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Aurora Mental Health Center is proud to partner with FEMA and present the Colorado Spirt Crisis Counseling Program, providing support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Older Adults have been especially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of August 2020, over 78% of COVID-19 deaths occurred in individuals 65 years old and older ( Due to the higher risk of severe illness and/or death, many older adults have endured and continue to endure isolation, strict social distancing protocols, grief and loss of loved ones, increased fear and anxiety, disruption in routine, and many other direct and indirect impacts of COVID-19.

Please reach out to our free and confidential Colorado Spirit COVID Support Line to be connected with our Senior Care Specialist, Dr. Kristin Pyne.


Our support line is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Services for Older Adults (all services offered via telehealth)

  • One-on-one supportive meetings with Senior Care Specialist.
  • Brief assessment of mental health and referral to resources if needed
  • COVID Stress & Stress Management Group.
  • Grief and Loss Group.
  • Coping with COVID Group.
  • Additional special-topic groups available upon request.

Services for Community Partners and Nursing Homes (all services offered via telehealth)

  • One-on-one meeting with Senior Care Specialist to assess the needs of community partners and the older adults they serve.
    • Tailored recommendations and resources.
  • Groups for Staff Members
    • COVID Stress & Stress Management Group.
    • Self-Care and Work-Life Balance Group.
    • Support for Community Caregivers.
  • Staff education on signs of stress, trauma, and depression in older adults
    • Additional special topics available (e.g. signs of COVID anxiety in adults with dementia).
  • Presentations, tip sheets, guidance, and/or trainings.

We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic impacts all of us.

We can help! We want to be there for you, please call today.

COVID crisis counselors are also available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at 303.617.2300.

If you are experiencing a mental health, substance use, or emotional crisis, please call the Colorado Crisis Services 24/7 phone number: 844-493-TALK.

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