Aurora Mental Health Center

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Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides counseling, substance abuse and detox services, and mental health care for adults, children, seniors, offenders, and families. Also provides emergency walk-in services for those in crisis. Services include:
- Treatment
- Assessment
- Prevention and Early Intervention
- Residential
- Specialized
- Vocational
- Peer Support, Recovery, and Supportive Services
- Respite Care
MissionAt Aurora Mental Health Center, our goal is to promote mental health to enable people to truly live their life to the fullest, and to treat those who are affected by mental illness.
HistoryThe Aurora Mental Health Center (Center) is a 501(c)3 corporation founded by volunteers in 1975. Services were provided in donated space. The Center has operated and grown continuously since then. Currently more than 240 regular employees and 80 volunteers provide services to more than 7,500 people annually. Services are provided by 16 specialty clinics, located in seven counseling and specialized service centers, six residential facilities, public schools, two county departments of human services, in homes and foster homes, and at other community locations.
LocationArapahoe County
Geographic AreaCities of Aurora, Strasburg, Watkins, Bennett
Public TransportationRTD #83L
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall for more information or to make an appointment (counseling). Call or walk in for emergency mental health services at the drop-in location (walk in assistance).
Agency TypeNonprofit
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Interpretation Line
EligibilityFor walk in emergency services, adults who are experiencing a mental health emergency.

For counseling services, must meet one of the following criteria:
- A resident of Aurora, Strasburg, Watkins, and Bennett OR
- Have Medicaid, private insurance or Victim's Compensation OR
- If a self-pay or Medicare client, live in Aurora
Hours of OperationMonday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m; Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Office Hours)
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 111059 E Bethany Dr
Physical Site Address 2Ste 200
Physical Site City, State, ZipAurora, CO 80014
Main Phone(303) 617-2300 (24 hours/7 days a week)
Emergency/After Hours Phone1-844-493-8255 (24 hours/7 days a week)
Fax(303) 617-2397
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered01/25/1996
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Aurora Mental Health Center
Affiliated Programs: East Bethany Drive - Aurora Mental Health Center
Victor Street - Aurora Mental Health Center
Affiliated Services: Mental Health Care and Counseling (East Bethany Drive) - Aurora Mental Health Center
Walk-in Crisis Center (Victor Street) - Aurora Mental Health Center