Department of Psychiatry In The News

  • Helen Coons, PhD

    Everything Women Need to Know About Depression During Pregnancy

    Nov 8, 2019, 12:00 AM by Department of Psychiatry
    The number one risk factor for becoming depressed during pregnancy is having a prior history of depression, Helen L. Coons, psychiatry professor at University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, tells Health.
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  • Neill Epperson

    Dr. Epperson Q & A: the relationship between women's brain health and dementia

    Sep 27, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU Anschutz Today
    As part of World Alzheimer’s Month in September, CU Anschutz Today interviewed Neill Epperson, MD, Chair of the CU Department of Psychiatry. In this interview, Dr. Epperson and Kristin O'Neill discuss the relationship between women’s brain health and dementia, in an effort to better understand why Alzheimer’s affects women more than men, and what, if any, preventative strategies women can use to protect themselves against the onset of dementia.
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  • Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology

    Call for Articles: Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology

    Sep 27, 2019, 12:00 AM by Department of Psychiatry
    The Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology is now seeking contributions for issues in 2020. Past issues have been topical but each future issue will include a variety of articles of general interest.
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    UCHealth's Integrated Transgender Program is a 2019 One Colorado Ally Award recipient

    Sep 23, 2019, 12:00 AM by One Colorado
    Integrated care clinic enables transgender patients to see all of their providers in the same visit.
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    Local Foundations Band Together to Expand Childhood Mental Health Workforce

    Sep 12, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU Office of Advancement
    Five Colorado-based philanthropic funders came together in a tremendous effort to address the state’s workforce shortage related to infant and early childhood mental health.
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    UCHealth dedicates more than $100 million for behavioral health care

    Sep 4, 2019, 12:00 PM by Office of the Chancellor
    Earlier today, UCHealth announced a significant investment that will bolster behavioral health care for patients throughout our state.
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  • Dr. Sarah Burgamy APA Citizen Psychologist Award

    Dr. Sarah Burgamy APA Citizen Psychologist Award

    Sep 3, 2019, 12:00 AM by Colorado Psychological Association
    Congratulations Sarah Burgamy on receiving the inaugural Dr. Sarah Burgamy APA Citizen Psychologist Award!
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  • The Best of Us: Jon

    The Best of Us: Jon

    Aug 9, 2019, 12:00 AM by The Best of Us
    Jon Blank underwent deep brain stimulation to help control his obsessive-compulsive disorder. Today, he’s reaching new heights on his snowboard, earning his master’s degree and feeling happiness for the first time in years. Watch Jon’s journey and subscribe to the Best of Us channel to see more extraordinary stories.
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  • The Importance of Mental Health Healing – Bruce Gordon's Story

    The Importance of the Mental Side of Healing

    Jul 10, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU Anschutz Today
    Bruce Gordon was in incredible shape. Suddenly he was sweating and had tightness in his chest. He couldn't believe he was having a heart attack. Something Bruce had always feared would happen. After his experience, he now understands the importance of taking care of your mental health as much as your physical health.
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    Inspirational story highlights Friends of the Haven gala

    Jul 2, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU Anschutz Today
    A hugely successful annual gala put the focus on the Friends of the Haven, with proceeds going to support unfunded programs and services at the Haven and Baby Haven. The programs are located within the Addiction Research & Treatment Services (ARTS) organization in the Department of Psychiatry, CU School of Medicine. A crowd of 229 guests, including more than 100 new supporters, attended the springtime event at CU South Denver in Lone Tree. The gala raised $177,000 – the most in the event’s history.
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  • Neuropsychiatric Special care unit accepting Target Zero Award

    Neuropsychiatric Special Care Unit Wins First-Ever We Are Target Zero Award

    Jun 6, 2019, 08:00 AM by Children's Hospital of Colorado
    The Neuropsychiatric Special Care (NSC) Unit used to experience an OSHA-recordable team member injury every 20 days. Learn how they increased the time between OSHA-recordable events by 2,900% — all while reducing the amount of time patients in the unit spend in restraints by 408%. That success earned them the first-ever We Are Target Zero Award.
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