COVID-19 RESOURCES

With the spread of COVID-19 in our community, here are some resources that are available to help:

Local Support

24/7 Crisis Line
  • The Eagle Hope Center is available any time, day or night, to help those experiencing suicidal thoughts or extreme emotional distress. Call (970) 306-4673 
    School-based Clinicians are also preparing to provide services to their high risk students remotely while schools are closed until April 8th.
  • If you do not live in Eagle County, please call the Colorado Crisis Line at 1-844-493-8255.
  • Additional resources can be found at www.speakupreachout.org  and www.nowmattersnow.org.
     
Stay Informed
For local updates regarding COVID-19 visit www.ecemergency.org
 
Events
Visit EagleValleyBH.org/Events  for a complete list of upcoming remote events related to resilience and coping with anxiety. 

 

Behavioral Health via Telehealth

On our home page search 'Find a Therapist' - please search by Telehealth

 

Resources For Parents 

  • COVID Family Guide - English
  • COVID Family Guide - Spanish
  • Early Childhood Partners is offering support for all families of young children.  Our bilingual mental health consultants can provide support for parents on a range of topics including responding to challenging behavior, sibling rivalry, daily schedule and activity ideas, and caregiver self-care.
    • To speak with someone in English please call 970-306-6767.  
    • To speak with someone in Spanish please call 970-401-4552.
       

Resources For HealthCare Professionals  

  • COVID-19 Care Line for Physicians - 720-810-9131 Free hotline for any Colorado healthcare worker serving patients during this challenging time.  Callers will be linked with a physician peer who will listen and discuss stresses associated with the COVID-19 crisis - Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Phone calls or video chats can be scheduled after hours. The Care Line is not treatment, rather an opportunity for peer support in a confidential environment.  For more information, visit the website here. 
     
  • Office of Behavioral Health COVID-19 Resources for Behavioral Health Clinicians
     
  • COVID-19 FAQ for Healthcare Professionals
     
  • DORA’s COVID-19 informational website
     
  • University of Denver Telebehavioral Practice (Video)
     
  • Psychiatry Services for the Frontline
    Dr. Carol Traut and Dr. David Wahl have generously volunteered to provide free, psychiatric services for Vail Health, Colorado Mountain Medical, and Eagle County Paramedics. These services are not endorsed or sponsored by Vail Health. Information on Dr. Traut and Dr. Wahl can be found below. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, please contact Dail Edinger at 970-445-2489. Services will be held via phone or video conference (employee preference).
    • Dr. Carol Traut is a psychiatrist who spent most of her career in Denver practicing psychotherapy, medication management, and addiction treatment.  Since moving to Vail in 2017, she has devoted her time to helping local medical groups provide medications for opioid use disorder and chronic pain. She also consults to Eagle Valley PROUD, a task force advocating for recognition and treatment of people struggling with issues of drugs, alcohol, and prescription medications.  She looks forward to helping with the current crisis by supporting our local health care professionals.
       
    • Dr. David Wahl practiced psychiatry for 40+ years in the Denver area before moving to Vail full time three years ago. While in general practice, he treated many doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals for stress related issues.  Teaching medical ethics and wellness to residents and professionals, administrative roles in a psychiatric/general medical hospitals and consultations at the county jail are some of his varied experiences outside of his office work.  Since being part of our Eagle County community is important to him, he is eager to help others during these challenging days. 
       

Additional Resources

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