Colorado Wildfire Support

Mental Health Partners is offering counseling services, crisis support, and resource navigation in the aftermath of the Boulder County Marshall Fire. To access support,

Call MHP Cares (Marshall Fire Response) line at (303) 413-6282 .  People can also call MHP’s main number, (303) 443-8500, select option 9.

Email MHPCares@mhpcolorado.org for any inquiries, internally route needs, requests, and offers to volunteer or assist in any way.

 

 

Resources in Response to the Marshal Fire in Colorado

In response to the recent wildfires in Colorado, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed resources to help children, families, and communities navigate what they are seeing and hearing, acknowledge their feelings, and find ways to cope together. Resources include:

 

Support Helplines – 

  • SAMHSA has a Disaster Distress Helpline – call or text 1-800-985-5990 (for Spanish, press “2”) to be connected to a trained counselor 24/7/365.
  • The Trevor Project

Suicide prevention and crisis intervention for LGBTQIA+ youth.

Call 1-866-488-7386 | text ‘START’ to 678-678 | The Trevor Project | For Young LGBTQ Lives

  • Colorado Crisis Services Crisis support available 24/7   1-844-493-8255 | Text “TALK” to 38255
  • Domestic Violence Hotline and Support    1-800-799-SAFE (7233) |TTY: 1-800-787-3224 | Text ‘START’ to 88788  https://www.thehotline.org/

 

Organizations Providing Resources & Information

Boulder County Public Health

Please reach out to the Boulder County Public Call Center if you were impacted by the fire and need information. 303-413-7730

 

Boulder Office of Emergency Management

Plans, coordinates and supports wide-range of activities that help prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters and large-scale emergencies. www.boulderoem.com

 

 

FEMA Assistance for Residents and Businesses

Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice. https://www.fema.gov/

 

Disability & Disaster Hotline     

Community members who need additional support can call or text 1-800-626-4949.

 

 

Supporting Children Impacted by Wildfires

 

 

 

Psychological First Aid and Skills for Psychological Recovery

The NCTSN also has resources for responders on Psychological First Aid (PFA; En Español). PFA is an early intervention to support children, adolescents, adults, and families impacted by these types of events. The PFA Wallet Card (En Español) provides a quick reminder of the core actions. PFA Handouts include:

 

 

 

Mobile Apps:

 

Available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress at the Uniformed Services University and other partners:

 

 

Pet Loss Support Group

Free Boulder Pet Loss Support Group. First Saturday of every month from 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Human Society of Boulder Valley 303-442-4030