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Mental Health Colorado Springs

Outpatient mental health facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado with programs that help teens, young adults, and their families overcome challenges related to depression, trauma, and anxiety.

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Mental Health Treatment Overview

Teen & Young Adult Mental Health Treatment

At Sandstone Care, we offer support for teens and young adults struggling to navigate life changes and big decisions. It can be even harder to navigate those challenges while experiencing mental health issues like anxiety, depression, or PTSD.

At our mental health center, we will work with you on personalized treatment plans built around your circumstances. With our low-client-to-high-staff ratio, you will receive the personal attention you need to feel empowered in creating the life you want. 

You don’t need to worry about falling behind. Our programs are designed for you to heal without putting your life on hold. In our mental health treatment program, we offer 12 hours per week of intensive outpatient treatment so that you can maintain your daily routines.

A Life-Changing Experience at Sandstone Care Ignites New Purpose

“Things progressed where I was at the point that I wanted to die…My life now is very different after going through treatment at Sandstone…The people here, they really care.”

Navigating the maze of addiction treatment options can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Immerse yourself in the heartfelt story of Alex, a real-life testament to the life-changing impact of our programming at Sandstone Care.

Alex is not a statistic or an abstract success story; she’s a person just like you who has struggled with addiction and mental health and has turned her entire life around through treatment at Sandstone.

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Testimonial – Alex’s life-changing journey

How We Are Different

At our mental health facility, we work hard to provide the best care for every patient who walks through our doors. Our programs are designed to give you a personalized experience that brings positive, lasting change to your life.

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Age-Specific Care

We offer age-specific treatment that helps teens and young adults overcome obstacles unique to them.

Evidence-Based Therapy

Our treatment modalities have been rigorously tested and proven to help patients thrive long-term.

Small Group Sizes

We believe in creating a personalized experience and limit the number of patients present at each treatment session to ensure that.

Individualized Treatment Plans

We customize your treatment program based on your unique background, experiences, and needs.

Academic and Vocational Support

Doing well at school and work increases life satisfaction, so we take the time to teach you skills to improve your performance.

The Family Component

We build a safe space where all members of the family can collaborate to support each other and heal together.

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, medical professionals, 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 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 outpatient treatment a week, our expert team will collaborate with you to find what works best for you.

Structured Programming for Your Recovery Journey

Navigating your mental health is full of uncertainties, but our program won’t be one of them. We will make sure you are kept in the loop at every turn so you can focus on healing.

Our top-of-the-line treatment programs include multiple individual therapy sessions each week to provide one-on-one support and guidance. In addition to individual therapy, you can connect with others on a similar journey through our weekly group therapy sessions. Our weekly group therapy is a place where you can connect, share your experiences, and support each other.

Our goal is to provide teens and young adults with a holistic treatment experience that addresses your unique needs and helps you develop the skills needed to manage your mental health.


Visiting Our Colorado Springs Mental Health Center

We recognize that the path to recovery can be difficult, so we have highly-credentialed staff who are there for you every step of the way. Our beautiful mental health facility in Colorado Springs features colorful art, comfortable furnishings, modern community spaces, and lots of natural light. We’re also conveniently located just off I-25, and one mile from our medical detox center in Colorado Springs.

Get an idea of what to expect as you step through our doors by browsing images of the center below:

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Tour our Mental Health Facility in Colorado Springs

Working through mental health issues can be overwhelming and even more challenging if you’re uncomfortable or find it hard to open up.

As someone considering mental health care, it is totally normal to worry or have questions about the center you’ll be at or the mental health professionals you’ll be interacting with.

To calm anxiety caused by those ‘unknowns,’ we put together a fun video tour of the Sandstone Care Colorado Springs Center for Depression, Trauma, & Anxiety.

Our awesome staff creates a judgment-free zone so you feel safe and heard. And while the staff is trained and specialized in age-specific and evidence-based treatment, they are still regular people.

This expansive center is designed with plenty of space, snacks, and games to make your time with us fun, productive, and as comfortable as possible.

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Colorado Springs Mental Health Services

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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 is characterized by major mood swings from feeling low to high. It can also be accompanied by manic episodes.

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 an intense fear of abandonment, impulsivity, and trouble regulating emotions.

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

2-4 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.

PHP Explained

8-12 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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We’re available 7 days a week to help answer any questions you may have.

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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


Questions about mental health treatment for teens and young adults

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. 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.

Beyond Broomfield Counties, our outpatient mental health services are offered in Colorado, Maryland, Virginia, & Illinois. Click a location to learn more about the staff and schedule.

Yes! Please complete an Insurance Verification to see if we accept your health insurance. Please note that we do not accept Medicare or Medicaid.

The mental health program may be appropriate for you or a loved one who is using substances to cope with their mental health issues. If substance use continues to be the primary issue being addressed, then a SUD program may be the correct care and a referral will be made.

Our young adult (18-30), Mental Health IOP is a comprehensive, collaborative outpatient program that meets 4 times a week for 3 hours a day. We provide behavioral health services that prioritize your well-being. 

Our intimate, small groups focus on a well-balanced recovery, utilizing weekly multifamily group, and academic/vocation “adulting” skill building 2 times weekly. We offer specialized group therapy Colorado Springs can rely on, led by licensed clinicians and medical providers who are available to meet participants for medication management and collaborate weekly with each clinician

Clinical groups are a combination of skills-based programs emphasizing the use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and person-centered process groups for individuals experiencing mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and previous trauma.

Family members play a vital role in the overall wellness of each individual served. Individual family sessions are offered bi-weekly to examine the role the family plays in creating new patterns of behavioral health and changing old behavior that reinforced negative behaviors. Connection is key in recovery. Our program also utilizes weekly Multi-Family group to reinforce new skills being learned in groups, as well as a source of support and guidance.

The young adult mental health program runs from 9am-12pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday of each week. During that time the program focuses on providing therapy and behavioral health services. In addition, the program provides 2 hours of academic and vocational work per week, on Tuesday and Thursday from 1-2pm. We take special note of any learning disabilities or other special circumstances that need to be taken into account during our academic and vocational assistance.

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.

Center For Depression, Trauma, & Anxiety – Sandstone Care

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

  • Address: 5735 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
  • Phone: (719) 621-5732
  • Hours: 24 Hours
  • Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP), Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Assessments
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Let’s Take the Next Steps 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.