Other help in our community

Helpers in Your Community – KeepSafe Connections


Provided by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Youth Education & Safety in Schools Program:


Police/Fire/Emergency Services – Crisis –  Call 911  – You will be routed to appropriate office.


Colorado Crisis and Support Line provided by: Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners (Formally Metro Crisis Services) – 1-844-493-8255

This number will also help get information about the State Walk in Crisis Centers and Crisis Stabilization Units.  Anyone can call 24/7.   www.RMCrisisPartners.org


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Press 1 for Veterans Press 2  for Spanish – http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org


 AllHealth Network – Crisis Line 303-730-3303 – www.allhealthnetwork.org


Trevor Project – LGBT Youth Suicide Crisis Hotline – 1-866-488-7386 – http://www.thetrevorproject.org




Awareness, Education, Survivor Support and Advocacy – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) – Colorado Chapter – www.afsp.org/colorado


Counseling for youth – Second Wind Fund, Inc. – Office: 720-962-0706 / Referrals: 303-988-2645 – http://www.thesecondwindfund.org/


Douglas County Youth Initiative – Youth and Family Resource Guide – Douglas County WrapAround Program / Marsha Alston – Youth Services Program Manager 303-688-4825 x5327  malston@douglas.co.us – http://www.douglas.co.us/documents/douglas-county-youth-and-family-resource-guide.pdf


Domestic Violence Hotline – National Hotline – 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) – http://www.thehotline.org


Emergency Shelter/Domestic Violence – Crisis Center – 303-688-8484 or 1-888-247-7472 – http://thecrisiscenter.org/


Family Support Services – Douglas County WrapAround Program / Marsha Alston – Youth Services Prog. Manager – 303-688-4825 x 5327 malston@douglas.co.us – http://www.douglas.co.us/countyadmin/youth/WrapArounD_Program.html


Grief Support Following Suicide – Heartbeat – When you go to their website click on Heartbeat Chapters on the left to find the one close to you.       http://heartbeatsurvivorsaftersuicide.org/index.shtml


Grief Support – Heartlight Center – Many organizations listed website – http://www.heartlightcenter.org/Resources/Resources%20Main.html


Grief Support – Judi’s House – Children/Families – 720-941-0331 – http://www.judishouse.org/


Help line – United Way – Call 211 – http://211colorado.org


HelpPRO – Tool to find mental health service providers with expertise in suicide risk – www.HelpPRO.com/SPTF


Human Services Offices – Douglas County Human Services – 303-688-4825 – http://www.douglas.co.us/humanservices


Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) – 720-874-3381 – Provide no cost risk and need assessment services coupled with mental health and substance abuse screening to youth residing in Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties. – http://jac18.org/


Legal Services – Colorado Legal Services – 303-837-1321 – http://www.coloradolegalservices.org


LGBT Youth Support – Rainbow Alley (ages 12-21) – 303-831-0442 – http://www.glbtcolorado.org/RainbowAlley.aspx


Man Therapy Websitewww.mantherapy.org


NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness – 303-991-7688 – http://www.namicolorado.org/


Mental Health Hospital – Highlands Behavioral Health System – 720-348-2899 – http://www.highlandsbhs.com


Mental Health Services – Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network – 303-730-8858 – http://www.admhn.org


Military One Source – 1-800-342-9647 – www.militaryonesource.com


Parent support group – Parents Surviving Suicide Support Group – Meets 3rd Tuesday, 7-9pm at Bethany Lutheran – 303-322-7450


Rape Assistance and Awareness – The Blue Bench – Rape/Sexual Assault Center (formally known as RAAP) – 303-322-7273 – http://thebluebench.org


Resource guides online – Douglas County Youth/Family Resource Guide – http://www.douglas.co.us/countyadmin/youth/


Salvation Army – Centennial – 303-799-9662 – http://www.salvationarmyusa.org


School Student Services – Douglas County School District – Prevention/School Culture- Staci McCormack 303-387-0087, or Intervention/Support – Colette Hohnbaum  303-387-0207 –

Prevention and School Culture: https://www.dcsdk12.org/prevention-and-school-culture       |      Intervention and Support: https://www.dcsdk12.org/node/2110


State Coalition – Colorado Resources – Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado – http://www.suicidepreventioncolorado.org/


Suicide Prevention Programs – Carson J. Spencer Foundation – 303-219-5042 – http://www.carsonjspencer.org/


Suicide Prevention – Youth -Program – School based – Sources of Strength – https://sourcesofstrength.org/


Task Forces (help with food, rent, clothing, etc) – Douglas/Elbert County Task Force – 303-688-1114 – http://www.detaskforce.org    |     Parker Task Force – 303-841-3460 – http://www.parkertaskforce.org


Yellow Ribbon Program – Dedicated to preventing youth suicide – school based program. NOT A CRISIS LINE – 303-429-3530 – http://www.yellowribbon.org/


Updated September 14, 2015

Referral and External Links Disclaimer: The Douglas Arapahoe Suicide Prevention Alliance (DASPA), Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) and the Youth Education Safety in Schools (Y.E.S.S.) program are not allowed to make referrals to any one particular service provider over another. Users of this list take on full responsibility for use of providers they choose to utilize. Many external links have been provided on this document as a service and convenience to our community. These external sites are created and maintained by other public and private organizations. The DASPA, DCSO & Y.E.S.S. does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of links to particular external sites is neither intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, products or services offered on these sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites.

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