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“Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.”

— HEBREWS 4:16 —

Life Care Counseling values community resources that can support the work we are doing in therapy. Whether it is an organization providing services or a book to read, having more resources to access enhances our quality of life as we live in community, serving and being served by each other. We have provided some of our favorite resources for your benefit.

Crisis

If experiencing a crisis, there are twelve walk-in crisis centers across the Denver Metro Area. Or Call the crisis hotline 1-844-493-8255 to speak to a counselor, or text "talk" to 38255

http://coloradocrisisservices.org 

  • If you don’t know where to begin getting mental health, substance use or emotional concern for yourself or someone you know—start here.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-272-8255

Veterans Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Domestic Violence Hotline (Douglas County): 303-688-8484

Women's Crisis and Family Outreach Center in Castlerock: 303-688-8484

Mental Illness

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net

  • Free screenings, educational materials.

https://www.namiadco.org

  • National Alliance on Mental illness offering classes, support group, resources.

https://freshhope.us/have-a-diagnosis

  • To empower individuals with a mental health challenge, along with their loved ones, to live a full and rich faith-filled life in spite of a mental health challenge.

https://www.abilityconnectioncolorado.org/empowercolorado

  • Support for families whose kids have emotional/social, mental or behavioral challenges.

http://www.coloradofederation.org/home

  • Advocacy/resources for children, youth, and families impacted by mental health issues in the state of Colorado.

https://www.jcmh.org

  • Jefferson Center for Mental Health.

https://www.allhealthnetwork.org

  • Mental Health serving Arapahoe and Douglas Counties.

Addictions

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/understanding-drug-use-addiction

https://www.niaaa.nih.gov

  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

https://www.yourbrainonporn.com

  • Facing the reality of porn addiction and treatments available.

https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

http://www.olganon.org/home

  • Online Gamers Anonymous: Online Gaming Addiction.

http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/

  • Twelve step program for Gambling Addiction.

http://www.aa.org

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: find a meeting near you.

www.celebraterecovery.com

  • Christ centered Twelve Step program.

Successful Aging

https://www.nextavenue.org

  • Where grownups keep growing. Find news, advice, information, conversations and stories curated for people over 50 on Next Avenue. They are the only national public media journalism service for baby boomers and seniors.

https://boomersleadingchange.org

  • The mission of Boomers Leading Change is to mobilize, connect and empower Adults 50+ to utilize their skills, experience, passion and energy to create positive, lasting social change.

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/how-therapy-can-help-in-the-golden-years/?referer=

Caregiving:

http://christianfamilyeldercare.org

  • Encourage families and churches to biblically honor elders through relational care.

  • Equip family and church caregivers with resources to thrive in elder care.

  • Enable home-based eldercare in families as an alternative to institutional care.

https://www.daughterhood.org

  • Support and build confidence in women who are managing their parents care.

https://www.caregiver.org

  • Community-based nonprofit organization addressing the needs of families and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home.

https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving?type=alzchptfooter

  • Caregiver support for families caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or Dementia.

https://www.nextavenue.org/paid-take-care-mom/

  • Getting paid for caregiving.

https://theconversationproject.org/

  • having tough conversation regarding end of life planning.

https://www.nahc.org/

  • National Association for Home Care and Hospice.

Local Senior Resources for residents of Douglas county:

https://www.douglas.co.us/community/senior-adult-services/senior-resources/

http://highlandsranch.org/services/highlands-ranch-senior-outreach-services/

Colorado Aging Resources

https://drcog.org/programs/area-agency-aging

  • The Denver Regional Council of Government plans and provides comprehensive services to address the needs of the region's population of older adults and people living with disabilities.They are responsible for the establishment of a comprehensive, coordinated system of community-based supportive and nutrition services for the Denver region's older adults.

http://www.coloradoseniorlobby.org

  • Colorado Senior Lobby is a non-profit, non-partisan, all volunteer organization, that speaks with a unified voice for all Coloradoans, particularly those who are 60 years of age and older.