You are seeking counseling, therapy, medicinally assisted treatment, and the like, but your budget is totally busted.  Heck, I need counseling just to deal with how busted my budget really is. 

Here’s a brief list of Medicaid accepting and free mental health care providers in Denver. If you don’t have insurance of any kind there are case managers standing by to assist you. That can look like signing you up for state programs or sliding scale options. You don’t have to be perfect on paper to get the help you want and deserve.

  1. Denver Health

Denver Health is a partner of Colorado’s Medicaid program and is 100% covered. Their website features a ‘Find a Provider’ tab where you can select mental health specialists.

2. Mental Health Center of Denver

Located downtown on Meade St.  Mental Health Center of Denver specializes in mental health treatment

3. Aurora Mental Health

Aurora Mental Health accepts Medicaid and has a variety of mental health programs

4. All Health Network

All Health offers substance use treatment, counseling, psychiatry, and more.

The best way to find your ideal provider is to contact Health First Colorado, Colorado’s Medicaid program:303-368-0038.  

They have an inclusive list of various Medicaid accepting health care resources including all kinds of mental health providers. They will personally assist you in finding a care provider and setting up an appointment over the phone.

If you don’t have Medicaid, it is possible to apply and receive coverage the very same day.  The online application process is a bit dull, but only takes about 30 minutes. 

Apply for Medicaid online: Colorado.gov/PEAK

Apply for Medicaid by phone: 1-800-221-3943 / State Relay: 711

Emanuel Novak
Author: Emanuel Novak

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