Mission Statement: Alternatives for Youth’s mission is to promote success of youth by instilling values that lead to positive choices and positive community impact and by encouraging social, cultural, and self-development. We achieve our mission through our core programs which include working closely with families, schools and courts to provide early substance abuse intervention services to area youth and their families.
Programs: • I THRIVE-an early intervention program for adolescents with substance abuse problems and their families through a systemic and family oriented approach and multi-dimensional therapy to help the adolescent recover and to help the family as a whole heal.
Alternatives Pregnancy Center cares for Denver-area women and men in pregnancy-related crisis and offers them a meaningful alternative to abortion. Following the example of Christian love, we seek to meet their emotional, physical and spiritual needs. And we enable and encourage them to choose life every day.
Helping families and others cope with the sudden, unexpected death of an infant or toddler, while raising awareness, providing education and supporting research regarding sudden, unexpected infant and toddler death, including SIDS, SUID, SUDC, miscarriage and stillbirth loss.
Angel Eyes provides bereavement support to families whose lives have been impacted by the sudden, unexpected death of an infant or toddler, including SIDS, SUID, SUDC, miscarriage and stillbirth loss. We offer free professional bereavement counseling, a support group, peer connections, and community referrals to those who are grieving.
Our services are offered to adults, children, and couples who are searching to find meaning after the devastating loss of their precious infant or toddler. Angel Eyes helps those grieving get through the trauma, redefine who they are and find the path to recovery. We understand that parents and their loved ones have very special needs during this time and we do not want anyone to go through the death of their infant or toddler alone.
Angel Eyes provides bereavement services in all cases of sudden, unexpected infant and toddler death with the only exception being cases where there is parental involvement in the criminal justice system (e.g., homicides, assault, criminal neglect) as a result of the death.
In addition to the bereavement services, Angel Eyes also provides a comprehensive array of risk reduction and awareness services concerning sudden, unexpected infant and toddler death which includes but is not limited to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID), and Sudden Unexpected Death of a Child (SUDC).
History & Purpose
The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) was founded in 1984 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit to be the collective voice of rape crisis advocates across the state of Colorado. Today, our membership includes over 100 sexual assault survivors, victim advocates, rape crisis centers, dual domestic violence and sexual assault programs, law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, public health agencies, college and university campuses, medical professionals, offender treatment programs, public officials, as well as other organizations and concerned individuals throughout Colorado. As a statewide coalition, CCASA supports our members, partners, and the broader community through technical assistance, training, information and referrals, educational materials, statewide systems change, and public policy education and advocacy.
CCASA provides leadership, advocacy, and support to address and prevent sexual violence.
Colorado communities promote safety, justice, and healing for survivors and foster healthy, respectful, consensual interactions.
What to expect when you contact Colorado Crisis Services If you don’t know where to begin getting help with a mental health, substance use or emotional concern for yourself or someone you know—start here.
Denver Psychoanalytic Society
The Denver Psychoanalytic Society is a multipurpose organization whose goals include advancing professional education, and sponsoring and disseminating the results of research in psychoanalysis and related disciplines. A great deal of our time, energy and resources are focused on outreach to the community at large in the form of education, consultation and clinical services.
Some of our activities have included:
- Scientific Programs offered monthly free of charge to the entire community
- Continuing Education for mental health professionals
- Special programs for parents, teachers, lawyers and doctors
- ProBono consultation with public and private school personnel
- The Denver Psychoanalytic Society Newsletter offered free of charge to the community
Contemporary psychoanalysts and psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapists study broad fields such as relational theory, attachment theory, systems theory, infant research, and child development – all having to do with how we become who we are and live our everyday lives. In addition, our members have a wide range of professional and personal interests, including research in a variety of psychological areas, as well as in pharmacology and neurobiology. Analytic therapists vary widely in their points of view and the style in which they work with their patients, making for lively discourse within the field, and for continuous improvement in therapeutic technique.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado
In 1943, a young woman named Cleo Spurlock Wallace began treating children with speech and language difficulties. What began as a school in the basement of her home has become the Rocky Mountain region’s most comprehensive psychiatric center for children and adolescents. For more than 75 years, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado has provided services and supports for youth with psychiatric, emotional and behavioral challenges in the greater Denver metro area.
Devereux Colorado utilizes a trauma-informed, solution-oriented model of family therapy in which parents and families are seen as active participants in their child’s treatment. This approach capitalizes on the family’s strengths and resources.
Devereux Colorado is proud to serve youth and families in their homes and communities to better meet their needs. Our clinicians and staff utilize evidence-based interventions and strength-based approaches in working with children and families to promote placement stability, health and safety.
In addition, Devereux Colorado is committed to partnering with community providers and agencies to reunify youth and families, prevent out-of-home placements and connect families to long-term supports and resources in their own communities.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health.
We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. Our programs are offered in hospital and residential, community, and school-based settings.
- Comprehensive Assessment, Diagnostics and Measurement to support data-driven care
- Evidence-based Treatment & Special Education
- Transition and Independent Life Services
- Family Education and Professional Training
- Research and Innovation to advance the field
- Advocacy, Public Awareness and Prevention
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences
he Eating Disorder Foundation is a non-profit resource center to the general public and the medical community in the collective effort to prevent and eliminate eating disorders. The Foundation engages in education and advocacy initiatives together with timely support and help in identifying appropriate treatment options for individuals with eating disorders and their families.
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs. It is the nation’s largest nonprofit treatment provider, with a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center.
Hilltop Tri-County Resources provides counseling, advocacy, and shelter for adults and children who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault,
Mental Health Center of Denver is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), community mental health organization providing comprehensive outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment. It is a primary treatment center in Denver and surrounding areas, providing primary health care along with mental health …
The Road Called STRATE stands for Society True Rehabilitative Attitude Towards Ex-Offenders. They help people with felonies find jobs, get clothing, with education, and with mentoring/counseling.