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Mental Health Resources

 

If you don't know where to begin finding help for a mental health, substance use or emotional issue, call Colorado Crisis Services. Whether the call is for you or someone you know, they will provide confidential and immediate professional help. 

*24/7

*Statewide

*Immediate Crisis Intervention

 

1-844-493-TALK (8255)

text TALK to 38255

www.ColoradoCrisisServices.org

 

Are you struggling with or looking for resources in areas like depression, grief, substance abuse, suicide, eating disorders, anxiety, homeless resources, etc.? Click HERE for some amazing resources available to you! 

 

 

 

We are pleased and honored to welcome a fantastic presentation from a group of experts on Mental Health WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8th!  If you have questions or want to hear and talk about mental health issues this is a fantastic night of information but also great access to professionals.  It is free all they ask is that you pre-register so they can have enough light refreshments and materials available! Doors will open at 5:30 and the presentation is at 6:30 p.m.  See the attached flier and register at this link!

http://healingouryouth.org/calendar/

 

 

Parents- Are you noticing your daughter's world is changing socially?

This is a tough world to live in with social media, competitiveness and demands. 

If your daughter is in grades 9-12, consider this overnight retreat! 

Link HERE

 

 

PHOENIX RISING
Thursday, Feb. 166:00-8:00 p.m. at PACE Center

Phoenix Rising is a FREE poetry and spoken word workshop where symbolism and metaphors come to life through writing and storytelling. You will express YOUR creative voice and process emotions that allow you to embrace a new perspective on life experiences. 

The Phoenix Rising program combines the articulation of painful events or circumstances in the lives of young people that are struggling; the opportunity to release the pain and fear of those experiences among peers and mentors; and the guidance that allows young voices to use strong, healthy words that encourage an identity based on choice rather than victimization.

 

Participation is free, but registration is required. (http://parkerarts.org/2118/Workshops-and-Master-Classes)

 

 

 

Grow Youth Center

 

Parker youth will have a safe and enriching place to hang out, build healthy peer and trusted adult relationships and explore their awesome after school, Monday through Friday. Some of the programs offered will include anti-bullying/martial arts empowerment, art exploration, healthy education and cooking classes, broadcast communication development, adult mentorship, life skills development and more. 

The grow youth center is FREE for middle schoolers and high schoolers (minimum 12 years old) to attend thanks to local supporters of grow community center and cafe

Youth Center Hours and Location
10355 S Progress Way, Parker (in To The Rescue Building)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:30-7:30 PM
Tuesday, Thursday 3:30-5:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Adopted Teens Support Group! 

Starting January 23rd, AllHealth Network is starting a support group of adopted teens, ages 13-18, on Monday nights from 5-6pm. 

Call 303-730-8858 or email Mrs. Bliek for more info!

 

 

The National Alliance on Mental Illness reported the following about college students:

  • 30% struggle with school work due to mental illness
  • 25% experience suicidal thoughts
  • 14% engage in reckless behavior

These shocking numbers moved the team at BestColleges.com to do more research about mental illness among students. We realized those struggling with mental illness contend with a true disability that requires the full support of their learning community. 

Click HERE for more info! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                    Student Health 101 Issues

                     Student Health 101 represents a unique opportunity for high school educators to promote student wellness in their school. As part of the program, students anonymously access school branded wellness information that is designed especially for them. Topic categories span the seven dimensions of wellness: Mental & Emotional, Academic Success, Physical, Social, Environmental, Economic, and Spiritual. The content is research based and includes actionable learning outcomes so students can utilize the information in their lives. Students can also get involved by creating videos, reviewing apps, and writing columns or articles. 

 

 

February 1st Issue of Student Health 101

In this issue:

 

  • Crushed by your Crush?  How to move on when the feeling's not mutual
  • How to Make Sense of a Food Label
  • Test Better How to own the ACT or SAT 

January 1st issue of Student Health 101

 In this issue:

 

  • All in One Workout- How to build strength, stamina and flexibility 
  • 5 Easy Ways to Make the Most of Your Money 
  • The Pursuit of Perfection- What is the Cost of Your High Standards? 

 

December 15th Issue of Student Health 101

In this issue:

 

  • The Social Effect- How our peers can help us or hold us back
  • 5 Surprising Benefits of Volunteering
  • The FOMO Phenomenon- Social media induced fear of missing out

 

 December 1st Issue of Student Health 101 

In this issue:

 

  • Just Say Thanks- Taking the awkward out of compliments
  • Cherish Your Sleep-  How to take back the night
  • Avoiding the Flu- Are your healthy habits enough?