Mental Health

the Community Working to Prevent Suicide

the Community Working to Prevent Suicide

Be A Part of the Community Working to Prevent Suicide BE 1 OF 4098 How to recognize when someone may be reaching out for help Download the flier Approach • Choose a time when you are alone • Begin the…

9 Ways to Decompress From Stress

9 Ways to Decompress From Stress

Having a long day at the office? A week that won’t end? Don’t feel alone. Most Americans are suffering from moderate to high stress, with 44 percent reporting that their stress levels have increased over the past five years. And unfortunately,…

#BelieveSurvivors Press Release

#BelieveSurvivors Press Release

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA), a program of Mental Health Partners (MHP) and the rape crisis center for Boulder and Broomfield Counties, experienced a significant surge in call volume to their 24/7 Sexual Assault Hotline during, and after, the…

The Spiral of Healing

The Spiral of Healing

Thanks to our guest blogger Natalie Ziemba for this entry. Healing takes time. There is no step-by-step prescription for how to recover after a traumatic event such as sexual violence. Everyone has a different experience of trauma, which means everyone…

A Second Look at #MeToo

A Second Look at #MeToo

Part call to action, part show of solidarity, the trending of #MeToo serves as a rallying cry to draw attention to the pervasiveness of sexual violence and sexual harassment. The hashtag not only calls attention to the widespread impact of…

Fievel the Facility Dog

Fievel the Facility Dog

At first glance, it might not look like I’m working very hard in this picture, but, boy is it hard to hang out with these friends without licking them the whole time! Giving kisses is my favorite way of showing…

Trigger Warning

Trigger Warning

Thanks to our guest blogger Natalie Ziemba for this entry. Many people process through trauma by letting it out, often through writing, art, or some other creative medium. Many people also experience re-traumatization when reading something that reminds them of…