Health & Prevention Report: New organization in Mancos aims to help locals navigate mental health resourcesColorado has the sixth highest suicide death rate in the nation, according to the most recent data from the CDC. But the process of finding resources to improve your mental wellness is complicated and often stigmatized. In this week’s health and prevention report, KSJD’s Tay Glass looks at Mancos United, an up-and-coming nonprofit that wants to make the process of finding help a bit more streamlined.
Health & Prevention Report: Gleaning Is One Way To Address Food Insecurity With Leftover Produce That Usually Goes To WasteIn a survey from 2019, one in ten Coloradans reported they felt like they weren't getting enough food. This problem - food insecurity - stems from individuals not having enough money to feed themselves or their families. In this week's Health & Prevention Report, KSJD's Tay Glass looks at food insecurity in the Four Corners and one potential solution that may be in your back yard.
Health & Prevention Report: New Superintendent For Montezuma-Cortez School District On The Upcoming School YearStudents in Montezuma County are heading back to in-person classes on August 16th. This marks the second year schools have had to contend with the pandemic and ever-evolving public health guidelines. On this week’s health and prevention report, KSJD’s Tay Glass talks to the new Superintendent of Montezuma-Cortez School District, Risha Vanderwey, about what parents and students should do to stay healthy and support their mental health.