Peer supporters have walked a road through trauma, addiction, mental health conditions or other disabilities. We have made it to another side. On the road, we gained experiential knowledge – understanding you can’t learn from a textbook. Our stories give
Stress and trauma can make it difficult to sleep, leading to insomnia and other sleep struggles. Among adults whose sleep is affected by stress, more than half say stress makes them worry about falling asleep at night. Seven out of
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,
By Aubrey Boggs, CMWN Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator People use unfriendly language about mental health to express negative feelings about someone quite often. People have called me “crazy”, a “nut job”, “unstable”, and many other cruel words because I have a
By Matt, CMWN Intern We are the best possible experts on ourselves. Sometimes we want to go, sometimes we want to stay. Each moment is not the previous, nor will it be the next. Each moment is truly its own,
New year is just around the corner. If you are making a commitment for better self care, check out our upcoming classes: Wellness Planning workshop, Saturday January 7th – In this fun and interactive workshop you’ll create a personalized plan for
Winter began this morning (December 21st 2016) around 3 AM Mountain Time. In our modern world, the impact of winter is not as harsh as it once was. Central heating and insulating fabrics can help mitigate the effects of winter.