COVID-19 Information & Resources
COVID-19 resources, news, & updates
We know that disasters like these can take a toll on those with mental health and substance use disorders, so we’ve created a page with helpful resources, articles, and tips for maintaining your mental health and recovery during the COVID-19 outbreak. We will try and keep this page updated as much as possible for our community.
Local Services Updates
Larimer County Government
Connections & CAYAC – 970.221.5551
Connections can help identify your concerns and personally guide you to appropriate options, including support, further assessment and treatment if needed. It all starts with a phone call or visit with one of our specialists.
SummitStone Crisis Services – 970.494.4200
Walk-in crisis services (call ahead first) 1217 Riverside Avenue, Fort Collins, CO
Local Crisis Line 970-494-4200 ext. 4 or text TALK to 38255 to receive mental health crisis support
The Trevor Project LGBTQIA+ Support, TrevorLifeline 1-866-488-7386
If you are thinking about suicide and in need of immediate support, please call the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386 or Text START to 678678 . Find more support at https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
Articles & Tools
Let’s talk about what’s killing us, the stuff that’s hard to comprehend and getting worse every day. Lemonada co-founder and author Stephanie Wittels Wachs confronts massive epidemics with humanity, wit, and a quest for progress. Starting with overdose deaths and the opioid crisis, we zoom in on a person’s last day of life, exploring how they got there and how we, as a society, have gotten here.
Talking with those around us about alcohol and other substances can reduce negative health consequences, improve family and work life, and promote overall well-being. One Degree: Shift the Influence empowers each of us to be the influence and help change the lives of those we care about.
The Monthly Buzz Newsletter
A monthly newsletter compiled by Health District staff to help keep our community and partners informed of current research, training, and news related to mental health and addiction.