Meet the DSST: Byers Mental Health Team

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Luigi Bordonaro

High School Social Worker

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Natalie Jung

Prep Academy (HS) Dean

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Katie Ethridge

MS Dean

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Tyler Lima

Middle School Social Worker

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Jermaine Jones

Senior Academy (HS) Dean

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Jessica Currie

Middle School Social Worker

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Ike Ogbuike

MS Dean

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Allie Serina 

Director of Mental Health

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Dan Monaghan

MS Dean

Resources

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 160 crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number

Eating Disorder (ANAD)

1 (888)-375-7767

ANAD’s free, eating disorders Helpline is available to provide emotional support and referrals. Call us for any of the following reasons:

  • If you think you have an eating disorder

  • If you think someone else has an eating disorder

  • Treatment referrals

  • Support and encouragement

  • General questions about eating disorders

Roo Planned Parenthood Chat

roo.plannedparenthood.org

Talking about sexual and reproductive health can feel awkward. Ask Roo, Planned Parenthood's chatbot, for unbiased answers to your intimate questions.

Safe2Tell

1-877-542-7233

Ensures that every Colorado student, parent, teacher and community member has access to a safe and anonymous way to report any concerns to their safety or the safety of others, with a focus on early intervention and prevention through awareness and education.

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-422-4453

If you are a witness to or a victim of child abuse there is a huge benefit to making the report yourself. Being able to tell your story first hand gives the child care worker much better information than if it came from someone not involved. Our counselors are available to talk through child abuse situations if you have questions or need additional support. We can also help research additional resources that may be available to you.

Trevor Project

1-866-488-7386

The Trevor Project provides 24/7 crisis support services to LGBTQ young people. Text, chat, or call anytime to reach a trained counselor.

Substance Abuse Hotline (SAMSHA)

1-800-662-4357

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN)

1- 800-656-HOPE (4673) 

The National Sexual Assault Hotline was the nation’s first decentralized hotline, connecting those in need with help in their local communities. It’s made up of a network of independent sexual assault service providers, vetted by RAINN, who answer calls to a single, nationwide hotline number.

Denver Health School-Based Health Center

denverhealth.org/services/school-based-health-centers

SBHC form a large network of 19 health centers located inside DPS campuses that provide medical, mental health, dental and behavioral health care to any DPS student as well as children enrolled in DPS-affiliated Early Childhood Education programs at no charge to families. They also offer health education and family planning, as well as insurance enrollment and advising services.