“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.
Pandemic Impacts on Mental Health: Uncertainty & Isolation Are Tough on Kids
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.
More Comfort & Better Treatments for Breast Cancer Patients
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.
Safe Outdoor Space
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.
Still Howling and Banging
“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.
Suncor Permit Renewal Worries Neighbors
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.
How is Our Mental Health after a Year-long Pandemic?
Sixteen-year-old Kate Sun said she’d always been a happy, active kid. A junior at George Washington High School, she played four sports and had a weekend job. But when the […]
COVID-19 VACCINE CALL LINE
On Jan. 25, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment launched a new call center for the public to ask questions specifically about the COVID-19 vaccine.
“I now just want everybody to get the vaccine so our lives can get back to some normalcy.”
In the midst of the biggest spike of Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines arrived in Colorado bringing with them much hope and optimism that life will return to normal. Health officials have begun an education and outreach campaign to address any hesitancy people have about getting the vaccine and remind Coloradans that masks and social distancing will have to continue into the summer.
Covid Exposure Notification Technology Starts in Colorado Sunday, Oct. 25
On Sunday, Oct. 25, the Colorado Exposure Notifications App will go live. Your privacy is protected, but by activating the app, you can learn if you’ve potentially been exposed to Covid-19. View an explanatory powerpoint by the Colorado Dept of Health and Environment.