CSEAP is available to state employees in response to the Colorado Springs shooting that took place at Club Q - an LGBTQ+ nightclub - on November 20, 2022. State employees may be grappling with fear and difficulty associated with the violent attack. CSEAP has reserved 30 minute urgent appointment time frames this week to provide brief support and referrals. Please call us at 303-866-4314 to request an appointment. If you do not receive live response, PLEASE leave a voicemail message providing your name and your request for a critical incident appointment time on 11/21, 11/22, or 11/23. You may also accept OPTION 2 for immediate live support.
Resources and support can be accessed through the following organizations:
- Colorado Crisis Services - Call 1-844-493-8255 or Text ‘Talk’ to 38255
- The Trevor Project - https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help/; OR call 1-866-488-7386; Text 678-678
- The Center on Colfax - https://lgbtqcolorado.org/
- Trans LifeLine - https://translifeline.org/about/ or call (877) 565-8860
- Sage for LGBTQ+ Elders - 877-360-LGBT(5428)
- One Colorado - listing of resources
- CPR - Live blog and listing of resources
UCHealth Tips & Strategies -
Talking with Children about mass shootings -
Downloadable CSEAP Resources:
Accessible Community Resources
Disaster and Traumatic Events Resources
Impacts & Coping Strategies Following Traumatic Incidents
The CSEAP team of counselors practices with a lens of cultural awareness which includes ensuring that we are prepared to support employees with diverse social and personal identities. We work with many employees of various backgrounds, cultures, races, and identities. It is our priority to practice with a client-centered approach that encourages clients to share their unique difficulties associated with this most recent violent tragedy.