Acute Treatment Unit

General Information
Description of ProgramThis program features a 16 bed residential unit that accepts people who are in a psychiatric crisis and in danger of hurting themselves or others. A staff of nurses, psychiatrists, therapists, and case managers are available 24/7/365.
LocationPueblo County
Intake ProcedureCall or show up at ATU, 24/7 or referrals made by ERS and Law Enfrocement.
Intake RequirementsInsurance verification, proof of income, guardianship or proof to authorize medical treatment for minors.
Funded ByState of Colorado, Federal Government, Fees for services
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsIndividuals in an emotional crisis who are in danger of harming themselves or others
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityPrimarily Medicaid clients, other as space provides, Psychiatric emergency patients can be seen at any time with no pre determined eligibility.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesMedicaid, sliding scale or private pay.
Hours of Operation24/7
Contact Information
Contact's NameJohn DiMatteo
Contact's PositionATU Director
Contact's Phone(719) 545-2746
Physical Site Address 11302 Chinook Lane
Physical Site City, State, ZipPueblo, CO 81001
Mailing Address 11026 W. Abriendo Ave
Mailing City, State, ZipPueblo, CO 81004
Main Phone(719) 545-2746
Fax(719) 543-2394
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Health Solutions
This Program: Acute Treatment Unit
Affiliated Services: Acute Mental Health Intervention - Spanish Peaks Mental Health Center