Mental Health Wellness in the Workplace
A Community Resource
Presented by Citywide Banks
All of us in Colorado want a local community that is safe and vibrant. We want our children and loved ones shielded from harm. We want our businesses to thrive to their fullest potential. However, for too many of our neighbors, coworkers, friends, and family, daily life can be an emotional strain. Left untreated, behavioral health issues can have devastating impacts. For employers and coworkers, the impacts go beyond productivity and absenteeism. Citywide Banks is pleased to present this community resource directory and article series, developed with Mental Health Colorado and the Denver Business Journal. Also, Citywide Banks recommends that all companies learn about Mental Health First Aid classes for their employees.
COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR MENTAL HEALTH
- SUICIDE PREVENTION & CRISIS HOTLINES
- ALLHEALTH NETWORK
- ARAPAHOE HOUSE
- AURORA MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
- CARSON J. SPENCER FOUNDATION
- COLORADO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE COUNCIL
- COLORADO MENTAL WELLNESS NETWORK
- DENVER HEALTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
- JOHNSON DEPRESSION CENTER
- JEFFERSON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH
- MENTAL HEALTH CENTER OF DENVER
- MENTAL HEALTH COLORADO
- MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
- NAMI COLORADO
- ROCKY MOUNTAIN CRISIS PARTNERS
SUICIDE PREVENTION & CRISIS HOTLINES:
Colorado Crisis & Support Lines
1-844-493-8255 | 24/7 hotline that is free and confidential
www.ColoradoCrisisServices.org | CHAT with crisis counselor
1-877-542-7233 | Anonymously report anything that concerns or threatens you, your family, or your community.
www.AllHealthNetwork.org | Info & Appointments 303-730-8858 | 24/7 Crisis Intervention 303-730-3303
A community mental health center providing a comprehensive range of culturally inclusive mental health and substance abuse treatment services for adults, seniors, children and families. While we have multiple locations in Arapahoe and Douglas counties, many of our services, such as substance abuse treatment, psycho-educational testing and Turning Points, can be provided regardless of where you live.
www.arapahoehouse.org | 303-657-3700
The largest and leading provider of substance abuse treatment in Colorado.
AURORA MENTAL HEALTH CENTER:
AURORA MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
www.aumhc.org | 303-617-2300
A private, nonprofit, community mental health organization serving people with a wide range of mental health needs.
CARSON J. SPENCER FOUNDATION:
Carson J. Spencer Foundation
www.carsonjspencer.org | 303-219-5042
The Carson J Spencer Foundation envisions a world where leaders and communities are committed to sustaining a passion for living. We sustain a passion for living through:
• Delivering innovative and effective suicide prevention programs for working-aged people.
• Coaching young leaders to develop social enterprises for mental health promotion and suicide prevention.
• Supporting people bereaved by suicide.
COLORADO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE COUNCIL:
Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council
www.cbhc.org | 303-832-7594
Statewide membership organization for Colorado's network of community behavioral health providers
COLORADO MENTAL WELLNESS NETWORK:
Colorado Mental Wellness Network
www.ColoradoMentalWellnessNetwork.org | 720-842-9222
Providing opportunities for individuals to improve the quality of their lives, give back to the community, and to change the perceptions of mental health.
DENVER HEALTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES:
Denver Health Mental Health Services
www.denverhealth.org | 303-602-HELP (4357)
Treatment for a variety of child/adolescent and adult behavioral and emotional disorders.
JOHNSON DEPRESSION CENTER:
Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center
www.ColoradoDepressionCenter.org | 303-724-3300
Part of the National Network of Depression Centers, this center is dedicated to transforming the understanding and treatment of depressive illnesses and related mood disorders. It is located on the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus.
JEFFERSON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH:
Jefferson Center for Mental Health
www.JCMH.org | 303-425-0300
A non-profit, community behavioral health organization serving residents of Jefferson, Clear Creek, and Gilpin counties.
MENTAL HEALTH CENTER OF DENVER:
Mental Health Center of Denver
www.MHCD.org | 303-504-6500
A non-profit, community behavioral health organization serving residents of Denver.
MENTAL HEALTH COLORADO:
Mental Health Colorado
www.mentalhealthcolorado.org | 720-208-2220
The state's leading advocate for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders.
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID:
Mental Health First Aid Colorado
www.mhfaco.org | 303-832-7594
Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking, internationally recognized, evidence-based, training program committed to empowering individuals to identify, understand, and respond to those in a mental health and substance abuse crisis.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Colorado
www.NAMIcolorado.org | 303-321-3104
Connecting, educating, and supporting individuals affected by mental illness and their families.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN CRISIS PARTNERS:
Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners
1-844-493-TALK (8255) | 24/7, free Colorado Crisis & Support Line
We operate the Colorado Crisis and Support Line, Colorado's statewide crisis hotline and warmline at 1-844-493-TALK(8255) and a free Program Services Directory. We are experienced and knowledgeable; offering support, consultation and assistance to anyone in the community who may need it - individuals, families, friends, treatment providers, law enforcement and first responders. We are Coloradans, your neighbors, and your support system.
By Steve Ebner, Citywide Banks
It’s all around us, but it’s easy to ignore. We tell ourselves it won’t affect me, my family, or my friends. The challenge (or blessing) is that all of us are impacted by one another’s mental health. This drives our interactions, relationships, physical health, and, for our local businesses, our productivity. Very simply, we are all in this together, and everyone plays an important role in the vitality of our community’s mental health wellness. It’s the reason why Citywide Banks has been such an active promoter of Mental Health First Aid and other behavioral health campaigns for decades.
Through the support of individual and corporate donors like Citywide Banks, Denver Health is changing the face of how care is delivered to youth with mental health and substance problems. One example is the recent implementation of school-based mental health and substance treatment.
By Andrew Romanoff, Mental Health Colorado
When you’re raised by a social worker and a prosecutor, you hear a lot about mental health. My mother spent her first year in graduate school performing social work at a state mental institution. Her father, a psychiatrist, conducted evaluations at the same facility. But eventually that hospital, like many others around the country, was shut down. +READ MORE
By Mental Health Colorado
That’s the mission of Mental Health Colorado. Since our founding in 1953, we’ve led the fight to prevent, diagnose, and treat mental health and substance use disorders. Our organization works with lawmakers, state and local agencies, mental health providers, and business groups – among other stakeholders – to remove barriers to care.
By Brian Turner, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council
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By Mental Health Colorado
What would you do with an extra trillion dollars? That’s the price we pay for depression and anxiety disorders. A recent study by the World Health Organization estimated the impact of mental illnesses on the global economy. +READ MORE
By Karen McNeil-Hill, Colorado Health Foundation
Thousands of Coloradans, from our children to our parents, are struggling with mental health challenges. And these challenges can range from having a down day, or being stressed by work or school, to chronic mental health issues. While mental health is a prominent concern across communities, according to the Mental Health Data Spotlight, there’s a disturbing trend in the rising number of Coloradans who are skipping care because they feel ashamed or embarrassed. +READ MORE
By Eric E. Muenks, PhD. LMHC, University of the Rockies
We’ve come a long way in society toward reducing bias with many groups. Jokes about people of color, people who identify as LGBTs, and similar groups are no longer acceptable, but it’s still acceptable in most circles to make fun of or laugh about persons with mental illness. +READ MORE
By Datjaeda Moore, Colorado Crisis Services
Stress, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, substance abuse, family crisis. Sometimes the list seems to go on and on. Often people suffering from these matters feel alone with nowhere to turn. The fact is they are not alone. An average of one in four adults and one in 10 children in the United States experiences a behavioral health issue every year. One of the hardest realities is that many will not seek support or get help. +READ MORE
By Mental Health Colorado
One out of every four Coloradans – more than one million in all – experiences a mental health or substance use disorder. Yet most go without the care they need. Mental Health Colorado offers nine screening tools. +READ MORE
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