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Programs and Services

Cedar Springs Hospital in Colorado Springs provides mental health services for individuals of all ages and substance abuse treatment services for adults 18 years of age and older. The hospital’s programs maintain the highest standards of clinical excellence in order to meet patients’ mental health and substance abuse needs.

For Adults:

Psychiatric Inpatient: Acute stabilization, crisis intervention and intensified services for adult; military specific services are provided for active-duty service members, veterans, and dependents. Treatment is individualized and comprehensive. The treatment team is comprised of Board Certified child and adult psychiatrists, master’s level therapists, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and experienced mental health technicians.

New Choices: Inpatient, specialized services for adults with substance abuse challenges (if necessary – medical detoxification is available), including those dually diagnosed with bipolar, depression, and anxiety disorders. Our substance abuse treatment program provides an intensive therapeutic environment in which patients can take the first steps toward lasting change. Individual and family sessions are coupled with psycho-educational programming and the 12-step model of recovery. Licensed therapists specializing in addictions, trauma, and mental health work along with skilled nurses to provide treatment under the direction of qualified psychiatrists. Learn what to expect during treatment.

Treatment also includes education on the disease concept of substance abuse, cognitive behavioral skill building and therapy, cue therapy, anger and domestic violence management, marital and family counseling, and leisure/life skills. Program average length of stay is 28-30 days, but length of stay is tailored to the individual.

Partial Hospitalization Program: Outpatient, The Adult Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) serves as an alternative to and/or transition from inpatient care. This specially designed level of care is provided Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00pm (lunch is included) for adults 18 years of age or older. PHP offers patients the intense therapy and intervention available to inpatients, but with the convenience of remaining at home during evenings and weekends. The goal of the PHP is to prevent the worsening of psychiatric symptoms and to assist the person to be able to return to full participation in the community.

Intensive Outpatient Program: Outpatient, The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) serves as an alternative to and/or transition from higher levels of care including inpatient care, residential care and partial hospitalization. The program operates Monday through Thursday from 6:00 pm – 9:00pm for adults 18 years of age or older. IOP allows the convenience of remaining at home and work during the day.

For Children and Adolescents:

Psychiatric Inpatient: Acute stabilization, separate units for children and adolescents. The Tree House is for children ages 12 and younger. Maple Meadow is for children ages 13 and older.

Crisis intervention and intensified services for children and adolescents that provides comprehensive treatment. In addition, due to the unique nature of the active duty military lifestyle, services for dependents are tailored to deal with the stress of growing up in a military environment. Cedar Springs Hospital welcomes local and out-of-state referrals from families, social services agencies, other treatment facilities, military installations, schools, primary care physicians, psychiatrists and insurance/EAP companies. Services include stabilization, crisis intervention, specialized family/caregiver services and treatment of specific psychiatric disorders. The treatment team is comprised of board certified child psychiatrists, master’s level therapists, registered or licensed practical nurses and experienced mental health technicians. Cedar Spring is utilizing the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions Model (CPS) with the strong belief that “kids will do well if they can” and it is our responsibility to help them do well. CPS was developed at Harvard and is specifically designed to treat children and adolescents who display unsafe behaviors. The approach involves teaching children and adolescents the skill they lack rather than providing rewards and consequences.

Mountain View Place: (TRICARE®-Certified) Psychiatric Residential Treatment for girls and boys, ages 5-18. The program is designed to treat and stabilize generalized behavior and mental health disorders. Such disorders include, but are not limited to, depression, mood disorders, oppositional defiance, post traumatic stress disorders, anger management, trauma intervention, specialized family and caregiver services and substance abuse disorders. The program offers a greater level of clinical intervention as children and adolescents are most likely to make changes when they become therapeutically engaged in the treatment process and establish healthy relationships.

Champions Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP): separate programming for pre-kindergarten through high school. The PHP serves as an alternative to and/or transition from inpatient care. The program is provided Monday through Friday from 2:30pm-6:30pm (dinner is included) for children and adolescents. The goal of PHP is to prevent the worsening of psychiatric symptoms and to assist the youth to be able to return to full participation in their community.

To contact us, please call (719) 633-4114 or complete our online inquiry form.