Mental Health

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    Tension and Trauma Release Exercise Sessions


    A 4 session series Thursday, November 10th, 17th, December 1st and 8th.
    TRE® is a simple technique that uses simple stretching exercises to gently trigger the body’s natural healing response to release stress and tension
    that has accumulated from everyday circumstances of life, from difficult situations, immediate or…

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    New mental health legislation aims to improve patient outcomes

    By Jeanne Souldern

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Mental Health Colorado (MHC) President and CEO Dr. Vincent Atchity declared, “2022 may be the biggest year in Colorado history in terms of the significance for mental health legislation passed.”

    What began in March 2021, withread more →

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    Regeneration: Grief and Generating Wholeness For the Work Ahead with Gwen Garcelon Part 2


    Gather with Gwen Garcelon on sacred land and be guided into connection with Mother Gaia using the principles of Gaia Theory and Earth-based wisdom traditions. You’ll have solo time to explore and restore your own connection – which is the heart of regeneration.

    You will get to experience a Grief…

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    Fantastic Fungi Film


    The documentary Fantastic Fungi is a fascinating film that delves into the world of mushrooms and other fungi.

    It is also a good way to enter into conversation about a relatively new way of composting human remains after death.

    Join Conscious Death Coach and Sacred Passage Doula, Akaljeet, in viewing…

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    A Will to the Woods Documentary


    A revealing film about musician and psychiatrist Clark Wang as he prepares for his own green burial a demonstration of his determination that his last act will be a gift to the planet
    What if our last act could be a gift to the planet? Determined that his final…

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    What has COVID done to our nervous systems? And what can we do to reset?


    Zoom Conversation for Educators, Parents, and Community Partners hosted by FocusedKids with Guest Speaker Dr. Christine Runyan

    The light at the end of the COVID tunnel is tenuously appearing — yet many of us feel as exhausted as at any time in the past year. Memory problems; short fuses; fractured…

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    CMC adds a Human Services bachelor’s degree

    On Jan. 25, the Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Board of Trustees unanimously approved CMC’s seventh bachelor’s degree program, Human Services, along with a $5 dollar per credit hour increase in all Colorado resident tuition rates for the upcoming academic year.

    CMC worked with over 70 agencies to gain an understanding… read more →

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    Addressing Colorado's last-place mental health finish

    On March 2, the Colorado Legislature introduced House Bill 22-1278 (HB 1278) to create the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA). This cabinet-level state agency would take on issues at the center of Colorado’s torn and tattered mental health care system.

    The bill outlines the duties and responsibilitiesread more →

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    Evaluations for ‘kids in crisis’ increased in 2021

    With the rollback of the emergency declaration prompted by the Omicron variant outbreak, the seven-member Basalt Town Council met in person for the first time this year at its regular meeting. The public broadcast of the meeting, which was covered remotely by The Sopris Sun, was delayed andread more →

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    Death Cafe with Amy Moran and Akaljeet


    Death Cafe is a safe and relaxed space to gather with community members to discuss topics related to death and dying. The idea is to engage in interesting and thought provoking conversation.

    Please note…Death Cafes are not bereavement or counseling sessions, rather an opportunity to increase awareness and bring comfort…