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Mental Health Matters Resources

Each of us experience a different mental health journey. Mental Health Matters explores topics we might face including resources we can use to support our mental health as well as those around us.
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Peer Specialists and Their Power of Lived of Experience

Peer Specialists and Their Power of Lived of Experience

Mental health can be affected by a lot of different things: anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction and beyond. Which can mean those of us living each day with it feel as if we are going through something no one else can understand. Having someone…
The Unique Journey to Recovery

The Unique Journey to Recovery

Recovery from substance use problems is usually not a simple journey, with both good and tough times. It’s different for everyone, and finding the right help and treatment is also unique. Often, the stigma around substance use problems can make i…
Navigating the Holidays: Tools for Tolerance, Acceptance, and Positive Relationships

Navigating the Holidays: Tools for Tolerance, Acceptance, and Positive Relationships

The holidays can be a tough time of year. Family is coming over, and you might feel excited, anxious, nervous, or everything at once. Take a deep breath—you’re not alone! You have yourself, and you have tools and skills to handle this holiday sea…
Why Practicing Gratitude Is Important and the Best Ways to Do It

Why Practicing Gratitude Is Important and the Best Ways to Do It

Throughout our lives, we are told to be thankful and show gratitude for what we have and those around us. While we know it’s important to be grateful, sometimes it’s hard to be, especially during difficult times. Actively practicing gratitude …
Supporting Seniors and Their Mental Health

Supporting Seniors and Their Mental Health

The population of adults over the age of 65 makes up for 17.4% of Jefferson County and 16.9% nationwide. This is projected to nearly double by 2060. Many older adults felt the pandemic’s impact with increased isolation, subsequent depression and …
Housing is the Key to Recovery

Housing is the Key to Recovery

As Autumn changes the leaves and drops the temperatures in Colorado, the need for housing becomes that much more important. At Jefferson Center, our focus goes toward not just responsive mental healthcare, but proactive care as well. Housing play…
Suicide Prevention: Progress & The Road Ahead

Suicide Prevention: Progress & The Road Ahead

While it’s important to address our mental health year-round, September provides a specific time to focus on one of the most difficult subjects in mental health —suicide. During this time, mental health professionals across the country make effor…
Helping Your Child Navigate Change – Advice for Back to School Anxiety From Our School-Based Clinicians

Helping Your Child Navigate Change – Advice for Back to School Anxiety From Our School-Based Clinicians

Remember how you felt when you started that new job? When did you move to a new city for the first time? No matter how big the change, it can be a challenge for many of us. We sat down with our School-Based Clinicians to learn how parents…
Why Pride Matters: A Protest for Equality, Diversity, and Authenticity

Why Pride Matters: A Protest for Equality, Diversity, and Authenticity

At Jefferson Center, we value the diverse voices of our staff members and believe in providing a platform for their perspectives. In this blog post, we have the privilege of hearing from Tabbey, a valued member of our team and a passionate advoca…
Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth: Building Safe Spaces for Growth and Acceptance

Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth: Building Safe Spaces for Growth and Acceptance

Happy Pride Month! June is a timely month to celebrate and shine a light on the LGBTQ+ community, especially the incredible youth who face unique challenges. However, it is important to note that these challenges are faced year-round, and we shou…
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