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Time to talk: Community members form unique mental health partnership

Several Douglas County administrators sat on one side of a large rectangular table. The deputy county attorney was a few seats down, near a deputy from the sheriff’s office. Representatives from …

Time to Talk: Connecting the dots for treatment proves challenging

Knowing whom to call or where to go for mental health care can be daunting and overwhelming. “When you are mentally ill,” said William Henricks, CEO of AllHealth Network, which provides mental …

Time to Talk: ‘If people are in crisis, they shouldn’t have to wait’

Jo Ann Mahoney, 34, used to be insured by Medicaid, the federal public health insurance program for low-income people. It allowed her to see a therapist for depression and anxiety. Therapy, she said, …

Time to Talk: Campaigns fight stigma that follows mental illness

Dan Jackson was at dinner with a colleague when he felt the onset of a panic attack. So he took a Xanax, prescribed by his psychiatrist to calm him. When his colleague’s tone of voice and facial …
Mental health

Time to Talk: A shared story

Growing up in Highlands Ranch, Sydney Chapin, 19, had everything she needed: a nice home where she lived with her parents and younger sister, good schools, close friends, money to pay for a tutor or …
Life
`Abstracted Realism’ workshop coming to church in Littleton Local painter Victoria Kwasinski will lead a workshop, “Abstracted Realism,” for Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 6. It will be held at First Presbyterian …
Blessings emerge amid veteran’s toughest fight Christian Redman, 50, sits on the edge of the couch, hands slightly trembling — a side effect of the chemo — as he clasps and unclasps them, a melancholy shadow in his eyes. For as long as he can …
Seasonal cheers with holiday beers The holidays are a time to gather together with friends, family, co-workers and other near and dear ones. And to make that time a little more delicious, and possibly more bearable, many local …
Gold Award Girl Scout: Melissa Wilson This is the first in a four-part series interviewing this year’s Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from Castle Rock. Four Castle Rock Girl Scouts recently received their Gold Award, the highest …
Voices
Year-end tax planning crucial before law changes

There are only a few weeks left to impact your tax planning for 2017 before the new tax laws take effect next year. As of this writing, there is no consensus between the House and the Senate bills …

Letter to the editor: Just a handy slogan

Changing the way we look at the ‘now’ moments of life

Looking for good things is a matter of life and life

Editorial: It’s time to talk about mental health

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