September: Suicide Prevention Month
Sep 26, 2017
By Laura Burkhardt,  Behvioral Health Provider, San Luis Valley Health The Statistics Talking about suicide is the first step to preventing it. So let’s take a minute to shed some light on suicide.  Colorado’s suicide rate is one of the highest in the country. Data from the...
Mental Health Awareness
May 23, 2016
The following article is contributed by San Luis Valley Health, Behavioral Health Program Manager, Audrey L Reich Loy, LCSW, LAC  As we come to the end of May, (Mental Health Month) I’d like to take a moment and speak to why this issue is so imperative, ESPECIALLY in our...
Giving Tree SLV Health Holiday Giving
Dec 10, 2015
SLV Health would like to continue our spirit of giving back to the community. By collecting food and unwrapped toys, we are seeking your assistance in bringing the Christmas spirit to the less fortunate!Your donated toys and food will be given to those in need. Donating is easy and it will...
Karla Hardesty Hardesty Selected as Hospital Trustee Delegate
Oct 14, 2015
Karla Hardesty was recently selected for another three-year term as a hospital trustee delegate on the American Hospital Association's (AHA) Regional Policy Board for Region 8 (Mountain States). The Regional Policy Boards (RPBs) of the AHA assist in fostering and maintaining communication...
Tobacco and Mental Health Awareness
May 26, 2015
May is Mental Health Month. Most are aware of the prevalence of smoking, however, fewer might know about the prevalence of smoking among those suffering from mental illness. Statistics have shown that people with mental illness die 25 years earlier than others and that smoking is a major factor in...
Addressing Mental Health Before Stage Four
May 25, 2015
Written by Audrey Reich, Behavioral Health ManagerAddressing mental health before Stage 4—this year’s theme for May is Mental Health Month—calls attention to the importance addressing mental health symptoms early, identifying potential underlying diseases, and planning an...
May is Mental Health Month
May 20, 2015
May is Mental Health Month and the Behavioral Health Team at San Luis Valley Health will be sharing resources with you throughout the month.  Behavioral Health offers a variety of services and can be reached by calling 719-589-8008.
May is Mental Health Month
May 6, 2015
May is Mental Health Month and the Behavioral Health Team at San Luis Valley Health will be sharing resources with you throughout the month.  Behavioral Health offers a variety of services and can be reached by calling 719-589-8008.
Tobacco Cessation: Smoking and Colon Cancer
Mar 25, 2015
By Lisyuri Gallardo, Tobacco NavigatorMarch is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.  The general public is usually aware of the link between lung cancer and smoking; however, colorectal cancer more often than not goes unheard of when the topic at hand is smoking and the effects that it can have...
Suffering from a Chronic Illness?
Mar 11, 2015

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