Suicide prevention and awareness resource for law enforcement and other 1st responders. For more information, click this link:
A 20-minute TED Talk by Brene Brown and her quest to better understand the link between shame, vulnerability, and the fear of disconnection, which she believes to be directly linked to why someone might start to develop a substance use disorder.
A 6 minute video that suggests that much of what we learned about addiction may not be the whole story. He suggests that the root cause of addiction is a lack of connection, a lack of meaningful relationships. “The opposite of addiction is not sobriety but connection.” (Johann Hari)
A 9-minute video explaining the science of what happens to the brain in response to traumatic experiences.
Suicide prevention resources for physicians and other healthcare providers from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Learn more here.
Step-by-step guidelines on how to start and run a gay-straight alliance at your school. Learn more here.
Dr. Tista Gosh from the CO Department of Public Health and Environment discusses the dangers of vaping.
A 2-minute video from Dr. Daniel Kortsch from Denver Health on the dangers of vaping.
A detailed explanation of guidelines for prescribing and dispensing opioids from the CO Department of Regulatory Agencies. Learn more here.
Simple, common sense guidelines for opioid prescribing developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Learn more here.
A 7 minute video describing a set of principles that guide the thinking, behavior and actions of individuals and institutions influencing interpersonal relationships as well as systems change. These principles are: • Lifelong learning and critical self-reflection • Recognize and change power imbalances • Institutional accountability
A 4 1/2 minute video that explains in very simple terms the science of diabetes
A 16 1/2 minute video by Dr. Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug Abuse on addiction and the brain
A 10 minute video by the advocacy group, One Colorado, on LGBTQ health disparities in Colorado
A 30 minute documentary on the meaning of gender identity in the transgender community
A short video on the science of addiction.