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Steven Squires was reading the comics at his kitchen table on a Sunday in September when his wife Carol heard him emit a strange groan. His hands curled, his mouth hung open. Carol called 911 as … more
It’s time to talk: Don’t we all know someone who is struggling with some form of mental illness or mental health challenge? Colorado Community Media has launched a series of articles … more
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, there are some date ideas that have been done to death — fancy dinner, movie for two, going out dancing. While all fun, none of these are particularly unique. … more
Douglas County deputies were attempting to place the man who killed Deputy Zackari Parrish on a mental health hold while he reportedly was going through a "manic episode," according to a newly … more
Editor's Note: This report on the state of mental health and the barriers that can prevent needed care, is the first in an ongoing series that looks at how mental health challenges and illnesses … more
Piper Reasoner smiles as she asks a series of questions to a student in the training room at Legend High School. “What is your name?” “Are you nauseous?” “Am I in focus right now?” Minutes earlier the boy, 17, was elbowed in … more
Eighth-grader Morgan Fritzler is working to improve her self-awareness. “Sometimes, I have anxiety and perfectionist issues and I expect myself to get everything on the first try,” Fritzler, 12, said. “It makes me feel frustrated.” But … more
Chris Cummins sits on the floor, cross-legged, facing his wife Cindy in the recliner where she spends most of her day. With her right hand, she strokes her Chihuahua, Porscha, snuggled in her lap. Lining the wall near the chair is a pile of … more
When you work in public health, programs that substantially improve the health and well-being for thousands are the gold standard. This is especially true when the beneficiaries are kids, who all deserve a healthy start, and pregnant women, who are … more
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