Call 911 for police assistance if the situation is life threatening or if it looks like someone may get hurt.  If there is no immediate physical danger, we provide confidential help for any mental health, substance use or emotional crisis, 24/7/365.  Call 719-589-3671 and our 24 hour emergency services staff will help you get the help you need.

About crisis services:

When should you seek immediate help for yourself or someone else?

  • Thinking about ending your life or hurting others
  • Need a break from a stressful situation
  • Making choices that put your or a loved-one in serious danger
  • Becoming unable to care for yourself
  • Struggling with addiction or substance use issues

How do these services help people in a mental health crisis?

  • SLV Behavioral Health Group offers support to prevent the need for higher levels of care like inpatient hospitalization
  • Reduce symptoms and improve functioning through education and other supports
  • Promote safety and emotional stability of individuals in crises
  • Assist individuals in developing better coping skills
  • Help support (family members, friends, etc.) to support individual in crisis
  • Help individuals with mental illness or emotional crises obtain ongoing care and treatment

If a community member needs some additional time or services in order to feel more stable SLVBHG has additional supportive programming that includes:

  • Mi Esperanza Wellness Center: A safe, calm house where community members receive immediate support and treatment to focus on recovery – located at 311 San Juan Ave. Alamosa
  • Inpatient care: If it is determined that a community member is in a serious enough crisis to need psychiatric inpatient care, the SLVBHG team will assist the client in finding appropriate placement. This could be in a psychiatric hospital or Alternative Treatment Unit (ATU).