Resources

Local Intervention & Treatment Resources
  • If you or someone you care about is having suicidal thoughts, call The Center for Mental Health Emergency Services number at (970) 252-6220. Anytime, 24-hours a day, Seven days a week. There is no cost.
  • For substance abuse treatment please contact The Center for Mental Health at 970-641-0229.
  • For Gunnison and Crested Butte Alcoholic Anonymous Meetings call 970-641-6056. Gunnison meetings are held at The Last Resort, 114 N. Wisconsin Ave and Crested Butte meetings are held at the Congregational Church at 403 Maroon Ave.
  • For tobacco cessation information call or visit the QuitLine 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
  • To get a "quit kit" please call Margaret Wacker at Public Health 970-641-7913 and visit Tobacco Cessation resources.
  • For information on the free taxi service in Gunnison call Gunnison's SAFERIDE 970-209-RIDE.
Prevention Research and Policy
Websites for Parents
  • Time To Act - How to tell if you your teen is using.
  • Teen Safe - advice on talking with teenagers.
  • Safety 1st - A reality based approach to prevention targeting parents and educators.
  • Parents. The Anti-Drug
  • Alcohol Free Children - for parents, community and educators.
  • MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Kid Source - provides a parent's guide to prevention issued by the Department of Education.
  • NIDA for Teens - the science of drug use- geared towards teens.
  • Drug Alert - A resource for alerting the public about certain drugs and dangers
  • Lakeview Health Systems - Alcohol Abuse Resource Article
Websites for Teens
  • Own Your Choice - Youth based website on owning your own choices
  • Above the Influence
  • Free Vibe - a site providing drug facts and other education on substance abuse.
  • NIDA for Teens - the science behind drug use.
Media & Prevention