Mindfulness and Mental Health

Sometimes making simple changes in lifestyle can lead to improved health and wellbeing. Mindfulness is one practice that can be useful for those suffering from anxiety, depression, and daily stress. Mindfulness is an awareness of the present moment and thinking about the present moment with an attitude of openness and acceptance. During the month of […]

Mental Health Resources for Teens and Young Adults

About 3.2 million 12 to 17-year-olds have had at least one major depressive episode within the past 12 months, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. For the third installment of our mental health series, for Mental Health Awareness Month, we talked about resources for teens and young adults with the Mental Health Center of Denver and Second […]

When Can You Buy Insurance?

Open Enrollment has closed. Luckily, Coloradans can still buy 2019 health insurance under certain scenarios, also known as Life Change Events”. If you experience one of these events, you have a 60-day window to buy or change your plan, known as a Special Enrollment Period. If you experience any of the events below, you may […]

Mental health benefits of laughter and exercise

Is laughter really the best medicine? What about exercise? As part of our educational series for Mental Health Awareness Month, we covered both things and talked about how they can improve your mental health and overall health. We all know exercise is good for our bodies, but it is good for our minds as well, […]

Stroke Awareness Month – Do you know the signs of a stroke?

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the US and the number one cause of disability yet only a third of Americans know the signs of a stroke, “All Americans can tell you what a heart attack feels like and can tell you all the signs and symptoms but a stroke, not so […]

Mental Health Awareness Month – Resources in Colorado

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and throughout May 9Health will use Facebook Live to feature different mental health topics and connect you to resources in Colorado. We talked to two different organizations that help fill the gap of mental health care in our state – Spark the Change Colorado and Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners. […]

Nutrition and Mental Health

We always hear “you are what you eat” and that we should eat healthy. Nutrition is a pillar of prevention and now there is evidence that exists that suggests diet is just as important to mental health as it is to physical health. A healthy diet is protective, and an unhealthy diet is unprotective and […]

Have you attended a 9Health Fair? It’s results time!

  Congratulations on owning your health and attending a 9Health Fair this spring! If you haven’t attended yet there are just three more, click here for details, or see below. Getting regular screenings for common health concerns, even if you have no symptoms, can help detect problems early and help you benefit from easier and more effective treatment. […]