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Mental Health Resources

Resources 

There is a wealth of information about depression and suicide on the internet. Here are some sites that may be particularly useful.

  1. National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
    • This site is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. 
  2. National Institute of Mental Health
    • This site provides information on symptoms and treatment for depression.
  3. The Academy of Cognitive Therapy
    • This site provides more information on cognitive therapy. The site also maintains a listing of therapists providing cognitive therapy for a variety of psychological disorders so that you can search for a cognitive therapist near you.
  4. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    • This site offers information for researchers and survivors of suicide as well as information on risk factors and warning signs for suicide.

References

Because we are a research study, we do not provide therapeutic services ourselves, but we do wish to be a resource to you and your family throughout your participation in the study and afterward. If you or your child would benefit from talking with someone in more depth, we recommend the following reference options:

The Clinic for Child and Family Psychology (on the DU campus in Frontier Hall) is a full service clinic. It is staffed by PhD clinical psychology students, supervised by licensed clinicians, and services are provided on a sliding fee scale. Please contact the front desk at 303-871-3306 or visit the website.

The Developmental Neuropsychology Clinic (on the DU campus in Frontier Hall) provides learning disability and neuropsychological evaluations for children and adolescents, and learning disability evaluations for adults. It is staffed by PhD clinical psychology students, supervised by licensed clinicians. Please contact the front desk at 303-871-4403 or visit the website.

The DU Professional Psychology Center is a low-fee clinic provided by the professional psychology center. Please contact the front desk at 303-871-3626 or visit the website. This is located at 2460 S. Vine St., Denver, CO 80209.

The Mile High United Way provides a comprehensive referral service. Simply call 2-1-1 and a representative will assist you in finding an appropriate practitioner. For more information, visit the website.

Mental Health Center of Denver provides a source for accessible mental health and substance abuse treatment, housing, employment services, education, and treatment for children, teens and families. Please call 303-504-6500 or visit the website. 

Aurora Mental Health Center provides wellness and life coaching classes, stress management, treatment and counseling services, and parenting and family relationship management. Please call 303-617-2300 or visit the website. 

Jewish Family Service provides mental health services for seniors, disability and employment services, family safety net programs to prevent homelessness, and services that assist with relocation to a new country. Please call 303-597-5000 or visit the website.