Get to Know Us

Get to Know Us

The Mental Health Center of Denver is a place for recovery, resilience and well-being, known locally and nationally as a model for innovative and effective community behavioral health care.

A Focus on Well-Being

Recovery & Resilience

We work to improve well-being in our community through a focus on recovery and resilience across the lifespan. 

Treatment Works

People can and do recover from mental illness. Everyone deserves access to treatment, prevention work and well-being.

Strengthening Community

Our work is part of what makes our community strong, and healthy families grow from a foundation of mental wellness.

Our Services Save Money

Our services save the community money and make Denver a better place to live.

Our Work

Our work enables adults to live more fulfilling and productive lives, children to be more resilient, and families to be happier and healthier.

Through multiple community sites, mental health providers in several Denver public schools, collaborations with community partnerships and home-based outreach, we provide treatment, prevention, outreach and crisis services to more than 60,000 children, families and adults annually.

Our Mission

Enriching Lives and Minds by Focusing on Strengths and Well-Being

This is our mission, and it’s founded on our philosophy that people can, and do, recover from mental illness and that treatment works.

Making a Difference

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We make a difference in the lives of tens of thousands of people every year.

Mental Health Literacy

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We focus on inspiring people to become messengers of mental health literacy to the larger community.

 

Expanding Access

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We work to make sure that people have access to effective and compassionate treatment so that they can live full lives and achieve their goals.

"We have an incredibly talented, committed executive management team which supports our mission-driven work every day."

Carl Clark, MD President & CEO

2019 Awards

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Winner: Top Workplace

Board of Directors

“I am committed to the Mental Health Center of Denver’s effective ability to address the behavioral health challenges of our community and striving to improve the well-being of all residents.”

Debra DeMuth, Board Chair

Our Partners

Our work is strengthened by collaboration and partnership with more than 100 organizations across the city, state and nation.

Boston University
Colorado 2nd Judicial District
Denver Adult Probation
Colorado Black Health Collaborative
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Colorado Crisis Services
Colorado Dept of Corrections
Colorado Dept of Education
Colorado Dept of Health Care Policy and Financing
Colorado Dept of Human Services
- Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
- Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
- Division of Youth Corrections
- Office of Behavioral Health
- Office of Early Childhood
Colorado Dept of Local Affairs

Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Children's Trust Fund
Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, Inc.
Colorado Nonprofit Development Center
Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition (PASO)
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Denver Community Planning and Development
Denver Crime Prevention and Control Commission
Denver Dept of Environmental Health
- Office of HIV Resources
Denver Dept of Human Services
- Office of Behavioral Health Strategies
Denver Health Medical Center
Denver Office of Economic Development
Denver Police Department
Denver Public Library
Denver Public Schools

Denver Sheriff's Department
Denver’s Road Home
The Hills Church
Kids in Need of Dentistry
Mo' Betta Green Marketplace
National Council for Behavioral Health
People's Community Food Projects

Sewall Child Development Center
University of Denver, Colorado Seminary
University of Denver, Dept of Psychology
University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work
US Dept of Health and Human Services
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
US Dept of Housing and Urban Development