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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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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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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North Range Suicide Prevention Program Profiled on Weld Found Podcast

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December 14, 2020
North Range Suicide Prevention Program Profiled on Weld Found Podcast

The Weld Found podcast is about “connection in an age of division,” and features stories from Weld County, Colorado. In a recent episode titled “The Longest Night,” the host addressed the holiday season and how for some people, rather than being a time of happiness and joy, it can be a time of sadness, depression,…

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Squad 1 on the Weld Found Podcast

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August 19, 2020
Squad 1 on the Weld Found Podcast

As cities and states across the nation consider how to de-escalate situations that have historically resulted in arrest or violence, many are looking to models like Weld County’s Squad 1. Squad 1 is a collaborative effort between North Range Behavioral Health, North Colorado Health Alliance, and the Greeley Fire Department. It has its own first-response…

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NRBH Honors Greeley Fire Department

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October 15, 2019

North Range Behavioral Health honors the Greeley Fire Department with “Community Champion for Behavioral Health” Awards On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Board of Directors of North Range Behavioral Health proudly named Chief Dale Lyman and Interim Battalion Chief Jeff Stranahan of the Greeley Fire Department as Community Champions of Behavioral Health. Both are outstanding…

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A Friendly Ear

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May 28, 2019

Sometimes, you just want to talk to someone who’s been through it. Someone who has grieved the loss of a friend, sibling or spouse. Someone who knows how difficult it is after retirement. Someone who understands both the bittersweet benefits of aging. The Peer Counseling Program at North Range Behavioral Health may be an answer….

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I’m not perfect by any means, not even close.

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May 9, 2019

There comes a point when the happiness and relief once felt from drinking and using goes away and desperation kicks in. After losing my children to a foster home, then to next of kin for four months, I got temporary custody of my children. Every day, I remind myself of the pain I felt when…

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A Letter to Parents of Teens

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February 12, 2019

“Why is it so hard to go to your parents if you are struggling with suicidal thought?” I provide suicide prevention presentations to an average of 6,000 teens a year. I teach the warnings signs and are helpful resources. Although it seems like common sense that a teen would go to their parent when they…

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