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Mental Health Resources

CB State of Mind is passionate about connecting people to the resources they need to thrive. Below are some additional resources we have found to be very useful.

Gunnison County Mental Health Resources

If you are seeking additional local mental health resources:

Axis Health System: A community mental health center here to provide help, hope, and healing to our community. They offer a wide range of services to meet your individual needs. 710 N Taylor St, Gunnison, CO 81230, (970)252-3200

The Counseling Collaborative of Gunnison-Crested Butte: Here to help you see yourself in a new place. We are a dynamic group of therapists offering a variety of techniques addressing the diversity of behavioral health concerns we all experience.

GVH Behavioral Health Department: Gunnison Valley Health’s Behavioral Health Department offers a diverse range of services designed to address the specific behavioral health needs of the Gunnison Valley.

The Crisis Line is a free, 24-hour support line open to our community at this time. If you are feeling stressed, anxious, or just need to talk with someone call the Colorado Crisis Services at 844-493-8255.

Health and Human Services:

The mission of the Gunnison County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is to provide culturally-competent advocacy, prevention, protection and support services to families of Gunnison and Hinsdale counties so they can prosper and thrive in a healthy and supportive community.

Physical Address: 220 N Spruce Street, Gunnison, CO 81230 Phone: (970) 641-3244


GCSAPP cares about the health of Gunnison County: from youth, to families, to the community as a whole. Through the work of the coalition, youth are supported and celebrated in making healthy decisions. The mission of GCSAPP is to utilize evidence-based strategies and community mobilization to reduce substance abuse by youth in Gunnison County in order for youth to be healthy, stable, and productively involved in their communities.

for domestic violence services

Project Hope (Victim of Violence Advocacy, services in Spanish): 304 W Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230

(970) 641-2712

for basic needs

Gunnison Country Food Pantry:  Serving those in need by providing food assistance in a kind, confidential and supportive environment.  We recognize that asking for temporary help is difficult and that those in need may be a neighbor or friend.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program:

The purpose of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is to alleviate hunger and malnutrition among low-income households by increasing their food purchasing power. Eligible households who apply receive a monthly benefit to supplement their food budget. Households can redeem their allotment for food items by using an Electronic Benefits Transaction (EBT) card, which works similar to a debit or credit card. To find out more about what you can and cannot purchase with SNAP benefits here. For any additional information such as when your food assistance benefits will be deposited onto your EBT card or to find out FAQs.

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program:

Colorado’s Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program, also known as Colorado Works, provides financial assistance, job preparation and skills to needy families with children on a temporary basis, to achieve economic and family stability. The amount of financial aid provided is based on family size, income, resources and ages of the children. TANF recipients may receive benefits for no longer than 60 months. During this 60 month time limit, participants are required to participate in work activities.

Guía de Recursos Básicos para el Valle de Gunnison

La Guía de Recursos Básicas puede ayudar si estás tratando de llegar a fin de mes, eres un inmigrante, un anciano, un padre, un veterano, o solamente quieres aprender más sobre los varios recursos disponibles en el Valle de Gunnison. Copias imprimidas de las guías se pueden encontrar en los locales alrededor de Gunnison y Crested Butte, y usted puede bajar la versión de Web abajo. Si quisiera tener copias imprimidas para su casa o oficina, por favor póngase en contacto con Maryo en 970-641-3570.

La Guía de Recursos Básicas fue posible por el apoyo generoso de La Fundación de Salud de Colorado, La Fundación de Salud de la Valle de Gunnison, y La Fundación de Comunidad de la Valle de Gunnison.

Gunnison Valley Basic Needs Guide

The Basic Needs Guide may be helpful if you are trying to make ends meet, an immigrant, a senior, a parent, a veteran, or just want to learn more about the myriad of resources available in the Gunnison Valley. Printed copies of these guides can be found at many locations around Gunnison and Crested Butte, and you may download a web-friendly version below. If you would like to have printed copies for your home or office, please contact Maryo at 970-641-3570.

for Spanish speaking communities

Gunnison County Multicultural Resource Center: Multicultural Resources provides access to healthcare through multilingual Health Navigation services. As a part of Public Health, Interpretation and Translation services are provided to clients on an as needed basis.

Hispanic Affairs Project:  HAP has established the “Western Colorado Immigrant Relief Fund” to support undocumented families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please donate below to support our efforts!

Center for Adult and Family Literacy: Connect our students and their families with resources and opportunities within our community that may serve their needs and enrich their lives.


If you are in seeking a local therapist and need financial aid:

Monica Bilow-Makler

I have been a counselor for 28 years working with individuals, couples, and groups in different parts of the world. I use a holistic approach according to the client’s needs. 

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Jean Bell-Dumas

Crested Butte Counseling Service, LLC, provides Holistic Psychotherapy for all ages. Jean Bell-Dumas, M.S., LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado. She has been a Mental Health Counselor in

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Erin Wesley

I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to assist you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery. With years of experience and a deep passion for helping individuals overcome their challenges,

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Darlene Egelhoff

Darlene is a Somatic, body-centered therapist. Her practice is informed by traditional mental health treatments. She uses many innovative interventions and alternative treatment programs including, EMDR, Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy, IFS,

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Garland Middleton

I graduated with my Master’s in Social Work, with a specialty in children and families, and am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado. My background in

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Jordan O’Neill

My goal as a therapist is to support and accompany my clients in their search to undo patterns in their lives that have been shown to limit their capacity for

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Heather Peterson

As a Licensed Addictions Counselor, my approach to treatment is grounded in the cognitive-behavioral tradition, and I use current evidence-based treatments like Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI),

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Laura Scales

Improving mental fitness not only enables you to overcome setbacks, find acceptance, and build resiliency but also to grow and thrive.  I believe Mind Fitness is just as important as

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Marcie Telander

For 35 years Marcie Telander, MA, REAT, CGP,  and East River Counseling, Inc. have offered a wide range of holistic, compassionate therapies including Support Groups for all ages;  Positive Psychotherapy;

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Lorie Fuller

Lorie Fuller is a Licensed Professional Counselor with Pinnacle Insight LLC. She has been in the field of Behavioral Health since 1999 and a practicing therapist since 2008. She uses

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Abby Johnson ATR, LPCC, LMHC

My practices are designed to help individuals work through life stressors, day-to-day issues, develop a self-care routine, and find a more fulfilling path through healthy habits. ​ I love incorporating

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Nya Greenstone, LCSW

I believe that the relationship between a therapist and client is the agent of change in therapy. Making the decision to come to therapy can feel like a big step

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Jill Steele

Jill is a Certified Hypnotherapist who received her training at the Hypnotherapy Academy of America in Albuquerque, NM.  This consisted of 300 classroom hours and also outside of class practice

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Nici Graves, MSW, LCSW

Nici is a Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Transition Doula. She has professionally supported the human capacity for resilience and self-healing since 2010. Sometimes having more tools and skills

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Kristin Coughlin, LPC

Kristin Coughlin earned her Masters of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Regis University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor  (LPC) in the state of Colorado. Kristin is trained in

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Support Groups

An important part of CB State of Mind’s work is connecting people to peer support groups for mental health support, substance abuse recovery, grief, traumatic brain injuries(TBI), and Spanish-language programs in Gunnison County. Peer support groups are unique in that they are non-professional and are led by people with lived experience who have personally walked through the challenges of what they are in recovery from. Peers can often provide support and help in a way that mental health professionals cannot. By providing their experience, strength and hope, peers walk hand-in hand with those seeking recovery or support.

* Please note that some details in this list may have changed. Please reach out to the group to confirm timing and location.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Gambler’s Anonymous

Cancer Support Groups

  • Living Journeys is a safe and confidential support system for individuals, families and friends struggling with cancer. This group is a supportive and healing environment where open discussion concerning cancer-related topics can happen. All our support groups are facilitated by a licensed professional therapist and there is no charge to attend any of our support group meetings. As of March 16, 2020, Living Journeys will conduct all support group meetings online via Zoom. This decision was made for the safety and well being of our clients, their caregivers, and their families. Please visit the calendar at for  virtual meeting dates and times.

  • The Cancer Support Group meets the first and third Thursday of each month, at noon, at Webster Hall, 117 North Iowa in Gunnison.

Grief Support

  • Gunnison Valley Health – Nici Graves, LSW Grief support groups in Gunnison and Crested Butte focused on healing through the grieving process (no cost). 120 N. Boulevard Gunnison, CO 81230 Office: (970) 641-4254

Spanish-language Programs and Groups

Other Gunnison County Peer Support Resources

Gunnison Valley Health (GVH) partners with The Center for Mental Health (CMH) to provide a wide range of mental health services to help care for individuals who need support within the Gunnison Valley. The certified peer support specialists have overcome a mental health condition and mentor individuals who struggle with mental health, psychological trauma or substance abuse.

To schedule an appointment with a Peer Support Specialist: 

  • GVH Peer Specialist – Gunnison:  970-642-4762

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