ARHS has a Prevention Interventionist, who is a master’s-level or licensed professional mental health counselor employed by Mental Health Partners (a Boulder County agency) and contracted by BVSD to provide in-school, free of charge mental health services aimed at resiliency building.
Prevention Intervention services include:
Crisis intervention and short-term counseling for students.
Assist students/parents with referrals to other mental health community resources.
Provide mental health consultation with school staff or others about a student’s mental health
Educational presentations to the school community
Topics that can be addressed include anxiety, depression, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, academic stress, social/relationship stress, eating/ body image, substance/drug use, sexual orientation, gender expression, trauma, family conflict, and transitions/grief/loss.
Referrals for PI services can be made by school counseling staff and/or administrators, and students by using the provided link. Once the referral form is complete it will be sent directly to the PI at the school. The PI will respond to the referral request within 48 hours (excluding school days off).
The referral form is not intended to be used for imminent mental health emergencies. If this is an urgent need, please call 911, 988 or contact the Colorado Crisis Services Line: 1-844-493-8255 or Text TALK to 38255. Additionally, some information in the referral could be subject to mandatory reporting related to harm to self or others.
Arapahoe Ridge High School: Prevention/Intervention Services Request