The most current COVID-19 news and updates from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) can be found on Colorado’s COVID-19 website.
This infographic discusses the racial inequities experienced through COVID-19.
The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado released: COVID-19 Impact on Latinos and Immigrants: A report on Colorado nonprofit organizations and communities.
Providing Suicide Care During COVID-19: Resources from ZeroSuicide.org
A Guide to Providing Mental Health Services to Immigrants Impacted by Changes to DACA and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Sound Affects: A music program that connects professional musicians with individuals living in senior care facilities to provide performances, including virtual options in light of COVID-19.
Colorado COVID Relief Fund: COVID-19 has created far-reaching economic and social impacts across Colorado and access to critical services and opportunities due to race and socioeconomic status are being especially hit hard and disproportionately affected. Final application deadline: May 30, 7:00 p.m. MT.
May is Older Americans Month! Check out this year’s theme, Make Your Mark, here.
LinkAGES Colorado: A collaborative effort to address social isolation through intentional intergenerational programming, including virtual connectivity options via Zoom or telephone.
CSU Extension: COVID-19 Resources for Older Adults webpage
SAGE of the Rockies: offers online programs to support socialization and wellness for LGBTQ older adults.
Rocky Mountain PBS published this article, discussing the spike in gun sales in Colorado and suicide prevention.
Project ChildSafe, an NSSF program promoting firearms safety and education, has released this brochure outlining ﬁrearm safety, and this Firearm Storage and Safety Assessment Quiz, which allows gun owners to test their firearm safety knowledge.
Videos & Podcasts
The Colorado Department of Agriculture published Rusty’s Story, a video about mental health in the agriculture community, along with a corresponding Rural Mental Health Toolkit.
Punk Rock Pariah hosted two suicidology podcasts: Episode 116 - Punk Rock Pariah Presents Break Down the Walls No.2 and Episode 117 - Punk Rock Pariah Presents Break Down the Walls No.3
All episodes of Suicide 'n' Stuff are approached through a critical, informal suicidology lens.
Ring the Alarm. The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America - A report to congress from the Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Task Force on black youth suicide and mental health.
Stories of Resilience
The Aspen Times released this article discussing how the City of Aspen has recently partnered with agencies for mental health and substance abuse programs.
Resources from LiveWell Colorado:
- Find Colorado Proud products for your business or home HERE.
- Track current resources for local and regional food systems HERE.
- Find the latest and greatest public health and food safety information for farms HERE.
- Learn which Markets are accepting Double Up Food Bucks, as well as drop off, pick up, and delivery HERE.
This Regional Meal Assessment shows what school districts are providing what type of meal services and other regional food access resources.
This buyer-grower matchmaking tool matches farmers needs with resources.