Largest-Ever Investment Made by The Colorado Health Access Fund Goes to Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives

Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives, the campaign for Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital, proudly announces a $2,000,000 investment from The Colorado Health Access Fund of The Denver Foundation. This investment, the largest ever granted by the Fund, provides vital funding for treating people who are in need of a psychiatric hospital. Currently, West…

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Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives Announces Campaign Co-Chairs

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO., August 17, 2017……. A shortage of inpatient psychiatric treatment along the western slope of Colorado regularly leaves up to 20 people waiting for care each day. Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives, the campaign for Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital is addressing this humanistic dilemma with a tremendous hospital expansion to…

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Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives Announces $250,000 Investment from El Pomar Foundation

The rate of suicide across the western slope and in the mountain communities of Colorado severely surpasses national averages, and the need for psychiatric inpatient care grows every day. Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives is the initiative to double the amount of people West Springs Hospital, as the only psychiatric hospital between Denver and Salt…

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Pitkin County Donates $50k Toward Expanded Mental Health Facility to Serve Western Slope

Aspen — Pitkin County commissioners last week decided to contribute $50,000 to a regional nonprofit’s efforts to expand the number of psychiatric hospital beds available on the Western Slope. “I think it’s important to be leaders,” Commissioner Rachel Richards said. “I think we can afford it.” Two weeks before, county board members listened to a…

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Garfield County Dedicates $50k to Grand Junction Psychiatric Hospital

Garfield County commissioners were among the first on the Western Slope to support a major expansion of a Grand Junction psychiatric hospital, agreeing to contribute $50,000 to West Springs Hospital. West Springs Hospital is the only inpatient psychiatric facility between Denver and Salt Lake City. So its parent nonprofit, Mind Springs Health, is venturing far…

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Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives Announces $2 Million Investment from the Colorado Health Foundation

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO., February 1, 2017…….The only psychiatric hospital between Denver and Salt Lake City operates at full capacity most days, with a significant waiting list for admission. This means that people in the disastrous throes of a mental health emergency and in need of psychiatric hospitalization are forced to languish in emergency rooms, and…

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Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives Announces $2.5 Million Investment from St. Mary’s Medical Center | SCL Health

GRAND JUNCTION, CO., August 15, 2016…..Each year thousands of patients are placed in medical hospitals or law enforcement facilities when what they need is psychiatric care. The cause is a shortage of behavioral health resources. In light of national research that demonstrates a seven-fold savings when these same patients are placed in appropriate care, this…

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