Where to get help if you’re having trouble
DENVER — If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health issues, we’ve put together this list of resources to help you find someone to talk to.
Caring and qualified workers are available to help you if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. Find hope, talk to a trained listener by texting HELLO to 741741 or calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Below you can find a comprehensive resource guide with mental health help for communities in Colorado and nationwide.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Colorado Crisis Services: 1-844-493-8255 or text 38255
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 then press 1 or text 838255
COLORADO CRISIS SERVICES WALK-IN SITES:
Aurora – 2206 Victor St, Aurora, CO 80045
Boulder – 3180 Airport Road, Boulder, CO 80301
Colorado Springs – 115 S. Parkside Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Colorado Springs – 6071 E. Woodmen Rd. Ste. 135, Colorado Springs, CO 80923
Denver – 4353 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80220
Fort Collins – 1217 Riverside Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Grand Junction – 515 28 3/4 Rd., Grand Junction, CO 81501
Greeley – 928 12th Street, Greeley, CO 80631
Lakewood – 12055 W. 2nd Place, Lakewood, CO 80228
Littleton – 6509 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120
Montrose – 300 N. Cascade Ave., Montrose, CO 81401
Pueblo – 1310 Chinook Lane, Pueblo, CO 81001
Westminster – 2551 W. 84th Ave., Westminster, CO 80031
Wheat Ridge – 4643 Wadsworth Boulevard, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR COLORADANS:
Mental Health Colorado stands up for every Colorado who suffers from a mental health or addiction problem each year. The organization has a list of resources for those seeking not only mental health help, but also help with substance abuse, mass violence trauma, grief, maternal depression/post -partum, resources for Spanish speakers and more.
from colorado I COUNT The program can connect young people with a therapist for up to six free virtual counseling sessions (there are also in-person appointments). The program is strictly confidential and is open to individuals 18 years of age or younger, or 21 years of age or younger if receiving special education services.
Spark the Change Colorado The Mental Wellness Program connects licensed and insured mental health professionals who offer their time and expertise to Coloradans in need of services. Each year, the program connects more than 1,000 people to free counseling and mental health services in their communities.
the Institute of Pediatric Mental Health at Children’s Hospital Colorado provides a full range of behavioral and mental health services for children and adolescents, including outpatient care, partial hospitalization, inpatient care, emergency services, and offers diagnostic evacuations, as well as individual, family and group therapy, parent counseling and education programs . Call 720-777-6200.
The University of Denver Sturm Center offers individual, group, couple/family and child/adolescent therapy services. Call 303-871-7942 to schedule an appointment or get more information.
Mental Health America is a great resource to start with if you feel you need help. The organization offers online screenings to help you determine if you have a mental health condition, and also has links where you can find out more about these conditions. It also offers wellness tools, tips for talking about your mental health, and more.
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR VETERANS:
22ZERO helps veterans and military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress and acute stress by implementing the Trauma Resilience Protocol (TR-P) and the Emotion Management Process (EMP) for negative emotions such as anger, anxiety, fear, sadness and survivor guilt, etc. Call 863-221-6304 or email [email protected] for more information.
Cambium consulting offers counseling services that use a creative, solution-oriented approach for emerging adults, couples and families affected by significant stress and addiction. Call 970-235-0913 or visit their website here.
Community outreach center provides mental health and addiction treatment throughout Adams County, Colorado. Services include individual, family and group therapy. Check their website for more information or call 303-853-3500.
give an hour provides free mental health care to military veterans and their loved ones. The program serves all service members, veterans, and their loved ones, regardless of release and deployment status, and all branches and areas of service. To find a provider near you, click on the link at the beginning of this paragraph and select the “Get Help” option.
the Healing Warriors Program is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing non-narcotic care for pain, post-traumatic stress and sleep disorders. Call 970-663-4200 for more information.
More resources for veterans can be found in this story as well as the US Department of Veterans Affairs, which has a plethora of resources for those seeking help.
The Military OneSource website also has many resources where service members can get help.
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ON MOBILE APPLICATIONS:
Jason Foundation: A friend asks. The app on Android and iOS offers information on suicide prevention training.
MY3: The app is for those who are feeling suicidal or severely depressed.
ASK and prevent suicide: The app on Android and iOS is a useful resource that lists warning signs, among other useful information.
HELPS prevent suicide: The app on iOS has a simple interface and is a good resource for anyone who needs to talk.
Stay alive: The app on Android and iOS is packed with information and tools to help you stay safe in a crisis.
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