If a student needs additional resources, they would be referred to state-run program offering free therapy sessions
Our brains need regular care and exercise just like any other part of our body. Therapy is an important part of good mental health.
No family who has received trauma-informed coaching by Raise the Future has reported a disrupted adoption, according to the agency and the state.
After limited progress with prescriptions and talk therapy, psilocybin dramatically sped up the healing decades after a sibling’s suicide.
GRAND JUNCTION — Harps have a reputation that has a whole lot to do with chubby cupids and highbrow-hotel lobbies. Harp music is the Pearly Gates’ soundtrack. But inside a metal building tucked between a supply business and a laboratory in an industrial section of Grand Junction, it is quickly obvious that harps are also […]
Colorado mental health counselors in private practice say they’ve been surprised once again with new rules that will make it harder to treat the state’s most vulnerable patients: those with Medicaid insurance. The latest friction between behavioral health professionals and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing centers on the supervision of post-graduate […]
Helen Green’s hands tremble as she slowly swaddles each one in long cloth wraps — from the thumb loop to rotations around the wrist, over the knuckles, winding through the fingers and back around the wrist. The ritual, made challenging by the tremors of Parkinson’s disease, is the final preparation before she slides her hands […]
Colorado launched a program Wednesday to offer three free mental health sessions to children. Anyone between 12 and 18 can go to the I Matter state website to take a short survey to assess their needs. If the results show they need help, the site will connect them to a provider for a 45-minute appointment in the […]
Some words fail us, and for Robert Werthwein, “depression” is one of them. The 41-year-old director of Colorado’s Behavioral Health Office prefers to say “everything turned to complete shit” when his identical twin, Ryan, died of a brain tumor a week before their 15th birthdays, and that his life pretty much sucked for the decade […]
Nia Wassink doesn’t know what Wednesday will hold for the nation after a presidential election that people have awaited with equal parts anticipation and dread. But the nonprofit consultant knows what Wednesday will hold for her: A trip to the therapist’s office. Wassink, who lives in Longmont, is one of many Coloradans with a self-care […]