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June 1, 2020

Wrapping up Mental Health Awareness Month

Wrapping Up Mental Health Awareness Month This May we have been celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month in some new ways – most of them virtual. As we close out this…
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May 20, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The Center for Mental Health offers a number of services to help community members find ways to cope with COVID-19 stressors. Lisa Young/Delta County IndependentMental Health Awareness month has been…
Lone Cone MountainNewsPress Release
May 18, 2020

CMH Expands Services and Moves to New Naturita Location

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Kateylyn Metcalf 970.252.3218 The Center for Mental Health Expands Services and Moves to New Naturita Location Naturita, Colorado – May 18, 2020 – The Center for…
Funeral urn with yellow rosesNews
April 28, 2020

Coping during COVID

Viral emergency changes funeral practices Saying goodbye is an important step in grieving, but the COVID-19 emergency has put traditional funerals on hold, which can affect the grieving process. The…
Peaceful pathwayNews
April 16, 2020

Anxiety spiking in new environment

JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJkaXZpZGVyJTIyJTNFJTNDJTJGZGl2JTNFRoberta Marquette can be contacted at 970-641-1414 or at roberta@gunnisontimes.com. Gunnison Country Times | April 16, 2020  Print or download article Back to Press Room
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March 31, 2020

The Center Support Line is Open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Jackie Brown-Griggs 303-300-2255 Montrose, Colorado – March 31, 2020 – The Center for Mental Health (The Center) in Montrose, Colorado is reinforcing its message to the…
CMH Crisis Walk-in Center in MontroseMedia CoverageNews
March 29, 2020

Entities win grants to ramp up addiction treatment

Enhanced levels of substance use treatment are in the pipeline for Montrose, which experts hope will lead to lower addiction rates. The Center for Mental Health and River Valley Family…
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March 20, 2020

Mental Health Services Available During COVID-19

Coping with COVID-19 Mental health services available for patients, community Scientists and mental health professionals generally agree: social isolation can trigger or exacerbate mental health problems. The American Psychological Association…
Video counselingMedia CoverageNews
March 18, 2020

CMH makes room for increased call volume

Moving appointments to video or phone As even the most unfazed of citizens have recently found themselves hoarding toilet paper or at least stocking up on food supplies, perusing news…
The Center For Mental Health Visits State Capitol To Ask Legislators To Help Increase Access To Behavioral HealthcareNewsPress Release
January 16, 2020

CMH Visits State Capitol for CBHC Annual Lobby Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Jackie Brown-Griggs 303-300-2255 Montrose, Colorado – January 15, 2020 – The Center for Mental Health will be at the State Capitol building on Wednesday, January 15,…
Center for Mental Health, Crested ButteMedia CoverageNews
December 18, 2019

A Valuable Community Resource

“There was no guilt, no shame, and that’s how mental health should be treated” “We live in paradise. How could anyone feel depressed here?” It’s a difficult and extremely personal…
Depression HelpNewsPress Release
December 17, 2019

CMH Helping Combat Depression and Anxiety Over The Holidays

The Center for Mental Health Committed to Helping Our Communities Combat Depression and Anxiety Over the Holidays FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Jackie Brown-Griggs 303-300-2255 Montrose, Colorado — December 17, 2019…
Crisis Walk-In Center in MontroseMedia CoverageNews
October 21, 2019

KJCT8 News: Montrose Crisis Walk-In Center Open for a Month

It's been a little over a month since the mental health Crisis Walk-In Center in Montrose opened its doors. Since it opened on September 16th, staff there say they've seen…
The Center for Mental Health, Crested ButteNewsPress Release
October 9, 2019

The Center for Mental Health Committed to Curbing Suicide on Western Slope

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Jackie Brown-Griggs 303-300-2255 Montrose, Colorado — October 9, 2019 — As September’s Suicide Prevention Awareness month is behind us and we head into the holiday season,…
KVNF Public RadioMedia CoverageNews
September 24, 2019

Local Motion: Mental Health Resources

This edition of Local Motion focuses on mental health. Many Western Slope residents struggle with depression, anxiety, substance abuse and even thoughts of suicide. The Surgeon General of the U.S.…
Crisis Walk-In Center in MontroseMedia CoverageNews
September 17, 2019

KJCT8 News: Mental health crisis walk-in center open in Montrose

September 17, 2019 — After Rocky Mountain Health Plans took over the contract for crisis services statewide, with that came the closure of the 24 hour walk-in center at Mind…
Open House at CMH Crisis Walk-in Center in MontroseNewsPress Release
September 16, 2019

CMH Announces Opening of Crisis Walk-In Center this Spring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Jackie Brown-Griggs 303-300-2255 Montrose, Colorado — March 29, 2019 — This spring, The Center for Mental Health (The Center or CMH) will open a state-of-the-art Crisis…
CMH Crisis Walk-in Center in MontroseNewsPress Release
September 16, 2019

CMH Completes the Final Stage in Offering Comprehensive Mental Health in Montrose

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Jackie Brown-Griggs 303-300-2255 Montrose, Colorado — September 16, 2019 — The Center for Mental Health will open its state-of-the-art Crisis Walk-In Center (CWC) to the public…
Attendees mingle before the STAT community presentation at the Montrose County Event Center on Thursday. (Emily Ayers, Montrose Daily Press)Media CoverageNews
September 13, 2019

Community orgs partner for school threat assessment

September 13, 2019 — If addressing potential threats in schools seems daunting, there is now a standardized process for threat assessment that takes a community-oriented approach to helping students. The…
Gunnison Country Times | September 12, 2019Media CoverageNews
September 12, 2019

Media Coverage: Trek For Life to aid those who can’t afford mental health treatment

Making care available to all September 12, 2019 — Out of tragedy, a passion for helping others often is born. Such is the case for the suicide prevention efforts of…
The Center for Mental Health, TellurideNewsPress Release
August 29, 2019

The Center for Mental Health Expands to New Telluride Location

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Jackie Brown-Griggs 303-300-2255 Telluride, Colorado — August 29, 2019 — Due to increasing behavioral healthcare needs in the Telluride community, The Center for Mental Health (CMH)…
Center for Mental Health, TellurideMedia CoverageNews
August 29, 2019

Center for Mental Health Opens Telluride Office

The Center for Mental Health (CMH) recently opened a new downtown facility in Telluride at 100 West Colorado Ave. With the move, CMH will be able to offer more mental…
The Center for Mental Health, Crested ButteNewsPress Release
June 6, 2019

New Center for Mental Health Location Opens in Crested Butte

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Jackie Brown-Griggs 303-300-2255 Crested Butte, CO — June 6, 2019 — The Center for Mental Health (CMH) will open new offices in Crested Butte offering behavioral…
The general population area is shown inside the Montrose County Detention Center Monday. The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office is receiving funds to improve jail-based mental health services. (Justin Tubbs/Montrose Daily Press)Media CoverageNews
April 2, 2019

Jails score $600K for mental health needs

The Center for Mental Health is a partner in new grant funding to increase jail-based behavioral health services in Montrose, Delta, San Miguel and Gunnison counties April 2, 2019 —…
CMH Crisis Walk-in Center in MontroseNewsPress Release
March 29, 2019

CMH Announces Opening of Crisis Walk-In Center this Spring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Jackie Brown-Griggs 303-300-2255 Montrose, Colorado — March 29, 2019 — This spring, The Center for Mental Health (The Center or CMH) will open a state-of-the-art Crisis…
Grand OpeningMedia CoverageNews
March 29, 2019

‘Quantum Leap’ for Mental Health with New Walk-In Center

Montrose Police Chief Blaine Hall recounted the “absolutely hellacious night” his patrol officers had March 26. That night, the police juggled three simultaneous responses involving subjects experiencing mental health problems…
Crisis Walk-In CenterMedia CoverageNews
March 28, 2019

Mental Health Crisis Walk-In Center Opens

After two-plus years of planning and preparation, the new Center for Mental Health Crisis Walk-In Center in Montrose will open Friday, bringing much-needed behavioral health services to the Western Slope,…