Psychiatry/Psychology/Mental Health

Eating Disorders in Colorado’s Dancing Community, By Hannah Metzger

The Price of Prima Ballerinas: Eating Disorders in Colorado’s Dancing Community

by Hannah Metzger

J walked onto the stage with her arms tightly gripped around her waist, covering her stomach. In her low-rise leggings and black-studded bra, it was difficult to hide anything. She was 13 years old, preparing to rehearse for her tap dancing showcase. Her dark eyes fixated on the tight bellies and...

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Quinn Brett | Bound in Motion

by Morgan Tilton

Quinn Brett, an advocate for public lands and differently-abled access, is assisted by a wheelchair after a life-altering climbing accident. Here’s how the athlete maintains wellness, adventures, and strives to help others.

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Death Doula

Demystifying Death: Denver caregiver for the dying brings reverence to patients’ final days

by Sarah Protzman Howlett

For Heather McGuire, death is a verb. When you’re “deathing,” she says, the process often feels like work — beautiful, sacred work. And yet, it’s not something most of us are all that comfortable witnessing. McGuire, a certified death doula in Denver, stands lovingly in that gap....

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Orthorexia: An unhealthy obsession with healthy food ensnares many active, fit Coloradans

by Sarah Protzman Howlett

Many Coloradans have a deep passion for healthy eating: Our wellness-focused lifestyle has led to media attention, population growth and the lowest obesity rates in the nation. Denver-area experts caution that what begins as health consciousness is increasingly descending into a still largely...

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Music: A Total Brain Workout

by Mary Lemma | photos Farrah Jobling

"Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” The late-17th- century poet and playwright William Congreve had it right. But music — especially playing music — is good for the brain, too.

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Denver Springs Behavioral Health Center

Help and Hope to Struggling Teens and Families

by Jeannette Moninger

Struggling adolescents and their families are finding help and hope at Denver Springs. The Englewood-based behavioral health center opened in July 2017 and provides services for anyone ages 12 and older. A separate outpatient clinic for adolescents is slated to open in July in Parker. Here’s a...

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P/SL Transplant Center

Transplant Patient Gets Fresh Start

by Andrea Juarez | photos Dan Sidor

P/SL Transplant Center Is Top Notch 

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Darcy Piceu, Frank Shorter, Clare Gallagher

Run for Decades

by Morgan Tilton

Three professional runners share advice on training, motivation and minimizing injuries

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Brad Feld’s Village

by Sarah Protzman Howlett

Colorado Entrepreneur’s Take on Coping with Depression

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Meet UFC Champ! Rose Namajunas

by Jahla Seppanen

One-on-One with Colorado’s Rose Namajunas, UFC Champion

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