May is Mental Health Awareness month, and it’s an issue that affects one in four Americans. For this month’s Healthy Conversation, KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin is joined by Lieutenant Colonel Chuck Weber, Chief of Behavioral Health at Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson, to talk about some of the programs and strategies they use on the Mountain Post.

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Additional Information on Mental Health:

Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention
NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI: Colorado Chapters
NAMI: New Mexico Chapters
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Centers for Disease Control: Mental Health
Healthy Conversations: Eating Disorders
Healthy Conversations: Alcohol Awareness
Healthy Conversations: Embedded Behavioral Health at Fort Carson

 

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