Mental Health has a place in every Profession

One in four Americans will experience a mental illness in a given year. Only half, however, receive treatment. Many suffer in silence due to stigma and lack of support or access to care. Even if every person in need sought help, it is unlikely we would see a reduction in the burden of mental illness on a population level. There …

Event Blog: NMHIC at the State Innovation Model Collaborative Learning Session

Sarah Beary and Sam Hubley recently spoke at the State Innovation Model (SIM) Collaborative Learning Session in Broomfield, CO. The SIM is a state-wide grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation that focuses on increasing access for all Coloradoans to integrated behavioral health and primary care services. NMHIC received an invitation to present at the Collaborative Learning Session …

Event Blog: NMHIC in Tucson, Arizona: VR Healthcare Symposium

Matt Vogl and Debbie Boeldt recently attended the 3rd Annual VR and Healthcare Symposium in Tucson, AZ. The conference brings together leaders in virtual reality (VR) in healthcare. It was an exciting opportunity to hear about new and innovative ways that VR is being applied in medical settings.  Matt and Debbie had the opportunity to speak in a special forum …

Mental Health in the classroom: NMHIC’s partnership with MSU Denver

“Between one-half to two-thirds of all school-aged children experience trauma, and more than 20 percent of children have multiple traumatic experiences. Children who have experienced trauma can develop emotional, behavioral, cognitive and/or social difficulties that adversely impact their ability to learn and succeed in school. Schools and teachers are often ill equipped to address the needs of these children while …

Podcast: Peggy Hill and Sam Hubley

Two members of our team, Peggy Hill and Sam Hubley sat down with the Colorado State Innovation Model for a chat about the work that happens at the center, with a particular focus on our Tech Innovation Network . Listen here!