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School Safety and Crisis Resources

School Safety and Crisis Resources

Many organizations have developed resources to help schools, parents and students dealing with the emotional trauma of violent events and who are seeking information on how to create safe school environments.

Safety and Crisis Supports for Communities

Colorado Crisis Services
1-844-493-TALK (8255)
Text "TALK" to 38255

Colorado 211
2-1-1 is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state. Call 211 or visit 211colorado.org. See also: Mental Health and Addiction Resources.

University of Colorado Teacher/Educator Well Being Support Line
Call or Text 303-724-2500

I Matter.

The I Matter program connects Colorado youth with a therapist for up to six free, confidential counseling sessions. Youth 11 years old or younger must have a parent or guardian help them fill out the survey.

Visit IMatter.org to get started.

Visite YoImportoColorado.org para comenzar.

School Resources for Colorado Wildfires

Health resources, wildfire incident reports and resources for families displaced by wildfires and other natural disasters.

View the webpage here.

Weather-Related Emergencies

For guidelines on emergency care, visit the School Nursing and Health - Training Tools webpage.

School Safety Resources

Colorado School Safety Resource Center
Resources, toolkits and support for creating safe, positive and successful school environments for Colorado students.

Safe To Tell
Safe2Tell is an anonymous tip line that can get help to students and schools immediately.

Safety and Security information
Information to promote a safe and secure environment for students and school staff. Includes virtual toolkits, guides of operations and planning advice.

Youth Violence Prevention
Bullying prevention and violence prevention resources.

School Crisis Resources

After a School Tragedy / Readiness, Response, Recovery & Resources
Developed by the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, this publication is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence and trauma.

REMS Technical Assistance Center
Readiness Emergency Management for Schools

School Safety and Crisis – Tips for Families and Educators
National Association of School Psychologists

Talking to Children about Violence