Are you experiencing emotional stress due to COVID-19?

Optum is providing free online resources and a 24/7 Emotional Support Helpline staffed by mental health specialists: 1-866-342-6892. If you are experiencing domestic or sexual violence, the resources below are available to assist you.


Have you or a loved one experienced gender violence and are in need of help?


The Center on Domestic Violence does not provide crisis services for victims/survivors of gender-based violence. Free resources for accessing information and support are listed below.

If you are a student, faculty or staff on the Auraria Campus, call the Phoenix Center at Auraria. The 24/7 Helpline is (303) 556-2255. The main number (for appointments) is (303) 556-6011.


National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE or 800-787-3224


National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Call: 866-331-9474 or 866-331-8453


National Sexual Assault Hotline
Call: 800-656-HOPE


Sexual Harassment, Assault and Rape Hotline for Legal Advocacy
Call: 567-SHATTER


Online informational resource:


Safety Planning App: is an evidence based free phone app that can be used discreetly.