An overwhelming 32% of Colorado adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Needless to say, that’s nearly a third of state resident adults. Reports of depression among Colorado youth also rate higher than the national average. Worse yet, Colorado has the seventh-highest suicide rate among all states.
It’s clear that Colorado residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
For over 60 years, the Jefferson Center has existed to serve residents in need of mental health assistance of any kind. They offer a 24/7 helpline. Call 844-493-8255 to reach a professional, or visit the Jefferson Center website, which has a wealth of info, by clicking here.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Colorado-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.