Mental Health Support in the Arvada West Community

Watch this video to learn about the impacts of mental health care on Jeffco students from Jeffco students.

We're so glad you're here!

Your social, emotional, and physical wellness is important to us.

This site is a one stop shop for mental health tools, resources, and connections available at Arvada West High School and in the Jeffco community.

For students: Click here!

For families: Click here!

Upcoming Events

October Physical Health Seminar Speaker Series.pdf

Check out Jeffco's FREE upcoming seminars and trainings!

Training - QPR: Question, Persuade, and Refer.

Several training dates, virtually and in person. REGISTER HERE

3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. In this 90 minute training, you will learn to be a gatekeeper and ask straight-forward questions to get those experiencing thoughts of suicide crucial help to save their lives. QPR may be used for adults or youth.

Seminar - Alcohol, Marijuana, and the Teen Brain

October 19th - Virtually REGISTER HERE

Session A: 10:00-11:30am

Session B: 5:30-7:00pm

What science tells us actually works for preventing addiction and other harms. Find out how we, as community members, parents and guardians, can use positive youth development practices to prevent our young people from being hurt by use of alcohol and marijuana.

Main Takeaways:

  • The reality of teen marijuana and alcohol use

  • How and why the teenage brain is affected by substance use.

  • Get a good look at the devices teens are using

  • How to effectively prevent substance use, without being uptight, no fun or overly negative with our children

Seminar - Movement and Mental Health

October 29th - 10:00-11:20am Virtually REGISTER HERE

Kids don't have to be athletes to benefit from physical activity. Whether you have a competitive high

school athlete or a young couch potato, this session gives practical tools to promote a desire for lifelong activity in your kids.

Main Takeaways:

  • Recommended physical activity levels (by age) vs. reality

  • How Covid impacted physical activity and trends experts are predicting

  • The connection between physical health and mental health

  • Tools to help your child to engage in physical activity (especially for those not active in organized sports)

  • Local resources to help kids access the sport or activity they want to do

  • Injury Prevention tips

Can't wait?

Get help now.

Connect with a trained counselor for yourself or someone else for free.

Call 1-844-493-TALK or text TALK to 3-8255

...or visit the website to chat with a counselor and find a walk in location near you.

Support is available 24/7, 365 days a year.

Anonymously report anything that concerns or threatens you, your friends, your family or your community. This is not an emergency response line.

Call, online, or in app.

24/7, 365 days a year.