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 medical setting.  One in...
The Importance of Movement
Mar 25, 2015
Last Thursday, Dr. Carmelo Hernandez from the San Luis Valley Health Women’s Health Clinic hosted a “Lunch and Learn” presentation and presented on weight loss to over 60 attendees.The theme of the talk was “Move”, and Dr. Hernandez emphasized that while healthy eating is important, regular...
Stress Management Workshop
Oct 8, 2014
Join us for a hands-on workshop where you will learn stress management techniques and pain management skills.  The class also meets from 5:15-5:45 pm.
Staying on Track with a Busy Life
Aug 7, 2014
We know your lives are busy, especially around back-to-school time.  We created this list of tips that will help you make it through the day while still feeling energized and ready to take on all of the things that keep you busy.  Enjoy!Pack your lunch:  If you’re running out...
Caring for Your Mind and Body
May 6, 2014
Written By Audrey ReichWe all know about the importance about taking care of our health—eating right, getting enough sleep, exercising. Healthy habits positively influence how a person feels and how their body functions.But good health involves not only caring for our body, but also our mind....
Kicking-Off Mental Health Month with Audrey
Apr 30, 2014
May is Mental Health Month, and we will be highlighting the beneficial services that our Behavioral Health team at San Luis Valley Health offers our patients.  Audrey Reich is the Behavioral Health Program Manager and recently sat down to chat about some of the benefits her department can...
Managing Chronic Pain
Oct 16, 2013
Do you struggle with chronic pain?Please join us for a class on managing pain and improving your quality of life!
Can You Balance Work and Life?
Aug 23, 2013
Listen to Nigel marsh give a TEDx Talk about how to achieve a work-life balance. Three take-aways:Be honest, face reality: Admit to yourself if your life is unbalanced.  If you don't, you'll never be able to come up with a solution.Don't procrastinate: Don't make excuses....
The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
Aug 23, 2013
David Allen argues that "the art of stress-free productivity is a martial art." Watch this TEDx Talk to learn how to be fully present and engaged in what you are working on. David Allen argues that crisis can actually produce a kind of calm that is rare.  Crisis can evoke serenity.  It forces us to...
Suicide Rate Reaches Historic High
Aug 20, 2013
More Coloradans died by suicide in 2012 than ever before. One of the Highest Rates in the Nation The state's suicide death toll has been climbing for the past decade, giving Colorado one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. In 2012, 1,053 Coloradans completed suicide, representing a rate of...


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