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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Denver, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Denver who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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Mental Health Statistics for Denver

Between 2005 and 2010, 21% of all adult residents in the greater Denver area used some form of illicit drugs. Pain medication was used for nonmedical purposes by 6.6% of Denver County adults. Substance abuse was reported by 11.9% of all adult residents.

In 2008, county residents reported having an average of 3.3 poor mental health days per month. Around 7.5% of area residents report having a depressive episode occurring in any 12-month time period.

Mental Health Programs in Denver 

Denver Health provides health care services to residents of Denver County and Denver city. The facility offers sliding-scale payment options to low-income people. The Mental Health Services Team includes more than 20 psychologists, psychiatrists, and nurses to assess individuals and coordinate treatment plans. Available services include detoxification, therapy, mobile services, crisis care, and emergency services.

The adolescent division of the Mental Health Services Team works with youth ages 12 through 21. It offers both outpatient and inpatient services. It has a wing to accommodate 16 individuals who need treatment for substance use or mental health problems. The Substance Abuse Treatment Education and Prevention (STEP) program extends the inpatient services to the community. STEP also provides outpatient services that include substance use treatment and counseling for young people.

Adults can receive the care they need at Denver Health's 41-bed, adult inpatient hospital or through other substance abuse or mental health programs. Therapists and counselors provide various treatments, including recreational therapy, group therapy, individual therapy, and music therapy, among others.

Because mental health concerns affect families as well, the Mental Health Services Team coordinates care to ensure all members of the family are receiving the treatment they need. Whether they require family therapy, individual treatment, parenting classes, life skills, or self-care tools, mental health professionals help family members gain access to the right type of help.

Colorado Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Division also provides county and city residents with assistance for their mental health concerns. Community programs include early childhood intervention, family planning, violence prevention, substance abuse treatment, inpatient and outpatient therapy, women-centered mental health programs, behavioral health services, and support for young adults in transition to independence.


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