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Boots on the Ground Awards for June 2016

Boots on the Ground Awards for June! The San Luis Valley Joint Interagency Oversight Group (SLV Joint IOG) honored two partner agency staff members with the “Boots on the Ground” award in recognition of employees who exemplify the spirit of cross-systems collaboration.  The June 2016 award recipients are Shawna Johnston and Teri Sisneros. Shawna is [...]

Methadone Clinic Changes Lives

Methadone Clinic Changes Lives By Ruth Heide Courier Editor          6.10.16           alamosanews.com ALAMOSA Heroin meets its match every morning at the methadone clinic in Alamosa.    Thanks to their daily methadone doses along with individual, family and group counseling 20 area residents are no longer using heroin.    "I am getting up every day, going to [...]

May is Mental Health Month Proclamations in the six counties of the San Luis Valley

Mental Health Month 2015 Below is the Proclamation that all 6 counties in the San Luis Valley and the City Of Alamosa signed this month! WHEREAS, mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being; and WHEREAS, all people experience times of difficulty and stress in their lives; and WHEREAS, prevention is an effective [...]

Mind your Matters – May is Mental Health Month

Mind your Matters - May is Mental Health Month When we think about cancer, heart disease, or diabetes, we don’t wait years to treat them. When people are in the first stage of those diseases, and are beginning to show signs of symptoms like a persistent cough, high blood pressure, or high blood sugar, we [...]

Mi Esperanza Wellness Center opens

By RUTH HEIDE Courier editor ALAMOSA The San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group opened a crisis living room facility Mi Esperanza Wellness Center on Friday and is inviting the community to visit.    "We are a crisis team for the entire San Luis Valley population. That's everybody ," Chief Executive Officer Fernando Martinez said as he [...]

Kristina Daniel, SLVBHG Chief of Operations speaks at a local Lunch & Learn Today

Kristina Daniel, SLVBHG Chief of Operations spoke at a local Lunch & Learn today sponsored by Tu Casa, Colorado Choice and SLVBHG. She discussed May being Mental Health Awareness Month, the importance of Being Brave and how as a community we can support those with behavioral health challenges. She ended her talk with Brene Brown’s [...]

Boots on the Ground Awards Amanda Hodge and Ed Mondragon

Boots on the Ground Awards Amanda Hodge and Ed Mondragon The San Luis Valley Joint Interagency Oversight Group (SLV Joint IOG) is pleased to honor two partner agency staff members with the “Boots on the Ground” award in recognition of employees who exemplify the spirit of cross-systems collaboration. The April 2016 award recipients are Edwin [...]

Colorado Crisis Services Now Offers Crisis Text Service for Coloradans Needing Mental Health, Substance Use or Emotional Help

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT: Cristal Silerio-Dukes Multicultural PR and Content Manager, Cactus Communications  Cristal@CactusDenver.com Office: 303.455.7545 Cell: 970.443.6288 Colorado Crisis Services Now Offers Crisis Text Service for Coloradans Needing Mental Health, Substance Use or Emotional Help   Denver, Colo. — Beginning today, Coloradans can now use text to receive immediate and [...]

San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group Shares Integration Efforts

Valley Courier - Health Guide February 2016 SLV Behavioral Health Group (SLVBHG) has a longstanding and successful history providing behavioral health services in the San Luis Valley. SLVBHG has provided Behavioral Health services for over 40 years to the six counties in the San Luis Valley. As such, we have an in-depth knowledge of our valley [...]

“Boots on the Ground Award”

SLVBHG is an active member in the SLV Joint Interagency Oversight Group and proudly announces the "Boots on the Ground Awards" The San Luis Valley Joint Interagency Oversight Group (SLV Joint IOG) is pleased to honor two partner agency staff members with the “Boots on the Ground” award in recognition of employees who exemplify the [...]