than can be given on the phone or computer, they will help you find the nearest location that would be able to see you. Create an account to get started. You'll need to install Zoom on your smart phone or computer. Their website walks you through the process. No appointment is needed.

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Celebrate Recovery

Statewide

Celebrate Recovery is a faith-based "Christ-centered" recovery program. Celebrate Recovery meetings are held throughout Colorado. Click on their website, then click on CR Groups.

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Centennial–BHG Treatment Center

7286 South Yosemite Street, Suite 125, Centennial CO 80112

Denver Metro

Centennial

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) treatment centers provide treatment in an outpatient setting. This allows the patient to receive treatment while they continue to live at home, attend work or school and live a normal life. Regular counseling sessions and doctor visits are cornerstones to all of their programs. Certain programs also require on-site administration of medication. The frequency of on-site dosing is determined by federal and state regulations, direction from the doctor with input from the treatment team, and the achievement of recovery milestones by the patient. Call 844-535-7291 to schedule a consultation.

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Centers for Disease Control

Statewide

The Centers for Disease Control website is a great place to look for accurate information about your health. Click on the website, then click on Diseases & Conditions for information about chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and sexually transmitted diseases. Click on Healthy Living for info on obesity, vaccinations, and more.

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Clinica Family Health

Boulder and Broomfield counties

Denver Metro

Boulder, Denver, Lafayette, Thornton, Westminster

Clinica Family Health has five locations that provide care for people who live in Adams, Boulder, and Broomfield counties. Click on the website to learn more about all of the help you can get at these health centers. Click on locations to find a health center near you. Hours vary by location.

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Cocaine Anonymous of Colorado

Statewide

Cocaine Anonymous Colorado is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances. There are no dues or fees for membership. Click on the website, then click on Find a Meeting.

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Colorado Access

Medicaid for Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, and Elbert counties

Denver Metro

Colorado Access is the go-between for people on Colorado’s Medicaid program who live in Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, or Elbert County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the doctors you need (primary care for yearly physicals and chronic conditions, dental and vision, urgent care, mental health, substance use) and connections to other resources. If you live within Denver County, you can call Colorado Access at the number below, or call Mike Sanchez at Denver Health at 303-910-6196 or 303-436-7889.

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Colorado Access (Medicaid)

Medicaid for Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, and Elbert counties

Denver Metro

Colorado Access is the go-between for people on Colorado’s Medicaid program who live in Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, or Elbert County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the mental health and substance use treatment you need. If you live within Denver County, you can call also call Mike Sanchez at Denver Health at 303-910-6196 or 303-436-7889.

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Colorado Community Health Alliance

Medicaid for Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, El Paso, Gilpin, Jefferson, Park and Teller counties

Denver Metro, Southeast, Southwest

Colorado Community Health Alliance (CCHA) is the go-between for Colorado’s Medicaid program for people who live in Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, El Paso, Gilpin, Jefferson, Park or Teller County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the doctors you need (primary care for yearly physicals and chronic conditions, dental and vision, urgent care, mental health, substance use) and connections to other resources.

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Colorado Community Health Alliance (Medicaid)

Medicaid for Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, El Paso, Gilpin, Jefferson, Park and Teller counties

Denver Metro, Southeast, Southwest

Colorado Community Health Alliance (CCHA) is the go-between for Colorado’s Medicaid program for people who live in Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, El Paso, Gilpin, Jefferson, Park or Teller County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the treatment you need.

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Colorado Crisis Services (help line 844-493-8255 and website)

statewide

Statewide

Colorado Crisis Services provides a help line for calls about depression, recovery, concerns about family or friends, substance abuse, grief, loss, suicidal thoughts, PTSD, drugs and alcohol, bullying, stress, anxiety, homelessness, disability and more. You don’t have to be in crisis to get help. Operators can connect to help with mental health counseling and substance use treatment. The website has lots of information and support.

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Colorado Health Network

HIV/hepatitis help at locations across Colorado

Statewide

Colorado Health Network (CHN) helps people affected by HIV and other health conditions such as hepatitis through prevention, care and advocacy. There were formerly known as Colorado AIDS Project. Click on the website, then click on Offices for the statewide list of CHN office addresses, phone numbers, and hours. CHN has offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, Greeley, and Pueblo. CHN also has a statewide list of locations where you can get testing and other services. Click on the website, then click on Services and then Resources. If you got a tattoo while you were incarcerated, you should get testing for HIV and Hep C. Call the office closest to you and ask how.

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Colorado Mask Project

Statewide

Wear a mask and help to slow the spread of COVID-19. Click on the Colorado Mask Project website link to find out to make your own mask, how to volunteer to sew, and where to apply for a donated mask. If you can't afford a mask, click on the "Apply for Donated Masks" link and fill it out.

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Colorado Springs–BHG Treatment Center

4157 Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs CO 80907

Southeast

Colorado Springs

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) treatment centers provide treatment in an outpatient setting. This allows the patient to receive treatment while they continue to live at home, attend work or school and live a normal life. Regular counseling sessions and doctor visits are cornerstones to all of their programs. Certain programs also require on-site administration of medication. The frequency of on-site dosing is determined by federal and state regulations, direction from the doctor with input from the treatment team, and the achievement of recovery milestones by the patient. Call 844-535-7291 to schedule a consultation.

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Colorado Springs–Colorado Treatment Services

5360 N Academy Blvd, Suite 290, Colorado Springs CO 80918

Southeast

Colorado Springs

Colorado Treatment Services LLC uses medication assisted treatment along with counseling services to develop a treatment plan that is catered to your needs. Anyone with concerns or questions about opioid addiction is encouraged to contact one of their clinics, located in Colorado Springs, Greeley, and Pueblo.

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Colorado Springs’ Crisis Walk-in Center (AspenPointe Acute Services)

115 S Parkside Drive, Colorado Springs CO 80910

Southeast

Colorado Springs

AspenPointe Acute Services provides a 24/7/365 Crisis Walk-In Center for immediate help with a mental health crisis. Anyone may use this center. You do not need to be an area resident or client. They accept a variety of insurances, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay. You can call the number listed or just go directly to the Walk-In Center if you want immediate help.

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Colorado’s Rural Clinics and Safety Net Clinics

Statewide

Besides the community health centers listed in this section on remerg.com, Colorado also has clinics that are called Safety Net Clinics and Rural Health Clinics. These clinics are also an option for health care. Click on the website link to Colorado Health Institute and scroll down the page until you see a map. This map is color coded for all health care in Colorado. Rural health centers are located where you see a blue dot. Safety net clinics are located where you see a purple dot. You'll also see where community health centers are located (turquoise dot), as well as other health services. This is a good way to visualize the kinds of care available in Colorado and where they're located. We'll be adding more information as soon as it's available.

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Community Recreation Centers

Statewide

Community recreation centers are a place where you can get your body (and your mind) in better condition. You can work out, take a class, take a shower (some have saunas!), and just take care of yourself. There isn't a statewide list of recreation centers for us to link to, so we suggest that you search online using the phrase "rec center near me." Your computer or smart phone will locate the closest community rec centers with links to their websites. There is a small fee for non-members. Be sure to ask.

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Connect for Health Colorado

Statewide

Connect for Health Colorado is the insurance marketplace for Colorado. If you need help selecting health insurance, they can help you. Click on the website, then click on Get Started and New Customers. You can also call them at the number listed or email them through their website after clicking on Contact Us.

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COVID-19 (basic info)

Statewide

COVID-19 (also known as novel coronavirus) is an illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person. COVID-19 symptoms can range from mild (or no symptoms) to severe illness and can result in death. There is currently no vaccine to protect against COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself is to avoid being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19. Click on the website link to learn more.

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COVID-19 (how it’s spread)

Statewide

You can become infected by coming into close contact (about 6 feet or two arm lengths) with a person who has COVID-19. The COVID-19 virus is primarily spread from person to person from respiratory droplets when an infected person talks, coughs, or sneezes. Respiratory droplets are tiny drops of liquid that travel through the air when someone talks, coughs or sneezes. This is why it's important to wear a mask when in public spaces. You may also be able to get it by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it, and then by touching your mouth, nose, or eyes. Click on the website link below to learn more.

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COVID-19 (official state resource website)

Statewide

Colorado has an official website for topics related to the COVID-19 virus. Topics include business financial help, what to do if you have symptoms, resources to help you stay at home, personal financial help, and more. Click on the website to find the information you need.

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COVID-19 (prevention advice)

Statewide

Stay home as much as possible and avoid close contact with others. Wear a cloth mask that covers your nose and mouth when you're in public. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use an alcohol based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

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COVID-19 (risky activities chart)

Statewide

Information Is Beautiful creates educational and interesting infographics using data collected from around the world. This link is to their page on COVID-19. Check out the the list of risky activities!

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COVID-19 Exposure Notifications

Statewide

Exposure notifications is a voluntary new service available on both iPhone and Android phones that helps slow the spread of COVID-19. If you have enabled exposure notifications on your phone, whenever you are within close proximity (approximately 6 feet of someone for at least 10 minutes), your phones will exchange secure, anonymous tokens. If you test positive for COVID-19, you can share these anonymous tokens, which will send a push notification to anyone with whom you have exchanged tokens with recently, notifying them of possible exposure. The service is available nationwide, but will be customized for Colorado. This service does not collect any personally identifying information or share it with the State of Colorado, your Local Public Health Agency, Apple, or Google. Click on the website link to learn more. You have to opt in for this. To participate in exposure notifications, update your operating system and enable "Exposure Notifications" on iPhone or install the ENexpress COVID-19 app on Android.

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Crystal Meth Anonymous

Statewide

Crystal Meth Anonymous is a spport organization for people who want to stop using meth. Meetings are held throughout Colorado under different titles such Voices of Recovery, Life After Crystal, etc. Click on their website, then click on CMA Meetings.

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Denver Health Community Health Centers

777 Bannock Street, Denver CO 80204

Denver County

Denver Metro, Northwest

Denver, Fraser, Winter Park

Denver Health’s Community Health Services provides care for people who live in the city and county of Denver. We list the location and hours of their main campus location, but they have MANY other locations in the Denver metro area where you will also be seen. Look on the website for all of their locations, hours, and if there is a specific number to call for an appointment for a location. Ask about their Community Voices Patient Navigator program if you would like help figuring out where to get an appointment. If you need immediate help and it’s not a life-threatening emergency, Denver Health’s Federico F. Pena Southwest Family Health Center and Urgent Care and Denver Health Adult Urgent Care Center provide urgent care for adults and children. You may come in without an appointment. They suggest you contact the Nurse Line at 303-739-1211 before seeking care. See Help for more information about urgent care and convenient care clinics. The Nurse Line at 303-739-1211 is also available for Denver Health patients and people who live in Denver. It's answered 24/7 and nurses will provide medical advice.

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Denver–Addiction Research & Treatment Services (ARTS) Parkside Clinic

1620 Gaylord Street, Denver CO 80206

Denver Metro

Denver

ARTS Adult Outpatient facilities offer comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment services to individuals whose lives have become unmanageable as a result of substances. Medication assisted treatment is offered at the ARTS Parkside Clinic, Potomac Street Center, and Westside Center for Change locations. Click on website for more info. You may self-refer. If interested in learning more about any of the services provided at Adult Outpatient or to schedule an intake appointment, call 303.336.1600.

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Denver–BHG Downtown Treatment Center

5250 Leetsdale Drive, Suite 220, Denver CO 80246

Denver Metro

Denver

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) treatment centers provide treatment in an outpatient setting. This allows the patient to receive treatment while they continue to live at home, attend work or school and live a normal life. Regular counseling sessions and doctor visits are cornerstones to all of their programs. Certain programs also require on-site administration of medication. The frequency of on-site dosing is determined by federal and state regulations, direction from the doctor with input from the treatment team, and the achievement of recovery milestones by the patient. Call 844-535-7291 to schedule a consultation.

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Denver–Crossroads Treatment Center

1801 West 13th, Denver CO 80204

Denver Metro

Denver

Crossroads Treatment Center provides Medication Assisted Treatment combining FDA approved medications including methadone and suboxone along with counseling and toxicology services. Crossroads Treatment Centers accepts Medicaid and many commercial plans. Free consultation. New patients may arrive for intake between 5:00am and 5:30am on Tuesdays and Fridays. New patients may decrease wait time by visiting the center prior to intake day to meet with the counselor and nurse and complete intake items. A photo ID is required to begin treatment.

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Denver–Harm Reduction Action Center

231 East Colfax, Denver CO 80203

Denver Metro

Denver

Harm Reduction Action Center works to reduce harm for people who inject drugs. Your identity is kept anonymous. Syringe access available M-F: 9-11am. They also provide testing for HIV, hep C, and STD’s, health education and community referrals, and overdose prevention with access to Naloxone. They also provide mail collection for people who don't have an address.

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Denver’s Crisis Walk-in Center (Mental Health Center of Denver)

4353 East Colfax Avenue, Denver CO 80220

Denver Metro

Denver

Mental Health Center of Denver has a Crisis Walk-in Center at 4353 East Colfax where you'll get immediate help with a mental health crisis. Anyone may use this center. You do not need to be an area resident or client. They accept a variety of insurances, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay. You can call the number listed or just go directly to the Walk-in Center if you want immediate help.

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Durango–Colorado Addiction Treatment Services

72 Suttle Street, Suite M, Durango CO 81303 (above Durango Organics)

Southwest

Durango

Patient-centered opioid treatment program services. They provide specialized outpatient medication assisted treatment, including methadone and buprenorphine, by a physician board certified in addiction medicine, for opioid addiction in Durango. Certified Addiction Counselors provide therapeutic treatment using innovative modalities to address opioid use disorder. Office-based Buprenorphine treatment. Walk-ins welcome, accepting new patients, can often schedule same-day intake appointments.

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Fort Collins–BHG Treatment Center

2114 Midpoint Drive, Suite 4, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Northeast

Fort Collins

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) treatment centers provide treatment in an outpatient setting. This allows the patient to receive treatment while they continue to live at home, attend work or school and live a normal life. Regular counseling sessions and doctor visits are cornerstones to all of their programs. Certain programs also require on-site administration of medication. The frequency of on-site dosing is determined by federal and state regulations, direction from the doctor with input from the treatment team, and the achievement of recovery milestones by the patient. Call 844-535-7291 to schedule a consultation.

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Grand Junction Metro Treatment Center

2956 North Avenue, Unit #1, Grand Junction CO 81504

Southwest

Grand Junction

Grand Junction Metro Treatment Center provides opioid addiction treatment and recovery services to Appleton, Redlands, Palisade, Glade Park, Mesa, Fruita, Loma, and Grand Junction. Grand Junction Metro Treatment Center partners with West Slope Casa to increase access to treatment services for patients that either do not qualify for Medicaid or do not have insurance. Call the treatment center at 970-208-1130 between 6am-1pm, Monday through Friday, to see if you qualify for grant funding to completely cover your treatment services.

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Greeley’s Crisis Walk-in Center (North Range Behavioral Health)

928 12th Street, Greeley CO 80631

Northeast

Greeley

Greeley's Crisis Walk-in Center is where you'll get immediate help with a mental health crisis. Anyone may use this center. You do not need to be an area resident or client. They accept a variety of insurances, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay. You can call the number listed or just go directly to the Walk-in Center if you want immediate help.

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Health Colorado, Inc.

Medicaid for Alamosa, Baca, Bent, Chaffee, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Lake, Las Animas, Mineral, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Grande, and Saguache counties

Southwest, Southeast

Health Colorado, Inc. is the go-between for Colorado’s Medicaid program for people who live in Alamosa, Baca, Bent, Chaffee, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Lake, Las Animas, Mineral, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Grande, or Saguache County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the doctors you need (primary care for yearly physicals and chronic conditions, dental and vision, urgent care, mental health, substance use) and connections to other resources.

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Health Colorado, Inc. (Medicaid)

Medicaid for Alamosa, Baca, Bent, Chaffee, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Lake, Las Animas, Mineral, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Grande, and Saguache counties

Southwest, Southeast

Health Colorado, Inc. is the go-between for Colorado’s Medicaid program for people who live in Alamosa, Baca, Bent, Chaffee, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Lake, Las Animas, Mineral, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Grande, or Saguache County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the treatment you need.

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High Plains Community Health Center

201 Kendall Drive, Lamar CO 81052

Baca, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Kit Carswon, and Prowers counties

Southeast

Lamar, Wiley, Holly

High Plains Community Health Center has six locations that provide care for people who live in Baca, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Kit Carson, and Prowers counties. Click on the website and then click on Our Services for the full list. The main clinic is in Lamar (shown on map), and there are clinics in Wiley and Holly. Click on the website for locations and hours, including when you can walk-in without an appointment (called walk-in sick call). A High Plains doctor is ALWAYS on call. After hours, you can call 719-336-0261 and ask to speak to one of their physicians. Look on the website link for the direct numbers for the High Plains doctors. You can call for same day appointments when the phones are answered starting at 7:45am M-Sat. No appointment is necessary for an acute illness.

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In The Rooms: A Global Recovery Community

Statewide

all locations are virtual

In The Rooms is a free online recovery tool that offers 130 weekly online meetings for those recovering from addiction and related issues. They embrace multiple pathways to recovery, including all 12 Step, Non-12 Step, Wellness and Mental Health modalities. Click on the website link to learn more about the app you can download and find a meeting.

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Lakewood–Points West Syringe Services Program

645 Parfet Street, Lakewood CO 80215

Denver Metro

Lakewood

Points West provides access to safe injection supplies. Services include unused syringes and supplies, used syringe disposal, HIV/Hepatitis C Testing, Medicaid enrollment, overdose prevention education, Naloxone dispensing, safer shooting education, wound care kits, and safer sex supplies. No appointment or ID necessary. Call for more info. Currently open Monday and Wednesday.

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LifeRing Secular Recovery

Statewide

locations vary, meetings currently conducted online

LifeRing Secular Recovery provides sobriety support that is not faith-based and embraces what works for each individual. Meetings are conducted online at this time. Click on the website link to their map of meetings. Colorado has several contacts you can reach out to for meeting information.

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Littleton’s Crisis Walk-in Center (AllHealth Network)

6509 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton CO 80120

Denver Metro

Littleton

AllHealth Network in Littleton provides a Crisis Walk-in Center where you'll get immediate help with a mental health crisis. Anyone may use this center. You do not need to be an area resident or client. They accept a variety of insurances, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay. You can call the number listed or just go directly to the Walk-in Center if you want immediate help. Note: the Center is located inside the Santa Fe House and can be a little hard to find.

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Longmont–BHG Treatment Center

850 23rd Avenue, Unit A, Longmont CO 80501

Denver Metro

Longmont

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) treatment centers provide treatment in an outpatient setting. This allows the patient to receive treatment while they continue to live at home, attend work or school and live a normal life. Regular counseling sessions and doctor visits are cornerstones to all of their programs. Certain programs also require on-site administration of medication. The frequency of on-site dosing is determined by federal and state regulations, direction from the doctor with input from the treatment team, and the achievement of recovery milestones by the patient. Call 844-535-7291 to schedule a consultation.

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Marijuana Anonymous (Colorado)

Statewide

Colorado Marijuana Anonymous provides support for people who are recovering from a marijuana substance use disorder. There are no dues or fees, and the organization is not affiliated with a church or other organization. Click on their website, then click on Meetings for their statewide list of meetings.

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MarillacHealth

2333 North 6th Street, Grand Junction CO 81501

Mesa County

Northwest

Grand Junction

MarillacHealth provides primary care (health maintenance, disease prevention, treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, care of injuries), women's care (pap, mammogram referral, prenatal care, labor & delivery), insurance eligibility help, dental care, behavioral health care (mental health and substance use such as alcohol and cigarettes/referrals for other substances), eye exams and low-cost glasses. The main clinic is south of St. Mary's Hospital (shown on map), and there's another clinic in the Mesa County Public Health Department. Call 970-298-6320 to make a dental appointment.

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Masks–You Have to Wear One

Learn about Governor Polis' statewide mask order

Statewide

On July 16, 2020, Governor Polis issued a statewide mask order for the next 30 days. People who are 11 years and older must wear a facial mask in any public indoor space or public transportation service (bus, light-rail, taxi, car service). Wearing a mask helps to slow the spread of COVID-19! Click on the website link to learn more about the order.

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Mental Health Partners (managed service organization)

locations in Boulder & Broomfield counties

Denver Metro

Mental Health Partners is the managed service organization (MSO) for people who live in Boulder and Broomfield counties. This means their job is to connect you to the treatment you need if you live in one of these counties. Call the number listed below and let them know the type of treatment you need and where you live. MSO's help people with no insurance and those who don't have enough insurance find treatment, including residential treatment. They also accept a variety of insurance plans, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay.

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Mindfulness in Recovery

Statewide

Mindfulness in Recovery is an inclusive recovery support community, open to anyone with a desire for recovery. They do not promote any particular faith or belief system. Click on the website link to learn more. Programs are offered online.

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Modeling COVID-19 in Colorado

scenarios on wearing a mask--or not, social distancing--or not, and more!

This great app lets you project the impact of social distancing, wearing a mask, contact tracing, and isolating identified cases of COVID-19. Click on the website and start creating "what if?" scenarios.

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Montrose’s Crisis Walk-in Center (The Center for Mental Health)

3000 North Cascade Lane, Montrose CO 81401

Southwest

Montrose

The Center for Mental Health in Montrose provides a Crisis Walk-in Center where you'll get immediate help with a mental health crisis. Anyone may use this center. You do not need to be an area resident or client. They accept a variety of insurances, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay. You can call the number listed or just go directly to the Walk-in Center if you want immediate help.

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Mountain Family Health Centers

Boulder, Clear Creek, Eagle, Garfield, Gilpin, Pitkin, and Rio Blanco counties

Northwest

Basalt, Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Rifle

Mountain Family has five locations that provide care for people who live in Boulder, Clear Creek, Eagle, Garfield, Gilpin, Pitkin, and Rio Blanco counties. Click on Locations on the website for addresses and hours. You can call the number listed to make an appointment at any of these locations.

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Narcotics Anonymous (Colorado)

Statewide

Colorado Narcotics Anonymous says if you’re new to NA and wondering where to start, you should attend a meeting as soon as possible. There you’ll be able to ask questions and explore your relationship with drugs, and decide for yourself if you need to seek an active program of recovery from drug addiction. Click on the website, then click on Find a Meeting Near You. Scroll down to the bottom of the home page for a list of phone numbers you can call under Talk to an Addict.

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Northeast Health Partners

Medicaid for Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, and Yuma counties

Southeast, Northeast

Northeast Health Partners is the go-between for Colorado’s Medicaid program for people who live in Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, or Yuma County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the doctors you need (primary care for yearly physicals and chronic conditions, dental and vision, urgent care, mental health, substance use) and connections to other resources.

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Northeast Health Partners (Medicaid)

Medicaid for Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, and Yuma counties

Southeast, Northeast

Northeast Health Partners is the go-between for Colorado’s Medicaid program for people who live in Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, or Yuma County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the treatment you need.

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers

Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, El Paso, Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Park, and Teller counties

Denver Metro, Southwest, Southeast

Colorado Springs, Divide, Fountain, Limon, Kiowa, Strasburg

Peak Vista has twenty-six health centers that provide care for people in Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, El Paso, Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Park, and Teller counties. Click on the website under Services to learn more about the kinds of care provided. Call the number provided to enroll as a patient and schedule an appointment. Click on All 26 Locations at the top of the page for a list of clinics, addresses, and hours. Peak Vista also has a Convenient Care Center on Academy Blvd in Colorado Springs that can provide diagnosis and treatment of a sudden minor illness and injury and other immediate needs. Their number is 719-632-5700.

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Pueblo’s Crisis Walk-In Center (Health Solutions)

1310 Chinook Lane, Pueblo CO 81001

Southeast

Pueblo

Pueblo's Crisis Walk-In Center provides immediate help with a mental health crisis. Anyone may use this center. You do not need to be an area resident or client. They accept a variety of insurances, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay. You can call the number listed or just go directly to the Walk-In Center if you want immediate help.

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Rocky Mountain Health Plans

Medicaid for Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, and Summit counties

Southwest, Northwest

Rocky Mountain Health Plans is the go-between for Colorado’s Medicaid program and people who live in Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, or Summit County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the doctors you need (primary care for yearly physicals and chronic conditions, dental and vision, urgent care, mental health, substance use) and connections to other resources.

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Rocky Mountain Health Plans (Medicaid)

Medicaid for Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, and Summit counties

Southwest, Northwest

Rocky Mountain Health Plans is the go-between for Colorado’s Medicaid program and people who live in Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, or Summit County. When you call, you’ll be asked for your Medicaid number (some of you may have a card but these are no longer mailed out). If you can’t remember the number, they can look you up by your name, date of birth, and possibly your Social Security number. Operators will help you find the treatment you need.

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Salud Family Health Centers

Adams, Boulder, Larimer, Logan, Morgan, and Weld counties

Denver Metro, Northeast

Brighton, Commerce City, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Fort Lupton, Fort Morgan, Frederick, Longmont, Sterling, Trinidad

Salud Family Health Center has thirteen locations that provide care for people who live in Adams, Boulder, Larimer, Logan, Morgan, and Weld counties. Click on the website, then click on Locations for addresses and hours. Call the number to enroll and make an appointment. Salud Family Health Center operates three convenient care centers in Brighton, Commerce City, and Longmont. A convenient care center is NOT an emergency room, but you can walk in and get care for treatment of a sudden minor illness & injury, cold & flu treatments, cuts, bruises, sprains & strains treatments, ear Infections, immunizations, pregnancy testing, and more. The website lists their locations.

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Signal Behavioral Health Network (managed service organization)

locations in Cheyenne, Clear Creek, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Denver, Elbert, Gilpin, Huerfano, Jefferson, Kiowa, Kit Carson, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mineral, Morgan, Otero, Phillips, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Grande, Saguache, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, and Yuma counties

Denver Metro, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest

Signal Behavioral Health Network is the managed service organization (MSO) for Cheyenne, Clear Creek, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Denver, Elbert, Gilpin, Huerfano, Jefferson, Kiowa, Kit Carson, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mineral, Morgan, Otero, Phillips, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Grande, Saguache, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, and Yuma counties. This means their job is to connect you to the treatment you need if you live in one of these counties in southeast, parts of southwest, northeast, and the Denver metro area. The Signal network includes over 150 locations! Call the number listed below and let them know the type of treatment you need and where you live. MSO locations help people with no insurance and those who don't have enough insurance find treatment, including residential treatment.

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SMART Recovery

Statewide

Looking for an online support group? Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such as gambling or over-eating). Click on the website link for resources and to find a meeting.

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Stout Street Health Center

2130 Stout Street, Denver CO 80205

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Health Center

Denver Metro

Denver

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless health centers provide integrated health care for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in the Denver metro area. Stout Street Health Center is their largest health clinic, but there are other locations. Click on the website for information about each location and hours. New patients to Stout Street Health Center are asked to come in person on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday between 7:00 am and 11:00 am, and on Wednesday at 10:30 am. Call about other locations and how they accept new patients. You are eligible to receive care at Stout Street Health Center if you're experiencing homelessness, living on the street, in shelters, or “doubled-up” with family/friends, you're at-risk of becoming homeless, living in any unstable or non-permanent situation, you're currently receiving services or housing through the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, or you have chosen Stout Street Health Center as your Medicaid medical home.

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STRIDE Community Health Center

Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson, and Park counties

Denver Metro

Aurora, Arvada, Englewood, Lakewood, Parker, Wheat Ridge

STRIDE Community Health Center has twenty locations that provide care for people who live in Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson, and Park counties. (STRIDE was formerly known as MCPN). Click on Locations on their website for a list with locations and hours. Call the number listed for an appointment at any of these clinics. STRIDE has three health centers that provide Convenient Care, meaning that you can walk in and be seen for a sudden illness such as a sore throat, ear pain, rash, cough/asthma, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, or cold & flu symptoms, injuries such as a fall, cut, bruise, sprain, strain, or broken bones, infections such as a bladder infection, skin infection, or needed testing for a sexually transmitted infection, flu shots, immunizations, INR check, pregnancy test, and Depo injection. The clinics are in North Aurora, South Aurora, and Wheat Ridge. Click on the website for addresses and hours.

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Telehealth and Nurselines

Statewide

Telehealth, also called telemedicine, is when you use your phone or computer to talk to a doctor or nurse. Telehealth is covered by all insurance plans in Colorado, including Medicaid. Visits cost the same as in-person visits for Medicaid and Medicare patients. If you don't have health insurance or a doctor, there are several online telehealth companies that will see you for a fee. Click on the website link below to learn about telehealth and nurselines. Nurselines provide advice from a nurse, and some are free. The video from Johns Hopkins Medicine shows how telehealth works.

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Telehealth and Nurselines

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Telehealth, also called telemedicine, is when you use your phone or computer to talk to a doctor or nurse. Telehealth is covered by all insurance plans in Colorado, including Medicaid. Visits cost the same as in-person visits for Medicaid and Medicare patients. If you don't have health insurance or a doctor, there are several online telehealth companies that will see you for a fee. Click on the website link below to learn about telehealth and nurselines. Nurselines provide advice from a nurse, and some are free. The video from Johns Hopkins Medicine shows how telehealth works.

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Testing Sites

locations are statewide

Statewide

If you want to get tested for COVID-19, click on the website link below to find a testing site. Use the righthand side of the search bar (where it says Colorado) to type in your address or town. Then click on the blue square with the magnifiying glass. You should see a list of locations across the state, starting with the places closest to the address or town you typed in. Information is changing daily! Call before you go and ask about eligibility--do you have to have symptoms to get tested? Ask if there's a cost--some locations offer free tests and others have a cost up to $150. Ask about their hours and how you get a test--do you need an appointment or can you just walk in?

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The Center for Trauma & Resilience

Statewide

Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, Greeley, Pueblo

The Center for Trauma & Resilience provides culturally and linguistically responsive services, health promotion and crime prevention education. They provide programs and services to people affected by crime and the resulting trauma, at no cost. Services include their hotline for emotional support and emergency help, linking people to community resources, advocacy with employers, landlords, the criminal justice system, short-term crisis counseling, and more, including their trauma-sensitive yoga program and auricular (ear) acupuncture - as well.

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The Phoenix

2239 Champa Street Denver, CO 80205

Statewide

Denver

The Phoenix supports people recovering from a substance use disorder. They provide climbing, hiking, running, strength training, yoga, mountain and road biking, and other social activities. There is no charge but you must be 48 hours sober to join. They have their own locations in Denver (which we link to for the google map) and Colorado Springs, but they partner with gyms throughout Colorado. Click on the website, then click on Participate. You'll see a list of locations along with a calendar of events at each location. Click the red Join Phoenix Now button to enroll.

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Valley-Wide Health Systems

Alamosa, Bent, Cheyenne, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Delta, Fremont, Kit Carson, Mesa, Mineral, Montrose, Otero, and Rio Grande counties

Southeast, Southwest

Alamosa, Antonito, Canon City, Center, La Jara, La Junta, Las Animas, Moffat, Monte Vista, Rocky Ford, San Luis

Valley-Wide Health Systems has twenty-five locations that provide care for people who live in Alamosa, Bent, Cheyenne, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Delta, Fremont, Kit Carson, Mesa, Mineral, Montrose, Otero, and Rio Grande counties. Click on the website. You'll find the link for Locations at the top right of the home page. Click on this for addresses, hours, and phone numbers for each clinic. Call the number for the clinic near you to make an appointment and get enrolled.

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West Slope Casa (managed service organization)

locations in Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, La Plata, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, and Summit counties

Northwest, Southwest

West Slope Casa is the managed service organization (MSO) for Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, La Plata, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel, and Summit counties. This means their job is to connect you to the treatment you need if you live in one of these counties in southwest or northwest Colorado. Call the number listed below and let them know the type of treatment you need and where you live. MSO locations help people with no insurance and those who don't have enough insurance find treatment, including residential treatment. They also accept a variety of insurance plans, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay.

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Westminster–BHG Treatment Center

8402 Clay Street, Westminster CO 80031

Denver Metro

Westminster

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) treatment centers provide treatment in an outpatient setting. This allows the patient to receive treatment while they continue to live at home, attend work or school and live a normal life. Regular counseling sessions and doctor visits are cornerstones to all of their programs. Certain programs also require on-site administration of medication. The frequency of on-site dosing is determined by federal and state regulations, direction from the doctor with input from the treatment team, and the achievement of recovery milestones by the patient. Call 844-535-7291 to schedule a consultation.

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Wheat Ridge’s Crisis Walk-in Center (Jefferson Center for Mental Health)

4643 Wadsworth Boulevard, Wheat Ridge CO 80033

Denver Metro

Wheat Ridge

Jefferson Center for Mental Health in Wheat Ridge provides a Crisis Walk-in Center where you'll get immediate help with a mental health crisis. Anyone may use this center. You do not need to be an area resident or client. They accept a variety of insurances, including Medicaid, and no one is denied services due to inability to pay. You can call the number listed or just go directly to the Walk-in Center if you want immediate help.

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Yoga and Meditation with Garry Appel

Statewide

The practices of yoga and meditation are part of taking care of yourself, especially now. Garry Appel is a Denver-based yoga instructor and my favorite teacher. No frills, no special clothes, just you following along with his instructions in yoga or meditation. Click on the website link to listen to the Yoga Nidra guided meditation classes. (His guided meditations are also available on the app Insight Timer. Download the app and search by the name Garry Appel. You can use the free version of Insight Timer to listen to Garry.) Click on the video link to get started doing yoga. Each class is about one hour long and usually begins with a few minutes of breathing practice.

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Young People in Recovery (YPR)

Statewide

Young People in Recovery is a national organization that supports young people in recovery from a substance use disorder. They have chapters in Adams, Arapahoe, Canon City, Denver, and Durango. Click on their website, then click on Chapters and Find a Chapter.

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Your First Step

Statewide list of addiction treatment centers--searchable by city

Statewide

Your First Step connects people struggling with addiction to options for treatment, including long-term and detox centers. Their referral service is free but there is a cost for the treatment. They say they'll help you find an affordable treatment option. Click on the website link for their list of treatment centers in Colorado.

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