MESA COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Psychiatric social workers in Grand Junction say Mesa County is struggling with a mental health crisis. West Springs Hospital is the only psychiatric hospital between Denver and Salt Lake City.

559071971 Western Slopes Psychiatric Hospital Expanding To Meet Mental Health Needs

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The hospital says it is constantly full, according to the Grand Junction Sentinel. The hospital is expanding and will open its new facility in about a week.

The building will be four times the size of a current hospital.

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