5 Tips to Help Navigate Family Conflicts

Between back-to-school, work, and a hectic election season, you might be finding yourself with less patience and more family conflicts. While any election and holiday season can present additional stress and opportunities for disagreements, this year has some people feeling more tension. It’s important to support your mental health and maintain strong family relationships by […]

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How Seasonal Changes Can Impact Your Mental Health

Winter is coming, and with it comes colder weather and shorter days. Although many people embrace the snowy days, there’s a reason it’s called the winter blues. Each year, roughly 5% of adults in the US face seasonal affective disorder (SAD).  With COVID-19 cases rising in Colorado and many cities moving to “Safer at Home” mandates, […]

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Navigating Through Turmoil and Uncertainty

It’s no secret that this election cycle has been stressful for everyone, regardless of party lines. On top of this is the anxiety that has been stirring since last spring when the pandemic began, which has left many people feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. Despite the current turbulent political climate and uncertainty in these challenging times, […]

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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Intimate Partner Violence

As COVID-19 cases surged in the United States, stay-at-home orders were put in place, schools began to close, many workers were furloughed or laid off, and other measures were implemented to protect the public and prevent widespread outbreak. This resulted in domestic partners and families spending more time together at home. This has left many […]

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How to Cope When Your Child’s First Day of Kindergarten is in Your Living Room

For millions of children, the end of summer means the beginning of their first year in school. Due to the pandemic and the uncertainty surrounding schools reopening, many children will be attending their first day of school virtually from home and some parents might be wondering what this will look like.  Kindergarten is an exciting […]

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5 Best Places to Get Your Body Moving in Denver

Exercise and time spent outdoors are crucial to building up your mental and physical health. Did you know that doing 30 minutes of exercise a day may significantly improve symptoms of depression and anxiety? And research has also shown that smaller amounts of activity, such as 10 to 15 minutes at a time, can also […]

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How to Recognize the Warning Signs of Suicide and What You Can Do to Help

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month but you can learn to recognize the signs and risk factors of suicide, spread awareness in your community, and know how to respond to someone in crisis all year long.  Suicide is preventable and help is always available. According to surveys conducted by the National Action Alliance for Suicide […]

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How to Know When Your Child is Depressed and What You Can Do to Help

If you’ve noticed that your child or teenager seems to be angry more often or has developed a negative attitude recently, you might be wondering if they’re just going through normal growing pains. While some mood swings are normal as kids develop, childhood and adolescent depression are often left overlooked and untreated because it’s mistaken […]

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Your Guide to Colorado Housing and Unemployment Benefits

Navigating how to apply for benefits and figuring out which benefits you need can be a tricky process, especially if you’ve just lost a job, home, or health insurance coverage. However, with the right information and a little direction, you can get the help you need to support your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.  Here’s […]

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Mental Illness Doesn’t Discriminate, So Why Do BIPOC Communities Have Difficulty Accessing Care?

During challenging times, the topic of mental health and wellness moves to the forefront of many people’s minds. However, this does not always mean that people who need mental health care will have access to it. In fact, some of the communities who are currently being hit hardest by events like the pandemic and the […]

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