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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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After Mass Shootings, Some Call For Better Mental Health Programs. Would It Help?

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On April 2, 2018
Statistically, people with mental illness are no more likely to become violent than people who don’t have a diagnosed mental illness. Dr. Michael Allen from the Johnson Depression Center and Dr. Jason Williams from Children’s Hospital Colorado spoke with Colorado Public Radio on addressing the challenges of finding a meaningful connection between mental illness and mass […]
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Welcome to our new website!

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On March 5, 2018
Welcome to our new website! This newly updated site was created in culmination of the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center’s 10th anniversary, and serves as an important resource for our patients and the community. Since 2008, we’ve made tremendous progress to improve the lives of people with depression and mood disorders, centered on […]
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Dr. Schneck named on 2017 list of Denver’s Top Doctors

  • Posted by Holli Keyser
  • On March 5, 2018
Congratulations to Christopher Schneck, M.D., Medical Director for being recently named as Denver’s “Top Doctors” in 5280 Magazine. Dr. Schneck has been recognized annually as a “Top Doctor” in psychiatry since 2004. 5280 Top Doc Honors: 2017 Psychiatry | 2016 Psychiatry | 2015 Psychiatry | 2014 Psychiatry | 2013 Psychiatry | 2012 Psychiatry | 2011 […]
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