Denver Health’s Behavioral Health Services
(BHS) assesses, evaluates and treats
patients with psychiatric and substance
abuse disorders. Services at BHS include
the adolescent hospital-based inpatient
service, community detoxification and
outpatient programs. BHS includes a
six-bed acute crisis service, 13-bed
adolescent inpatient, and a 44-bed
adult inpatient service. The outpatient
services provide substance treatment to
more than 800 people annually. Denver
C.A.R.E.S., a 100-bed detoxification
center located off campus, receives
27,000 admits per year.
Colorado Acute Specialty Care
1601 N. Lowell Blvd.
Located in the Centura Senior Life Center,
this hospital provides medical care for
acute care patients with multiple condi-
tions. Colorado Acute Specialty Care
Hospital practices a transdisciplinary
approach to its therapies and services on
an individualized basis. Some of the
center’s many services include oxygenation
monitoring, wounded care, a brain injury
program, pharmacological management,
pulmonary program, pain management
and respiratory monitoring.
Community Health Services (CHS)
777 Bannock St.
Operated by Denver Health, CHS is the
second oldest and largest community
health center program in the United States.
In its 40-year history, CHS has expanded
into a network of eight community
health centers and 12 school-based
health clinics serving one out four resi-
dents in the City and County of Denver.
CHS has more than 320,000 patient
contacts annually. CHS is funded by a
federal grant and governed by a board
of directors appointed by the mayor of
3425 S Clarkson St.
The nationally known Craig Hospital
was named sixth for rehabilitation in
2008 by U.S. News & World Report.
The hospital is a 93-bed, private, not-for-profit, free-standing, acute care and
rehabilitation center that provides a
comprehensive system of inpatient and
outpatient medical care, rehabilitation,
neurosurgical rehabilitative care, an
equipment company and long-term follow
up services. At any given time, Craig
has approximately 45-50 patients with
spinal cord injury, 25-30 with traumatic
brain injury, and 30-50 outpatients.
Craig Hospital is designated by the
National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation