Behavioral health services

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Denver/Boulder, Mountain, and Northern Colorado

We take care of the whole you. Your personal physician coordinates your care with a mental health specialist or team that can diagnose mental health issues that affect your health and well-being.

Combining research and clinical expertise, we ensure that your care benefits from the most recent advances in medical and behavioral science, and we work with you to find the most effective treatment for you, based on your needs and comfort level.

Your care begins with you

Depending on your needs, you can choose from a wide range of services.


  • Call or email your doctor.
  • You can call any of our behavioral health centers (Baseline, Hidden Lake, Highline, Ridgeline or Skyline Behavioral Health Center) for a mental health or chemical dependency appointment without a referral from your personal physician: 303-471-7700.
  • Talk to an advice nurse 24/7 at 303-338-4545 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired: 711). 
  • Take a class or join a group to explore emotional and mental health conditions: depression, anxiety disorders, insomnia, couples communication, chemical dependency, anger, parenting, and more. Call one of our behavioral health centers to learn more.
  • Contact Member Services at 303-338-3800 (TTY: 711), weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to find resources to help with adult home health care, hospice services, and more. 
  • Call our Senior Resource Line for support with community resources, transportation, financial aid, support groups, classes on aging, and more. Call 303-636-3030 (TTY: 711), weekdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mountain Colorado

  • Call your personal physician to make an appointment. Many physician offices also provide telephone services to answer questions.
  • If you need help for a non-urgent emotional health problem, call Behavioral Health: 1-970-207-7171 or 1-800-218-1059

Northern Colorado

Call Kaiser Permanente Northern Colorado Behavioral Health Services at 970-207-7177 or 1-866-359-8299 (toll free):

  • care for mental health conditions, chemical dependency, geriatric mental health, eating disorders, behavioral problems, and autism
  • individual, family, and group psychotherapy
  • medication evaluations and management
  • For inpatient admissions contact Beacon Health Options (formerly ValueOptions) at 1-866-702-9026

Emotional and behavioral problems

We offer services for children, teens, families, and adults dealing with emotional and behavioral problems, such as:

Urgent emotional health problems

If you need help for an urgent emotional health problem, call our emergency psychiatric services (available 24 hours a day). Trained Kaiser Permanente staff will evaluate your situation and find the right care for you.

Denver/Boulder: 303-471-7700
Mountain Colorado: 970-207-7171 or 1-800-218-1059
Northern Colorado: 970-207-7177 or 1-866-359-8299

Extended-hours, urgent and emergency care options for Northern Colorado members

If you’re not sure what kind of care you need, our advice nurses and doctors can help. They can assess your situation and direct you to the appropriate facility if necessary. Or, they can help you handle the problem at home until your next appointment. For medical advice, call 970-207-7171 or 1-800-218-1059 (TTY for the deaf, speech/hearing impaired: 711) anytime, day or night.

In an emergency

If you think you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. Do not attempt to access emergency care through this website.

Reviewed by: Dylan Ross, PhD, LPCC, LMFT, Noel Miles, LPC and Kelli Kane, LCSW, November 2015

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