Meditation can be intimidating. I think there are two camps when it comes to fearing meditation. Either – “Wow I can’t imagine being able to clear my thoughts completely, how can you think about nothing? I won’t be able to
At The Network we provide Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) workshops that includes discussing what goes in your “wellness toolbox”. I think this is everyone’s favorite part of creating a self-care or wellness plan – talking about what works for
by Aubrey Boggs, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator The White House has proposed a budget that would harm most people in our country, but especially individuals living in poverty and people with disabilities. From cutting over $800 billion from Medicaid
The Bipolar Roller Coaster Whenever I hear this Katy Perry song on the radio I cringe because of this lyric… “Someone call the doctor, got a case of love bipolar, stuck on a roller coaster, and I can’t get off
Each May our community recognizes mental health awareness month, a tradition that has existed since 1949 in an effort to shed light on the “normalcy” of mental illness. (1) Is it working? Hard to say. Granted we’ve moved away
by Aubrey Boggs, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator Denver’s camping ban helps no one. Plain and simple, this ban criminalizes people for existing. People should be able to keep themselves safe from the elements. HB 1314, the Right to Rest bill,
By: Aubrey Boggs, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator Under current Colorado statute, a person experiencing a mental health crisis can be legally held in a jail without committing a crime. This is incredibly dangerous for a person experiencing a crisis.
Interview by Matt Mague/CMWN intern Tony Orlando and Dawn reminded us to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole’ Oak Tree as Joe Don Baker was Walking Tall. The Miami Dolphins completed the first perfect football season, while the designated
Our next peer specialist training beings on March 27th, 2017 and runs for three weeks, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Click here for more information and an application. Not sure what a Peer Specialist is or what they do?
Senate Bill 021 will provide reentry services to individuals leaving the criminal justice system with mental health conditions. The bill provides $2.7 million to offer housing vouchers, employment services, Medicaid enrollment services, mental health treatment including psychiatric and counseling services,