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Community Mental Health Support


Find community mental health resources for traumatic events, disasters and more.

If you or someone you know is currently experiencing a life-threatening crisis or emergency, call 911. 

This is not a complete list, and we encourage you to check elsewhere if these resources do not fit your needs. Boulder County's website also has a full list of resources.

 

24/7 Crisis Assistance

Suicide Prevention

Colorado Suicide Prevention/National Suicide Prevention : 24/7, free, confidential crisis intervention. 1-844-493-TALK  (8255), text TALK to 38255. Services and information available in English and Spanish at  www.coloradocrisisservices.org . ​

  • Prevención de Suicidio de Colorado : 24 horas al día, 7 días a la semana, intervención de crisis confidencial y gratuita. 1-844-493- TALK (8255), envíe un mensaje de texto a TALK al 38255. Servicios e información disponibles en inglés y  español.  www.coloradocrisisservices.org/es                       ​
  • Sprečavanje samoubistava u državi Kolorado/Nacionalno sprečavanje samoubistava : non-stop, besplatna, povjerljiva krizna  intervencija. 1-844-493-TALK (8255), pošaljite tekst poruku TALK na 38255. Usluge i informacije dostupne su na engleskom i  španskom jeziku.  coloradocrisisservices.org ​

Disaster Support 

Disaster Distress Helpline : Call or text 1-800-985-5990 . Spanish-speakers can call the hotline  and press “2” for 24/7 bilingual support. Resources available in multiple languages at  www.samhsa.gov/find- help/disaster-distress-helpline .  ​

Boulder Strong Resource Center

***New location*** The Boulder Strong Resource Center will move to a new location starting Monday, June 14, 2021. The address of the new location is 2935 Baseline, Boulder CO.

A resource center has been established to help people impacted by the tragedy in Boulder. The Boulder Strong Resource Center is located at the Chase Bank at 603 S. Broadway. It is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

This site will serve as the permanent home for this supportive place that provides healing and hope. The Center is staffed by knowledgeable, compassionate and caring professionals, including therapists provided by Mental Health Partners. The center encourages victims, families, first responders and the Boulder community to seek support when coping with psychological and emotional effects associated with the Boulder s hooting.

Visit https://weareboulderstrong.com/ for more information.

Victims of Crime

National Crisis Line for Crime Victims : Assistance available in 20 languages at 855-4-victim or 855-484-2846.

The Rebels Project : Not a crisis response organization, this Colorado-based organization connects survivors of  mass shooting and other trauma events for peer support. 

  • The   Rebels  Project”:  no es una organización que ofrece respuesta a una crisis, esta es una organización con sede en  Colorado que conecta a los sobrevivientes de tiroteos masivos y demás eventos traumáticos para el apoyo a las  personas.  www.therebelsproject.org/contact.
  • Projekat pobunjenika ( Rebels Project) Nije organizacija za odgovor na krizu, ova organizacija sa sjedištem u Koloradu  povezuje preživjele od masovne pucnjave i drugih traumatičnih događaja radi kolegijalne podršku.  www.therebelsproject.org/contact

Local Resources

Mental Health Partners:   Call  (303) 443-8500  or 1-844-493-TALK (8255) 24/7 or visit  mhpcolorado.org/community-health-workers/  or  Facebook  for virtual help.

Naropa Community Counseling naropa.edu/about-naropa/counseling-services/community-counseling- services    303-546-3589 or  [email protected] .

Local Community Mental Health Support —Youth, BIPOC, LGBTQ​

Apoyo de salud mental de la comunidad local: jóvenes, BIPOC, LGBTQ​

Podrška mentalnom zdravlju lokalne zajednice  – Mladi, BIPOC (Crnci, urođenici i ljudi druge boje kože),  LGBTQ (lezbejske, gej, biseksualne, transrodne osobe i osobe neodređene orijentacije)

Boulder Valley School District : trauma support for BVSD students. Contact BVSD through a form in Spanish and  English at  tinyurl.com/3xxawvnp .

  • Distrito Escolar del Valle de Boulder : apoyo en trauma para estudiantes de BVSD. Comuníquese con BVSD a través de un  formulario en español e inglés en  tinyurl.com/3xxawvnp
  • Školski okrug Boulder Valley :  podrška osobama zbog traume za studente BVSD-a. Kontaktirajte BVSD putem obrasca na  španskom i engleskom jeziku na  tinyurl.com/3xxawvnp

Boulder Public Library:  In response to the recent shooting,  Boulder Public Library  has put together a list of resources to help families process tragedies and acts of violence.

Natural Highs Weekly teen trauma support groups on Tuesdays at September School.  www.naturalhighs.org .

  • Natural Highs ”:  Grupos semanales de apoyo al trauma de adolescentes los martes en la escuela de  septiembre   www.naturalhighs.org
  • Prirodno veliko uživanje (Natural Highs)Sedmične grupe za podršku traume za tinejdžere utorkom u školi September School  www.naturalhighs.org

Queer Asterisk : LGBTQ “Queer Conversations” and other community therapies.  queerasterisk.com/services/community-programs  or (720) 507-6161.

Rise Against Suicide:  Counseling services for youth experiencing suicide ideation.  riseagainstsuicide.org   or (720)-212-7527.

  • Rise Against  Suicide”:  servicios de asesoramiento para jóvenes que experimentan ideas  suicidas.  risdeagainstsuicide.org  o (720) -212-7527      
  • Pokret protiv samoubistava:   Savjetodavne usluge za mlade koji imaju suicidne misli.  risdeagainstsuicide.org  ili (720)- 212-7527

Umbrella Collective : LGBTQ therapies.  umbrellacollective.org , 720-663-0163 or  [email protected] .

Weekly Emergency Support Group

Whole Connection will be hosting a free weekly drop-in support group for all that were impacted by the Boulder shooting. The sessions will be guided by trauma specialists from the Boulder community and around the country, all with extensive experience with this situation.  

All are welcome to drop into the online sessions, beginning Tuesday, March 30 at 4 p.m. for six weeks. Specific break out groups will be offered, as well as one-on-one therapy for those who need extra resources. There will be Spanish interpreters available when needed, a Spanish speaking group, and other free resources for therapy.  Learn more and join the sessions here:   www.wholeconnection.org/emergency-support-group .