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World Mental Health Day: Coping with Stress in the Workplace

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On October 9, 2018
Every year, World Mental Health Day serves as an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and mobilize efforts in support of them. For a long time, there has been stigma around talking about mental health in the workplace. However, increasingly, the dialogue is starting to open up and employers are recognizing how important […]
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Integrating Mental Health in Employee Wellness Programs

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On September 4, 2018
If employers have the opportunity to significantly increase productivity while reducing costs by investing in their employees, would they turn a blind eye? Consider the new imperative for employers—integrating mental health in employee wellness programs. Why? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognize mental illness as a major public health issue, and is […]
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Part 2: Back to School Stress Tips 101

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On August 20, 2018
Note: This is part one of a two-part series.  The start of a school year can be a challenging time for children and parents with transitions from one grade to another, new teachers, bullying, social pressure and much more. With a little preparation and the right attitude, shifting from a laid back summer to the routine […]
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Part 1: Back to School Stress Tips 101

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On August 13, 2018
Note: This is part one of a two-part series.  The start of a school year can be a challenging time for children and parents with transitions from one grade to another, new teachers, bullying, social pressure and much more. With a little preparation and the right attitude, shifting from a laid back summer to the routine […]
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“Putting our people first”: RK’s quest to invest in employee mental health

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On August 8, 2018
RK offers the region’s most diverse array of construction, manufacturing and service solutions for construction, industrial and commercial clients. With around 2,000 employees, RK prides itself on quality, safety and putting people first. In recent years, the company has focused more attention on the wellness of its employees, with a strong emphasis on mental health […]
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Fear fighter: anxiety disorders take center stage in early VR testing

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On May 25, 2018
“There are some major logistical issues with exposure therapy,” said Hubley, who works with the National Mental Health Innovation Center on campus testing virtual reality in a therapy setting. “And that’s putting it lightly.” Hubley, who uses VR-assisted exposure therapy (VRET) at the University Family Medicine Practice in Boulder and at the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression […]
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Veterans Mental Health Clinic Opening

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On May 12, 2018
Dr. Marshall Thomas, executive director of the Johnson Depression Center, said veterans face multiple barriers to access to mental-health services, including high costs, a lack of insurance coverage and health professionals who don’t always understand the cultural issues veterans bring to their experiences. The new Cohen Clinic, under the umbrella of the Johnson Depression Center, […]
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Telemedicine and Broadband Access in Rural Areas

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On April 17, 2018
Telemedicine is an emerging trend for rural areas, but access to care depends on access to high-speed internet. Dr. Jay Shore, director of telemedicine at the Johnson Depression Center, spoke with CPR News Colorado Matters on the importance of bringing broadband to rural residents.
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The 9 Things You Should Know About Colorado’s Work-Life Balance

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On April 9, 2018
Struggling to maintain a work-life balance? Psychologist Dana Steidtmann and Community Programs Manager Alex Yannacone, along with many other local experts weigh in with 5280 Magazine on “The 9 Things You Should Know about Colorado’s Work-Life Balance.”
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