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Parent Resources

Advocates for Victims of Assault provides services which enhance safety and justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trauma while promoting peace in our community.

Summit Community Care Clinic offers high-quality primary care, oral health, behavioral health, and reproductive health services to the medically underserved at an affordable cost.

Mind Springs Health provides help for emotional disorders, substance abuse or behavioral problems.

FIRC- Family and Intercultural Resource Center can connect you with parenting classes, cooking classes, support and programs.

Summit School District-for information about elementary, middle and high school activities and staff.

Building Hope Initiative- community-wide initiative designed to create a more coordinate, effective and responsive mental health system that promotes emotional health, reduces stigma and improves access to care and support for everyone in Summit County.

The Parent Toolkit- Growth charts with academic, health and wellness and social and emotional development for every age! A very comprehensive website for parents!

Speak Now Colorado -for parenting tips, tool-kits, facts, videos and great information about how to have tough conversations with your kids.

Responsibility Grows Here- State website for information about legal landscape of marijuana, health effects, parenting tips, and more.




DIAL 2-1-1Is a free, confidential, multilingual service that refers callers to non-emergency health and human services in the community. You can Text your zip code to 898-211 or download the app, dial 2-1-1, Live Chat or search the database at 211colorado.org

Summit County Food Banks/Food Pantries- Dillon Community Church Mon and Wed, 4:30-5:30 and Friday 1:30-2:30. 970 468-2461. FIRC (see above) Tues and Thurs 12:30-2:30. 970 262-3888. Father Dyer Church Tues. and Thurs. 10 am-12 pm. 970 453-2250.

Free Community Dinners- Rotary Club/Elks Lodge, 5 pm to 7 pm on Tuesdays, located at the Elks Lodge, 1321 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne. Seasonally at St. John Episcopal Church, 6-7 pm on Tuesdays, located on 100 South French St, Breckenridge. 970 453-4264. Father Dyer Church, 6-7 pm on Sundays, located on 310 Wellington Rd, Breckenridge. 970 453-2250.



Teens, Depression and Suicide

Safe2Tell can help YOU anonymously report any threatening behavior that endangers you, your friends, your family, or your community. Click here or call 877-542.SAFE (7233).

Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado -If you or someone you know is having thoughts about suicide, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- Helping to spread the word that suicide is preventable.


 
Teen Empowerment

Above the Influence- Interactive website with videos and insights to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences. The more aware you are of the influences around you, the better prepared you will be to face them, including the pressure to use drugs and alcohol.

The Cool Spot: a young teen's place for info on alcohol and resisting peer pressure.

Teens and Substance Use
Empower yourself and your teen with the "Good to Know" Statewide Marijuana Education Campaign facts and resources.

Help prevent underage alcohol use. Too Smart To Start- Check out videos, brain games, straight talk, just the facts.

notMYkid- Straight talk for youth about the challenges of drug abuse, alcohol, bullying, internet safety, unhealthy relationships and more.

Get the straight-up facts about drugs from Just Think Twice. 
 
 Drugs, Prescription Drugs and Addiction
 
Take Meds Seriously - a new Colorado website filled with information, facts, tips for parents on Rx drugs and abuse in Colorado.


 Marijuana Legalization

Colorado specific information about marijuana....what's legal and for whom? It's Responsibility Grows Here .


Tobacco Cessation

QUITNET provides online smoking cessation and wellness support.

Colorado QUITLINE for anyone thinking about quitting and would like to work with a trained counselor. Click here to sign up now!

Social networking to stop smoking.  Did you know that smokers are 30% more likely to successfully quit with social support?  Don't quit alone. Join us and stop smoking, socially - https://quitza.com
 
 
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Contact Kellyn Glynn at kellyn.glynn@summitcountyco.gov or 970-668-4035