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Mental Health First Aid USA Course!

Mental Health First Aid is a 12-hour certification course that teaches the lay public how to help someone having a a mental health crisis.

Mental Health First Aid has certified trainers and is offered by SLV Mental Health. The class is $35.00 (which covers the cost of the book). To register for an upcoming class, please email reneeg@slvmhc.org and include your name, phone number, and brief description about the reason that you are interested in the course.


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Colorado Wildfires Help

Many Coloradans have been impacted by the Colorado wildfires. The images on the TV screen are both frightening and heart-breaking. Even if you have not been affected directly, you may have family, friends or business associates who live and work in the impacted areas. It is easy to feel helpless and overwhelmed.
We know that in disasters of this nature, there are many mental health needs. Even the most resilient people can become exhausted as they wait out these fires.

Below are a list of resources that may help:

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The San Luis Valley Community Mental Health Center inspires hope, healing and well-being for the citizens of the San Luis Valley.

Our services make it possible for individuals and families to survive and thrive in our communities, to avoid frequent hospitalizations, to build supportive relationships and to work successfully toward well-being. We work with consumers as whole persons, integrating treatment and resources to support healthy minds, bodies and spirits.

We provide second chances to men and women in the criminal justice system, those with mental health and substance abuse problems so they too can become productive citizens. 

We create innovative prevention services to create healthier schools, workplaces and communities for our youth and families. and support volunteers who mentor youth, volunteer in hospitals, senior centers, and libraries making a difference in people’s lives.

24 hour Crisis Hotline:  (719)589-3671 Call