Here’s what we know so far about the Club Q set in Colorado Springs
Following Saturday night’s deadly shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, in which five people were shot and killed and more than a dozen others injured, Gov. Jared Polis’ office has released resources for people with struggling with mental health issues or in crisis. .
Statewide Crisis Services and Mental Health Resources
Colorado Crisis Services: For help with a mental health, addiction, or emotional problem, call Colorado Crisis Services at 844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 Our trained professionals provide free, immediate and confidential help around the clock. /7/365. Learn more about ColoradoCrisisServices.org.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provides 24/7 access by phone, text and chat to trained crisis counselors who can help people in situations of suicide, drug addiction and/or mental disorders. health crisis or any other type of emotional distress. Learn more about 988Lifeline.org. Young people can request a counselor who specifically focuses on the needs of LGBTQIA+ youth and young adults via call, text and chat.
OwnPath: OwnPath connects Coloradans to behavioral health providers licensed by the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) and allows them to search for specific services or use a guided search to identify providers or resources that best meet their needs. Learn more about OwnPath.co.
Youth-focused crisis services and mental health resources
Below the Surface: Below the Surface aims to help teens connect and get help from the Colorado Crisis Services (CCS) text line. Text TALK to 38255 to speak to a qualified advisor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on a personal, free and confidential line. Learn more about UnderTheSurfaceCo.com.
IMatter: I Matter offers up to six free therapy sessions for any Colorado youth 18 or younger, or 21 or younger if receiving special education services. Therapy is provided by licensed Colorado clinicians. Visit IMatterColorado.org to sign up for free therapy sessions.
Inside Out Youth Services: Inside Out Youth Services builds access, equity and power with LGBTQIA2+ youth, through leadership, advocacy, community building, education and peer support. Find a list of LGBTQIA+ resources at InsideOutYS.org/Resources.
The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning) youth. Connect to a crisis counselor 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the United States. It’s 100% confidential and 100% free. Visit TheTrevorProject.org to log in.
Colorado Springs Focused Crisis Services and Mental Health Resources
A community resource event will be held at the UCCS Kevin W. O’Neill Cybersecurity & Research Center (3650 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80907) to provide mental health resources, spiritual support, emotional support animals, childcare services, emergency financial resources, support, meals and other LGBTQ+ services.
Security for all attendees will be provided by Colorado Springs uniformed police officers. The event is designed to be an inclusive and safe space for all members of the community to come together, grieve and gain emotional support. This event is not open to media for interviews or photo shoots.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 23, 2022, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Hard Beauty: Hard Beauty provides recovery services including coaching, support groups, professional development, peer recovery support and community events. Learn more about HardBeauty.life. Hard Beauty will be providing free recovery services to anyone who wants or needs additional support during the Community Resource Event (see details above).
Diversus Health: The Diversus Health Lighthouse facility in Colorado Springs is a walk-in crisis center for all ages. They provide crisis services, counseling and psychiatric therapy, as well as 24-hour acute care for mental well-being. Learn more about DiversusHealth.org.
Colorado Springs National Alliance on Mental Illness: NAMI Colorado Springs creates and cultivates a welcoming community of peers who educate, support and advocate for individuals and families living with mental health issues. It offers in-person and virtual support groups. Learn more about NAMIColoradoSprings.org.
PeakView Behavioral Health: Peak View offers free assessments 24/7 for people of all ages seeking mental health and/or addiction help and support in Colorado. Learn more about PeakViewBH.org.
The Colorado Healing Fund, recommended by the State of Colorado, is accepting donations in the wake of the fatal Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs. The non-profit organization was created to help communities rebuild after tragedy.
Donations will go to the families of the victims and survivors. As of Monday afternoon, the fund had raised over $56,000.
LINK: Colorado Healing Fund