mental health

Highlands Behavioral Health System, Littleton, Experiential Therapy Program

Patients Benefit From Recreational Therapy Provided By Highlands Behavioral Health System

by Jeannette Moninger | photo by Farrah Jobling

There is a lot of evidence of the therapeutic effect of play, and that is especially true for people with behavioral and mental health concerns.  Highlands Behavior Health System (HBHS) has established an Experiential Therapy Department that uses play in all forms as a creative, evidence-based...

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Courtney Dauwalter, Golden, Colorado

Courtney Dauwalter | Mental Fortitude Goes Far

by Morgan Tilton

Ultrarunner Courtney Dauwalter sets course records at the world’s most competitive races. Beyond physical fitness, a positive mindset fuels her in the long run.

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The Underlying Issue of Gray Area Drinking

by Jennifer Starbuck

Nearly five years ago, Jolene Park of Centennial woke up to her usual low-grade hangover, undetectable to most but debilitating to her. The headache, nausea and overwhelming regret from drinking too much the night before had become her regular Sunday-morning routine.

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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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