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El sistema de salud mental en Colorado está mal preparado para apoyar a niños adoptados con traumas severos 

La razón principal por la cual las adopciones de niños en custodia temporal en Colorado fracasan es por un “problema con el comportamiento del niño”. ¿Cómo tratamos el trastorno de apego reactivo o la pérdida relacionada con la adopción?

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SunLit Interview: Jim Davidson’s harrowing experience led to tools for scaling “The Next Everest”

Jim Davidson is a climber and professional speaker with Speaking of Adventure. During his 40 years of mountaineering, he has ascended high mountains on six continents. He is a New York Times best-selling author who wrote “The Next Everest,” which is being published in five languages. Jim coauthored “The Ledge” with Kevin Vaughan which was […]

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Tragedy often begets more tragedy. Denver’s coroner wants to break the cycle by offering families help.

The body on the table was that of a 28-year-old man. Inside an autopsy bay, professionals from the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner were trying to figure out what killed him. To the doctors and forensic pathologists who perform the valuable service of cataloging Denver’s dead, this was just another day at the office. […]

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SunLit interview: As an animal lover traumatized by burglars, R.L. Maizes knew she had the makings of a novel

R.L. Maizes’s novel, “Other People’s Pets” (Celadon Books, Macmillan) was a Library Journal Best Debut of Summer/Fall 2020. Maizes is the author of the short story collection “We Love Anderson Cooper” (Celadon Books). Her stories have aired on National Public Radio, and can be found in Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading and in The Best Small Fictions […]

Posted inColoradans, COVID, News, Politics and Government

For Indigenous rights activists in Colorado, coronavirus brought momentum and pushback

Tziavii Stevens was born in Denver, and grew up mostly on a reservation in Nevada. She was the only girl on the reservation with a Paiute name. Tziavii means “the wild rose.” Stevens didn’t grow up particularly politically engaged, but that changed when she went to her first protest in Pueblo at the age of […]

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Namaste Noir: A Colorado yoga co-op seeks to diversify, heal racialized trauma

Beverly Grant spent years juggling many roles before yoga helped her restore her balance. When not doting over her three children, she hosted a public affairs radio talk show, attended community meetings or handed out cups of juice at her roving Mo’ Betta Green MarketPlace farmers market, which has brought local, fresh foods and produce […]