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Our Services

Behavioral Health Services

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. Through our service offerings and strong community partnerships, Gunnison Valley Health provides both clinical and supportive services to address a broad spectrum of needs.

Our Behavioral Health Services:

Support Programs

Gunnison Valley Health’s care team includes clinicians and peer support specialists who are available to support each person meet their goals and address their concerns. Each person seeking individual services from Gunnison Valley Health’s Behavioral Health Team begins by meeting with a behavioral health provider who supports them to create a treatment plan tailored around their individual needs and preferences. This may include:

  • Individual Therapy - Sessions are designed around your unique needs. Our clinicians can work with you to develop a treatment plan tailored to address a broad range of addiction and mental health concerns. Individual therapy services to the community will commence on July 1, 2021.
  • Peer Support Specialist Services - Peer support specialists are people with lived behavioral health experience who use their personal recovery experiences as a means to help others. They partner with clients to attain recovery goals and provide connection to community resources.

To learn more or to get started, call 970-648-7128 or email behavioralhealth@gvh-colorado.org.

Jail-Based Services

Gunnison Valley Health is contracting with Gunnison County to provide jail-based behavioral health services to individuals incarcerated in Gunnison County’s jail. These voluntary, short-term services may include:

  • Individual Therapy - Sessions are available with a solutions-focused approach and designed around your unique needs. Our clinicians will work with you to develop a treatment plan tailored to address a broad range of mental health concerns.
  • Transitional Services - Offer incarceration or out of county psychiatric care designed to support long-term success and recovery. These services may include support connecting with community services and long-term behavioral health services.

For more information, call 970-648-7128 or email behavioralhealth@gvh-colorado.org.

The Gunnison Valley Health Behavioral Health Department will begin offering jail-based services on July 1, 2021.

Mobile Crisis Services

Gunnison Valley Health is contracted by the Office of Behavioral Health via Rocky Mountain Health Plans to ensure that a trained clinician is available to respond to crisis calls in Gunnison County. Our mobile crisis clinicians support first responders in Gunnison County through on-scene intervention and assessment services designed to decrease the number of behavioral health clients admitted to the emergency room, decrease overall trauma for individuals in crisis and preserve valuable law enforcement and emergency medical services resources.

When a person is in crisis they should call Colorado Crisis Services at 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255. Their call center is available 24/7, 365 days a year which ensures that the person in crisis will not have to wait for a return call and will have immediate support from a trained professional. Colorado Crisis Services will assess the situation and coordinate appropriate local resources for support as needed.

Gunnison Valley Health’s Mobile Crisis Service is made possible with funding from:

  • Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley
  • City of Gunnison
  • Town of Crested Butte
  • Town of Mt. Crested Butte
  • Gunnison County

The Gunnison Valley Health Behavioral Health Department will begin offering mobile crisis services to the community on July 1, 2021. If you are in need immediate need of crisis services, call 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255.


Contact Us

  • General Information or to get started with services: call 970-648-7128 or email behavioralhealth@gvh-colorado.org.
  • All other inquiries: Kimberly Behounek at 970-641-2842 or kbehounek@gvh-colorado.org
  • Crisis Services: 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255. If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency please call 911.

Gunnison Valley Health Behavioral Health– Gunnison
300 E. Denver Street | Gunnison, CO 81230