Long after COVID-19 virus is tamed, its behavioral health impacts will remain in Eagle County
During 2020, the five-year dispatch veteran got a front-line education about how a year of COVID-19 has impacted behavioral health in Eagle County. As Almanza reported for his dispatch shifts during the past 12 months, he heard an evolution of desperation. At first, he noted, people were confused and fearful. They needed help and didn’t know where to turn. Then, as time rolled on, there were waves of anger and depression. Engulfing everything was a haze of fatigue.
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Cultivating Compassion Through Meditation
Since 2004, Dr. Charles Raison, Director of the Vail Health Behavioral Health Innovation Center and Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has conducted multiple medical studies regarding the benefits of compassion meditation.
Vail Health to Create Behavioral Health Innovation Center (BHIC)
Vail Health announced that it is establishing the Vail Health Behavioral Health Innovation Center (BHIC), made possible by a transformative donation from Mike and Mary Sue Shannon. Additionally, Charles Raison, MD, is being named Director of the Vail Health BHIC.
Jared Polis stops in Edwards, EagleVail to sign bills addressing housing and behavioral health
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says housing and health care are two of the most critical issues facing Coloradans, and on Saturday he addressed them both during a visit to Eagle County.