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The Mental Health Center of Denver is proud to support Pride. We believe in enriching lives and minds by focusing on strengths and well-being for all people.

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Pride in Diversity

The Mental Health Center of Denver is proud to support Pride. We believe in enriching lives and minds by focusing on strengths and well-being for all people.

At the Mental Health Center of Denver, we are proud to offer a wealth of resources, services and supports for mental health and well-being. This page can be your starting point to finding ways to access services, gathering community resources, learning about events and discovering methods to support your well-being.

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Commitment to Diversity & Inclusiveness

The Mental Health Center of Denver understands that people are rooted in cultures that give their lives meaning, texture, and direction. We strongly believe that these multiple perspectives foster community, drive innovation, and inspire excellence and we proudly hold diversity as an integral part of our mission and goals.

We strive to create a supportive, inclusive work environment in which all individuals can flourish. We also acknowledge our responsibility to respect and reflect the communities that we serve and are committed to recruiting and developing a diverse workforce to provide the highest level of care to our consumers.

We realize that in order to fully promote recovery and resilience, we must understand and appreciate how cultural experiences shape our interactions. We are dedicated to providing all staff with ongoing opportunities to cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver services in a culturally-appropriate manner.

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We know that our long-term success depends upon our ability to build meaningful partnerships with our consumers, our colleagues, and our community in a society that is progressively more multicultural. We commit to leveraging the numerous opportunities that exist within our increasingly diverse backgrounds and talents in order to ensure that the Mental Health Center of Denver will continue to enrich lives and minds for generations to come.

The Mental Health Center of Denver is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and are strengthened by diversity.

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Mental Health Center of Denver | June 5, 2020

The murder of George Floyd and the other recent murders of Black men and women have affected all of us in different ways. These events have landed hardest in the Black community and demonstrate how anti-Black racism runs throughout our society.   

The Mental Health Center of Denver is committed to ending discrimination and racism. We must all use our individual and collective power to address these issues and to leverage our power to stop racism in our community.   

We are committed to engaging in conversations across the community to effect further change. And we know that discussion and support for one another is not enough. Our conversations must lead to meaningful action. 

Read our full statement.

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OutFront Magazine | May 11, 2020

Many things go into a person’s mental health and well-being—social connection, having a safe place to live, practicing effective coping strategies, and more.

According to Mental Health America, individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ are more than three times as likely to experience a mental health condition than those who identify as straight. This may be because of a lack of support system, traumatic experiences, discrimination, and other factors.

Read the full story.

2Succeed Art Studio

Learn about our program, check out unique pieces from the artists at 2Succeed and read their bios. You can even purchase art!

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2Succeed Art Studio

Learn about our program, check out unique pieces from the artists at 2Succeed and read their bios. You can even purchase art!

Accessing Mental Health Services

To schedule a first time appointment for yourself, your child or to obtain information on helping a loved one into services, contact our Access Center by calling (303) 504-7900.

Send Us an Email: AccessCenter@mhcd.org

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Accessing Mental Health Services

To schedule a first time appointment for yourself, your child or to obtain information on helping a loved one into services, contact our Access Center by calling (303) 504-7900.

Send Us an Email: AccessCenter@mhcd.org

Well-Being Supports at the Mental Health Center of Denver

From Mental Health First Aid to myStrength, we partner with and provide a wealth of resources available at your fingertips. Check out our Well-Being Resources webpage to start your journey!

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Well-Being Supports at the Mental Health Center of Denver

From Mental Health First Aid to myStrength, we partner with and provide a wealth of resources available at your fingertips. Check out our Well-Being Resources webpage to start your journey!

Mental Health First Aid

We offer Mental Health First Aid classes for adults, adults assisting youth and special classes delivered in Spanish and American Sign Language.  This training provides crucial information to help someone in need. 

myStrength

myStrength is safe and secure — just for you. It offers custom resources to improve your mood and overcome the challenges you face. Track your health, enjoy interactive activities, and become inspired by quotes and videos with myStrength.

Suicide Prevention

We are devoted to addressing the growing need for suicide awareness and prevention. If you or someone you love is in immediate crisis, please call Colorado Crisis Services at 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255. 

Living & Learning with HIV

Knowing that good mental health can have a positive impact and improve the quality of life for people living with HIV, we offer a full range of mental health and well-being services through the Living and Learning with HIV Program.

Well-Being LIVE

Our well-being is fundamental to everything we do. Especially as we navigate a “new normal” during COVID-19, it is important that we are doing what we can to take care of ourselves and our loved ones. Well-Being LIVE presents short and FREE online events about topics ranging from summer activities with kids to dealing with compassion fatigue.

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Well-Being LIVE

Our well-being is fundamental to everything we do. Especially as we navigate a “new normal” during COVID-19, it is important that we are doing what we can to take care of ourselves and our loved ones. Well-Being LIVE presents short and FREE online events about topics ranging from summer activities with kids to dealing with compassion fatigue.

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Pride & Well-Being

Join us to learn about what well-being means within the LGBTQ+ community and Pride month. Learn about the history of Pride, statistics you may not have known and how current events can shape our mental health and well-being.