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Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services in Summit County, Colorado


EMERGENCY/CRISIS CONTACT INFO
If your mental health or drug/alcohol issue is AN EMERGENCY, please do the following: Call your current therapist, dial 911 and ask for the on-call counselor, or go to your nearest emergency room. If this is a MEDICAL emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Mind Springs Health's crisis phone line is 888-207-4004. This is available 24/7 to members of our community who are experiencing an emotional crisis and need to call and speak with a mental health worker.

SUMMIT SAFE HAVEN - Mental Health Triage and Detoxification Center
Summit Safe Haven is this region’s only Mental Health Triage and Detoxification Center serving adults and adolescents who are experiencing a mental health or substance abuse crisis. Summit Safe Haven provides a safe, structured program that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a strong case management program and follow up services. (970) 668-9100.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI)
A peer support group led by a trained facilitator for families and friends of those affected with mental illness. This group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at the Summit Community & Senior Center, Timberline Day Services Room, in Frisco from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

PEER SUPPORT SERVICES
Peer support is for people with similar life experiences and has proven to be tremendously important towards helping many move through difficult situations in their lives. Peer Services is FREE and open to anyone who is personally coping with a mental health or substance abuse issue OR family and friends of those coping with a mental health or substance abuse issue. Peer Support Groups meet Wednesdays at 6 PM at the Ten Mile Room at the Medical Office Building in Frisco. Peer Specialist Office Hours are Fridays 9 AM to Noon. Please call (970) 668-3478 for information, or visit: www.mindspringshealth.org.

The following list gives the license definitions for mental health providers listed in the Community Resource Directory:
CAC-Certified Addictions Counselor
LC Psych-Licensed Clinical Psychologist
LCSW-Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LPC-Licensed Professional Counselor
MDiv.-Master of Divinity
MA-Master of Arts
MS-Master of Science
MSW-Master of Social Work
NCC-Nationally Certified Counselor
Ph.D.-Doctorate of Philosophy
Psy.D.-Doctorate of Psychology

LINKS TO HELPFUL MENTAL HEALTH WEBSITES:
Mental Health America
National Alliance on Mental Illness

FEATURED INFORMATION
Teaching Parents to Cope with Kids' Mental Illness
Anxiety Disorders and Depression
Depression and Suicide
Stress