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Your Physical Well-being

We support the well-being and academic success of all students through health promotion, disease prevention, health care coordination and advocacy for the health and wellness of the whole child.  Visit the Arapahoe Ridge Health Room if you feel unwell or hurt your self at school.

Your Mental Well-Being

Most adolescents experience positive mental health, but one in five has had a serious mental health disorder at some point in their life.  Mental health disorders can interfere with regular activities and daily functioning, such as relationships, schoolwork, sleeping, and eating.  If you feel your child is experiencing a mental health concern talk to your school counselor or nurse, or find additional resources at Mental Health Partners.

If you or your child is experiencing a mental health crisis call: 1-844-493-TALK

Anonymously report

Report anything that concerns or threatens you, your friends, ​your family or your community. Vist or call 1-877-542-7233.

Safety and Security Resources

The BVSD Safety Page provides a number of resources and programs aimed at protecting student personal safety and preventing children and youth from initiating or engaging in harmful behaviors.

Prevention and Support Resources

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