Disaster Mental Health services are an essential part of the recovery process for individuals who have survived active threat situations and their loved ones. Using their professional knowledge and skills, Disaster Mental Health workers provide approved disaster mental health interventions that focus on basic care, support and crisis management for individuals experiencing disaster-related stress.
Below are a few resources Save A Life Denver recommends for individuals seeking assistance:
Colorado Crisis Support Network (CCSN) manages 1-844-493-TALK (8255), a support line for anyone affected by a mental health, substance use or emotional crisis. All calls are connected to a mental health professional, who will provide immediate support and connections to further resources.
Colorado Society of School Psychologists (CSSP) provides comprehensive school-based prevention, intervention, and postvention crisis resources and services.
Colorado State Employee’s Assistance Program (C-SEAP) provides assistance for state employees.
800-985-5990 (or text “TalkWithUs’ to 66746) is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.