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Suicide and LGBTQ+ Youth, Resources from The Trevor Project

Warning Signs of Suicide https://www.thetrevorproject.org/resources/preventing-suicide/warning-signs-of-suicide/   Preventing Suicide https://www.thetrevorproject.org/resources/preventing-suicide/  

2020-06-09T15:14:33-06:00June 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Suicide and LGBTQ+ Youth, Resources from The Trevor Project

Mental Health Awareness Month – 2020

Hi! How are you? Really, how are you? May is Mental Health Awareness Month and every year the goal is to fight the stigma, educate the public, and support people and their families with their mental health concerns. Victoria Romero, Bonnie Ortega, Jamie Bogner and Azarel Madrigal-Chase, mental health experts from the San Luis Valley

2020-05-29T16:27:31-06:00May 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness Month – 2020

Anxiety-What is it and Why do I have it?

We’re in a crisis, a global pandemic-an experience many have never had before. Our minds are racing, hearts pounding, bodies quivering at one level or another. Emotions are telling stories of anger, agitation, fear, sadness, and worry. We’re being asked to stay home-whether it’s safe for us or not. Technology is now the front and

2020-05-15T13:16:37-06:00May 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Anxiety-What is it and Why do I have it?

Mental Health Awareness Month by School Based Specialist

When things don’t quite go as planned…. The last couple of months have been anything but normal.  The number of ways in which our lives have changed are countless and different for everyone.  But one common theme that is the same for everyone is that life has changed.  Whether you are a senior who has

2020-05-15T13:02:58-06:00May 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness Month by School Based Specialist

Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks What You Should Know When you hear, read, or watch news about an outbreak of an infectious disease such as Ebola, you may feel anxious and show signs of stress—even when the outbreak affects people far from where you live and you are at low or no risk

2020-05-07T12:11:33-06:00May 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

SLVBHG Offers Services amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

The San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group (SLVBHG) announced that onsite appointments for behavioral health are being offered virtually amid the COVID-19 outbreak, effective March 19. Providers will be reaching out to current clients to discuss options. “The SLVBHG Team is committed to maintaining the continuity of our critical mission providing continued services to

2020-05-07T11:44:09-06:00May 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SLVBHG Offers Services amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

Vigil honors domestic violence victims

© 2017-Alamosa News ALAMOSA — The San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group on Friday hosted a candlelight vigil honoring the lives of women and men who have lost their lives to domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and various activities are being held to recognize this significant issue. “Almost everyone you know has

2020-04-14T12:28:54-06:00October 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Vigil honors domestic violence victims

Boots on the Ground Awards

The San Luis Valley Joint Interagency Oversight Group (SLV Joint IOG) is pleased to honor three 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 2017 award recipients are Clarissa Woodworth and Kimberly Bryant. Clarissa is the Director of Communications

2020-04-14T12:37:53-06:00July 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Boots on the Ground Awards