Teens and Healthy Relationships

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February 2, 2017

Everyone deserves a healthy and safe relationship. These days, adults and adolescents alike see mixed messages of what a healthy relationship really looks like. However, the conversation we should be having with our friends and family is about what qualities encourage and enhance a healthy relationship with a partner. A healthy relationship requires us to…

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Crisis Services in Weld County – 2 Year Anniversary

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November 16, 2016

Colorado Crisis Services is celebrating two years of providing crisis response across the state of Colorado. After the Aurora theater tragedy, the state of Colorado mandated the creation of a comprehensive network of services for individuals experiencing a behavioral health or substance use crisis. In response, Northeast Behavioral Health, which represents North Range Behavioral Health…

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Domestic Violence: Not Always What You Think

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October 3, 2016

October marks Domestic Violence Awareness month, a time to shed light on the issues surrounding intimate partner abuse. On a typical day, domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 21,000 calls. Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States, and abuse can happen to anyone, by anyone: 1 in…

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Quitting While You’re Ahead – Gambling Addiction is No Game

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October 3, 2016

Gambling is fun! It can be a relaxing way to connect with family and friends over games, a good theme for fundraising parties, and a good excuse for a trip – to Monaco maybe?  But, for some people, it isn’t entertaining, or fun.  Gambling has a dark side that is often ignored except by the…

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Mind Your Body AND Your Mind

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March 18, 2016

It’s hard to get through a day without getting advice about health and wellness. Every time we turn on our morning news shows, open the newspaper, or check out our Facebook newsfeed, we get tips and tricks to keep our diets or exercise plan on track. And when we’re at the doctor, we hear about…

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Myths of Addiction

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March 17, 2016

We talk a lot about the stigma associated with mental illness, but it is important for us to remember that the same stigma exists for addiction and substance use treatment. People with addiction issues can be difficult to support, especially if their families and caregivers are unfamiliar with addiction. Here are a few common misperceptions…

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North Range Brings “Walking Man” to Weld County

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July 15, 2015

Mark and Lisa Norwine are a typical family, except for one thing: they have spent their lives dealing with mental illness and all the challenges it presents. As we know, one in four people in the United States has a mental health issue, a circumstance which not only affects that individual, but also those who…

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United Way Live United Award

March 17, 2015

We are proud to announce that Rick Jenkins, North Range Behavioral Health board member, was honored at the March 12th  United Way Celebration as the winner of the Live United Award. Rick has always been deeply involved in our community, serving on numerous boards and kindly giving his time, expertise, and generous spirit to many important…

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United Way’s Community Impact Health Advocate of 2015

March 17, 2015

Our Executive Director, Larry Pottorff, was recently awarded United Way’s Community Impact Health Advocate of 2015. For more than 30 years, Larry has been making a difference for people with mental illness at North Range Behavioral Health and in our Weld communities. His achievements and advocacy inspire all of us. Congratulations, Larry!

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