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Taxonomy Code: PN-8100

Autonomous groups of individuals who share a common problem or concern, either directly or through their partners and families, who meet together on a voluntary basis, either in-person, by telephone or via the Internet, to fulfill a need, overcome a disability or cope with a crisis. Members of mutual support groups share their experiences, strengths and hopes and rely on one another for emotional support, information and resources. Included are professionally-facilitated groups, faith-based and secular 12-step models with or without professional participation, groups that use a set of guidelines prepared by a national organization or headquarters, and groups that have no professional participation and/or no specifically-structured format.

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Acute Treatment Center (Bridge House - S Santa Fe Dr) - AllHealth NetworkProvides a 16 bed treatment facility for adults in need of an inpatient stay due to a psychiatric or mental health crisis and a safe place for individuals who are experiencing suicidal risk or an inability to function due to a psychiatric emergency. The clinical team develops personal strategies for coping with mental illness and moving forward. Services include: - Acute Treatment Unit - Psychiatric evaluation - Medication evaluation & management - Medications (as needed) - 24/7 Nursing care - Physical examination - Therapeutic groups - Skill based and recreational group activities - Counseling - Care Navigation - Peer support - Family meetings Provides two single rooms for clients who identify as transgender who may prefer additional privacy or for individuals who would benefit from not having a roommate due to their psychiatric condition. Arapahoe CountyBridge House (S Santa Fe) - AllHealth NetworkAllHealth Network
Peer Support & Social Networking - Welcome Home Alliance for VeteransWelcome Home Alliance for Veterans offers several opportunities for peer support and networking with other veterans and their families. Opportunities include, but are not limited to: - Weekly Veteran's Coffee: sit and talk with other veteran's about experiences and support. Veterans only. Every Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 am - Veteran Spouse Luncheons: available to all military spouses only. Must RSVP. Last Friday of every month 11:30 am - 1:00 pm - Wives of Warriors Support Group: for military spouses only Fridays 2:00 pm All events take place at the Warrior Resource CenterMontrose County4 Hillcrest Plaza WayWelcome Home Alliance for Veterans

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