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Announcing New Text Service "Crisis Text"

Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners, in partnership with Colorado Crisis Services, now offers Crisis Text for Coloradans needing mental health, substance use, or emotional help. The new text services are available 24/7/365 and allows Coloradans to access a master's level clinician within minutes through text messaging on their phone. This service is free and confidential (text messaging and data rates may apply; see terms here).
Crisis Text is part of a growing number of services offered through Colorado Crisis Services and is aimed towards ensuring that that all Coloradans have access to mental health services when they need them.
March 29, 2016 | By gcburnett | Category: Prevention and School Culture

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DCSD is requesting parent input on the health and wellness of our students. Last year, DCSD received a large planning grant from Colorado Health Foundation in an effort to assess how the district supports students through the lens of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model (WSCC). The mission of this grant is to review the current state of DCSD's student health and wellness program, and then formulate a three to five-year plan based on stakeholders’ needs, the latest research, and best practices. As part of this process, we would like your input.

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It may look like a plain, white shipping container was just parked on the backyard grounds of Mountain Vista High School. The contents of the container are anything but plain, though. Walking inside the container, different colors of ambient lighting glow, futuristic-looking equipment and tall towers are suspended from the ceiling, and the humidity level is set to 70 percent. The container has been recycled into a new kind of learning opportunity for students.