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Child, 青少年, and Young Adult Connections (CAYAC)

425 W. 桑树圣.112套房
Fort Collins, CO 80521

970-221-3308
Phone hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Please call to speak with a staff member and make an appointment.
 

Man comforting small child on couch当我还是个孩子, 青少年, or young adult is struggling emotionally or socially, it can be stressful and confusing for them and their families. 这个孩子, 青少年, and Young Adult Connections (CAYAC) team offers a unique program that empowers and supports families in navigating the network of behavioral health services available to youth in Larimer County, while bridging gaps in care. CAYAC’s multidisciplinary team helps provide answers, 选项, and support to help families find care that meets their unique concerns. Our goal is to promote early identification and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders that affect a young person’s health, 幸福, 家庭, 和学校.

Our services are open to all Larimer County youth from 0 - 18 years (or still attend high school) who live within Health District boundaries, as well as their families. Professionals who work with youth and families, such as teachers, 教练, and daycare 供应商, can also call for information, 援助, 资源, 和指导.

Please note that Connections does not provide crisis care.

If you are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis:

  • 呼叫 the SummitStone Health Partners, 24/7/365, at 970-494-4200.
  • Behavioral Health Urgent Care at the Larimer County Behavioral Health 服务 Longview Campus, 2260 W. Trilby Road, Fort Collins (walk-in available 24/7)
  • 呼叫 the Colorado Crisis 服务 line 24/7/365 at 1-844-493-8255 (or text “TALK” to 38255).
  • 呼叫 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

CAYAC服务

CAYAC can answer your questions; provide assessment, referrals to community 供应商, and brief in-house services; and support you along the way.

答案

Whether you are a 青少年, 家长, 祖父母, or guardian seeking support, we are here to help identify areas of concern and answer questions. We offer initial screening and assessment to help identify specific needs and next steps. Our staff can also provide education on a variety of behavioral health conditions including depression, 焦虑, 创伤, and substance misuse. 

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We guide youth and their families to appropriate care 选项, including further assessment, 咨询, or other 资源.

CAYAC does not provide ongoing, long-term treatment. 然而, we provide assessment and may be able to offer other short-term services, including brief therapy and medication management, 和测试, until an ongoing source of care is established.

支持

We can help navigate the often-complex system of behavioral health care, serving as an advocate and go-between as you work with school specialists, 供应商, and other community 资源. We’ll continue to offer support, information, and care coordination as long as needed.

我们的费用

Our goal is to remove barriers to care, including cost. Some services are free, and some are available on a sliding-scale basis. Other 援助 may be available for families who qualify.

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教育

CAYAC offers a variety of talks and trainings for various groups. 联系 outreach@howtobecomeagenius.net for more information.