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Mile High Behavioral Healthcare

Here then. Here now. Here tomorrow.

Since 1960, our reason for being is to empower individuals to shape healthy, viable, complete lives. We serve with respect, integrity and authenticity to offer safe and stable care. We advocate for the long-term best interests of those with behavioral health issues and we bring people together for a greater understanding of one another.

Founded over 50 years ago as The Mile High Council on Substance Abuse and Mental Health, we are known today as Mile High Behavioral Healthcare to better reflect our integrated, comprehensive care. Providing a caring, seamless continuum of behavioral healthcare to those in need, Mile High Behavioral Healthcare offers accessible and affordable care and housing, with a variety of focused and diverse services and programs to address an individual’s life challenges. To date we are proud to say we have served more than 250,000 individuals. We could not have accomplished this without consistently standing by our principles and mission for the benefit of our programs, our clients, our community.

Everyone is welcome at MHBHC, and from the moment you walk through the door we provide a path for you to become strong, healthy and self-sufficient. We never look away—at MHBHC you are accepted and nurtured in discovering a sense of purpose and possibility. We look—really look—at you and your whole life, your personality, potential, talents and struggles and offer what you need, in one place, every step of the way.

We are here for individuals who are struggling in everyday life. We are here for individuals who need temporary housing. With an empathetic, dedicated and skilled staff, we are committed to personal transformation for the good of the individual and the good of the community. For over 50 years, we have expanded our services, broadened our programs and continued our work that is life changing.

Our vision

To empower individuals to shape healthy, viable, complete lives and communities.

Our mission

To provide a caring, seamless continuum of behavioral healthcare to those in need.

Our guiding principles

These fundamental values are at the heart of Mile High Behavioral Healthcare—the organization, the board, the leadership and the staff. They articulate the ideals we aspire to, the convictions we hold ourselves accountable for and offer guidance about how we carry out our mission.

EMPATHY   We understand and accept individuals for who they are, what they feel and where they are in life.

RESPECT    We make no judgments and honor the choices of individuals.

CARING   We demonstrate compassionate support and concern.

AUTHENTICITY    We promote the honest development of each individual and cultivate relationships grounded in openness and trust.

SAFETY   We create a safe environment.

STABILITY   We provide high quality, evidence-based, state-of the-art practices and programs that individuals, families, community and staff can always count on to be there.

RESPONSIVE   We find solutions to meet the needs of individuals, families, community, staff, donors and funders.

INTEGRITY   We have the highest level of integrity in our administrative, programs, services and outreach activities and all activities directly relate to our mission.

SUSTAINABILITY   We deliver our mission with thoughtful strategic choices that ensure sufficient financial resources.

ADVOCACY   We advocate for the long-term best interests of those with behavioral health issues.

CONNECTION AND COMMUNITY   We bring people together for greater understanding of one another. We act out of our principles of: Our services. Our clients. Our community.