Awards & Accolades
LEED Platinum Designation | Recovery Center
DENVER (March 22, 2013) – In July 2012, the Mental Health Center of Denver opened its new Recovery Center at 4455 E. 12th Ave. in Denver. Recently, the Recovery Center was awarded the highest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), helping the Mental Health Center of Denver fulfill its vision of being the greenest mental health facility in the country.
Winner: Large Non-Profit of the Year | Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Mental Health Center of Denver was the winner of the 2013 Large Non-Profit of the Year award presented by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Watch Video
Winner: Award of Excellence in Service Innovation | National Council for Behavioral Health | Court to Community Program
The Mental Health Center of Denver has been recognized by the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare as the winner of the 2011 Awards of Excellence in Service Innovation. The Mental Health Center of Denver is being acknowledged for their Integrating Care through Court to Community (IC3) Program.
Ranked: Best Place to Work | Denver Business Journal
Carl Clark, Vistage member and CEO of MHCD, has always valued a positive workplace culture. In 2012 the Denver Business journal recognized the commitment of Carl and his staff to this value by ranking the Mental Health Center of Denver the 6th best place to work in the Denver Area. Of all the organizations honored, MHCD was the sole non-profit to receive recognition.
Winner: Technology ROI Award | Nuceleus Research
Greenwood Village, CO — June 19, 2012 — Nucleus Research has selected the Mental Health Center of Denver (MHCD) as a 9th annual Technology ROI Award winner for its implementation of PaperVision Capture and PaperVision Enterprise. This award recognizes companies whose skillful deployment of IT solutions has produced a positive, bottom-line financial return on investment (ROI).
First Runner Up: Reintegration Award in Employment | National Council | 2Succeed
Las Vegas (April 9, 2013) – The Mental Health Center of Denver 2Succeed program has received another honor – a second place finish in the employment category of the National Council’s 2013 Reintegration Awards competition. Program Director Roy Starks accepted the award at the ceremony held in conjunction with the National Council’s annual conference in Las Vegas on April 9. The Mental Health Center of Denver received a $5,000 contribution from the Awards’ sponsor, Eli Lilly and Company.
Winner: Science & Service Award | SAMHSA | 2Succeed in Employment
2Succeed is a pillar of Mental Health Center of Denver’s recovery focused approach to mental health treatment. Using the evidence-based individual placement and support (IPS) model of supported employment, 2Succeed actively engages its consumers in identifying, preparing for and securing employment that will be meaningful to them and that will help them advance their economic self-sufficiency and recovery.
Program of Significance: Confidential Incident Reporting | National Council for Behavioral Health
Mental Health Center of Denver implemented a single electronic application that combines three different reporting systems into one more efficient, cost-effective system. This advanced reporting system provides better care to Mental Health Center of Denver’s mental health consumers through improved communication between treatment teams and consumers as well as resulting in superior security to protect privacy and confidentiality.