Sports and Depression KGNU March 2015

Posted: March 11, 2015 at 8:20 am by KGNU, in Featured, Morning Magazine Photo: Kathy Valentine, Chair of the Hope Coalition of Boulder County and former NFL player Derek McCoy. McCoy is the keynote speaker for this weeks event exploring the connection between sports and depression. The HOPE Coalition of Boulder County will be exploring […]

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HOPE Lights the Night KGNU Interview

HOPE Lights the Night Posted: November 3, 2015 at 1:47 pm by KGNU, in Breaking News, Featured, Morning Magazine On Wednesday November 4th, members of the community who have been touched by suicide are invited to attend the annual HOPE lights the night remembrance service in Boulder. Andi Jason lost lost her son Jessie to […]

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Legislation – House Bill 1140 PASSED

Sponsored by Senator Linda Newell (D-Littleton) aims to lower the suicide rate by encouraging hospitals to educate patients & relatives of patients who have attempted suicide about prevention before they leave the facility. Colorado law designates the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment as the coordinator for suicide prevention programs throughout the state. This […]

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Roberts Raises Awareness For Teen Suicide Prevention

A resolution concerning teen suicide prevention unanimously passed the Senate Education Committee this week. HJR 1004 sponsored by Senator Ellen Roberts, R-Durango and Senator Michael Johnston, D-Denver, strives to increase awareness of teen suicide prevention throughout Colorado. The resolution was brought forward by students with the Colorado Youth Advisory Council. The council is made up […]

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Talking suicide – it could save someone’s life

Talking suicide – it could save someone’s life – By Clay Evans – discusses how “HOPE (Coalition of Boulder County) and Colie’s closet provide public education about suicide and mental illness while Second Wind helps provide mental-health and other resources to people at risk of suicide.“ Talking suicide – it could save someone’s life   – […]

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