Health and Mental Health
There are lots of local options to choose from regarding your health and the health of your children!
Prenatal, Pediatric and Reproductive Health
Colorado Adolescent, Maternity & Parenting Family (CAMP Family), through Children's Hospital Colorado, provides prenatal medical, psycho-social and nutritional care for pregnant teens. Contact the clinic at (720) 777-CAMP (2267).
Here is an additional expansive list of resources provided by CAMP Family
Young Mother's Clinic, also at Children's Hospital Colorado, provides post-delivery medical care to parenting teens and their children. (720) 777-CAMP (2267)
BC4U is a clinic, located at Children's Hospital, that offers free and confidential reproductive health services for individuals up to age 25 that includes: STD testing and treatment, birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, breast exams, HPV vaccines and pap smears.
Metropolitan Community Provider Network (MCPN) provides reproductive health care, prenatal care and health care for children at several locations in the Aurora area.
Metropolitan Community Provider Network (MCPN) has dental clinics at several locations in the Aurora area.
Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics (RMYC) has dental clinics at several of the Aurora clinics as well as the APS School Based Health Centers.
Pediatric Dentistry at Children's Hospital Colorado provides kid-friendly dental care, comprehensive dental services, urgent care and walk-ins to teens and children.
Local Mental Health Centers
Aurora Mental Health is the local community mental health center with individual and family services for Aurora residents at multiple locations.
Interested in mental health support for you (and possibly your child), but not sure where to go? There is a new program through the AuMHN that offers Early Childhood and Family In-Home Therapy. Call 303-617 2457 for more information.
24/7 Colorado Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or click here
Additional Important Health Information
APS Office of Medicaid can help any family in the district apply and maintain health insurance.
Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) serves families in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, and offers over 60 programs/services ranging from birth certificates, immunizations and health care referrals to restaurant inspections and infectious disease investigations.
Check out this programs' services brochure for a more detailed understanding of what the TCHD offers.
Making Healthy Choices for You and Your Baby
Do you ever wonder what is good and bad to do during pregnancy? Substance use especially can get confusing. Explore these resources to become aware about what is best for you and your baby:
Smoking Tobacco - Quit Smoking for Baby and You
Drinking Alcohol When Pregnant - Alcohol and Pregnancy Questions
Smoking Marijuana - Good to Know Colorado: How Marijuana Affects Pregnant & Breastfeeding Mothers