Mental Health

The Mesa County Mental Health Steering Committee works to ensure that Mesa County residents have access to quality and reliable mental healthcare through making mental healthcare more affordable, improving systems that are designed to support those experiencing mental health crises, and addressing the root causes of poor mental health outcomes.

Our Partners

  • 21st Judicial District
  • Amos Counseling
  • Ariel Clinical Partners 
  • CASA
  • City of Grand Junction
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • Community Hospital
  • Counseling Education Center
  • Foundations 4 Life
  • Hilltop Family Resource Center
  • Mesa County Attorney’s Office
  • Mesa County Commissioners
  • Mesa County Coroner’s Office
  • Mesa County Department of Human Services
  • Mesa County Public Health
  • Mesa County Sheriff’s Office
  • Mind Springs Health
  • Mosaic Inc.
  • Project 1.27
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • School District 51
  • St. Mary’s Hospital

Our Goals

  • Increase opportunities for key stakeholders to regularly provide feedback and input to improve the local behavioral health system.
  • Increase access for all residents to a continuum of behavioral health services
  • Assure adequate levels of staffing to meet the needs of individuals needing behavioral health services prior to crisis.
  • Increase communication and collaboration across agencies to provide the appropriate level of care at the right time along with after care planning and follow through.
  • Address the root causes of poor health behaviors and outcomes at the system and community-levels 
  • Improve affordability of routine mental health services for community members 
  • Expand and improve access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services for youth.