Race, Racism, & Mental Health
The OSP has released a statement and action plan to dismantle racism. Additionally, we have included several resources for race, racism and mental health below.
Advancing Racial Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace Symposium: By The Denver Public Library. Find all Presentations and a Resource List linked here.
How to Make Mental Health Care Culturally Responsive
How Public Servants Can Fight For Racial Justice
How to be an Anti-racist: Featuring Ibram X. Kendi, PhD
11 Black Queer and Trans Women Discuss Self-Care
Identity and Cultural Dimensions of Black/African Americans by NAMI
General Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Month Ideas For Action by the SPRC: September 2020 Edition
SAFE-T Pocket Card: Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage for Clinicians
Applying Zero Suicide in Pediatric Care Settings
Navigating Back to School: From The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
Autism and Suicide: By Penn Center of Mental Health
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.
Larimer County Resources for COVID-19 provided by United Way.
Treating Suicidal Patients during COVID-19 by SPRC.
The Wellness Society developed a Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook aimed to help everyone during COVID 19.
Suicide and Older Adults: by CAMS with special Guest Dr. Yeates Conwell.
Practical Approaches to Race-based Stress and Trauma in Older Adults: Thursday, September 17th, 2020, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. MST
Social Disconnection and Late-Life Suicide - A virtual workshop. September 17-18, 2020. For more information, contact Dr. Liz Necka or Dr. Jovier Evans.
Reducing Loneliness and Social Isolation among Older Adults: Covers the risk factors for and impact of loneliness and social isolation on older adults, tools to identify loneliness in older adults, and resources for reduction.
Increased Access to Mental Health Care for Older Adults: Getting Support during COVID-19: Provides information on the potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of older adults.
Op-ed: For Older People, Despair, as Well as Covid-19, Is Costing Lives
Reports and Research
Nasal Spray Approved for Actively Suicidal People
Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A Sister and Survivor Looks Back 40 Years at Her Brother's Suicide
Autism Stories: By Lisa Morgan
Colorado Healthy Youth Campaign Pre-Launch Webinar: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 @ 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. MST
Root Causes: Explore What Affects Mental Health in Colorado. Tracing how social and economic life in Colorado communities affects mental health.
Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit