August 2020
September is Suicide Awareness Month
It can be frightening if someone you love talks about suicidal thoughts. It can be even more frightening if you find yourself thinking about dying or giving up on life. Not taking these kinds of thoughts seriously can have devastating outcomes, as suicide is a permanent solution to (often) temporary problems.

REACH for Wellness Series Update
Join us for the next presentation in the REACH for Wellness series...Aging Adults and Mental Wellness.

We know that the incidence of depression is considerably higher among older adults with chronic health conditions. On average, about 27 percent of older adults meet criteria for major depression.

The good news is that anxiety and depression are not inevitable parts of growing older! Learn to recognize signs and symptoms, and identify helpful resources right here in your community!

Forming a Secure Attachment to Your Child During Stressful Times
by Jennifer Welton, MA, MS, LPCC

I wonder how everyone is faring with the continued uncertainty we are facing. Parents and caregivers are contending with financial uncertainty and insecurities. It may be the last thing on your mind but as an Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, I am holding us all accountable to think about how children are making sense of the mayhem.

Let’s take a moment to reflect on our parenting style in the middle of social and emotional distress. 

Integrated Pediatric
Primary Care
Broomfield Pediatrics and Mountainland Pediatrics provide comprehensive pediatric primary care and behavioral health services for children and teens in two convenient locations. New patients are always welcome. Come experience the difference that our integrated approach can make in the overall well-being of your child!
Community Reach Center has demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to promoting total mind and body wellness for all ages for more than 60 years. We do this by recognizing the interplay between mental and physical health and by providing services and programs when and where you need them most. As the only CARF accredited mental health provider in Colorado, you can expect top quality treatment and customer service. Community Reach Center can help you or your loved one address any type of mental health concern - including depression and anxiety, grief and loss, substance use disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or upset related to a traumatic event. Individual, group, family and couples counseling is available. Help starts here.