Mental Health & Community Resources

Eagle County Schools Calming Room

Where to get IMMEDIATE help:

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger call 911.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call any of these services:

Hope Center Eagle River Valley
Eagle River Valley Crisis Line  
970-306-4673 (HOPE)
https://ourhopecenter.org/


Colorado Crisis Line: 1-844-493-8255, coloradocrisisservices.org. Chat online or text TALK to 38255.

Crisis Text Line: crisistextline.org. Text 741741 from anywhere in the nation to reach a counselor.

Eagle Valley Behavioral Health: eaglevalleybh.org/get-help-now  "A guide to help you understand what options you can take in extreme risk, moderate risk, or low risk situations."

Reporting safety concerns anonymously:

A key resource we make available to all of our students and families is Safe2Tell - an anonymous way for students, parents, school staff and community members to report concerns regarding their safety or the safety of others.

To make an anonymous report, call 1-877-542-7233 to speak to a live, trained dispatcher.

Make a report using your smartphone by downloading the Safe2Tell Colorado mobile app from the Apple Store or Google Play.


Mental Health and Wellness

99 Coping Skills for wellness
https://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/pages/tip-99-coping-skills.aspx


Asset at Home Toolkit to understand and reduce stress
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5c1568caaf20965f82f4c08f/t/5e6bc6fc9871a94a7bea684a/1584121596695/ASSET+At-Home+Tookit.pdf

10 Remedies to reduce stress for teens
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCL_4njWoyU

Parent tips - Twelve Topics to talk to your youth about
https://www.twelvetalks.com/

 

Covid-19 Resources

State of Colorado Resource for Rental Assistance or Landlord Assistance for those impacted by COVID
https://cdola.colorado.gov/rental-mortgage-assistance

Eagle County Government COVID-19 Assistance
Resources Flyer- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1t_1eHptC7nW43LvuLuXtbTLXZSsy93IeN1OGKjJc-TY/edit?usp=sharing


Financial Resource through Vail Valley Foundation in 4 critical areas: four critical areas in our community.

-Hunger/Food Insecurity
-Rent and Household Assistance
-Mental and Behavioral Health, including Domestic Violence
-Children and Youth Education and Programs

https://vvf.org/donate/community-fund/application/


Mental Health Consequences when in Crisis (tips to take care of yourself and loved ones)-
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/lifting-the-veil-trauma/202003/trauma-pandemic-proportions

National Child Traumatic Stress Network-
https://www.nctsn.org/resources/parent-caregiver-guide-to-helping-families-cope-with-the-coronavirus-disease-2019

Simple Activities for Families and Children pdf


Child Mind Institute- 
https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/

 

Grief and Loss Resources: 

National Alliance for Grieving Children resources- http://www.childrengrieve.org

Coping with Grief and Loss- https://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief/coping-with-grief-and-loss.htm?pdf=13250

Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death and Grief- https://emss.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/helping_children_cope.pdf

Child Mind Institute- https://childmind.org/guide/helping-children-cope-grief/


Coalition to Support Grieving Children- https://grievingstudents.org/resources/additional-resources/

After a loved one dies—How children grieve and how parents and other adults can support them pdf-

(SPANISH) https://grievingstudents.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/After-a-Loved-One-Dies-Spanish_CHLA.pdf

(ENGLISH) https://grievingstudents.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2357A_0919-Foundation-GSSI-After-a-Loved-One-Dies-Brochure-Update_v1_Digital_CHLA-with-updated-logo-June-26-2020-.pdf


Learn more about suicide prevention:

Speak Up REACH OUT – Suicide Prevention Coalition of Eagle County:
speakupreachout.org

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide:
sptsusa.org/parents/
sptsusa.org/parents/talking-to-your-kid-about-suicide/

Supporting Children & Teens after a suicide death
dougy.org/grief-resources/tip-sheets/

Learn more about local resources:

Mountain Youth Resource Directory 
https://www.mountainyouth.org/resources


Eagle Valley Community Foundation- food resources
https://eaglevalleycf.org/the-community-market/

MIRA Bus- outreach
https://www.vailhealth.org/community/community-outreach/mira

Vail Valley Salvation Army- basic need resources (food & emergency assistance)
https://salvationarmyvail.org/

Eagle County Human Services- food, shelter, medical, financial & energy assistance
https://www.eaglecounty.us/HumanServices/


Mental Health & Substance Misuse Resources

Eagle Valley Behavioral Health- https://www.eaglevalleybh.org/
Eagle Valley’s behavioral health system. Search local resources to find the right fit for you, your family or child.

Olivia's Fundhttps://www.eaglevalleybh.org/get-help-now/olivias-fund
Scholarship opportunity for Community Members to receive 6 therapy sessions at no cost. If you need help navigating the online system, please contact a behavioral health navigator at navigators@ecparamedics.com or by calling (970) 926-5270.

Mind Springs Health
Local office in Eagle                     970-328-6969
Local office in Vail                        970-476-0930


Eagle River Valley Hope Center- http://ourhopecenter.org

Samaritan Counseling Center - http://samaritan-vail.org/


Mountain Family Health Centers - https://www.mountainfamily.org/behavioral-health/

Colorado Mountain Medical - https://www.vailhealth.org/services/behavioral-health

Youth Zone - https://youthzone.com/


Child Mind Institute-
Are you worried about your child's mental health? Symptom Checker by the Child Mind Institute


How To Access and Pay For Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Services

Mental Health Resources for College Students (Maryville University)

 

Toolkit for Parents on youth depression- Parent Handbook on Childhood and Teen Depresion by Erika's Lighthouse

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