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The Search for Awesome – Finding Your Path

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On August 20, 2019
Need more happiness in your life? Want to learn more about the science of happiness? Curious as to how happiness is a mental health issue?  We have the answers. Happiness Expert, Dr. Amy Lopez, leads workshops designed to help you explore your happiness. In these workshops, you will learn: Definitions of happiness Why it is […]
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New Anxiety Program Resource

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On July 1, 2019
While the namesake of the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center (JDC) has a particular emphasis on “depression”, anxiety disorders are currently the number one diagnosis of patients seen at the JDC. Anxiety can be one of the most crippling experiences; however, with effective evidenced-based treatment, people can and do get better. And, these […]
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Teaching Kids and Teens Success through Resiliency

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On June 26, 2019
In this Toolbox Learning Series video, Marianne Wamboldt, MD and Scott Cypers, PhD provide parenting tips on how to teach teens to handle life’s transitions while staying resilient. Parents are also given tips on how to mindfully thrive in transitions, stimulate thought about the family’s definition of success and discuss how parenting styles may promote […]
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Rep. Jason Crow visits Depression Center, tabs ‘mental health crisis’ as a top concern

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On May 31, 2019
On a tour of CU Anschutz Medical Campus facilities and programs, U.S. Rep. Jason Crow learned how the campus in the heart of his district is expanding mental health resources and innovation. The emphasis is well-timed, considering the need for new treatments and improved patient access has never been greater. Referencing the recent shooting at the STEM […]
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After STEM School shooting, a community must face the trauma following the tragedy

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On May 13, 2019
This story originally appeared in The Denver Post.  The frequency in which shootings, threats and lockdowns occur can also weigh on people, mental health experts say These days – ever since two shooters entered STEM School Highlands Ranch and fired on their classmates — senior Joe Eriqat feels like he is watching a bad television […]
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Defining Design Benefits the CU Johnson Depression Center

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On May 2, 2019
The Brass Bed will host its 4th Annual Defining Design event on May 9, from 5 – 8pm. Defining Design is a celebration of the designers whom we have the privilege of working with and offers an opportunity to showcase their vision of bedroom design for our customers to see. It is the ultimate “meet and greet,” […]
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Nurturing Resiliency in Kids – Free Workshop

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On April 4, 2019
Parents make choices daily on how best to guide children through the opportunities and hurdles along the road from childhood to adulthood. What does the experience and research by experts tell us about how best to undertake this mission? “Parenting is a humbling experience, but one in which we can really learn to become better […]
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Supporting Teenagers: When Should I Be Worried?

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On March 11, 2019
In this Toolbox Learning Series video, Scott Cypers, PhD discusses how to understand the differences between typical and atypical teenage behavior, recognize when “teen angst” becomes something more concerning, and learn how to seek appropriate professional support. This video is also available on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/Zj7cy4HMWG8 
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Continuing our Impact

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On February 11, 2019
  The Johnson Depression Center had quite a year in 2018. We continue to grow our impact to advance our mission: improve the lives of people with depression and mood disorders through clinical excellence, innovative research, community programs, and education. We’ve seen a nine percent increase in our services over the last year, and our services are forecasted to grow 12 percent this […]
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Community Programs Offer Education, Support and Hope

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On January 29, 2019
As part of the CU Johnson Depression Center’s (JDC’s) mission, we provide education and programming aimed at addressing current mental health issues and concerns. These programs have been developed and delivered based on the community’s needs, focusing on what is relevant and important to Colorado. Over the last few years, the JDC has built out eight […]
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