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Tough Topics

This guide offers local services and resources covering a variety of community needs, including suicide, substance abuse, sexual assault, gender identity, as well as many others.


Hello! You have found your way to the section of the Tough Topics Guide with resources for violence and abuse. This guide includes resources for:

Sexual Assault & Abuse

Domestic Violence Services

Click one of the links above to navigate to your preferred category, or use the blue bars on the left (web) or top (mobile) of this page for links to local resources for support with these topics. 

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline and Colorado Crisis Services

If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please do not hesitate to call the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, or call Colorado Crisis Services at 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text "TALK" to 38255. These numbers will connect you to a safe and confidential crisis services by trained mental health professionals. Colorado Crisis Services also operates walk-in crisis centers at 115 S. Parkside Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80910 and 6071 E. Woodmen Rd., Ste. 135, Colorado Springs, CO 80923.

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