Parent Resources

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