Month: December 2020

SummitStone Health Partners children with anxiety depression

Children and teens can experience depression and anxiety

Children and teens aren’t exempt to depression and/or anxiety, either. Nearly 50% of all lifetime mental illnesses begin by the age of 14, according to NAMI. Determining if your child or teen may have depression and/or anxiety can be difficult to differentiate from typical brain development and hormones. Depression and/or anxiety in children can affect […]

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Colorado Spirit Program’s Support is only a Phone Call Away

Colorado Spirit has a warm-line that is free to call and available 24/7 every day of the year. Colorado Spirit counselors are trained staff who understand what you are going through and can help talk you through your challenging time. They are a combination of mental health paraprofessionals and professionals who support community members in […]

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Mental Health: Mind Matters exhibition at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

Mental Health: Mind Matters exhibition at FCMoD

“We hope you’ve heard already that FCMoD is hosting a special exhibition, Mental Health: Mind Matters, to support community conversations and understanding around mental health. While we’re so excited to invite you to experience this exhibit, we would also love to welcome you to explore the entire museum. Whether you’re banging melodies on the collaborative […]

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Nocostyle magazine article on covid-19 and substance abuse

Substance use disorder on the rise during COVID-19

Substance use disorder is on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Prior to the pandemic, we were in an opioid crisis, and now we add all that uncertainty in our lives to it,” says Cassie Damato at SummitStone Health Partners. She also states that all the factors that contribute to increases in drug and alcohol […]

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