Support groups, education, local and national resources at your fingertips.


  • Well Spouse Association Support for spousal caregivers.
  • Geriatric Mental Health Foundation offers information on caregiving, mental health topics relating to older adults, and a Depression Recovery Toolkit.
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Association of Caregiving Youth gives support to individuals under 18 years of age who are caregivers.
  • Caregiver Action Network
  • Free Community Caregiver Support Program: Hospice of Montezuma. Contact Sunny Bossenmaier – Support Services Coordinator 512 N Broadway, Cortez, Colorado 81321, 970-565-4400
    • Support for MS, Dementia, Parkinson’s and other Neurological Diseases: 1st Tuesday of the month 10 a.m. – 12 noon at Hospice of Montezuma – 512 N Broadway, Cortez 970-565-4400
    • Cancer Support Group: Last Wednesday of the month at 3:00 p.m. at Hospice of Montezuma – 512 N Broadway, Cortez 970-565-4400
    • Friendship Social Group – Call Hospice for details 970-565-4400. Support, friends, & social activities after a loss or during a caregiver role to provide relief from isolation
    • Local Resource Support Clinic for any issue currently being experienced: 4th Thursday of the month from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. At Hospice of Montezuma 512 N Broadway, Cortez 970-565-4400


  • Consumer Assistance Program is a partnership between Axis and Colorado Consumer Health Initiative provides free and confidential support navigating medical bills and insurance claims

Their skilled experts can help you with the following:

  • Understanding medical bills and ensuring you only pay for covered services.
  • Resolving billing errors and advocating on your behalf
    Maximizing your insurance coverage and understanding the claims process
  • Finding resources and tools to save money on medical bills and prescription potentially

CAP services include:

  • Medical billing and claim navigation services
  • Applying for financial as programs (They don’t directly offer financial aid)
  • Appealing denied insurance claims
  • Prescriptions drug cost-assistance screening

Whether you need help with a specific bill or want general guidance CAP is here for you. Contact Kate at 970.403.4297





Mental Illness

Substance Use

Suicide Prevention, Treatment and Post-vention


  • S. Vets (A non-profit organization that helps homeless veterans access mental health and substance abuse services along with housing and other community supports to achieve successful reintegration into the community.)
  • Air Compassion for Veterans for injured veteran’s ongoing healing process.
  • National Center for PTSD offers “Returning from the War Zone: A Guide for Families of Military Personnel”
  • Cause USA Comfort for America’s Uniformed Services (help for those wounded in military service)

Violence and Trauma

Additional Support

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and caring for the whole person.

Axis Health System is a provider of Colorado Crisis Services. Funded in part by the Colorado Department of Human Services. 

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