Mental Health Resources and Support

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Mental Health Providers

The following LGBTQ+ affirming mental health providers have immediate availability to see clients. When contacting a provider, let them know you are reaching out in regards to being supported as a Club Q survivor, or community member impacted by the tragedy.

Lindsay Callahan, LMFT (they/them) – short-term pro bono, accepts United and Aetna

Megan Gray, LSW, MSW, MEd (she/her) – sliding scale

Krystlynn Grundtner, LCSW – Through Peak Vista: Accepts Medicaid and most insurances. Sliding scale. Peak Vista serves all patients regardless of their ability to pay.

Mary Beth Johnson, LPCC (she/they) – discounted rate, short-term pro bono work

Ingrid Morath, LPC (she/her) – sliding scale, accepts Medicaid, Cigna, Aetna, United, and Victim Compensation

Karen Matuska, LPC (she/her) – sliding scale, accepts Medicaid

Lisa Schoenstein, MA, LPCC (she/sir) – sliding scale

Maggie Sellars, LPC (she/her) – sliding scale, accepts Cigna, United, Oxford, Oscar Health and Aetna

Chelsea Wages, MFTC (she/her) – accepts Medicaid and most insurances

Haley Wise, MS, LPC (she/her) – sliding scales, accepts Medicaid, Aetna, Cigna, UHC, BCBS, and Victim Compensation


Virtual therapy available. Individual, trauma-informed, PTSD, couples, families, pediatric. LGBTQIA2+ affirming/safe. Peak Vista serves all patients regardless of their ability to pay. Contact 719-344-7951 and ask to be scheduled with any of the following clinicians:

  • Beck Hamson, LPC (they/them)
  • Claudia Margiotta, LCSW
  • Alex Villalobos, LCSW

Additional Resources

Local Agencies / Organizations / Support Groups

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)
Wide variety of in-person and virtual support groups for adults living with mental illness, as well as their supportive loved ones. All services are free of charge.

Q Connect support group: For LGBTQIA2+ adults living with mental illness (Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Central location in town). 

A safe place in the LGBTQIA+ community for people recovering from mental health and/or addiction

 719-445-0621 |
Individual and group counseling, virtual support groups, peer recovery support. All services are free of charge.

Individual therapy for suicidal ideation (10 sessions), education, awareness, support services, weekly therapy, and recreational groups 
Bi-Weekly Trans Support Group
Wednesdays 7-9pm
Follow the ABC Trans & Nonbinary Support Group for location(s)
Voices of Grief Support and Education Center (Pikes Peak Area)
Our mission is to create supportive spaces to honor the natural process of grief and to educate our community in healthy expressions of grief and mourning. 
Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience: Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic
The Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic (VHTC) is a specialized clinic that is dedicated to providing support to Veterans, active military members, emergency responders, and their families who are struggling with psychological challenges resulting from traumatic experiences in their line of work.
Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience: Milestones Resilience Care
Milestones Resilience Care is a place for you or your loved one to heal from trauma, stress, or burnout. 
Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience: The BRIGHT Program
Providing Tools and Support to Survivors of Physical Injury

Crisis/Acute Care Options

Crisis services, counseling, and psychiatric therapy, as well as round-the-clock acute care for mental wellbeing.
Hotline: 844-493-8255 or text “TALK” to 38255
Walk-in Crisis Center (Diversus Lighthouse): 115 S. Parkside Dr., 80910

National Support Lines

Trans Lifeline
Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. We’re run by and for trans people. 

Call BlackLine® provides a space for peer support, counseling, reporting of mistreatment, witnessing and affirming the lived experiences for folxs who are most impacted by systematic oppression with an LGBTQ+ Black Femme Lens. Prioritizes BIPOC  (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color).
Call or text: 1 (800) 604-5841
100% Confidential support for South Asian Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Queer, Trans, Non-binary, questioning individuals in the United States