Learning how to have healthy relationships with everyone in your life is important.
Sometimes it’s hard to understand what makes relationships good.
Having healthy relationships can be rewarding and fun.
Looking at information about relationships may be helpful to make sure your relationships are good, healthy and safe.
Our Adult Advocacy Team has assembled these resources from information created by Elevatus Training, unless otherwise noted. The content is for adults with IDD and/or their trusted person to conveniently access anytime.
The Arc-JCCGC supports The Arc U.S.’s position statement on sexuality.
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Elements of Healthy Relationships:
Confidence and Self-Advocacy:
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Where to Go for More Help if Needed (Local Resources):
PorchLight Family Justice Center provides comprehensive legal, emotional and critical supportive services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, abuse of at-risk individuals, elder abuse, and human trafficking. The center is centrally located in Jefferson County. It is a safe, caring environment that provides one-stop services and support.
The Initiative is a Colorado-based non-profit organization specializing in providing services, support, and resources to people with disabilities who are experiencing domestic violence, abuse, neglect, sexual assault, or other violent crime. While The Initiative specializes in serving people with disabilities, they will work with all survivors, regardless of disability status, documentation, immigration status, sexual orientation, or identity.
Jefferson Center for Mental Health is a nonprofit, community-focused mental health care and substance use services provider. They offer hope and support to individuals and families who are struggling with mental health issues and substance use disorders.