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Dear Community, Many are waking up to the nightmare that has been lived by black people in this country for more than four hundred years.  I feel outrage too, but my outrage is filtered through my white privilege. The majority...
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Have you been looking for a way to give back to your community, but aren’t sure how to plug into a role that highlights your skills? Are you entrepreneurial? Do you love the art of marketing? Do you have a...
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Being a part of the Young Professional’s Board (YPB) is an opportunity for professional development for members. Because of this, we mimic our board’s onboarding process, culture, and meeting processes with the YPB. This gives the members the chance to...
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First responders and front-line providers care for our community in life-threatening situations. The emotional stress of this great responsibility often follows first responders’ home and impacts the mental health of our providers and civil servants.   Now more than ever,...
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  Collegiate Peaks Bank Press Release                                                        Media Contact: Paul Suter, Suter Media Relations...
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Dear Friends, I wanted to reach out and connect with you during this critical and uncertain time. I hope everyone in your family is doing ok. I know a lot of your businesses have been impacted and some of you...
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Press Release Mental Health Services Brought to Coloradans via Telehealth Regardless of Their Ability to Pay 3/20/20 Maria Droste Counseling Center has been providing mental health counseling services for 30 years, regardless of ability to pay. As of Monday, March...
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Maria Droste Counseling Center is open and accepting new clients via telehealth. To find a therapist, call our Intake office: 303-867-4600 or email Intake@MariaDroste.org. As of Monday, March 16, 2020 MDCC’s physical offices are open by appointment only. Please contact...
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Mindfulness gets talked about a lot these days, but it is more than a passing fad. As an ancient practice with science to support its numerous benefits, mindfulness as a practice is a powerful tool for navigating the many challenges...
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[Scott Olsen/Getty Images]   The word “narcissist” has been bandied about quite a bit this past year. More than a politically divisive term, however, narcissistic personality disorder is a legitimate mental condition defined in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of...
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The need to be right is a common human trait. We all want to look our best in front of others, but when does that need cross over to being more destructive than constructive? And is it useful in the...
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This story went around the Internet a while ago:  A Harvard psychology professor gave a lecture.  She started by holding up a glass of water.  The students assumed she would ask the obvious question, is the glass half full or...
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A Commitment to Healing in a Time of Sorrow and Despair Along with this entire nation, we express our deep sorrow for the recent tragic event in Orlando. We hold in our hearts those whose lives have been lost, along with...
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September 11, 2001, changed the way we view the world. A rise in enlistment numbers following 9/11 reflect that many men and women felt compelled to answer the call to serve their country. For military couples or families, the aftermath...
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What is mindfulness? “Mindfulness is a state of relaxed and alert attention of the present moment. It involves focusing just on what’s happening now,” writes clinical psychologist Sophie Henshaw. A lack of mindfulness manifests in several ways: constant racing thoughts,...
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Honoring lost loved ones can help ease grief Despite the wealth of books and blogs on the topic, the experience of grieving is, in many ways, uncharted territory. Grief is personal and variable. You may think you know how you...
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  As if there isn’t enough built-in stress this time of year, the conversation around December holidays has a new wrinkle. The topic of how to acknowledge and celebrate the holidays has taken on greater importance in recent years —...
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 This is the second of a series of three posts looking at how incessant media coverage in this day and age of sensational, and too often disturbing headlines, can impact your mental health. In our first post, we explored the...
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