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Strategies for Dealing with Loss While in Recovery

When you are in recovery and working hard each day to move your life in a more positive direction, the death of a loved one can be devastating. However, by following some proven strategies from your Fort Collins substance abuse counselor, you can and will survive and keep your recovery on track. Use Their Memory […]

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Trump Administration Declares Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

www.npr.org October 26, 20175:02 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition President Trump declared a public health emergency to deal with the opioid epidemic Thursday, freeing up some resources for treatment. More than 140 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We are currently dealing with […]

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Understanding What it Means to Have a Dual Diagnosis

On their own, mental illness and chemical dependency are significant challenges for a person to overcome. When they occur together, the road to recovery can be even longer and more complex. However, as we tell the people we treat for substance abuse paired with conditions like depression and bipolar disorder in Loveland, recovery can be […]

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Chili Cook-off Fundraiser Results

Spirit Crossing held our annual Chili Cook-off fundraiser on Friday October 6 in celebration of mental health and wellness. [metaslider id=7384] 96 community members and Clubhouse colleagues enjoyed sampling a variety of 10 chili’s, dessert from the Silver Grill Café, coffee from The Human Bean, and root beer from CooperSmith’s Pub and Brewing.  All enjoyed […]

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Expansion of co-responder program a step in the right direction in better addressing mental health crises

The next time a Fort Collins police officer is called to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis, his backup might not carry a badge or a gun. Fort Collins Police Services and SummitStone Health Partners this month will begin pairing officers trained in community policing with experts trained in de-escalating mental health crises. The […]

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