Mayor Hancock and DDPHE officials are expected to provide more details on the new facility during a news conference at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
DENVER — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE) are expected to announce the impending opening of a facility for adults experiencing a behavioral health crisis.
“This 24/7 facility will offer crisis stabilization services, temporary housing and ongoing assistance for mental health and substance misuse issues, as well as assistance in transitioning to community living, on a referral basis only,” a release from DDPHE says.
Officials will provide more details on the new Behavior Health Solutions Center during a news conference scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.
- Denver Mayor Michael Hancock
- DDPHE Executive Director Robert M. McDonald,
- Mental Health Center of Denver (MHCD) CEO Carl Clark
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The Behavioral Health Solutions Center is located at 2929 West 10th Ave., and is described by DDPHE as “an innovative, treatment-focused, voluntary safe haven.”
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