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Youth Mental Health Services in Colorado Springs

At Mentally STRONG, we offer various ways to address your child’s mental health needs at our mental health facility in Colorado Springs. We provide psychiatric assessments, medication management, treatment planning, genetic testing, and more. See below for additional information on our youth mental health services, which include walk-in appointments for children ages 5 to 17.

Treatment Planning

A cognitive-behavioral psychoeducational intervention is offered as part of our treatment planning.

Medication Management

As part of our youth mental health services, our board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners are licensed to prescribe any psychopharmacology class medication, including anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, anti-anxiety, ADHD treatments, medicines for insomnia, mood stabilizers, and more. Our providers are conservative in prescribing practices and ensure you and your child have the necessary support while adjusting to any new medication.

Genetic Testing

We offer genetic testing as part of our youth mental health services in Colorado Springs. This procedure is a starting point for how your child’s body may process certain psychopharmacologic medications, and many insurance plans cover it.

Special Needs Populations

We are sensitive to and understand the special needs of children in our community.

Pediatric Psychiatric Assessments

If needed, complete comprehensive psychiatric and behavioral assessments and refer for full neuropsychiatric exams.

  • Autism screening and referral, when appropriate
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Depression and anxiety disorder assessments and treatment
  • 504 and IEP accommodations for school

Services – Ketamine Treatment for Depression

Services – Crisis Management

Services – Find a Life Coach

The Mentally STRONG Method Cognitive-Behavioral Approach

We use our signature program as part of our youth mental health services to help create confidence and build resiliency in your child. The cognitive piece includes a thought map to help identify and organize your child’s thoughts and a behavioral part to help them learn how to think, organize, and choose for themselves.

Most Insurance Accepted, Including
  • Colorado Medicaid
  • CHP Plus
  • Tricare West and Tricare for Life
  • United HealthCare
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado
  • Medicare Part B
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Colorado
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Beacon
Frequent Follow-Up Appointments

Our mental health nurse practitioners understand that starting a new treatment plan can be intimidating for your child. We want our youth mental health services to be accessible while adjusting to new medication. We will see your child at our mental health facility as often as necessary until they are comfortable on a new medication.

Elements of the Mentally STRONG Method

Thought Map

Work with a counselor, coach, or learn from our complete step-by-step guide in the online course. There you will see how your past impacts the present, building confidence to take control over your mental health.

Identify and Organize

Learn how to improve mental health by organizing your brain and navigating overwhelming thoughts and emotions. Discover the ten aspects of mental strength and how they impact your life.

Power of Choice

Become empowered using the over 100 Choice Opportunity Worksheets. You will be able to see tangible progress and make better life choices.

Personal Vision

Our mental health counseling programs will help you identify and create realistic goals, realize your vision, and build self-confidence.

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