The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment is a supporter of mental health and understands many community members and partners may be searching for resources and answers to their questions around mental health. While we are not a treatment facility, we do have a list of local and online resources, lifelines, data, national mental health observances, tips on how to manage mental health and self-care, and how to get involved with Pueblo’s Suicide Prevention Coalition.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. *Press 1 for Veterans Crisis Line

 

Colorado Crisis Services 1-844-493-8255

If you do not know where to begin getting mental health, substance use or emotional help for yourself or someone you know—start here. The Colorado Crisis Services provides confidential and immediate support, 24/7/365. If you are in crisis or need help dealing with one, call this toll-free number 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 to speak to a trained professional.

 

Crisis Text Line - Text “HOME” to 741741

 

Pueblo Rape Crisis Services 719-549-0549

 

Safe2Tell 1-877-542-7233

 

The Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ) 1-866-488-7386

A New Leaf Therapy
anewleaftherapy.org

(719) 948-7120

 

Associates for Psychotherapy & Education
aforp.com
(719) 564-9039

 

Crossroads Turning Points
crossroadstp.org
(719) 546-6666


Health Solutions
health.solutions
(719) 545-2746


Mental Health America of Pueblo
pueblomentalhealth.org
(719) 966-7642


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
namisoutheastco.org
(719) 315-4975


Parkview Health System
Behavioral Health Division
parkviewmc.com/care-treatment/behavioral-health
(719) 595-7891


Pueblo Senior Resource
Development Agency (2-1-1)

srda.org
(719) 583-6611


Pueblo Community Health Center (PCHC)
pueblochc.org
(719) 543-8711

 

Springbok Health
Springbokhealth.us

(719) 766-8511

 

If you have questions about where to seek help locally or about mental health/suicide prevention trainings, please contact:

pueblohealthpio@pueblocounty.us

 

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January

Mental Wellness Month

National Mentoring Month

1/11-1/21 No Name-Calling Week

1/1 Global Family Day

1/11 Human Trafficking Awareness Day

1/28 National Fun at Work Day

 

February

American Heart Month

International Boost Self-Esteem Month

Black History Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

2/7-2/11 National School Counseling Week

2/14-2/20 Random Acts of Kindness Week

2/21-2/27 National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 

2/9 Safe Internet Day

2/11 National Make a Friend Day

2/17 National Random Acts of Kindness Day

 

March

Self-Harm Awareness Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month

National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

3/13-3/19 Sleep Awareness Week

3/1 Self-Injury Awareness Day

3/1 Zero Discrimination Day

3/8 International Women’s Day

3/18 World Sleep Day

3/21 World Down Syndrome Day

3/30 World Bipolar Day

 

April

Alcohol Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

National Autism Awareness Month

National Counseling Awareness Month

4/24-4/30 National Infertility Awareness Week

4/25-4/29 National Youth Violence Prevention Week

4/7 World Health Day

4/7 National Alcohol Screening Day  

4/19 National Stress Awareness Day

 

May

Mental Health Month

National Maternal Depression Awareness Month

National Foster Care Month

Self-Discovery Month

Women’s Health Month

Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month

Brain Tumor Awareness Month

5/1-5/7 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

5/8-5/14 National Women’s Health Week

5/10-5/16 National Mental Health Awareness Week

5/5 World Maternal Mental Health Day

5/9 is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

 

June

LGBTQ+ Pride Month

National PTSD Awareness Month

Men’s Health Month

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

6/13-6/19 National Men’s Health Week

6/20 Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Day

6/21 International Day of Yoga

6/27 National PTSD Awareness Day

 

July

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

7/24 International Self-Care Day

 

August

National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

8/7 Friendship Day

8/26 National Women’s Equality Day

 

September

National Addiction Recovery Month

National Suicide Prevention Month

9/4-9/10 National Suicide Prevention Week

9/10 World Suicide Prevention Day

9/28 National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

 

October

National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month  

ADHD Awareness Month

Bullying Prevention Month

10/2-10/8 Mental Illness Awareness Week

10/2 International Day of Non-Violence

10/6 National Depression Screening Day

10/10 World Mental Health Day

10/11 National Coming Out Day

10/12 National Stop Bullying Day

10/15 National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

 

November

Adoption Awareness Month

National Career Development Month

11/2-11/5 International Stress Awareness Week

11/12-11/20 Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

3rd Saturday of November is International Survivors of Suicide Day

11/13 World Kindness Day

11/24 National Family Health History Day

Tuesday after Thanksgiving is Giving Tuesday

 

December

National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month

12/3 International Day of Persons With Disabilities Day

12/10 Human Rights Day