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Youth Mental Health Services in Colorado Springs

At Mentally STRONG, we offer a wide variety of ways to address your child’s mental health needs at our teenage 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.

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. daily for lunch)

Colorado Springs office:
3720 Sinton Rd., Suite 104, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Please contact the Mentally STRONG office at 1-719-493-9555

Walk-ins Accepted:

Access to youth mental health services can be daunting for your child and is a problem in this country. If you are in urgent need of an assessment within business hours, please come to our office, and we will be happy to make sure you’re seen.

(Closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. daily for lunch)

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 all licensed to prescribe any medication in the psychopharmacology class, which includes anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, anti-anxiety, ADHD medication for insomnia, mood stabilizers, and more. Our providers are conservative in their prescribing practices and prescribe medication based on the research of Dr. Stephen Stahl and his Master Psychopharmacology Program, which uses symptoms and receptors rather than clusters of symptoms.

Genetic Testing

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

Special Needs Populations

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

Pediatric Psychiatric Assessments

Full comprehensive psychiatric and behavioral assessments and referral for full neuropsychiatric exams, if needed.

  • 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
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 piece to help them begin to 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 it can be intimidating for your child to start a new treatment plan. We want our youth mental health services to be accessible during the stabilization period and will see your child at our teenage mental health facility as often as necessary until they are comfortable on a new medication.

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