Not All Wounds Are Visible: The Impact of Trauma on Motherhood

October 19, 2021
Not All Wounds Are Visible: The Impact of Trauma on Motherhood

We know that substance use disorder and mental health challenges come with their own stigma. For women living with substance use disorder, this stigma is further compounded by society’s perception of women and motherhood in general. Society often celebrates the martyrdom of motherhood, which creates tremendous pressure on women who are hurting or suffering through…

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Boost Your Emotional Wellness by Spreading Calm

September 20, 2021
Boost Your Emotional Wellness by Spreading Calm

Every time you practice calm, you add calmness to the world. – Unknown Ripples, however small, slowly move out from the source and create an impact far beyond what we can imagine. Likewise, when we bring calm to someone’s day, we not only impact their life, we also impact the lives of those around them….

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Share Hope. Get Involved. Save a Life.

August 23, 2021
Share Hope. Get Involved. Save a Life.

In 2019, Weld County lost 70 lives to suicide. Most of us would agree that one of the hardest things about seeing someone struggle is our desire to fix the problem. However, the data tells us that people in crisis do not need someone to fix their problems. They need a safe space to feel…

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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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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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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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