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Summer Programs

LPYS Summer Pogramming Guide

Summer Programming Guide:

What is this guide? A list of summer opportunities for young people ages 12-24 in La Plata County. The programs listed are substance-free and are either low cost or have financial assistance. This guide was created in partnership with the ROAR Coalition and La Plata Youth Services to increase awareness of summer pro-social opportunities for young people in the area.

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Horse Empower Youth Leadership Summer Camp

Horse Empower Youth Leadership Summer Camp:

Durango's only youth leadership camp is being held by our partners at Horse Empower, LLC this June. Students ages 12-16 will engage in equine activities with a focus on intrapersonal growth and support student's individual social styles.

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Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

Suicide Prevention Guides:
Best Colleges: Understanding Suicide Prevention
Accredited Online Schools: A Parents' Guide to Suicide Prevention

Child Abuse Prevention

Prevent Child Abuse Colorado: 800-CHILDREN
FREE statewide family support line for parenting help and information.

Domestic Violence

Alternative Horizons: 970-247-9616 24/7 Hotline
Alternative Horizons provides support to survivors of domestic violence and their families.

Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Services Organization (SASO): 970-247-5400 24/7 Hotline
SASO Office line: 970-259-3074
SASO provides advocacy to victims of sexual assault.

Family Services

La Plata Family Centers Coalition: 970-385-4747
The Family Center provides direct support to families, such as accessing health care, emergency assistance, education, family support, and childcare services.

San Juan Basin Health (SJBH): 970-247-5702
SJBH is a public health agency providing services for prevention and wellness.

Axis Health System: 970-259-2162
Axis provides mental health services, substance abuse treatment and primary care services.

Helpful Books

"How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk" by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

"The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children" by Dr. Shefali Tsabary