Behavioral Health Entities

Consumer Resources

Information about specific facilities

Provider Resources

Licensure and requirements

  • Individuals seeking community behavioral health services and supports.
  • People in need of crisis intervention.
  • People in need of short-term, acute psychiatric care, but who do not require inpatient hospitalization. 
  • Outpatient services.
  • Inpatient services.
  • Partial hospitalization.
  • Emergency care services.
  • Consultative and educational services.
  • Licensed professional counselors, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed psychologists, certified addictions counselors, licensed addictions counselors, nurses.
Joint agency oversight 
  • We issue licenses on the basis of program approval from the Department of Human Services (DHS) and compliance with our regulations.
  • The facility must be designated to initiate an involuntary hold on a person with a mental illness (also termed "27-65 designation").
  • DHS Division of Mental Health (303-866-7400) oversees clinical and treatment components:
    • Admission and discharge.
    • Staffing.
    • Treatment.
    • Medical records.
    • Client rights.
  • Our Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division ensures facility compliance with non-clinical and physical plant requirements:
    • Emergency preparedness.
    • Infection control.
    • Dietary services.
    • Linen and laundry services.
    • Interior and exterior environment.
    • Fire safety.