Co-Responders – Right Service, Right Place, Right Time

July 21, 2021
Co-Responders – Right Service, Right Place, Right Time

Mental health issues are widespread. They affect our friends, our families, and ourselves. What happens if mental health challenges place us in physical danger or require intervention from law enforcement? Historically, first responders have fielded behavioral health calls through the 911 system alone. With this traditional model, three options were typically available for 911 calls…

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Racism and the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study

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June 15, 2021
Racism and the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study

In the late 1990s, a landmark study revealed a powerful relationship between serious, negative events in childhood and people’s physical and mental health in adulthood. Known as the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study and conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Kaiser Permanente, this study asked adult patients to disclose some potentially traumatic events…

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Rainbow Road: Walking With the LGBTQ+ Community

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May 18, 2021
Rainbow Road: Walking With the LGBTQ+ Community

When Andrea Person attended a training offered by North Range a few summers ago, she was inspired. The training, Rainbow Road: Walking Therapeutically with Clients in the LGBTQIA Community, changed her entire perspective. “I was blown away,” shared Andrea, a navigator at WorkLife Partnership. WorkLife Partnership is a nonprofit organization with a mission to “build…

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Building Mental Fitness – May is Mental Health Month

April 21, 2021
Building Mental Fitness – May is Mental Health Month

Mental fitness is just as important as physical fitness but unfortunately, it’s often neglected. Incorporating activities that support good mental health into our daily routines can help us be healthier for years to come. Focusing on your own mental fitness can also have a tremendous ripple effect. Building resiliency in ourselves positively impacts those we…

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Finding Peace Day to Day

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March 24, 2021
Finding Peace Day to Day

Depending on the day, life’s twists and turns can take us for quite a ride. Through these twists and turns, our emotions communicate clues that can become gateways to better wellness. One way to connect with our emotions is a practice called radical acceptance. Radical acceptance (also called reality acceptance) is a stress tolerance skill…

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Suicide Prevention Expands Throughout Weld County

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March 24, 2021
Suicide Prevention Expands Throughout Weld County

As the partnership between the Weld Trust® and North Range Behavioral Health progresses, suicide prevention and crisis support services continue to grow and make a difference throughout Weld County. Suicide Education and Support Services (SESS) is a program of North Range Behavioral Health that has served Weld County for years by providing education around the importance…

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Enhancing Critical Mental Health Support Services throughout Weld

March 16, 2021
Enhancing Critical Mental Health Support Services throughout Weld

The Weld Trust® teams up with North Range Behavioral Health to enhance critical mental health support services throughout Weld Carbon Valley and surrounding communities, nestled in southern Weld County with beautiful views of the front range and eastern prairies, have always prided themselves on their resilience and self-sufficiency. The Weld Trust® and North Range Behavioral…

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North Range’s Janis Pottorff Interviewed on stethoSCOPE Podcast

March 15, 2021
North Range’s Janis Pottorff Interviewed on stethoSCOPE Podcast

Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the physical health of countless Americans, it has taken a toll on behavioral health as well. Recently, Family Connects Program Director, Janis Pottorff, was interviewed for an episode of Northern Colorado Medical Society’s stethoSCOPE podcast titled The ROAR to talk about the emotional impact this crisis has had…

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North Range Behavioral Health Leads the Way in Expanding Access to Care

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March 1, 2021
North Range Behavioral Health Leads the Way in Expanding Access to Care

Weld County’s Community Mental Health Center Becomes a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic At a time when we could all use mental health support, Weld County can now boast of having a community mental health center that joins the ranks as a nationally recognized center of excellence. North Range Behavioral Health has been awarded a…

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