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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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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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SummitStone Adds More Free Pandemic Services to the Colorado Spirit Program

“SummitStone Health Partners manages the local response team Colorado Spirit to offer free support to residents within Larimer County who are facing mental and emotional challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.” The Colorado Spirit support line provides a safe, anonymous outlet for those who may be experiencing a number of emotions due to the […]

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Mental Health Mind Matters exhibit at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

Mental Health: Mind Matters exhibit opens conversations

New exhibit at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery opens conversations around mental health disorders “A new exhibit at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is shedding some much-needed light on mental illness, treatment options and the effects it has on individuals, families and our community. The “Mental Health: Mind Matters” exhibit opened in early October, offering […]

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NoCo Overdose Awareness

Treat Addiction, Save Lives: Overdose Awareness Film Series 2020

August 31st is Overdose Awareness Day.  Held on 31 August every year, the aim of IOAD is to raise awareness, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, remember those who have died or suffered permanent injury because of drug overdose and stimulate discussion about overdose prevention and drug policy. North America continues to experience the highest […]

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Reporter Herald Loveland-Police SummitStone clinicians

SummitStone’s Co-Responder program helps Loveland police provide mental health support to people in need

SummitStone’s Co-Responder program has been in Loveland since 2016 and has been a valuable resource for the Loveland Police Department to help build community trust and ease the strain on law enforcement. “As sweeping protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death have led to a national conversation about policing, many communities […]

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Loveland hospitals stocking up on supplies before surge in covid19

Loveland hospitals and COVID-19 surge

Loveland hospitals buckling down, stocking up ahead of projected COVID-19 surge As the number of COVID-19 cases in Larimer County continues to rise, Loveland’s hospitals are working to ensure that they have enough supplies to weather the storm. Due to the pandemic, the U.S. has experienced a shortage of equipment such as masks and gloves, cleaning […]

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