If I have a mental health emergency, who do I call, what do I do?

Colorado Emergency Procedures and Resources


For Emergencies in Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado


Call Patty Lee if you have a crisis but it is not a life threatening emergency and you can wait up to three hours for a return call. Otherwise do one of the following:

  •  Call 911

  •  Visit your nearest emergency room

  •  Call or visit Cedar Springs Hospital at 719-635-7000 (Southeast CS)

  •  Call or visit Peak View Behavioral Health, 719-444-8484 (Northeast CS)

  •  Parkview Medical Center Behavioral Health, 719-584-4000 (Pueblo)

Colorado Springs Resources


AspenPointe 115 S. Parkside, Colorado Springs 719-635-7000

  •  24//7 evaluations for "danger to self or others"

  •  Substance abuse treatment and detox

  •  Clothing; food vouchers


TESSA Crisis Line 719-633-3819

  • Help for all victims of domestic violence and sexual assault


Veteran's Administration 25 N. Spruce 719-327-5697

  •  Drug and alcohol treatment for veterans


Dress for Success Citadel Mall 719-3170

  •  Resume help, interview coaching and clothing for women seeking professional employment


Area Agency on Aging 719-471-2096 15 S. 8th Street

  •  Info and referral on Medicare, Medicaid, senior issues


Silver Key 2250 Bott Avenue 632-1521

  •  Senior services, homebound meal delivery


Urban Peak 423 E. Cucharras 719-630-3223

  •  Crisis programming for homeless youth (15-20 years old)


Westside Cares 1930 W. Colorado Ave 719-389-0759

  •  Assistance with food, gas money, utilities and rent



  •  729-632-0063