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AspenOUT recognizes that in the past mental health of the LGBTQIA+ community in the Roaring Fork Valley has been underserved. In the last several years, we have had great success in providing much needed mental health services for the queer community. We have reached a point where we need to expand the availability and distribution of mental health services. We are happy to announce our partnership with HeadQuarters. HQ will manage and oversee the distribution of a portion of AspenOUT’s Mental Health Fund. HQ which will provide a data driven information system that will provide a valuable assessment of needs in the RFV. Thank you HQ!

Looking for therapy sessions and can’t afford it? We have a LGBTQ+ fund that is available to those facing financial hardship and need therapy, medication management, or psychiatric evaluations. Click here to learn more.

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HQ maintains this list of agencies local to the Colorado River Valley Corridor who can help with various mental health needs. We don’t provide these services — but you can reach out directly to these local organizations. 

Download the Pitkin County Mental Health Resource Guide – PDF

Looking for immediate help? Call 911 if someone is at immediate risk of harm to themselves or others. If you or a loved one are feeling suicidal or at risk of self-harming, call the Crisis Line 24/7 at 844-493-8255 or text TALK to 741741. For the local crisis line at Aspen Hope, call 970-925-5858, or call 988 for the National Suicide Help Line. 

Want to talk to a real person? Call 844-493-8255 or text TALK to 741741 to reach a live volunteer any time of day or night. 

Looking for support in Spanish? ALGUIEN QUE HABLA ESPAÑOL: Call Valley Settlement at 970-963-0851 or the Mountain Family Health Center at 970-989-1109.

Looking for support with grief and loss? Try Pathfinders at 970-925-1226.

Want to find children and families therapy and resources?

Want to find places that help provide therapy if you are uninsured or unable to pay?

Access the Provider Directory to find private therapists that accept the Mental Health Fund.

Looking For Help With Substance Use And Addiction? ​

Want to find resources that specifically support LGBTQ+ people?

  • Pathfinders: 970-925-1226
  • The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ persons. 
  • The Safe Zone Project: LGBTQ+ Support Groups and Safe Zone training workshops are one of the best places to start learning about all things LGBTQ+. Local LGBTQ+ youth can participate in a peer support group led by YouthZone. Call at 970-945-9300 or stop by the YouthZone office.
  • Online Trans & Nonbinary Adults 40+ Support Group: This peer-led group welcomes all transgender and nonbinary adults to an online space where they can come together for conversation and connections.
  • Online Trans Masculine Support Group: This online peer lead and confidential support group is for individuals who were assigned female at birth and identify as trans men, trans masculine, and/or female-to-male (FtM).

Looking For Help With Medication For Mental Health Needs?​