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Youth mental health is quickly rising as a top concern for today’s families, and our community has been directly impacted. How can we help and become the best advocate for our children when it comes to mental health? Often, we hear about mental health when it’s too late, but the good news is there are tools to help you be proactive. From managing stress to seeking treatment for depression, let’s navigate these topics together. Get the “Mental Health” guide below.
By the Facts:
1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have, or will have a serious mental illness.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
- 988: 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors
- The Trevor Project 1 866 488 7386
- Safe2Tell 1 877 542 7233
- Jefferson Center for Mental Health (303) 425 0300 http://www.jcmh.org
- Second Wind Fund (720) 962 0706 http://www.swfmd.org
- Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention (303) 692 2539 www.coosp.org
- National Institute of Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov
- National Alliance on Mental Illness https://www.nami.org/home
NEED TO TALK? COLORADO CRISIS SERVICES: 1-844-493-8255
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TOOLS AND RESOURCES
Do you or someone you know have any warning signs? Unsure of what to do?
Take the Mental Health Screening Test
Pediatric Mental Health Institute
The Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado provides the highest quality mental health services to children, adolescents and their families. We strive to deliver evidence-based, family-focused and youth-centered services that make a difference. We have an interdisciplinary team who can work with you to find the best treatment for each patient we see. Schedule an appointment and find the best doctor for your needs here.
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