Mental Health http://kajx.org en Valley Part of National Effort to Tackle Mental Health Services, Stigma http://kajx.org/post/valley-part-national-effort-tackle-mental-health-services-stigma <p class="p1">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;The Roaring Fork Valley is part of a national effort to tackle mental health problems. Locals met with state mental health leaders this weekend to talk about what the key issues are here. The goal is to help figure out the best way to solve them.&nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1"> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:29:19 +0000 Elise Thatcher 16647 at http://kajx.org Valley Part of National Effort to Tackle Mental Health Services, Stigma Seek Help...Please http://kajx.org/post/seek-helpplease <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The suicide Sunday of Aspen Times Arts Editor Stewart </span>Oksenhorn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has emotionally devastated the paper’s newsroom.&nbsp; Yesterday, the Aspen Times staff closed the offices for a time to grieve and meet with a counselor as </span>Oksenhorn’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> colleagues processed the loss. &nbsp;APR's Roger Adams reports.</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:48:36 +0000 Roger Adams 13804 at http://kajx.org Seek Help...Please Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Part 3 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-mountain-valley-developmental-services-part-3 <p>Mountain Valley Developmental Services provides aid and programs to over 450 developmentally disabled individuals in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. Adult programs are a large part of the organization; they provice several housing options, assist in employment opportunities, offer medical care and have a variety of enrichment services, which consist of recreational activities and volunteering for other local groups. This week, Bruce Christensen, Executive Director, and Dana Peterson, Director of Human Resources, discuss Mountain Valley's housing programs and share memorable stories of finding employment for their clients. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:33:25 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 10441 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Part 3 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Part 2 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-mountain-valley-developmental-services-part-2 <p></p><p>Mountain Valley Developmental Services is a non-profit who provides services and support to over 450 individuals with developmental disabilities in Eagle, Lake, Garfield and Pitkin county. The most common issue Mountain Valley works with is children prone to developmental disabilities. Executive Director Bruce Christensen and Human Resources director Dana Peterson, discuss Mountain Valley's children and family programs. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:28:22 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 10112 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Part 2 Media Must Watch its Step When Reporting on Suicide http://kajx.org/post/media-must-watch-its-step-when-reporting-suicide <p></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:07:20 +0000 Marci Krivonen 621 at http://kajx.org Media Must Watch its Step When Reporting on Suicide