Posts on ‘depression’

S.P.E.A.K.: Suicide, Prevention, Education, Awareness and Knowledge

Monday, March 25th, 2019

The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC) is a body of 22 youth and 6 adults who are appointed by the Brighton City Council to study matters and plan events impacting youth and families in the City of Brighton. One of their biggest projects is SPEAK Week. SPEAK (Suicide Prevention Education and Knowledge) started in 2012 after the death […]

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Preventing Teen Suicide

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Article by Emmy Crouter, MSW It’s hard to ignore the news coverage of teen suicide in our country and in our state of Colorado. Teen suicide is on the rise, according to multiple studies, with a variety of factors being entertained as contributors. Thankfully teen suicide is preventable and there are many things you can […]

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Healthy Coping & Holiday Stress

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

By Rachel Morici, LPC It is no mystery that the holidays can bring up depression, loss and overwhelming feelings. The effects are understandable; holidays bring about increased demands, pressure, financial stress and perhaps grief and longing, especially when we have lost a loved one. Let’s focus on what we can do to minimize the holiday […]

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Mental Health: So What’s the Big Deal?

Monday, May 15th, 2006

Jody Pierce, LCSW The Mind/Body Connection. The Mental Health Association of Colorado has declared the month of May as Mental Health Month!  The emphasis this year is on spotlighting the mind/body connection as we now have a greater understanding of the link between physical and mental health. We know that stress is linked to the […]

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