(Vail Daily) World Mental Health Day is Oct. 10, and Vail Valley Partnership President and CEO Chris Romer shares the importance of the day and the resources in the community.
(Vail Daily) The Eagle County Board of Commissioners signed a resolution Tuesday that officially recognizes September as National Suicide Prevention Month in Eagle County.
(Vail Daily) This Is My Brave, Inc., the national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the stigma surrounding mental illness through storytelling, and SpeakUp ReachOut, the suicide prevention coalition of the Eagle Valley, are hosting auditions for “This is My Brave – The Show” on Aug. 22 and 27.
Integrative Health at Colorado Mountain Medical aims to bridge the gap between mental health and physical wellness. Through the implementation of an integrative care model, Colorado Mountain Medical, a partner of Vail Health, strives to reduce the stigma of seeking behavioral health care, while improving access to services. Shannatay Bergeron of Colorado Mountain Medical and Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health have the details on how Colorado Mountain Medical patients benefit from integrative health.
Funding Expands Crisis Intervention Training – With the rising need for behavioral health crisis care, de-escalation education among first responders has become even more critical. The ability to assess a scene, ask the right questions, identify a person experiencing a mental health crisis, and alter tactics as needed requires training, knowledge, and awareness.