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Mental Health

You matter. Let’s keep you thriving.

Colorado Crisis Services

This website provides all the walk-in crisis centers in the state.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Hope Center

If you or someone you know is struggling or having thoughts of suicide, call your 24/7 support line now. Your Hope Center’s team of professionally trained clinicians are available 24/7 to support Eagle County residents during difficult times.

SpeakUp ReachOut

SpeakUp ReachOut is a group of individuals who are dedicated to providing suicide prevention, intervention and loss support services to those in need. Services offered include: suicide prevention and awareness education, community connection events, and suicide loss support services. 

Olivia’s Fund

Olivia’s Fund will provide financial assistance to anyone who lives or works in Eagle County to help pay for mental health and/or substance use services for up to six sessions per person per year. All applicants are encouraged to register online and complete the Olivia’s Fund patient application in English or Spanish.

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers.

Eagle Valley Behavioral Health

Lead community collaboration to ensure access to superior behavioral health services for everyone in the Eagle River Valley.

Eagle Valley Behavioral Health

Lead community collaboration to ensure access to superior behavioral health services for everyone in the Eagle River Valley.

Trevor Project

TrevorLifeline

A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service for LGBTQ young people under 25.

Trevor Project

TrevorText

A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service for LGBTQ young people under 25. Standard text messaging rates apply.

  • Monday – Friday, 3pm–10pm EST / Noon–7pm PT

  • Text START to 678678

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Family

Family support and acceptance is critical to the health and wellbeing of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer.

Family Acceptance Project

The Family Acceptance Project™ is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to prevent health and mental health risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and youth, including suicide, homelessness and HIV – in the context of their families, cultures and faith communities.

My Kid is Gay

My Kid Is Gay is a first-of-its-kind digital presence, inclusive of videos, advice, and resources, dedicated exclusively toward helping parents understand their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual children. My Kid Is Gay sources voices from across the world to help answer the many questions that parents (and family members, and even teachers!) have about the LGBTQIA young people in their life, including advice from parents, youth, and experts on a variety of topics related to sexuality and gender identity.

PFLAG Family

PFLAG (Parents, Families, Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Questions and answers for parents, families, and friends of people who are transgender and gender-expansive. 

Understanding Gender

Understandings of gender continually evolve. In the course of a person’s life, the interests, activities, clothing, and professions that are considered the domain of one gender or another evolve in ways both small and large.

Human Rights Campaign

This resource will help parents recognize when and how conversion therapy is promoted, provides information about the dangers of the practice, and offers guidance to parents regarding practices that promote their child’s health and well-being.

Friends & Family Support Systems for LGBTQ Youth

Parents, family and friends can have a big impact, especially in the lives of LGBTQ youth. Sometimes, these people are the ones who help us get the support we need – other times, it’s us who connect them with life-affirming resources.

Peer Support Group: Supporting An LGBTQIA+ Individual in Your Life

Parents and family members can often struggle with lack of information, fear, grief, and anxiety about their child’s future. This peer-to-peer support group offers open and safe discussions that allow participants to share their experiences and feelings.

If you choose to join virtually, zoom access is available by contacting: mountainprideec@gmail.com

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Gender-Affirming Therapists and Providers

Find a Therapist

Find a mental behavioral health therapist near you in Eagle County. Serving children, teens, adults, couples and seniors.

Better Help

Bright Future Foundation

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Allyship

As our world becomes more accepting of broader and more diverse identities, you may have questions about how you can better support the LGBTQ+ community, or what LGBTQ+ even stands for. Every person has their own journey in understanding what it means to support LGBTQ+ people, whether you’re LGBTQ+ or not.

Steps to Being a Good Ally

1. Gender and name people correctly.

2. Correct other people.

3. Educate yourself: your queer friend is not your queer dictionary. Use resources like this instead.

4. Educate others.

5. Remember that love is greater than understanding.

Being an Ally

Designed to help build understanding and comfort. If you are new to LGBTQ+ issues, we will answer many of your questions. Or, if you have known LGBTQ+ people for years and are looking to find new ways to show your support, you can skim this resource and take the pieces that are relevant to you. It’s ok to not know everything — we’re here to help.

What are Pronouns?

In English, whether we realize it or not, people frequently refer to us using pronouns when speaking about us. Often, when speaking of a singular human in the third person, these pronouns have a gender implied — such as “he” to refer to a man/boy or “she” to refer to a woman/girl. These associations are not always accurate or helpful.

Understanding Pronouns

This guide is created to help anyone learn how to use people’s correct pronouns. Everyone in your school community should engage in learning, educating, and advocating for the inclusive use of pronouns for all. 

Gender-Inclusive Classrooms

A gender-inclusive school makes certain that regardless of one’s gender identity or gender expression, students are included, respected and supported in all aspects of the school environment without restriction or limitation of any kind.

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Peer Support for LGBTQ+ Individuals and Allies

Whether you identify within the LGBTQ+ spectrum, have a loved one or family member who identifies, or simply want to learn how to be more supportive, our peer support program is here for you.

Participation is FREE, and all you have to do is register to participate.

What we offer

At Mountain Pride, we provide a safe and confidential space for individuals seeking one-on-one support or group interaction. Our peer support sessions allow participants to discuss their shared lived experiences and feelings, fostering a sense of community and understanding. Whether you’re navigating personal challenges or seeking to bolster your mental and emotional health, we’re here to help.

To be clear, we aren’t therapists or clinicians, we are simply folks who have a lot of compassion and space to offer to support those who might be struggling. 

Peer support is voluntary: you may engage or disengage at any time

Peer support is self-directed: we respect your autonomy and choices at all times 

Peer support is non-prescriptive: we won’t tell you what to do, but will support you along the way as you navigate your own unique life journey. We might share our lived experiences when appropriate, but ultimately we aren’t here to tell you what you should/must do.

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Discover Personalized Support

Sometimes, you need a listening ear and a guiding hand to navigate life’s challenges. Our one-on-one peer support offers you a unique opportunity to connect with a caring and understanding peer. Whether you’re facing LGBTQ+ specific issues or simply need someone to talk to, our peer support program is here for you. Our trained peers provide confidential and personalized support and resource navigation.

Group Peer Support

Strength in Numbers, Shared Experiences

Join our group peer support sessions and become part of a community where shared experiences are celebrated and understood. In these welcoming and inclusive gatherings, you’ll find a network of individuals who are here to support one another. Together, we explore common challenges, celebrate successes, and learn from each other’s journeys. It’s a safe space to connect, heal, and grow. Whether you’re looking for friendship, advice, or a sense of belonging, our group peer support is a place where you can find strength in numbers.