This page includes resources for Coloradans who have questions about health care, telehealth options and physical and mental health- everything from information about insurance to free online yoga classes.
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Colorado Crisis Services
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. Call 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 to speak to a trained professional. Learn more at coloradocrisisservices.org. To view the site in Spanish, click on "Espanol" in the top left corner.
National Suicide Prevention Life Line
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and distress resources for individuals and families. For those who speak English, are deaf or hard-of hearing call 1-800-273-8255 or learn more at suicidepreventionlifeline.org. For those who speak Spanish, call 1-888-628-9454 or visit this page.
Crisis Text Line
The Crisis Text Line allows anyone to text HOME to 741741 in order to be connected with a Crisis Counselor, 24/7.
Colorado Wellness Recovery
Colorado Wellness Recovery is a mental wellness and addiction recovery guide. It is a free resource for Coloradans considering recovery. Learn more at cowellnessrecovery.org
Find and compare drug and alcohol detox centers in Colorado at Detox Local. Go to the site to see a range of free and paid options across the state or call 866-315-7061 to speak with a detox advisor.
Colorado Behavioral Health Council
Colorado’s Community Mental Health Centers are committed to ensuring the continuity of essential services while also safeguarding the health of staff, clients, and communities. Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council continues to provide specific resources during this difficult time.
CDC Guidance on Stress and Coping during COVID-19
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. The CDC has provided guidance on coping with stress that will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
Find Behavioral Health Help
Find Behavioral Health Help provides any overview of the many resources which can help with a mental health or substance use issue.
Mental Health Colorado
This advocacy organization hosts a variety of online mental health screening in both English and Spanish, a mental health toolkit for schools, a page dedicated to the latest mental health research, as well as a variety of events throughout the year.
Pro Bono Mental Health Services
Benefits in Action has teamed up with Spark the Change Colorado to offer pro bono mental health services. All service is provided remotely.
Colorado Quit Line
Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for support in quitting smoking or visit https://coquitline.org/en-US/. To view the website in Spanish, click on "Espanol" in the top right corner.
Circle of Parents Groups
Circle of Parents Groups are meeting online in English and Spanish to create a space for people raising kids to vent, cry, and laugh, and joke, and find out how other parents are navigating this new world. To view the site in Spanish, click here.
Crisis and Support Website/App for Teens
Ten Percent Happier
Ten Percent Happier has compiled free meditations, podcasts, blog posts, and talks on this page will help you build resilience and find some calm amidst the chaos
Free Resilience Tracker and 30 Min Courtesy Coaching Call
Tough times require us to fortify our protective walls of resilience so we can "bounce back" from adversity. LoveJoyCO wants to help Coloradans with a FREE resilience tracker. By taking an inventory of where we stand in vocational, financial, spiritual, social, mental, and physical wellness and where we want to be, we can determine the gaps so it's easier to develop action plans on how to get from point A to point B. LoveJoyCO would also like to offer a FREE 30 minute coaching call with any Coloradan who's used the resilience tracker and needs help fortifying their resilience.
Embark Virtual Recovery Clubhouse
Explore 48 free online weekly recovery meetings representing multiple pathways, and diverse communities, focused on Colorado.
Mind-Body Medicine Podcast at the YMCA
Alleviate stress and build a healthy spirit, mind and body with our resource library, blog and podcasts and more!
Colorado Mental Wellness Network
Colorado Mental Wellness Network has rolled out new ways to pass on wellness virtually with our Mental Wellness Isolation Hacks. To support our community's mental wellness while we are physical distancing, we are posting daily tips and opportunities to keep our community motivated and well. These days, we all have to get creative and adapt our previous self care routines. By sharing the wellness tools we are utilizing, we are providing inspiration and ideas to keep our community well while remaining connected.
These recordings are designed to help you invoke your own energy of healing in regards to a specific situation. Each visualization calls in your own healing ability to help you visualize the balancing of a particular situation.
Enjoy this curation of meditations, sleep stories, music and more, all hand-picked to support your mental and emotional wellness through this time.
Creating Work-Life Balance at Home
Visit Fingerprint for Success to read more about the importance of creating a work-life balance when working remotely. The page also offers tips and advice to prevent burnout and manage working from home.
Staying Productive and Healthy at Home
Colorado Succeeds offers distance learning and remote working resources to help Coloradans stay at home.
Connect for Health Colorado
Connect for Health is Colorado’s official health insurance marketplace for individual insurance. There is an emergency special enrollment period through Thursday, April 30, 2020. Coloradans who are currently uninsured can enroll during this period for health insurance that will start on May 1, 2020. Coloradans who lose their job, or who may lose their job, and who will then lose their employer-based health insurance, are allowed a 60-day window to enroll in individual coverage, whenever that might happen throughout the year. Learn more and apply online at connectforhealthco.com.
Health and Wellness Resources
The content helps direct you to resources from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Department of Regulatory Agencies, Department of Human Services, and Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.
Colorado Division of Insurance
The Colorado Division of Insurance regulates health insurance companies operating in the state. Due to COVID-19, it is issuing emergency regulations and directives to health insurance companies on issues such as coverage of COVID-19 testing, employer-based health insurance and telehealth services. However, there are plans that the Division DOES NOT regulate, such as employers' self-funded plans and plans based in another state. If your health insurance card has "CO-DOI" on it, it is regulated by the Colorado Division of Insurance and it is subject to the Division's regulations and directives. See more at their "COVID-19 and Insurance" website.
Health First Colorado
Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)
CHP+ is public, low-cost health insurance for some children and pregnant women. It is for people who earn too much to qualify for Health First Colorado, but not enough to pay for private health insurance. Learn more at colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/child-health-plan-plus.
Benefits in Action Application Assistance
Benefits in Action helps individuals navigate and apply for assistance for many public benefits including: Medicaid, SNAP, Connect for Health Colorado, Medicare, and many other programs
Life Insurance Policy Locator
This tool, actually a nationwide tool developed and maintained by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), helps people find the life insurance policy and ensures that the beneficiaries of those policies receive the proceeds.
State Medicaid & CHIP Telehealth Toolkit
To support state policymakers in their efforts to expand the use of telehealth services in Medicaid programs, this Medicaid Telehealth Toolkit aggregates information and highlights questions that states may ask themselves when establishing new telehealth policy, including telehealth policies for pediatrics. This toolkit will evolve throughout the COVID-19 emergency.
Find Free Clinics
The Free Clinic Directory makes it easy to search for and find affordable health clinics near you.
COVID-19 Testing Sites
Gaia Stay at Home
Gaia, located in the city of Louisville for the past nine years, is powered by more than 100 locally based employees. Gaia is proud to team up with Governor Polis to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by offering this free resource to help Coloradans feel healthy, happy and centered during this time of isolation.
Colorado Kids have been impacted by COVID-19 more than we could have ever anticipated. Gaia, a locally based company, is here to help. Get your kids excited for yoga with these free classes and fun practices. Yoga and mindfulness have incredible physical and mental health benefits for children. Start practicing today!
Project Wonder is a Denver based dance company, Wonder Bound providing free online dance videos and classes.
YMCA Virtual Workouts
Regular exercise is one component of a healthy lifestyle that can help reduce stress and prevent illness. Stream workouts from home for FREE! We have a variety of at-home exercise options to stay healthy from the comfort of your own home. With equipment-optional workouts, all you have to do is click "Find a Workout."
Virtual workouts with MJ Fit!
One of our awesome trainers will lead you through a live virtual workout class through our MJ Fit public page on Facebook! The classes are all 45-50 minutes, and can be performed bodyweight, but if you have equipment, we will give recommendations on how to incorporate it!
24GO is a 24 Hour Fitness fitness app providing free personalized workouts at home.
Planet Fitness is providing free work-ins on Facebook live every day at 5pm.
OrangeTheory at home
OrangeTheory is providing free daily workouts that include at-home modifications.
ClassPass is providing free subscriptions with access to 2,000+ audio and video workouts for everyone.
CorePower Yoga is providing free classes updated weekly.
Free work out videos
KinetiCoach Fitness App
KinetiCoach is a custom workout builder app (for Apple and Android) built by an Air Force Academy Officer here in Colorado. KinetiCoach is offering 60 days free during this difficult period. No code required.
Live Stream Yoga classes for EVERYbody!
Live stream yoga classes, 21 per week, with a 10-15 minute community check in before class... ALL activity levels welcome (including nappers😊).
Saara's Resources to Keep you Healthy during Covid-19
This website includes links to the a 24 item stress guide, an immunity boosting checklist, a facebook group with live free workouts on Wednesdays, newsletter sign up with health tips and tricks and some other goodies to help keep you healthy.
Telehealth & Nurselines Directory
Use this list to help you find a telehealth provider in Colorado. This is not an exhaustive list of options. It is important to first ask your primary care provider if they offer telehealth visits or call your insurance company for more information. If you don’t have health insurance or a primary care provider, there are several online telehealth companies that will see you for a fee.
Telemedicine Provider Information
To facilitate the safe delivery of health care services to members throughout the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Department is authorizing three temporary changes to the existing telemedicine policy. Learn more about them on the provider website on telemedicine.
National Telehealth Portal: Health care from the safety of our homes.
During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, we don’t have to choose between medical care and social distancing. When patients can get health care through telehealth — and doctors can provide it — we protect ourselves and our communities.
Free Consumer Telehealth
Review this directory of free telehealth services to support Coloradans through COVID-19. This is not an exhaustive list of options, but will continue to be updated with free telehealth resources for consumers.
COVID-19 Education Center
A collection of educational videos related to staying safe during the coronavirus and accessing telehealth resources.