Health in Pueblo, CO

Even as multiple high school students in the Denver area have died by suicide in recent weeks, and many students can name friends or classmates who have died or tried to harm themselves, teenagers …

Marcus, Christopher and Austin Root were all facing the reality of kidney failure at a very young age.

Feeling hopeless, helpless, or depressed can result in extreme emotional pain and desperation. Sometimes these feelings result in thoughts of suicide, but it is important to let the person with these thoughts know that there is help and hope. If you or anyone you know is having suicidal thoughts, talk to a trusted adult or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text "START" to 741-741
Suicide rarely happens without warning. As a peer, you may be in the best position to recognize when a friend…

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would use marijuana taxes to expand the number of state grants available to school districts to help pay for mental health professionals.

The first step in navigating the maze toward mental wellness was identifying the need to see a mental health professional. If someone is struggling with

Your Old 401(k)s Could Be Costing You Thousands. Here's When and How to: Americans hold an average of 12 different jobs by age 50. Even if you don’t have access to a retirement account at every one, you’ve still probably accumulated your share of 401(k)s over the course of your working life. Money, April 1
Retirees Need Emergency Funds Too: You may think of an emergency fund as the cash stash to keep when you are working, with employees typically advised to save…

[This is part 2 of a multi-part series chronicling a pregnancy through the lens of "Baby Chris." Click here for part 1 .] In one short wee...

Secular Pro-Life and a coalition of national pro-life groups have embarked on a unique project to highlight the humanity of the child in the...

The 8th annual Mental Health in the Sangres symposium will take place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 8:00am-4:30pm at Pueblo Community College, Fortino Ballroom
This event is again bringing an affordable training opportunity for professionals in Southern Colorado.
The theme of this year's symposium is Mental Health in the Life of a Child.
Now accepting corporate sponsors!
Our schedule includes the following presentations:
Speaker, Agency…

Learn when kids develop empathy and how to help instill this crucial social skill.

A child's growth plate injury can heal but some bones may seal off from future growth. We are working on new growth plate regeneration involving stem cells.

Allergies are mysterious, and you might be surprised to discover that it's possible to help minimize symptoms avoiding certain foods.

Charlee Shaw says the one thing she is looking forward to after leaving the hospital is going home so she can see her cat. The 6-year-old survived the crash that killed her mother on Christmas Eve.

Knowing your teen is in a romantic relationship can be difficult. Our child psychologist helps parents understand how to navigate teen romantic relationships, as well as how to encourage communication.

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It can be hard to know if your child’s sneezing and runny nose is due to allergies or the common cold. Look for these clues to help tell the difference.

Joaquin, who is just 16 years old, just finished his cancer treatment at Children’s Hospital Colorado for Ewing’s Sarcoma. Joaquin and his mom, Valentina, talk about how cancer has affected the whole family. Dr. Cost, who is his treating doctor, talk about new advances in cancer treatment.

In the first large, randomized study of its kind, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have shown a lasting reduction in

The shop window displays a mannequin wearing a wedding gown seated in a wheelchair draped with ivy.

Chloe McNamee, 17, a leader of Children's Hospital Colorado's Youth Advocacy Board, a group of 20 metro-area students who raise awareness and advocate for mental health, struggles with anxiety and …