Dot Org: Clinica Colorado

Clinica Colorado serves patients in Adams County and surrounding areas.  Their mission is to provide low cost health care for those who are indigent, uninsured or underinsured. Executive Director Jill Schneider talks with host Sean Hedden about their services.   […]

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Rise Above Stigma

In late January 2017, Samantha Mangum will be combing two of her passions: climbing the highest mountains in the world and helping her clients with a diagnosis of mental illness develop life skills. Mangum, who is a clinical case manager […]

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Gun violence and suicide

Guns are the single most frequent cause of suicide deaths nationwide and in Colorado. 79% of gun deaths in Colorado in 2015 were suicides.  A forum in Boulder on November 13th explores the connection between guns and suicide. Barbara Trager […]

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Combating teen suicide

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth age 10-19, and Colorado’s suicide rate is sixth in the nation – 30-40 percent higher than that of other states. There are organizations that are working locally to combat this […]

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Suicide Prevention Bill Signed

Governor John Hickenlooper signed several bills into law Friday including one to help prevent suicides. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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Dot Org: Mile High Behavioral Healthcare

The mission of Mile High Behavioral Healthcare is to empower individuals to shape healthy, viable, complete lives. They provide substance abuse and mental health services and housing. In this 2014 interview James Gillespie, community impact and government relations liaison, talks […]

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Mental Health Survey for Boulder County

“We can create a resilient community where we’re not afraid to talk about it, we’re not ashamed, we’re not worried.” Boulder County is asking residents to share their experience about getting or trying to get mental health services and supports […]

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