Colorado State & National Mental Health Information Resources

COLORADO RESOURCES:

Mental Health Association of Colorado
6795 E. Tennessee Avenue, Suite 425
Denver, CO 80224
Phone: (303) 377-3040
FAX: (303) 377-4920

The Colorado Psychological Association
1660 S. Albion Street, Suite 712
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 692-9303, administrative offices
(303) 759-6124, referral line

Colorado Chapter of The National Association of Social Workers (N.A.S.W.)
6000 E. Evans, Suite 1-121
Denver, Colorado 80222 USA
(303) 753-8890

Colorado Psychiatric Society
4596 E. Iliff Avenue, Suite B
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 759-6045
FAX (303) 759-6041

Mental Health Corporation of Denver
Administrative Offices
4141 E. Dickenson Place
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 757-7227
Fax: (303) 757-5245

Local Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention Agencies Crisis Phone Lines:

Arvada:
Jefferson Center for Mental Health: (303) 425-0300

Aurora:
Comitis Crisis Center: (303) 343-9890

Boulder:
Emergency Psych Services: (303) 447-1665

Colorado Springs:
Criminal Justice Center: (303) 719) 390-2000
Pikes Peak Mental Health Center: (719) 635-7000
Terros: (719) 570-8965

Denver:
Suicide & Crisis Control: (303) 757-0988 and (303) 789-3073
Mile High Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse (303) 825-8113
Alcoholics Anonymous (303) 322-4440
Cocaine Anonymous (303) 421-5120
Narcotics Anonymous (24-hour help line): 832-DRUG
Eating Disorders Support Group (Columbine Psychiatric Center): (303) 470-9500
Capitol Hill Community Center: (303) 860-1200

Ft. Collins:
Crisis and Information Helpline of Larimer County: (303) 229-0888
Poudre School District R-1, Crisis Team: (303) 221-2852

Greeley:
Weld County Suicide Prevention Coalition: (303) 353-3686

Pueblo:
Pueblo Suicide Prevention Center, Inc.: (719) 544-1133

Local psychiatric hospitals/mental health facilities:

NATIONAL (USA) RESOURCES:

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
PUBLIC INFORMATION
3615 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016

American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 237-2280
FAX: (202) 237-2282
Clearing House For Information on suicide; also provides referrals to mental health professionals for suicidal individuals and their families

American Psychological Association
750 1st St. NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
(202) 336-5500

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America
6000 Executive Boulevard, No. 513
Rockville, Md. 20852-3801

American Psychiatric Association
1400 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 682-6220

The American Psychiatric Association is a national medical specialty society whose 38,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders and substance abuse. The APA's organizational objectives include the advancement and improvement of care for persons with mental illness through nationwide public information, education and awareness programs and materials.

National Association of Social Workers (N.A.S.W.)
750 1st Street, NE, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002 USA
1-800-638-8799
Phone: (202) 408-8600
FAX: (202) 836-8310

National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association
730 North Franklin Street, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610
1-800-82-NDMDA
(312) 642-0049
FAX: (312) 642-7243

(D/ART) Program
Depression Awareness, Recognition and Treatment (D/ART) Program National Institute of Mental Health
1-800-421-4211
301-443-4140

Freedom From Fear
308 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305
(718) 351-1717
FAX: (718) 667-8893
Freedom from Fear is a not-for-profit organization acting as advocate for those suffering from Anxiety and Depressive Disorders.

National Institute of Mental Health Panic Disorder Division 1-800-64-PANIC

National Organization for SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)
P.O. Box 40133
Washington, D.C. 20016
(A support group for SAD patients and their families)

The National Center For The Study and Prevention of Suicide Washington School of Psychiatry
1610 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Boys Town Suicide Hotline (800) 448-3000

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
P.O. Box 2345
Rockville, MD 20847-2345
1-800-729-6686

The Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
P.O. Box 70
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 878-5669
(800) 639-7462

Association for Children's Mental Health 800-782-0883

The National Mental Health Association
1021 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2971
(703) 684-7722
1-800-969-6642

National Institute of Mental Health
5600 Fishers Lane, Rm 15C05
Rockville, MD 20857
301-443-4513

Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association 410-955-4647

American Association of Psychiatric Services for Children
1133 15th St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-429-9713

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
722 W. 168th St.
New York, NY 10032-2603
202-966-7300

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
P.O. Box 376A
Greenbelt, MD 20768
301-220-0952

American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry
655 Torrance St.
San Diego, CA 92103
301-718-6502

International Society for Adolescent Psychiatry
24 Green Valley Rd.
Wallingford, PA 19086
215-566-1054

Depressives Anonymous: Recovery from Depression
329 E. 62nd St.
New York, NY 10021
212-689-2600

NATIONAL (USA) TOLL-FREE 800 NUMBERS:

National Clearinghouse on Family Support and Children's Mental Health (800) 628-1696
Provides publications on parent/family support groups, financing, early intervention, various mental disorders, and other topics concerning children s mental health. Also offers a computerized data bank and a State by State resource file. Recording operates 24 hours a day.

National Foundation for Depressive Illness (800) 248-4344
A 24-hour recorded message describes symptoms of depression and gives an address for more information and physician referral.

National Mental Health Association (800) 969-6642
Provides brochures on clinical depression and the warning signs of illness and pamphlets regarding women and stress. Offers additional assistance and a referral service to mental health organizations. Makes referrals to mental health groups. Educational brochures available.

National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness (800) 444-7415
Provides technical assistance and information about services and housing for the homeless and mentally ill population. Sponsored by the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

The Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
P.O. Box 70
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 878-5669
(800) 639-7462

Panic Disorder Information Line (800) 64-PANIC
Provides educational materials on panic disorder symptoms, diagnosis, referral, and treatment to health care and mental health professionals and the public. Also disseminates lists of additional resource materials and organizations that can help callers locate a treatment professional. A service of the National Institute of Mental Health. Operates 24 hours a day.

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