Release of New Rural Mental Health Documentary and Toolkit

 
MEDIA CONTACTS: 
Mary Peck
Public Information Officer
Colorado Department of Agriculture
 
Madlynn Ruble
Deputy Director of Communications
Colorado Department of Human Services
303-866-3411
 
                  Colorado Crisis Services resources target rural communities
 
WHAT:    
The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) and the Colorado Department of Human Services Office (CDHS) will host a virtual press conference to launch a new collaborative effort to increase awareness and understanding of mental health issues, reduce stigma, and promote Colorado Crisis Services as a resource for rural Coloradans.
    
WHO:       
  • Governor Jared Polis
  • CDA Commissioner Kate Greenberg
  • CDHS Executive Director Michelle Barnes
  • Jacob Walter & Family, Trinidad, CO, Featured in Documentary Video
WHEN:
Wednesday, May 20, 3:30 p.m. 
 
WHERE:    
BACKGROUND:    
Colorado Crisis Services is the statewide behavioral health crisis response system offering residents mental health, substance use or emotional crisis help, information and referrals. Its mission is to strengthen Colorado’s mental health system by providing Coloradans with greater access to crisis services wherever they are at regardless of ability to pay.
 
If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs help dealing with one, call the Colorado Crisis Services toll-free number 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 for free, confidential, 24/7 counseling support.
 
MEDIA:         
RSVP to Madlynn Ruble
303.866.3411 

 
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