Colorado Mountain Medical’s Behavioral Health Team WINS Award

Colorado Mountain Medical’s Behavioral Health Team has won the 2022 Vail Valley Partnership "Chairman's Award." Congratulations to Colorado Mountain Medical! Casey Wolfington and Chris Lindley have the details on why Colorado Mountain Medical won this distinguished award, and what it means for our community.

The Mental Health Benefits of Cycling

Being outdoors in Eagle County not only benefits your physical health, but your mental health as well. In this special "field trip" episode of Elevating Health, Chris Lindley heads to Eagle to speak with Mike Brumbaugh of Venture Sports about the mental and behavioral health positives of gravel biking.

Live Well: Integrative Health

Alexa Maestranzi from Your Hope Center, and Colleen Teska, discuss "Integrative Health," or at-home tips to maintain your mental and physical health and wellness throughout the seasons.

Live Well: Compassion Fatigue

"Compassion Fatigue" is real, especially during these trying times. Lisa Hassin and Susie Kincade discuss strategies to combat compassion fatigue, and how you can renew your empathy for others.

Olivia's Fund: Not Just for Kids

Olivia's Fund can help anyone who lives and works in Eagle County, and demonstrates a financial need, to get behavioral health assistance. Dr. Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health, and Dr. Harlan Austin of Howard Head Sports Medicine and Vail Health, have the details.

Live Well: Kindness and Compassion

In this video of the Live Well Series, Teresa Haynes of Your Hope Center, and Kala Bettis of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health, sit down to discuss strategies to enhance your own courage and compassion, while referencing Brene Brown's work in "The Gifts of Imperfection."

The State of Behavioral Health in Eagle County | May 2022

Chris Lindley and Casey Wolfington of Vail Health and Eagle Valley Behavioral Health provide a community update on the current state of behavioral health and behavioral health services available in Eagle County. There's good news, and more to come as Vail Health and its partners work diligently now and into the future to combat the behavioral health crisis. They also brief the community on resources available in the event they need to address a substance abuse or behavioral health issue.

Understanding Grief

Dr. Casey Wolfington from Eagle Valley Behavioral Health and Dr. Teresa Haynes from the Eagle River Valley Hope Center talk us through ways to deal with our grief. They will help us understand what grief looks like and how to help ourselves and our loved ones.

Caregiver Connections - what is it?

Caregiver Connections, formerly known as Eagle Valley Senior Life, was founded in 2011 by a group of caregivers and other invested individuals in response to the need for services and programs for older adults who require full-time care. Wendy Miller from Caregiver Connections sits down with Kirsten Conner to discuss all the positive impacts Caregiver Connections has on our community, and what resources might be available to you if you care for an aging parent or family member in the Vail valley.

When and how to use Your Hope Center's "Community Stabilization Program"

The Community Stabilization program from Your Hope Center in Eagle County is here for you. Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health and Teresa Haynes of Your Hope Center have the details on when and how to use the service. During trying times like these when behavioral health services are in high demand, Your Hope Center is here for our community.

Enhancing Your Wellness and Growth Amidst Trauma-Post Traumatic Growth

Presentation by Shelby Muhn, MA-Colorado Mountain Medical and Eagle Valley Behavioral Health Predoctoral Psychology Intern. COVID-19 is a complex trauma that is being experienced on a worldwide level. Rather than focusing on the post traumatic stress, Ms. Muhn explains ways to transfer trauma into growth and resilience.

The new Edwards Community Health Campus, Explained

The new/upcoming Edwards Community Health Campus will bring more behavioral health services to Eagle County. Get the latest information on the project from Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health and Shannatay Bergeron of Colorado Mountain Medical.

Superando obstáculos hacia una vida físicamente activa

En este video Kyler y Pricilla hablan sobre la importancia de la actividad física y las formas en que usted puede hacer que el ejercicio menos intimidante y más agradable. Pricilla abre el video compartiendo que en el pasado, el gimnasio era un lugar muy intimidante. Ella solía pensar que para ser considerado saludable se requería ser un atleta o hacer ejercicio 5 veces a la semana. Ahora que es mayor se da cuenta de que la actividad física no es algo intimide. Y por el contrario, la actividad fisica es algo muy placentero. Pricilla y Kyler hablan sobre las diferentes barreras que nos impiden vivir un estilo de vida activo y cómo superarlas. Pricilla amplía la importancia de tener la mentalidad correcta hacia la actividad física. La actividad física regular es una de las cosas más importantes que puede hacer por su salud. Pricilla y Kyler terminan el video mencionando algunas actividades locales divertidas en las que usted y su familia pueden participar.