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During this stressful and uncertain time, it is essential to address and tend to the mental health and wellness of ourselves, our family, and community. Below you will find a variety of resources to support you and your family members.

MAY FOCUS: Mental health awareness

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being. There are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency, regardless of the situations they are dealing with. Incorporating these tools may not be easy but can be achieved by gradually making small changes and building on those successes.

Mental Health & Wellness Seminar Series for Jeffco Families

Break Negative Thinking Patterns, Practice Healthy Behaviors, and Holding Onto Lessons From the Pandemic
May 19, 2021
Session A: 11:00am - 12:00pm, Session B: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
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A healthier mind, no matter your age, can make a powerful difference. Health is mind and body and it spreads through our communities, our families and our homes just like sickness does. To end shame and discrimination associated with mental health, we may need to understand it in a new or different way. Join Dr. Vincent Atchity (President & CEO of Mental Health Colorado) as he explores the powerful influence our beliefs and interactions can have not only on our own mental health, but on the mental health of our children, our families and those around us. 

Monthly Training Events and Seminars

Join us monthly as we highlight and feature specialists, experts, and trainings in all things mental health and wellness related. Check back here often for our upcoming presentations. 

Previous Resources & Seminar Recordings

Dr. Peg Dawson
Smart But Scattered
February 25, 2021

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Sleep Issues with Dr. Ricky Mohon
January 21, 2021

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Nick Thompson    
Parenting is Hard
March, 2021

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Dr. Andra Brill
Mindful Families: Calm andConfident Parenting in Stressful Times
April 29, 2021

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RESOURCES AND SUPPORTS

COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTS

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Navigating mental wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Changes to watch for
  • How to talk to kids about COVID-19
  • Managing anxiety
  • Suicide and suicide prevention
  • District mental health supports
  • Community resources

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

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School-based mental health services, staff roles, and programs

  • School-based services offered
  • Suicide awareness and prevention
  • Counselors, nurses, social workers, and psychologists
  • Resources

VIRTUAL CALM ROOM

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Explore tools and strategies to manage emotions and stress and calm both the brain and body.

  • Guided meditations and relaxation
  • Live cameras
  • Resources and apps
  • Yoga and stretches

STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORTS

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Student mental health supports around COVID-19, remote learning, and more

  • COVID-19 anxiety
  • Remote learning/hybrid learning anxiety
  • Frequently Asked Questions about the return to school
  • Depression, suicide, substance abuse, and other mental health issues
  • Find help in your school
  • Find help in your community

FAMILY RESOURCES

Family Resources

Find fun activities that are healthy, entertaining, safe, and educational!

  • Academics
  • Health and Wellness
  • Assistance Resources
  • Enrichment

SUICIDE PREVENTION

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Learn more about our comprehensive, evidence-based suicide prevention program and resources.

  • Suicide prevention programs
    • QPR
    • Sources of Strength
    • Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Community outreach and training opportunities
  • Safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments
  • Restorative Practices
  • Crisis resources
  • Community resources

community resources

Jeffco Schools Foundation Jeffco Schools Foundation -Thanks to our generous community, Jeffco Schools Foundation is able to continue to provide supports over the Summer of 2020 for students and families impacted by the economic impacts of COVID-19. Through the leadership of our District, and in partnership with our community partners, corporate partners, and volunteers, we are able to continue to offer internet support for qualifying families as well as food and essential supports.
Jeffco Library logo Jefferson County Public Library - Explore new worlds, embark on harrowing adventures, and meet the most interesting people in the world - all from your own home. Reading has the power to transport us, no matter where we are. Join a camp, class, or daily exercise with Jefferson County Public Library and make this summer unforgettable.           
Action Center logo The Action Center - The Jeffco Action Center is the largest Jeffco Community hub and offers five-day food supplies, clothing, household items, mail services, rent assistance, utility assistance, and connections to community outreach partners. Food services are available for drive-thru and walk-up service. Appointments required. 720.215.4850.
Jefferson Center logo Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH)– Offers a full range of services and resources to support the mental health of children, youth and families. 303.425.0300 | Español.
Colorado Crisis Center logo Colorado Crisis Services - A statewide resource that provides walk-in services for crisis intervention, referrals, or information. Crisis line: 1.844.493.8255 and Text “TALK” to 38255. The crisis support line and walk-in centers are confidential and are available 24/7/365.
Safe2Tell logo Safe to Tell – anonymous way for students, parents and community members to report unsafe and risky behaviors before they grow out of control. 1.877.542.7233.
Mental Health Center of Denver logo El Centro de las Familias  – Part of the Mental Health Center of Denver, this is a multi-cultural clinic providing Spanish-language and bilingual outpatient mental health care to Denver’s Latino/Hispanic community. 303.504.7900.
Jeffco Families logo  Jeffco Families Colorado  – Find childcare, preschool, and school-age programs in Jefferson County.
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