Join the CDA as they Launch their New Rural Mental Health Video and Toolkit on May 20th

Colorado Crisis Services resources target rural communities

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) and the Colorado Department of Human Services Office (CDHS) will host a virtual press conference to launch a new collaborative effort to increase awareness and understanding of mental health issues, reduce stigma, and promote Colorado Crisis Services as a resource for rural audiences.


  • Governor Jared Polis
  • CDA Commissioner Kate Greenberg
  • CDHS Executive Director Michelle Barnes
  • Jacob Walter & Family, Featured in PSA Videos

Colorado Crisis Services is the statewide behavioral health crisis response system offering residents mental health, substance use or emotional crisis help, information and referrals. Its mission is to strengthen Colorado’s mental health system by providing Coloradans with greater access to crisis services wherever they are at regardless of ability to pay.

If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs help dealing with one, call the Colorado Crisis Services toll-free number 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 for free, confidential, 24/7 counseling support.

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.