To provide proactive comprehensive support to address students’ social, emotional, and educational needs. This happens with the help of parents/guardians, teachers and the community to help all students succeed in school and as life-long learners in our ever changing world.
Reaching out and asking for help can include not only the school counselor but other trusted adults and organizations for mental health or crisis support. Many location and national resources are available for assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Signs of Suicide Parent Portal
We are excited to announce that Caprock Academy is utilizing a brand new resource, the SOS Signs of Suicide Portal, as a part of our school-wide suicide prevention efforts. Log in to this free educational site for information on warning signs and risk factors for youth suicide, access useful resources, and to learn more about the key message all students will learn: ACT (Acknowledge, Care, Tell). You can preview the video your student will watch and take an anonymous online mental health screening on behalf of your child.
To access this mental health resource, visit www.sossignsofsuicide.org and enter:
How to Talk to Children about Traumatic Event Materials
Traumatic events are an experience in life that effects each person in their own way. There are many resources online and this is just one that has some good information. The attached handouts also provide additional information on how to help your child as well as yourself deal with trauma in your life. Please reach out to the school counselors if you would like additional information.
Colorado Crisis Services
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Crisis Text Line Text
Text HOME to 741741
Mind Springs Health Local Crisis Line
School Days 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday's by appointment only
Students are welcome to ask their teacher or aide to contact the counselor during the school day to schedule an appointment. Families are welcome to make an appointment with their student's counselor by calling the front office at (970) 243-1771 or by contacting the specific counselor by email.