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 Avenue and Crested Butte meetings are held at the Congregational Church at 403 Maroon Avenue
  • 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

Media & Prevention