Psycologist-trained Peer Counselors here to help free of change in the Roaring Fork Valley

Hello there, we’re R.O.O.T.S

R.O.O.T.S is a group comprised of high school students in the Roaring Fork Valley who want to help create positive change in the mental health of their community. R.O.O.T.S peer counselors are trained by licensed therapists utilizing evidence-based psychological methods such as Positive Psychology and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy.

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By teens for teens.

R.O.O.T.S is a program created by teens for teens to improve mental health in the Roaring Fork Valley. A team of licensed psychologists and therapists train high schoolers to be certified peer counselors in this 6-week or 3-weekend program. We’re here to make a difference through peer counseling, with trained peer counselors acting to help counsel their peers using positive psychology, and refer their peer’s to licensed therapists for further help.

“R.O.O.T.S. helped me save my friend who was suicidal, without learning QPR [suicide prevention] I don’t know what would've happened.”

R.O.O.T.S. Peer Counselor  

Thanks to our partnership with:

The Roaring Fork Valley Psychological Association and Aspen Youth Center

Need immediate help? Text TALK to 38255 to reach the Colorado Crisis Services Hotline

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