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STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH HUB

Jeffco students are concerned about social restrictions, school changes, and illness during these stressful times. Below you will find a variety of resources curated just for students, with student concerns in mind.

Remember, Jeffco cares about YOU!

ARVADA STRONG

Your Community is Here for You

Victims advocates, along with Jefferson Center and other community partners are supporting walk-ins at the Arvada Family Assistance Center.

The Arvada Emergency Assistance Center
Shrine of Saint Anne School
7320 Grant Place Arvada, CO 80002
Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Jefferson Center’s doors are open for anyone in need of support. Whether you are experiencing a crisis, are seeking professional help, or if you just want someone to talk to, please reach out. Call us at 303-425-0300 or walk-in to the Crisis and Recovery Center located at 4643 Wadsworth Blvd, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033.

Coping skills: by students, for students

  • Who Can I Talk To?
    Talking out our feelings can be hard, but when we give ourselves a chance, a lot of our stress can be relieved. Learn more on how you can get professional help regarding mental health.

  • Mindfulness
    Mindfulness is the idea of being fully present and aware of what is going on around you. When you are feeling overwhelmed or your brain can't stop, this is the place for you.

  • Family Resources
    Here's a list of resources for the entire family (including the pets)! It has tips for dealing with several challenges such as online learning or physical wellness.

  • Coping with COVID
    Here are a few tips for dealing and coping with COVID-19.
  • LEARN MORE

tips and tricks for remote / hybrid learning

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TLDR
(Too Long, Didn't Read)

  • remove distractions

  • embrace technology

  • plan ahead

  • communicate clearly and often

  • prioritize

  • get organized

COVID-19 and STUDENTs

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SUPPORT IN YOUR SCHOOL

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  • Sources of Strength
    Find resources from the peer-led suicide prevention program that include activities, wellness plans, self-care resources, games, music, and more! Ask your school about the Sources of Strength program for more information.

  • Jeffco Strengths
    Build mental health resilience through conversations and activities that encourage connection. Daily and monthly activities encourage healthy relationship building, connection, and strength.

  • JPS: Mental Health Services
    Review school-based mental health services, staff roles, and programs.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

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  • Jefferson County and Colorado Resources
    See Additional Resources below for several community resources available to Jefferson County and Colorado residents. These include crisis management, food/rent assistance, and mental health support. 

  • Virtual Calm Room
    Explore tools and strategies to manage emotions and stress and calm both the brain and body.

  • The Trevor Project
    Find support, resources, and services for LGBTQ youth and allies. 24/7 support via text, chat, or call.

  • Mental Health Hub
    Jeffco families and students can access programs and services offered by the District and community.

additional resources

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.
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.
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
National Suicide Prevention logo National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for anyone experiencing distress and suicidal thoughts. Additionally, the organization offers prevention and crisis resources. 1-800-273-8255
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
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
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