Denver’s program that sends mental health pros instead of police on 911 calls is expanding after proving itself a big success.
It may have a funny-sounding name, but it’s the fastest growing sport across the nation and in Denver. Pickleball, which is a cross between tennis and ping pong, is delighting players of all ages even as it’s causing challenges for municipal recreation departments.
Covid continues to take a toll on our youth. Here’s what some talented young artists had to say (or illustrate) about living through a pandemic.
Colorado State University professor Temple Grandin has long been celebrated as one of the world’s leading authorities on the subjects of animal welfare and autism, so it’s only natural that the new CSU Spur campus at the National Western Center features a facility for equine assisted services bearing her name.
“She’s a ticking time bomb.” The desperation in the mother’s voice is palpable as she talks about how her middle school student spent many months self-harming and has even threatened to kill herself.
Jenna Glover doesn’t mince words. She says the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a full-blown mental health crisis in children and teens, especially with issues of depression and anxiety.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.
One month after the first residents began occupying the tents at the Safe Outdoor Space (SOS) encampment at the Park Hill United Methodist Church, Pastor Nathan Adams says he’s been pleased at how neighbors have responded, volunteering to bring two meals a day and other necessities for the residents.
“At the beginning of the Covid news coverage, one of the first things we saw was the people in Italy at 8pm. They all came out on the balcony. So I started clapping,” says Ignacio Correa Ortiz.
In recent weeks, environmental advocacy groups and concerned neighbors have called on the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and their subsidiary the Air Pollution Control Division (APCD) to deny one of Suncor Energy’s operating permits.