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Center for Mental Health

  • Delta County Commissioners could entertain a second opportunity to approve a nearly 400-acre solar project east of Delta. The original application, twice approved by the county’s planning commission, was denied by the board of county commissioners on a 2 to 1 vote in March, however a new application has been submitted by DMEA. KVNF freelance reporter Lisa Young has the details ahead of tomorrow’s planning commission meeting.
  • It's been a hard couple of years. Many people are struggling with mental health or addictions. Kate Redmond speaks with Kathleen Burnell, a Center for Mental Health clinician in the area, who offers an innovative program. Plus, Eric Galatas reports Colorado officials say now is the time to prepare for wildfires in your neighborhood.
  • Gavin Dahl reports from Crisis Intervention Training for law enforcement and mental health professionals on February 25, 2022 in Delta.
  • A proposed diversion to carry water out of the San Luis Valley and into Douglas County is drawing opposition from farmers, environmentalists, and politicians like U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper. If approved, it would transfer over 20,000 acre feet per year of groundwater from underneath Great Sand Dunes National Park and Baca National Wildlife Refuge to the Front Range. Plus, last week in Delta 20 members of local law enforcement joined staffers from the nonprofit Center for Mental Health, to participate in Crisis Intervention Training. Retired sergeant Jeff Santelli and his coaches wrapped up week-long sessions with role-playing scenarios to give participants practice handling crisis situations. Gavin Dahl reports.
  • A proposed diversion to carry water out of the San Luis Valley and into Douglas County is drawing opposition from farmers, environmentalists, and politicians like U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper. If approved, it would transfer over 20,000 acre feet per year of groundwater from underneath Great Sand Dunes National Park and Baca National Wildlife Refuge to the Front Range. Plus, last week in Delta 20 members of local law enforcement joined staffers from the nonprofit Center for Mental Health, to participate in Crisis Intervention Training. Retired sergeant Jeff Santelli and his coaches wrapped up week-long sessions with role-playing scenarios to give participants practice handling crisis situations. Gavin Dahl reports.
  • Last year, the town of Lake City canceled its annual Ice Climbing Festival due to the coronavirus pandemic. As KVNF’s Laura Palmisano reports, the event returned earlier this month. Plus, Delta High School students Kaya Wright and Alicea Manzanares share their podcast about a visit from Colorado Mesa University’s Rowdy Brass Band.
  • Last year, the town of Lake City canceled its annual Ice Climbing Festival due to the coronavirus pandemic. As KVNF’s Laura Palmisano reports, the event returned earlier this month. Plus, Delta High School students Kaya Wright and Alicea Manzanares share their podcast about a visit from Colorado Mesa University’s Rowdy Brass Band.
  • This week on Local Motion, we learn more about threat assessment and suicide prevention, and get an update on the co-responder program. Gavin Dahl speaks to Montrose Police commander Matt Smith, Montrose School District director of operations James Pavlich, and licensed professional counselor Laura Byard from the nonprofit Center for Mental Health.
  • More North Fork Montessori parents chime in, all agree Delta County School District is not doing enough to protect kids from COVIDRoaring Fork School…
  • CDPHE ends mask mandate for studentsLawmakers expanded access to reproductive health careCenter for Mental Health employee arrested, accused of bilking…