Tag: mental health

QPR - Mental Health First Aid Training

Free suicide prevention and Mental Health First Aid

SummitStone Health Partners offers free suicide prevention and Mental Health First Aid during Mental Health Awareness Month FORT COLLINS — Since 1949, Mental Health America has led the effort to recognize May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The organization recently released a report showing that anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation have skyrocketed during the worldwide […]

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League of Women Voters

Panel discussion focuses on mental health during COVID

This panel discussion provides perspectives about the mental health and substance use issues in Larimer County resulting from COVID-19 and other 2020 stressors. Learn how families have been impacted, the role of disparities, and how providers have transformed their ways of working. Speakers include Marybeth Rigali-Oiler, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, CAYAC Program, Health District of Northern […]

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Garcia House Inpatient Behavioral Health Facility

SummitStone Health Partners Opens 16-Bed Inpatient Behavioral Health Facility

SummitStone Health Partners Opens 16-Bed Inpatient Behavioral Health Facility SummitStone’s “Garcia House” fills crucial behavioral health treatment need in Larimer County.  Fort Collins, Colo.— SummitStone Health Partners announces the grand opening of Garcia House, A Circle Program by SummitStone. Garcia House is named in honor of one of Larimer County’s most stalwart Substance Use Disorder […]

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Larimer County Sheriff Office

Grant funded Co-Responder Program meets high demands in its first year

By pairing SummitStone Health Partners Co-responder, Lesley Craig, and the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, this has helped improve outcomes and save lives of those with mental health and substance use issues. “Long-term solutions are one of the co-responder’s goals. The program aims to help give citizens in crisis an access point to assessment and treatment, […]

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Larimer County Sheriff Office

Grant for Co-responders for Law Enforcement

We are excited for the additional behavioral health specialists who will be helping law enforcement officers on crisis calls in Larimer County.  The $397,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Human Services will allow specialists to respond to calls in which a mental or behavioral health issue is involved in hopes of helping funnel people to the resources […]

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Larimer County law agencies seek grant to pair more counselors with officers

Funds will expand program to have counselors work with officers in Larimer County, Loveland, Fort Collins By Pamela Johnson – Reporter-Herald Staff Writer Local law enforcement agencies are hoping for a $362,000 grant to multiply the number of certified counselors available to respond to crisis calls with officers. Larimer County is leading the grant application […]

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