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Mental Health

Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders Learn basic facts about postpartum depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar mood disorder, and psychosis, including perinatal mood and anxiety disorders experienced by dads, partners, and foster parents
Depression During and After Pregnancy Not sure how to talk to your health care provider about mental health or use of medications before, during, or after pregnancy? Learn more here.
Health First Colorado's Behavioral Health Services Are you a member of Health First Colorado (Medicaid)? Find out about benefits and services available for mental health or substance use through your primary care provider. Learn more about eligibility, benefits, co-pays and limits that are specific to pregnant or postpartum women
Community Mental Health Agencies Community-based outpatient facilities that offer individual, group, conjoint and family counseling, therapy groups, medication and other mental health services for community residents [read more].
Private Therapy Practices Licensed clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists who, either individually or in partnership with other therapists, offer individual, group, conjoint and family counseling, therapy groups or other mental health services on a private practice basis [read more]. 
Family Counseling Agencies Outpatient facilities that offer a variety of counseling services for individuals, couples, families and extended family groups who may be experiencing difficulty resolving personal or interpersonal conflicts or making personal adjustments to stressful life situations [read more]. 

 

Pharmaceutical & Recreational Substances

Substance Use Treatment Locator Find a mental health or substance use treatment facility near you through this national directory (anonymous search by zip code available).
Marijuana Use During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Learn more about breastfeeding and marijuana use so you can make an informed decision for yourself and your baby.
Health First Colorado's Special Connections For new or expectant mothers who are members of Health First Colorado (Medicaid), the Special Connections Program can help those who struggle with alcohol or substance use. Case management, individual and group counseling, and health education are available.
Substance Use & Children Illuminate Colorado offers resources and support to help pregnant families manage life with babies as they grow into children and teens. Learn about the effects of alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, prescription medication, and other substances
Medication Consultation Programs Programs for the general public that conduct a review of prescription and over-the-counter medication and other substances (e.g., herbal remedies, vitamins, supplements, drugs) [read more].
Smoking/Vaping Cessation Programs that utilize one or a variety of techniques including aversion therapy, hypnosis, acupuncture, acupressure, and individual and/or group therapy or mutual support groups to help people who wish to control their dependence on nicotine [read more]. 
Smoking/Vaping Cessation Support Programs that provide support which helps people who have quit smoking and/or vaping sustain their commitment during the period of time following treatment when the urge to smoke or vape is still strong.
Tobacco Use Education/Prevention Programs that provide information about smoking and nicotine addiction, the dangers associated with smoking or utilizing other substances containing nicotine, the risks associated with exposure to second hand smoke [read more].
Perinatal Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment Programs that provide comprehensive treatment services on a residential, outpatient or day treatment basis for pregnant women who have an alcohol use disorder, women who are parenting, and/or women who have babies who were exposed to alcohol during pregnancy [read more]. 
Perinatal Drug Use Disorder Treatment Programs that provide comprehensive treatment services on a residential, outpatient or day treatment basis for pregnant women who have a drug use disorder, women who are parenting, and/or women who have babies who were exposed to drugs during pregnancy [read more].
Comprehensive Outpatient Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment Supervised, structured programs that offer a wide range of outpatient services which may be coordinated by a case manager and may include individual and group counseling, 12-step meetings, social and recreational activites, educational and vocational services, life skills training, primary health care [read more]. 
Comprehensive Outpatient Drug Use Disorder Treatment Supervised, structured programs that offer a wide range of outpatient services which may be coordinated by a case manager and may include individual and group counseling, 12-step meetings, social and recreational activites, educational and vocational services, life skills training, primary health care [read more].
Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have or are at risk of an alcohol use disorder. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; provide emotional support, information and resources to help participants overcome their disorder [read more].
Substance Use Disorder Support Groups  Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have a disorder involving the use of drugs including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medication [read more].

 

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