February 2018
Innovation for Six Decades

It all started in the 1950’s when 75% of people diagnosed with mental illness were sent to hospitals or kept in isolation in family homes. Jefferson Center turns 60 this year and we are so proud of the innovative services we designed to help people struggling with some of life’s toughest issues live better lives. We transitioned from the philosophy of treating people with serious mental illness in a day treatment program and “taking care” of them to the concept of consumer empowerment and partnering with them on their road to recovery.  read more...
Our History
Our Storytellers:
The story of Jefferson Center through the eyes of our staff

I came here 20 years ago from another mental health center because it seemed like a great opportunity. There seem to be a lot of positive energy here. When I interviewed here it felt like there was a better understanding of where we were headed, and what our mission was and so that was very appealing to me. They really had a commitment to trying to serve our community. read more...
Celebrate with Us!
Thanks to our sponsors!
Sponsorships still available! Contact Claire Shelden, Director of Development, at 303-432-5034 or clairesh@jcmh.org .
From the Archives

We came across this newsletter from 1973...maybe a good costume idea for this year's Putt Your Stuff mini golf tournament?
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