We support the personal and social development of students in the following ways:

School wide presentations

  • Substance abuse, suicide prevention, bullying, diversity


  • Self advocacy, personal responsibility, communication, appreciation of individual and cultural differences, problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution, stress management
  • Interest inventories, strengths explorer, personality inventories

Counseling groups in the community

Alcoholics Anonymous, The Young & Restless is an open AA meeting for any young person whose life has been touched by Alcoholism. Fridays, 10pm at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs.

Grief and Loss Group for teens sponsored by the Aspen Hope Center meets in Basalt. Please call Michelle Muething 925-5858 to learn more and sign up.

“I AM ME” LGBTQ Teen Group is facilitated by Janet Gordon, M. Ed, LPC. Open to any teen in the Roaring Fork Valley. Meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Carbondale Branch Library from 4:30-6pm. Call 379-4983 for details.  

Mental health referrals

We refer students to the Roaring Fork School Health Centers for mental health assessments, therapy, and help obtaining other mental health services. 

Crisis intervention

We work with the following agencies and encourage students and families to contact the following agencies in crisis situations especially when somebody is at risk of hurting themselves.

Aspen Hope Center responds to those in emotional crisis and offers a continuum of comprehensive care. They have a 24-hour confidential Hopeline (925-5858) to ensure that anyone who calls for help reaches an on-call clinician anytime day or night, seven days per week. 

Mind Springs Health provides quality, affordable mental wellness, behavioral change and substance abuse treatment. They have a 24/7 Crisis Line 888-207-4004.

Parent Resources

Family Resource Center

Buddy Program


Marijuana: Fact VS. Fiction

10 Questions Parents Ask FCD (Freedom from Chemical Dependency is the leading international nonprofit provider of school-based substance abuse prevention services)

How To Talk To Your Kids About Drugs If You Did Drugs

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