Every May, Mental Health Awareness Month at Mind Springs is dedicated to raising awareness, extending support, eliminating stigma, and fostering public education. There is much to celebrate and look on last month.

Spring activities included a ribbon cutting in Glenwood Springs, a golf tournament and sponsorship to support mental health in the Grand Valley as well as others across western Colorado.

 

GLENWOOD SPRINGS MEDICALLY MANAGED WITHDRAWAL TREATMENT CENTER

On May 23, Mind Springs Health celebrated the soon to be open medically managed withdrawal treatment facility in Glenwood Springs with a ribbon cutting and open house. Remarks were given by Glenwood Springs community activist Debbie Wilde, Mind Springs CEO, John Sheehan and Executive VP of Operations, Amy Cooper.

 

MULLIGANS FOR MENTAL HEALTH

The 2nd Annual Mulligans for Mental Health Golf Tournament took place on May 17. It was a full slate of teams and a beautiful day to support mental health treatment at Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital. Thank you to all sponsors, volunteers and community donations!

 

 

GRAND VALLEY YOGA FEST PARTNERSHIP

Mind Springs Foundation sponsored the 2024 Grand Valley Yoga Fest May 31 to June 2.  

Grand Valley Yoga Fest is where people come together through Yoga to CONNECT, RECHARGE, have FUN and GIVE BACK to the community. This year’s proceeds went to Grand Valley area organizations Harmony Acres Equestrian Center, Second Wind Fund, Palisade High School, and Heartbeat of Grand Junction.

Grand Valley Yoga Fest is where people come together through Yoga to CONNECT, RECHARGE, have FUN and GIVE BACK to the community. This year’s proceeds went to Grand Valley area organizations Harmony Acres Equestrian Center, Second Wind Fund, Palisade High School, and Heartbeat of Grand Junction.

 

ADDITIONAL EVENTS IN MIND SPRINGS COMMUNITIES

GRANBY MIDDLE PARK HEALTH FAIR

Makena Line and Austin Nichols giving out Narcan, gun safes, and the ever-popular coloring book!

 

GRAND JUNCTION RUN FOR RICKY

Colorado Mesa University Cross Country team hosted a 5K run that celebrated the lives of those lost to suicide and is named after former teammate Ricky “Erica” Maestas. Mind Springs Health sponsored this event, bringing awareness to the importance of mental health. Proceeds were split between a scholarship in Ricky’s name and mental health programs in the community.