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Eastern Colorado Healthcare System Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC – Aurora

Address: 1700 North Wheeling Street - Aurora, CO
General Phone Number: 303-399-8020
Admissions Phone Number: 720-723-7310
Website: http://www.denver.va.gov/
Facility Type

Eastern Colorado Healthcare System provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in Aurora.

  • Mental Health Rehabilitation
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment Provider

Eastern Colorado Healthcare System is run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


Service Settings (e.g., Outpatient, Residential, Inpatient, etc.)

Eastern Colorado Healthcare System provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Hospital inpatient mental health treatment
  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
  • Residential mental health rehab
Emergency Mental Health Services

Eastern Colorado Healthcare System provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


  • Crisis intervention team
  • Psychiatric emergency onsite services
  • Psychiatric emergency walk-in services
Mental Health Treatment Approaches

Eastern Colorado Healthcare System utilizes the following treatment approaches.


  • Activity therapy
  • Behavior modification
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Couples/family therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrated dual disorders treatment
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
  • Trauma therapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

Eastern Colorado Healthcare System utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine®)
  • Fluphenazine (Prolixin®)
  • Haloperidol (Haldol®)
  • Loxapine (Loxitane®)
  • Perphenazine (Trilafon/Etrafon/Triavil/Triptafen®)
  • Pimozide (Orap®)
  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®) 
  • Asenapine (Saphris/Sycrest®) 
  • Cariprazine (Vraylar®) 
  • Clozapine (Clozaril®) 
  • Lurasidone (Latuda®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Paliperidone (Invega Trinza®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon®) 
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at Eastern Colorado Healthcare System and possible financial assistance.


  • U.S. Department of VA funds
Special Programs / Groups Offered

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at Eastern Colorado Healthcare System.


  • Seniors or older adults
  • Seniors or older adults
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) clients
  • Veterans
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Persons who have experienced intimate partner violence, domestic violence
  • Persons who have experienced trauma
  • Persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Persons with Alzheimer's or dementia
  • Persons experiencing first-episode psychosis
  • Persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Persons with serious mental illness (SMI)
Screening & Testing

Eastern Colorado Healthcare System offers the following screening and testing services to mental health clients.


  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • TB Screening
Ancillary Services

Eastern Colorado Healthcare System provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Assertive community treatment
  • Case management
  • Diet and exercise counseling
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Housing services
  • Intensive case management
  • Illness management and recovery
  • Integrated primary care services
  • Mentoring/peer support/consumer-run services
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation services
  • Supported employment
  • Supported housing
  • Suicide prevention services
  • Vocational rehabilitation services
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