Suicidal Thoughts

If you or someone you know is currently contemplating suicide or self-harm, or undergoing any other crisis, please call our 24/7/365 Crisis Line immediately at (888) 207-4004.

Treatment for Suicidal Thoughts

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death among adults and the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-24. Some common warning signs of suicidal behavior include: threats or comments about killing oneself, withdrawal from social circles, putting affairs in order or giving away possessions, saying goodbye to friends and family, purchasing or searching for a firearm or prescription medicine to complete suicide with. The majority of people experiencing Suicidal Thoughts have an existing mental illness.

Anyone having suicidal thoughts or exhibiting suicidal behaviors should immediately be provided with psychiatric assistance. Mind Springs Health offers several effective treatment methods and resources for preventing suicide and coping with any mental illness associated with the Suicidal Thoughts including: Hospitalization for Suicidal Thoughts, Counseling & Therapy for Mental Illness and Ongoing Resources to Manage Mental Illness.

Hospitalization for Suicidal Thoughts

West Springs Hospital provides 24/7/365 care for those exhibiting Suicidal Thoughts or Behaviors. West Springs Hospital takes voluntary admissions and involuntary holds. Time spent in the hospital under psychiatric supervision creates a safe and stabilizing environment for patients experiencing Suicidal Thoughts. When patients are no longer deemed a threat to themselves or others, they may be released and are connected to programs for continued wellness.

Counseling & Therapy for Mental Illness

We have Therapy Offices that provide counseling and therapy for mental illness that may lead to Suicidal Thoughts across the western slope of Colorado. Our therapists specialize in Evidence-Based Practices, meaning the treatment you or a loved one will receive has been proven to be effective. Find out which of our Therapy Offices is closest to you and call us to schedule a consultation now.

We also offer secure and confidential teleHealth services, allowing you to video chat our therapists from the comfort of any of our therapy offices. TeleHealth provides access to our full network of providers, ensuring you or your loved one are receiving the very best care from a therapist with expertise on the illness and selected treatment methods.

Ongoing Resources for Mental Illness

At Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital, we know that community involvement fosters healthy relationships and happy people. That’s why we’ve created a network of resources within our community for individuals living with Mental Illness and/or Addiction.

One-on-One Peer Support: Mind Springs Health offers a Peer Support program for those living with Mental Illness and/or Addiction. Mind Springs Health’s peers have been diagnosed with Mental Illness and/or Addiction and have learned to effectively manage and thrive with their illness. Learn more about the Peer Support program and how it can help you or a loved one with Mental Illness and/or Addiction.

Family Services: Mental Illness and/or Addiction effect the person diagnosed with the mental illness as well as their family. We offer support groups and resources for families of those recovering from Mental Illness and/or Addiction. Learn how family services can help you today.

Job Assistance: Securing and maintaining a job while learning to cope with Mental Illness and/or Addiction can feel overwhelming. Learn about our job assistance services and how we help those coping with mental illness find a steady career.