Youth Tools

We believe it’s important for Denver youth to have resources created just for them:

Rise above Colorado

Rise Above Colorado empowers teens to lead a life free of drug abuse. Learn more about their latest projects and how local teens can get involved at

Protect What’s Next

Helping youth reach their full potential, Protect What’s Next helps youth stay focused on their goals without letting marijuana get in the way. Learn more at

Above the Influence

Above the Influence is a movement empowering young people to recognize and face the influences around them, including the pressure to abuse drugs and alcohol. Additional resources at

Youth Support

Are you suffering from drug abuse and other mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, or adhd?

  • The Denver Health STEP (Substance Abuse Treatment Education & Prevention) Program can help.

  • STEP offers a 12-week outpatient treatment program for adolescents and young adults (11-24). 

  • STEP is located at Denver Health and have clinics in several Denver Public Schools.

  • Contact a STEP representative at 303-602-1893 or

Have Family substance use issues affected you?

  • Denver Health Families in Recovery: Support & Therapy for Youth,  Call: 303-602-6370 or E-mail: