It is with regret that we note the passing of Colorado Springs Grizzlies junior, Henry Rodriguez. We lost the promising state all-star to suicide over the weekend. To respect the family’s privacy, we’ll state nothing further other than mental health, especially adolescent mental health, is a crucial issue in today’s society. For signs of impending tragedy, access American Psychiatric Association.
For immediate assistance via phone and/or text, access the following:
· Colorado Branch of National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800.273.8255
o also this contact can sort assistance and aid from its immense resource database for ancillary support;
o outreach capable
· Colorado Crisis Services Support Center: 844.493.8255; they may also be reached via text at: #38255; text: TALK
· Safe2tell Colorado: 877. 542.7233; anonymous
Each of the aforementioned organizations are available 24-hours-per-day with no call waiting and respect the caller’s confidentiality. Friends or family members who suspect a loved one may be in crisis can contact a support mechanism via the number(s) above also.