• Mental Health Supports and Signs of Suicide

    Important phone numbers if you or a loved one needs help:

    • Colorado Crisis Services: 1-844-493-8255.  They provide confidential help for any mental health, substance use, or emotional crisis, 24/7/365. If you don't know where to turn, call 844-493-TALK (8255), text TALK to 38255, or visit www.ColoradoCrisisServices.org
    • Safe2Tell: 1-877-542-7233 - Anonymously report anything that concerns or threatens you, your family, your friends, or your community.
    • Call 911 if you are someone you know is in immediate danger.
    • Medical Center of Aurora Behavioral Health: 303-360-3650
    • Aurora Mental Health: 303-617-2300
    • All Health: 303-730-8858
    • Cherry Creek Summer Mental Health Resources - https://www.cherrycreekschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=13485

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    Signs of Suicide Program - Fox Ridge is joining other Cherry Creek middle schools in offering prevention training as part of the SOS Signs of Suicide® Prevention Program.  We usually teach this program in the fall.

    The goals of the program are:
    •To help our students understand depression occurs with kids and is treatable.
    •To explain suicide is a preventable tragedy which often occurs as a result of untreated depression.
    •To provide students training in how to identify serious depression and potential suicidality in themselves or a friend.
    •To impress upon youth they can help themselves or a friend by taking the simple step of talking to a responsible adult about their concerns.
    •To help students know a trusted adult in the school they can turn to for help, if they need it.

    Signs of Suicide Parent Newsletter