Mental Health

Welcome to the Colorado National Guard’s Mental Health resource page. Find information, community resources, program offices, contacts, and 24-hour crisis hotlines. Click on the topics below to connect or learn more about the services available (links are listed in alphabetical order).

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Connect a Colorado National Guard Service Member, civilian, or family member experiencing substance abuse issues involving alcohol or drugs to resources, education, and information. Including contact information for the Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) and Substance Abuse, Suicide Prevention, and Resilience Support (SSR) Program.

Behavioral Health Specialist

Connect with this office if you or someone you know is experiencing any mental health issues such as depression, stress management, anxiety, PTSD, panic attacks, mood disorders, suicidal thoughts, mental health profiles, mentally struggling with a divorce, or financial issues. Mental health is our priority! Let us help you, your battle buddy, or a dependent.

Chaplain’s Office

Talk to a chaplain! Connect confidentially with the State’s chaplain’s office for support on religious and non-religious topics i.e. suicidal ideations, grief & loss counseling, stress, anger management, career guidance, religious accommodations, and many more. You can submit prayer requests and ceremonial support through this page too!

Counseling Resources

Looking for a counselor? Want to find a therapist? Use this link to find counseling resources available to Colorado Guard members, dependents, and veterans.

Military Family Advocacy Group

The Family Advocacy Program (FAP) offers resources and programs to address domestic abuse, child abuse, and neglect, problematic sexual behavior & more. Learn more about how FAP works, how to get help, and additional options for assistance in the event you, your child, or someone you care about is impacted by violence or abuse.

Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC)

Connect with MFLC to receive confidential non-medical counseling for free. National Guard members and their families may receive up to 12 sessions per issue via face-to-face, secure online chat, video, or telephone at no cost. 

Suicide Prevention Resources

Looking for resources, information, and training on suicide prevention? Find links to crisis lines, survivor support groups, and more.

Sexual Harassment/ Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP/ SAPR)

Get resources, connect with a victim advocate, and learn more about services and reporting procedures. Get updated information on Colorado National Guard programs and training available.

Resource Directory:

MORE RESOURCES…Looking for a specific local resource? Check out Joint Community Forces Resource Hub for a complete list of Health and Wellness resources available to Colorado Guard members, veterans, and dependents.

Not sure where to start?

Contact our Behavior Health Specialist:

Shannon Bennett-Tuke
Call/ Text: 720-219-0749 


Leaders Link - Mental Health Resource Directory

Complete directory of mental health resources for CONG leaders including State offices, program contacts, and case Managers.

Key Offices: Chaplain’s Office, ASIST, ACE-I, ASAP, MRT, SSR, SHARP, SARC, Behavioral Health, and more

24hr Crisis Resources - Free and Confidential

Colorado Crisis Services

“Whatever you’re going through, we’ll help you through it”
Call 1 (844) 493-8255
Text TALK to “38255” 

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Veterans Crisis Line

Are you a service member in crisis? Or concerned about one? It’s free, confidential, and YOU decide how much information to share. 

Call 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) 
Chat Online – Click Here 
Text "838255" Veterans Crisis line logo

National Suicide & Crisis Line

CALL – 988

3-Digit Hotline, 24/7
English and Spanish


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