Eagle Valley Behavioral Health looks to expand mental health services as Summit County’s community mental health provider

Ryan Spencer | Summit Daily

The Vail Health subsidiary is expected to increase mental health services for Summit County's small mountain towns

Eagle Valley Behavioral Health is expanding access to behavioral and mental health services in Summit County after the county government designated the provider as the county’s community mental health center earlier this year.

Mental health resources have long been lacking in Summit County and throughout Colorado. The county’s partnership with Eagle Valley Behavioral Health, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vail Health, aims to expand the availability of mental health services locally and reduce barriers to accessing help, according to Paige Baker-Braxton, Vail Health’s director of outpatient health.

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