TABOR refunds, abortion rights, mental health and more: Here’s what the Colorado legislature did in 2022

After hours of tributes, a brief harp recitaland lots and lots of waiting for negotiations on a final handful of bills, lawmakers wrapped up their annual legislative session just minutes before the midnight deadline Wednesday. In the House, a late night of passionate debate over a sweeping fentanyl bill turned to collegiality as the chamber … Read more

Running to the Top: Exercise and Mental Health

An apple a day keeps the doctor away! We’ve probably been given this advice or know of others who have been given this advice time and time again… to eat healthier, and more important, to exercise. While exercise is not necessarily the cure-all for the world’s infections and diseases, it plays an important role in … Read more

Mental health for kids should be top of mind for parents

A panel from the Huntsman Mental Health Institute speaks to parents about mental health treatments and prevention for their children on Thursday. (Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Local experts are teaching parents the skills they need to help children who exhibit mental health issues. “If your child … … Read more

‘Mental health is part of health:’ Doctors, activists addressing stigmas of mental illness

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Conversations about mental health have become a topic of conversation lately. From talking points in political campaigns, to national attention in the wake of country music star Naomi Judd’s death. May is also Mental Health Awareness Month, and activists are using this time to address the stigma and also reach people … Read more

Govt. Beshear honors students who helped pass mental health bill

FRANKFURT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Your mental health is health. It’s the same as a broken bone or a heart condition that you can’t always see. Marion County sophomore Amira Bowman has been one of the catalysts working to get House Bill 44 signed into law. The bill allows for school districts to accept mental … Read more

Hundreds turn out for Mental Health KC Conference

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) – For decades, discussions about mental health were whispered. Today, however, Kansas City had the loudest voice. The campus of Cerner Innovations was center stage for the Eighth Annual Mental Health KC Conference. “Even as a kid coming up, I never heard about mental health in my family,” said Michelle Jenkins. … Read more