On the evening of February 3rd, we will be offering education on Women and the Path to Recover from Women’s Recovery (Summit & Denver). See flyer for details. 2020-02-03_NAMI_HCC_EducationNight-Summit
Join us for an evening of education about women and overcoming substance use disorder. You will learn:
— Fundamentals of substance use disorder (signs of distress, diagnostic criteria)
— How gender-specific treatment for Read More
NAMI High Country had a booth October 27 for the 9 News Health Fair.Read More
September is Suicide prevention month.
If you or someone you know is in an emergency, call 911 immediately. If you are in crisis or are experiencing difficult or suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273 TALK (8255) If you’re uncomfortable talking on the phone, you can also text NAMI to 741-741 to be connected to a free, trained crisis counselor on Read More
This summer, with the help of your advocacy, we defeated Congress’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. And just a few weeks ago, we fought back again against the dangerous Graham-Cassidy health reform bill.
Now, the White House has announced plans that would make significant changes to mental health coverage. Meanwhile, congressional leaders are working toward reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and have forged a tentative bipartisan agreement Read More
Once again this year, Solvista Health at 714 Front St., Leadville, will offer free, anonymous depression screenings from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call Solvista Health at 719-486-0985 for more info or visit solvistahealth.org/resources/free-screening for a free, anonymous online screening.Read More
Legislators who make important decisions receive much of their information about mental illness the same way the general public does: through the media. While members of Congress also have staffers to study the issues, they rely on constituents for information. That means you. The best way to inform the legislators and give them an accurate picture of the reality of mental illness is to share with them the stories of those whom have had personal experiences with Read More