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Mind Springs Health announces plans for new Glenwood Springs office

Matthew Bennett
Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Come summer 2020, Mind Springs Health will be at a new location in Glenwood Springs.

Mind Springs Health’s Glenwood Springs office is currently located at 6916 Colorado Highway 82 on the south end of the city. However, next summer that office’s operation will relocate to 2802 S. Grand Ave.

“Renovations were needed if we were going to stay here in this facility. And, this current facility is not ADA compliant,” Roger Sheffield, Mind Springs Health vice president of development, said. “(The new) facility is all on one level, it’s ADA compliant and it’s a complete open space. So, we can come in and design it so that it meets the best needs of our patients.”

Mind Springs Health will sell its current property in Glenwood Springs. Additionally, Sheffield did not anticipate Mind Springs Health in Glenwood Springs needing to close at any point in order to facilitate the move.

“Absolutely, same staff,” Sheffield said. “Rather than coming to this facility to see your therapist, your counselor, your clinician, your caseworker, your psychiatrist you’ll just head over to the new building.”

Mind Springs Health’s new 16,000 square foot facility features “ample natural lighting designed to create a more welcoming and therapeutic experience,” a recent news release stated.

“It’s a proven fact that natural light helps people in their moods,” Sheffield said. “It’s going to be much more welcoming, as opposed to our current building. And the location is also more centrally located to the population base.”

Sheffield said the move had nothing to do with Mind Springs Health losing a contract with the state earlier this year to provide mobile and walk-in crisis services across its 10 county service region.

“Absolutely not,” Sheffield said. “Nothing to do with the state contract at all.”

Instead, Sheffield said the new facility had space for additional group meeting rooms and therapy offices.

“We could not be more excited about this move,” Sharon Raggio, Mind Springs Health president and CEO, said in a news release. “We believe that this more centrally located office will be better for our staff, our clients and for the entire Garfield County Community.”

Sheffield said once design plans were finalized, Mind Springs Health Glenwood Springs would announce a formal opening date.