Stress and Adult Students – How to Overcome it

by Lindsay Maynard, Colorado Christian University This is a guest blog by Colorado Christian University. While the blog is centered around adult learners, we share it with you because the same tips apply whether you’re an adult learner, volunteer, parent, etc. If you’re earning your degree as an adult student, balancing work, family life, and […]

Do You Know Where to Go for Care?

Guest blog courtesy of the Where for Care campaign When you or your family member has an unexpected health need – whether it’s an emergency or a small pain – do you know where you should go for care? There are more options now than before – especially around the Denver metro area – with […]

Are You Safely Handling Your Food?

Guest Blog by Jason Bray, Executive Chef at J Street Food Truck We all worry about food safety practices and cleanliness when we eat out. What would you do if you discovered that your favorite local eatery received a poor health inspection? Never go back? Always worry about getting sick when eating there? Keeping Your […]

How To Talk With Your Kids About Colorado’s Retail Marijuana

Guest Blog by Good to Know As marijuana-related events start to pop up across the state throughout April, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) wants to make sure you have the information you need to be able to talk with the young people in your life about marijuana. Talking with youth about […]

Back Pain and You – The 3 Things You Didn’t Know

Guest Blog by Jamie Atlas I was 22 years old when the doctor told me I needed surgery to resolve my back pain.  On top of that, it would be a year before I could play basketball at a professional level [again].  I was devastated.  I wanted so badly to play, to be able to […]

Talking to Youth about Retail Marijuana

Guest Blog from Good To Know Colorado With retail marijuana legal for adults ages 21 and older in Colorado, it’s more important than ever that if you’re a parent, teacher, coach, or someone that youth trust, that you reinforce the importance of not using it before the legal age. By being prepared to have the […]

The Time Change, Seasonal Depression, and How Colorado Crisis Services Can Help

Daylight saving time came to an end on Sunday, November 6. Did you know that turning the clock back by one hour might affect a person’s sleep patterns and hormone levels? This may also trigger Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons that usually takes place in late […]

Consider Additional Vaccination Needs this Flu Season

Guest writer: Joel Giles, PharmD | Clinical Pharmacy Sales Manager | King Soopers & City Market October is an ideal month to receive your flu vaccine.  The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that all people 6 months and older receive an influenza vaccination annually.  If you have not gotten your “flu shot” […]