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Integrated Behavioral Health | Saving Lives in Eagle County

Oct 05, 2022

Integrated Behavioral Health at Vail Health and Colorado Mountain Medical is saving lives, and preventing patients with behavioral health crises from spending a night in the emergency room. That's not only alleviating a burden on emergency rooms, it's saving Eagle County locals hundreds of thousands of dollars in unnecessary medical bills. Shannatay Bergeron of Colorado Mountain Medical and Kala Bettis of Vail Health Behavioral Health have the details on how Integrated Behavioral Health helps providers recognize a patient in need, and get them the right care that they need.

When and How to Use Your Hope Center's "Community Stabilization Program"

Aug 23, 2022

The Community Stabilization program from Your Hope Center in Eagle County is here for you. Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health and Teresa Haynes of Your Hope Center have the details on when and how to use the service. During trying times like these when behavioral health services are in high demand, Your Hope Center is here for our community.

What is the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline?

Aug 23, 2022

If you or a loved one are in need of behavioral health crisis support, there's a new number to call instead of 9-1-1. It's 9-8-8. In this episode, Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health, and Teresa Haynes of Your Hope Center, have all the details.

The Mental Health Benefits of Cycling

May 18, 2022

Being outside and active not only benefits your physical health, but your mental health as well. In this special "field trip" episode of Elevating Health, Chris Lindley heads to Eagle to speak with Mike Brumbaugh of Venture Sports about the positive effects to a person's physical and mental health from biking.

Colorado Mountain Medical’s Behavioral Health Team WINS VVP Award

May 12, 2022

Colorado Mountain Medical’s Behavioral Health Team has won the 2022 Vail Valley Partnership "Chairman's Award." Congratulations to Colorado Mountain Medical! Casey Wolfington and Chris Lindley have the details on why Colorado Mountain Medical won this distinguished award, and what it means for our community.

NYT Article Details the CRISIS of Lack of Youth Behavioral Health Beds

May 12, 2022

Nationally, there is a crisis in a lack of behavioral health beds available for our youth population. Many end up instead in emergency rooms. Luckily, Eagle Valley Behavioral Health, Vail Health, and other behavioral health partners in Eagle County are working together to provide ample behavioral health beds to our youth. Chris Lindley and Casey Wolfington have the full details.

Is Climate Change Making You Anxious?

Apr 04, 2022

Cathy Schneider, a licensed clinical social worker, and Paul Abling, from Walking Mountains Science Center, discuss what "climate anxiety" is, and what resources are available to you to help tackle it.

Olivia's Fund: Not Just for Kids

Mar 28, 2022

Olivia's Fund can help anyone who lives and works in Eagle County, and demonstrates a financial need, to get behavioral health assistance. Dr. Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health, and Dr. Harlan Austin of Howard Head Sports Medicine and Vail Health, have the details.

Mobile Crisis Co-Response at Your Hope Center

Feb 23, 2022

Carrie Benway and Teresa Haynes of Your Hope Center brief the Eagle River Valley community on Your Hope Center's Mobile Crisis Co-Response.

Community Stabilization Program at Your Hope Center

Feb 23, 2022

Carrie Benway and Teresa Haynes of Your Hope Center brief the Eagle River Valley community on their new service, the Community Stabilization Program.

School Based Services at Your Hope Center

Feb 23, 2022

Carrie Benway and Teresa Haynes of Your Hope Center brief the Eagle River Valley community on Your Hope Center's School Based Services.

Coping with "Olympic Depression"

Feb 22, 2022

Chris Corning, Olympian and professional snowboarder, sits down with Shannatay Bergeron of Colorado Mountain Medical (CMM) to discuss a common ailment for Olympians post-competition: olympic depression. Chris and Shannatay discuss how locals in the Vail Valley can support their Olympians returning from China and bolster their mental/behavioral health.

The New Edwards Community Health Campus, Explained

Feb 04, 2022

The new and upcoming Edwards Community Health Campus will bring more behavioral health services to Eagle County. Get the latest information on the project from Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health and Shannatay Bergeron of Colorado Mountain Medical.

¿Necesita servicios de salud mental? ¡Estamos aquí para usted!

Jan 28, 2022

¡Les presentamos a nuestras trabajadoras sociales para la salud mental! Si usted necesita apoyo para encontrar servicios de salud mental y otros recursos que le ayuden a mejorar su bienestar, no dude en contactarnos. Llame al (970) 422-3029, o escríbanos a evbh@vailhealth.org.

Alcohol Tips on Social Drinking

Dec 06, 2021

Kirsten Conner and Dr. Harlan Austin discuss our mountain lifestyle, holiday parties and culture that can lead to an excess of alcohol consumption. Harlan breaks down how alcohol can negatively impact our bodies and performance, as well as strategies to approach the peer pressures of having too much alcohol.

Alcohol Tips on Social Drinking

Dec 06, 2021

Kirsten Conner and Dr. Harlan Austin discuss our mountain lifestyle, holiday parties and culture that can lead to an excess of alcohol consumption. Harlan breaks down how alcohol can negatively impact our bodies and performance, as well as strategies to approach the peer pressures of having too much alcohol.