Crisis/Mental Health Resources



Immediate threat to physical safety or actual harm conducted​:

  • Call 911
  • Auraria Campus Police: 303-556-5000
  • Anschutz Medical Campus Police: 303-724-4444

Concern about faculty or staff behavior:

  • Faculty and Staff Threat Assessment and Response Team (FaST) 303-315-0182 | eMail | Policy

Concern about student behavior​:

Need immediate crisis counseling:

Need resources to deal with personal crisis:

Need Interpersonal Violence resources and support:

Colorado Crisis Services provides free, confidential, professional and immediate support for any mental health, substance use or emotional concern, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. 

Prevention Life Line
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and distress resources for individuals and families. 

Colorado Wellness Recovery is a mental wellness and addiction recovery guide. It is a free resource for Coloradans considering recovery.

Available to Kaiser subscribers - virtual mental health and wellness platform.

New Service: The clinic provides easily accessible, comprehensive and confidential mental health services for all faculty and staff employed at CU Anschutz. Most insurance plans are accepted. Please note this service is only available to CU Anschutz employees at this time. 


As COVID-19 affects a growing number of people in our communities, we are taking steps to ensure we’ll continue to be there for you and to meet your needs. We have fully transitioned our clinic to be remote and are currently seeing all patients via telehealth.

Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center


Current Patients:

(303) 724-3300



New Patients:

(303) 724-4975

Behavioral Medicine Clinic

We provide evidence-based
psychotherapy via telehealth to those
that have co-occurring emotional
challenges (e.g., anxiety, depression)
and health conditions that impact daily
functioning and quality of life.

Behavioral Medicine Clinic


Email | 303.315.7080

CU Anschutz Medical Campus Mental Health Resources 

List of campus services available to help. 

CU Denver Mental Health First Aid Training: is a skills-based training on assisting those with mental health and substance-use issues. The 9-hour training is led by qualified experts in the field of health and wellness and takes place at the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center.

Learn More about Mental Health First Aid Certification

CU Anschutz Mental Health First Aid Training: Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care.

Learn More about Mental Health First Aid Training.

CU Denver: Request a training for your area, called Lynx Connected. This is a crisis de-escalation training offered by the Counseling Center. 

Navigate to this form. For Presentation, Training, or Workshop select “Other (type below).” In the please specify box type, Lynx Connected. The Lynx Connected training is more information than the You Can Help a Student training and less intense than the Mental Health and First Aid training.


College of Arts & Media

CU Denver

Arts Building

1150 10th Street

Suite 177

Denver, CO 80204


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