Our Mission

Improving the lives of people with depression and mood disorders through clinical excellence, innovative research, community programs, and education.

Clinical Care

The Johnson Depression Center practices state-of-the-art, evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating mood disorders and related conditions.

Community Programs

The Johnson Depression Center provides free educational community programs across Colorado.

Research

The Johnson Depression Center is widely recognized as the region’s premier resource for people and families seeking treatment for depression, bipolar and anxiety disorders.

Common Conditions We Treat

Major depressive disorder, often referred to as depression, is a common illness that can affect anyone. For the average American, it estimated that about 20% of people will experience depression at one point in their lives. It is estimated that over 19 million Americans will experience some form of depression each year.

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Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is a common mood disorder in which people have periods of extreme mood swings that can range from manic highs to severe depression. Bipolar disorder affects at least one in 70 people. In the United States, approximately 6 million adults have bipolar disorder.

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Anxiety disorders are the most common of emotional disorders and affect more than 25 million Americans. Anxiety disorders differ from normal feelings of nervousness. Untreated anxiety disorders can push people into avoiding situations that trigger or worsen their symptoms.

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Trauma is often the result of an overwhelming amount of stress that exceeds one’s ability to cope, or integrate the emotions involved with that experience

Recent News

World Mental Health Day: Coping with Stress in the Workplace
9 Oct 06:15 am

Every year, World Mental Health Day serves as an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues...

Researchers discuss link between smartphone use, teen suicide
8 Oct 04:39 pm

KUSA 9NEWS: Researchers discuss the link between smartphone use and teen suicide at the CU Johnson Depression...

Testimonials

The ultimate goal is to bring depression out of the closet and to have outreach and treatment. The country should have an infrastructure for depression, such as it has for cancer.

George Wiegers,
Founding Chair Emeritus

Our team-based approach to health care and integration into primary care is revolutionizing the health care landscape.

Marshall Thomas, MD,
Executive Director

I’m extremely happy with and confident in treatment as prescribed by Dr. Schneck. Clinical depression has been a problem for me for several decades, and I feel better now than any time in the past.

Patient,
Johnson Depression Center

By bringing some of the best and brightest minds together, we have grown our patient capacity by nearly 200%.

Matt Mishkind, PhD,
Deputy Director

I feel more comfortable here than anywhere else I have been.

Adolescent Patient,
Johnson Depression Center

Our innovative work around telehealth and telepsychiatry is really exciting. We are bringing care to patients no matter where they live.

Jay Shore, MD, MPH,
Director of Telemedicine

It was such a seamless process. I just though I needed sleeping pills for a long flight but found the root of my restlessness. Now, I’m a regular patient of Dr. Hubley’s and am better equipped to manage my anxiety.

Ben Lawful,
Patient