GOAL: To prevent or respond to crisis situations in a person’s life and prevent them from escalating and having a long term negative impact on the individual, their family and their community. Crisis areas could include: Basic needs, mental/behavioral health, physical health and individual and community safety.
23% increase from 2012 in face-to-face crisis calls handled by Mind Springs Health 43 completed suicides in Routt County since 2008 (5 in 2013) (REPS)
247 un-duplicated victim services in 2013 provided by Advocates Building Peaceful Communities
40 founded child abuse reports in Routt County in 2013 (1 fata1 report) (Routt County Department of Human Services)
People get help when they need it: Emergency care response team to 24 hours a day 7 days a week
We trained 1,134 community members on suicide prevention. More community members can recognize the signs of a potential suicide and get people to safety.
People in unsafe situations were moved to safety. Our local shelter was used 1,117 nights in 2013.