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PREVENTION & EDUCATION

Prevention

Americorp Opioid Response Program

Description: Coordinates and facilitates provider education and events, facilitates community educational events, coordinates delivery of youth-focused opioid-related educational resources.

Website: www.ccahec.org/programs/community-programs/colorado-opioid-response-program/

Rise Above Colorado

Description: Provides information on educational programs, community outreach and public service messaging.

Website: www.riseaboveco.org

Riverside Educational Center

Description: Provides after-school tutoring for grades 1-12, offers a variety of enrichment activities as well as summer programs and community building.

Phone: 970.462.2901

Website: www.rec4kids.com

Karis Inc. / The House

Description: A homeless teen and young adult shelter that provides transitional housing and intensive case management.

Phone: 970.234.7004

Website: www.thehousegj.org

Above the Influence

Description: Provides information and data regarding opioid use disorder and how to find help.

Website: www.abovetheinfluence.com

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Description: Provides information, data, publications and research related to opioid use disorder.

Website: www.drugabuse.gov

Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse

Description: Provides peer support opportunities, individual and family education on opioid use disorder, help finding a treatment provider, and prenatal support.

Website: www.corxconsortium.org

Girls Scouts of Colorado

Description: Offers leadership skills training, outdoor activities and community outreach.

Phone: 877.404.5708

Website: www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org

Boy Scouts of America, Western Colorado Council

Description: Offers leadership skills training, outdoor activities and community outreach.

Phone: 970.243.0421

Website: www.wccbsa.org

School District 51 Pathways, Riding the Waves, Sources of Strength

Description: Provides substance abuse education, incentives for participation for pro-social activities and educational information on decision-making skills.

Website: www.d51schools.org

Western Colorado Health Network

Description: HIV, HEP C and STI testing, prescription assistance for people living with HIV and those on PrEP, housing and transportation support, grocery vouchers and help with utility bill / phone bill assistance.

Website: www.coloradohealthnetwork.org

Partners – Minor in Possession (MIP) class, Mentoring Program

Description: Offers Minor in Possession class and other substance abuse classes (8 hours in 4 consecutive days) and mentoring services.

Phone: 970.245.5555

Website: www.mesapartners.org

Colorado Mesa University (CMU) – Prime for Life

Description: Provides educational substance abuse programs for students (students are automatically referred to the class by the school).

Phone: 970.644.3740

Website: www.coloradomesa.edu/safety/awareness/alcohol-drug.html

The Medicine Abuse Project

Description: Provides a confidential, one-on-one support line to help develop a personalized action plan, a treatment facility locator and prevention skills training

Phone: 1.855.378.4373

Website: www.drugfree.org/medicine-abuse-project/

Alateen (Al-Anon)

Description: Provides support groups for youth ages 9 – 19.

Phone: 970.242.1075

Website: www.al-anon.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Description: Provides referrals to treatment facilities and information on other opioid use disorder related resources and helplines.

Website: www.samhsa.gov

Boys Town National Hotline

Description: Offers a referral line for resources related to family and school problems, suicide, chemical dependency and sexual and physical abuse.

Phone: 1.800.448.3000

Website: www.boystown.org

Teen Line

Description: Offers a hotline for information and referral to other resources related to substance use disorder, physical and sexual abuse, suicide and other issues.

Phone: 310.855.4673

Website: www.teenlineonline.org

S.A.F.E. Alternatives

Description: Helps locate local therapists for treatment for substance use disorder.

Website: www.selfinjury.com

GirlsHealth.gov

Description: Provides information, articles, basic educational information and other substance use disorder information.

Website: www.girlshealth.gov