Local resources for mental health and domestic violence concerns

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The Mountain Village/Telluride region has a wealth of resources available for those in crisis, and these services are now more important than ever as our county and state shelter in place.

Center for Mental Health Support Line

Feeling anxious, sad, depressed, angry is normal in these uncertain times. If you need help, reach out to the Center for Mental Health's support line at (970) 252-6220. The center support line is a free 24-hour call line open to our community during difficult times.

The Center for Mental Health is dedicated to providing mental health services throughout the Western Slope serving residents in six counties: San Miguel, Ouray, Montrose, Hinsdale, Gunnison and Delta.

San Miguel Resource Center

The San Miguel Resource Center is dedicated to supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. They remain committed to seeing people in crisis by appointment only during the Stay at Home order.

Their 24-hour helpline is (844) 816-3915. Please call this number to schedule an appointment or if you feel. unsafe.

If you need help and are unable to speak safely, you can chat now at thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.

If you have a friend or family member you are concerned about, check in on them as well.

Additional Resources

The State of Colorado recently launched a Stay at Home resource website. This page has information for wellness resources (for both mental and physical), a Get Help Now page and much more.

The Mountain Village Police Department is here for you as well. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call or text 911, or you can contact dispatch at 970-249-9110 for non-emergency issues 24-hours.

If you need immediate help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK, text HOME to 741741, or call the Colorado Crisis Line at 1-844-493-2555. And Tri-County Health Network offers teletherapy--more info at tchnetwork.org, or call 970-708-7096.

Also be sure to read the Telluride Medical Center's blog post onthought shifting.

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