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Boulder Mental Health Center

Boulder mental health outpatient treatment that helps teens, young adults, and their families overcome challenges related to depression, trauma, and anxiety.

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Mental Health Treatment Overview
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Boulder’s Preferred Mental Health Treatment for Teens & Young Adults

We provide accessible and impactful mental health therapy for teenagers and young adults facing various behavioral health challenges like depression, anxiety, ADHD, and/or trauma.

Treatment at our Boulder Mental Health Center is designed to nurture your spirit, encourage your healing, and empower you so each day is a step forward.

Whether you’re looking for a partial hospitalization program (PHP) or an intensive outpatient programming (IOP) in Boulder, we provide a therapeutic rhythm that fits your lifestyle. Our aim is more than just helping you feel better; it’s about empowering you to thrive, face challenges, and realize your potential.

An Outpatient Center With Heart

“Sometimes navigating the mental health world can be a nightmare, [but Sandstone] is a very welcoming and easy environment.” – Nick

When Nick and his partner Alex arrived at Sandstone, they knew this was going to be different than any treatment they’d experienced before. During their time with us, they learned how to navigate Nick’s diagnosis, advocate for his mental health, and strengthen their relationship through family therapy.

But don’t take our word for it: Listen to Nick and Alex’s shared experience of Sandstone’s outpatient center.

Testimonial – Nick & Alex’s Experience at Sandstone

What Makes Us Stand Out

There are lots of treatment programs in Boulder County — Sandstone Care is different because we tailor our treatment programming to your unique situation.

Our goal is to make a real difference in the lives of teens and young adults. Call our Boulder Mental Health Center to see if treatment is right for you.

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Age-Specific Care
Age-Specific Care

We specialize in helping teens and young adults develop skills and coping mechanisms that positively impact mental health.

Evidence-Based Therapy
Evidence-Based Therapy

Our treatment interventions are backed by science and proven to improve symptoms and overall well-being.

Small Group Sizes
Small Group Sizes

We want you to feel seen and heard, so group therapies and activities include a limited number of people.

Individualized Treatment Plans
Individualized Treatment Plans

Your healing journey is unique to you, so we build a custom treatment plan for your needs.

Academic and Vocational Support
Academic and Vocational Support

Our clients will learn strategies that help them succeed academically and professionally.

The Family Component
The Family Component

We support the entire family to offer comprehensive and collaborative treatment.

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Convenient Therapy at a Comfortable Location

Our Boulder facility provides convenient access to mental health care for those who are struggling in the Boulder community. Conveniently located just off Highway 36 in Interlocken, our center is easily accessible from the North Denver area.

We know seeking therapy can be a daunting experience, which is why we’ve designed our mental health rehab center to be a welcoming and supportive environment for you and your loved ones. Take the first step to improving your well-being and explore our Boulder Mental Health Center below.

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Meet Your Treatment Team

Robert Sackett, MA, MDiv, LPC
Robert Sackett, MA, MDiv, LPC
Program Director
Brandi Gillen
Brandi Gillen
Primary Therapist
Kevin Kennan, LMFT
Kevin Kennan, LMFT
Mental Health Outpatient Family Therapist
Melissa Ament, LPCC
Melissa Ament, LPCC
MH YA PHP Therapist

Boulder Mental Health Services

At our Boulder facility, we take clients with a range of mental health struggles. Verify your insurance and get in touch with our intake specialists to discover how our Boulder mental health services can help you or your loved one.

Learn more about the specific mental illnesses we treat:

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Depression Treatment

Depression is more than just feeling down for a few days — symptoms are long lasting and can affect you in many ways.

Anxiety & Bipolar Treatment

Anxiety disorders are thought patterns of fear, dread, and uneasiness that affect other aspects of your life.

Bipolar disorder can manifest through extreme mood swings from depressed to ecstatic, along with delusions and hallucinations.

Trauma & PTSD Treatment

Trauma is the emotional response to a specific event like an accident, sexual abuse, or a natural disaster.

ADHD & Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment

ADHD is marked by difficulty focusing, controlling impulsive behaviors, and over-activity.

Borderline Personality Disorder is characterized by impulsivity, intense fears of abandonment, and emotional dysregulation.

Sandstone Care Treatment Advantage

The Obvious Choice for Effective Treatment

At Sandstone Care, we believe in personalized and specialized care. Unlike generic treatment approaches, we understand that each individual’s circumstances are unique.

Through thorough assessments, our licensed therapists, mental health professionals (MHPs), and experienced staff gain a deep understanding of your background, challenges, and goals. Comprehensive programming, therapy, and education, equips your family with the necessary tools to support you and your loved ones’ recovery journey.

With our comprehensive continuum of care, you’ll receive the right level of support at each stage of recovery. Whether you need high-support care, or a few hours of short-term outpatient treatment, our expert team will collaborate with you to find what works best for you.

Healing as a Family

The family a key role in mental health treatment for teens and young adults. That’s why we encourage the whole family to attend mental health counseling with us, to learn how they can best support their loved one.

Aside from healing together, in family therapy families will learn:

  • How to communicate better
  • How to support one another
  • Healthy coping strategies
  • How to create safe spaces for important conversations

Reach out to us today for more information on how our Boulder Mental Health Center can support your family.

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Not only was the group supportive, but the support from the staff was amazing.

I initially came to Sandstone for IOP and it helped me get through a really though time in my life. I ended up staying through OP and I would recommend it to anyone that needs support with their mental health.

Megan H.
Former Client
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Partial-Hospitalization vs. Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Sandstone Care offers both a partial-hospitalization program (PHP) and intensive outpatient program (IOP) in Boulder, CO. So what’s the difference?

Partial Hospitalization Programming (PHP)

PHP patients visit our mental health rehab center 5 days a week for 4-5 hours of treatment at a time. Treatments include individual and group therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and family therapy. PHP provides the intensive support that individuals need after they exit detox or a Residential Treatment Center.

Intensive Outpatient Programming (IOP)

Teens and young adults enrolled in IOP in Boulder participate in treatment 3-4 days a week for a few hours a day. Individuals often step down from PHP into IOP. This programming also allows you to continue regularly attending school, extracurriculars, or work.

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The Continuum of Care

Care for Wherever You Are in Your Journey

Access a full range of treatments for mental health and substance use disorders. Whether you need a safe transitional living community, inpatient treatment, or outpatient therapy, we have a program to help.

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5-21 days of 24/7 on-site medical supervision.

Our Medically-Assisted Detox and Inpatient Center offers private rooms and 24/7 medically supervised care to support a safe recovery from drugs and alcohol, followed by comprehensive treatment that addresses your physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.

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Medical Detox Explained

60-90 days of on-site 24/7 treatment.

We offer residential treatment centers designed specifically for teens struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use, and co-occurring mental health disorders.

We help teens learn healthy coping skills so they can better handle daily challenges. Teens are provided with an intimate, serene environment with smaller group sizes and a focus on strengthening the family unit. Every client gets robust academic support by certified teachers to ensure clients stay up to date on their coursework.

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Teen Residential Care Explained

2-6 months

Our Transitional Living Program can be combined with clinical programming to provide a comprehensive treatment experience for our young adult client’s struggling with substance use disorders.

Our homes are for individuals aged 18-30 and help clients establish a supportive community and accountability, while increasing independence and personal responsibility.

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Transitional Living Program Overview

4 weeks of on-site day treatment.

Our Teen Young Adult Day Treatment program, also known as Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), is a highly structured level of care that offers five days of robust programming a week.

Our two distinct mental health and substance use tracks help clients to stabilize, begin to understand their mental health and/or addiction struggles, and heal from them. We strive to help our clients become more like the person they want to be, without using negative coping strategies or substances to get there.

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PHP Explained

12 weeks of on-site or virtual treatment.

Our Teen & Young Adult IOP, or Intensive Outpatient Program, offers two distinct tracks to address our client’s needs, each track consisting of 3-4 days of weekly programming.

Our mood disorder track we are able to focus on mental health, depression, trauma, and anxiety. Our dual diagnosis track we are able to support client’s with substance use and mental health challenges. Each focuses on developing positive social, academic, and vocational habits while continuing with their job or school responsibilities.

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What is IOP?
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We’re available 7 days a week to help answer any questions you may have.

Center For Depression, Trauma, & Anxiety at Sandstone Care

We help teens, young adults, and their families overcome challenges with depression, trauma, anxiety, and other mental health conditions in Broomfield, Colorado.

  • Address: 350 Interlocken Blvd Ste 106, Broomfield, CO 80021
  • Phone: (720) 740-3398
  • Hours: 24 Hours
  • Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP), Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Assessments
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Questions About Mental Health Treatment?

You’re not alone. Explore some of the questions others ask — or call us at (888) 850-1890 to get answers to your specific questions today. Ask us anything.

Medication management can be an important part of the treatment process at our mental health center of Boulder. If medication is recommended, our medication provider will see the client on a regular basis until an ongoing provider is established.

If a client has an outside provider and they would like to continue to guide their medication during Sandstone IOP, a release will be required to ensure integrated care.

Our outpatient mental health services are offered in Colorado, Maryland, Virginia, & Illinois. Click a location to learn more about our facilities.

In Colorado specifically, we serve individuals from Boulder County, Broomfield County, Denver County, El Paso County, and beyond.

Yes! The first step in finding out whether our behavioral health services are right for you is to complete our Insurance Verification to see if we accept your health insurance. Please note that we do not accept Medicare or Medicaid.

Many teens and young adults struggle with substance use and mental health issues simultaneously. Our Boulder county mental health services may be appropriate for teens and young adults who are using substances to cope primarily with their mental health issues.

If substance abuse itself is the main issue, however, then an addiction recovery program may be the appropriate care and a referral will be made.

As a dedicated care provider, our outpatient rehab offers comprehensive support for depression, anxiety, and other conditions. We believe in a well-balanced recovery and provide intimate, small group settings for effective peer support.

If you’re looking for comprehensive services related to mental health in Boulder, Colorado, our program includes weekly multifamily group sessions, academic/vocational skill building sessions twice a week, and specialized group therapy led by licensed clinicians and medical providers who are available to meet participants for medication management, psychiatric services, and weekly evaluations.

Providing effective teen therapy and therapy for young adults, our team of care providers is here to assist participants every step of the way. Our clinical groups combine skills-based programs, focusing on DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), along with person-centered process groups.

These sessions cater to individuals facing mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and PTSD. We strive to create a nurturing environment at our mental health center of Boulder county where participants can find the support they need on their journey to recovery.

Please note that our Boulder behavioral health center does not offer treatment for learning disabilities. If your mental health struggles are related specifically to the Boulder Table Mesa tragedy, please contact the Boulder Strong Resource Center.

Family plays a vital role in the overall wellness of a person, which is why family therapy is an intrinsic part of both our partial hospitalization program and our intensive outpatient program in Boulder. Individual family sessions are offered bi-weekly to examine the family’s role in creating healthier patterns of behavior.

Connection is key in recovery, which is why the whole family is taken into consideration throughout our case management process. We ensure that family members are informed of all available crisis services. Our program also utilizes weekly multi-family groups to reinforce new skills being learned in groups and as a source of support and guidance.

You can begin the process by calling our admissions department at (888) 850-1890. If you or a loved one are experiencing an emergency mental health crisis, please call the suicide prevention crisis line at 988.

Our care team is an integrated team of professionals and mental health partners who collaborate with each client to reach their goals using evidence-based treatment and community resources.

They will also coordinate with your primary care doctor to ensure the proper treatment plan is selected. Our team consists of licensed clinicians, medical providers, and a teacher.

No, our facility operates strictly by appointment. However, providing support to individuals seeking treatment for themselves or their loved ones is our top priority.

Our dedicated phone line is available round the clock to address any inquiries you may have. Our team of professionals is always ready to offer compassionate guidance and assistance to ensure your needs are met.

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Let’s take the first step together.

We understand taking the first step is difficult. There is no shame or guilt in asking for help or more information. We are here to support you in any way we can.