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Local Mental Wellness Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month

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Mental health impacts all areas of our life, like how we approach interpersonal relationships, handle stress, and make day-to-day choices. Mental wellness is a critical component of our overall health, and the month of May is a designated time to recognize and raise awareness of that fact

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From the NICU to Museums: Felix’s Story of Resilience

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A story about two hardworking Denver-based parents whose 3-and-a-half-year-old, Felix, was born at 25 weeks and diagnosed with several lifelong conditions, the partnership they forged with their RMHS service coordinator, and the lessons they taught each other along the way.

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Autism Acceptance Month: Become a Better Ally to the Autism Community

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Autism Acceptance Month is an opportunity to recognize the differences, strengths, and challenges that those in the autism community experience. It’s crucial to move beyond mere awareness and strive for genuine acceptance and celebration.

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A Look at How RMHS Supports Individuals with Brain Injuries

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Brain injuries affect the lives of as many as 3 million Americans per year, and in the course of treating this injury and navigating the long-term effects, individuals and families often need support from the community.

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Amplifying Voices: Five Must-Listen Podcasts from the Disability Community

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Discover five fun and entertaining podcasts and podcasters that are more than just great listens; they’re essential tools for education, empowerment, connection, disability advocacy, and storytelling.

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Denver Early Steps: Supporting Denver’s Youngest Community Members

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This article highlights the work of DES including what supports it offers, who it serves, and how to stay in the know on upcoming news, classes, and group therapies.

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How RMHS Supports Students in Bridging School and Adulthood

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Navigating the challenging bridge from the structured stability of K-12 classrooms to adulthood can feel overwhelming. Rocky Mountain Human Services (RMHS) supports graduating students with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families during this crucial transition period through the work of School Community Liaisons who partner with the staff of Denver Public Schools (DPS).

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Recognizing the Disabilities and Mental Health Challenges of Past U.S. Presidents Who Shaped Our Nation’s History

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Five presidents harnessed the power of their disabilities to secure the highest office in the U.S. Six additional presidents lived with chronic pain, mental health struggles, or hearing and vision impairments. Let’s explore these little-known aspects of their backgrounds and the impact they had on their legacies.

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Combating Denver’s Poverty-Related Issues During Poverty in America Awareness Month

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RMHS recognizes that people throughout Colorado acutely feel the effects of poverty through issues such as the housing crisis and the related challenge of homelessness. Two RMHS programs, Homes for All Veterans and Missions Supports, provide key supports to both veterans and the I/DD community.

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RMHS Answers Dr. King’s Call: Taking Steps Towards Increased Equity and Justice in Colorado

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As people across the country took Monday to remember and honor the remarkable life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including the countless struggles and obstacles he and thousands of other civil rights activists faced in fighting injustice to secure more civil rights for Black Americans, RMHS thinks back on how our organization strives to live his legacy.

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