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December 2020

Science, Teens, Adults

December 14

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Colorado Spirit Social Hour with SummitStone Health Partners | Topic: Coping with COVID – The Holiday Edition

TOPIC: Coping with COVID – The Holiday Edition | Boundary setting with family and friends, celebrating during the new normal and fair fighting rules.

WHAT: Join us for a weekly Colorado Spirit Social Hour. We know how isolated you feel and we want to support you! Hop online and tune into an hour of tips and activities related to coping with COVID-19.

WHEN: Weekly! Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 2 p.m.  Lasts about an hour. New topic each week!

COST: Free

HOW TO INTERACT: To kick-off each social hour, we will lay out some ground rules and etiquette. You choose your level of participation, whether you are “all in” with video and audio or just audio. Relax, we hope to make it as comfortable as possible.

YOUR HOSTS: Annah and Becky are part of your Larimer County Colorado Spirit team. Colorado Spirit is a FEMA-funded counseling/support service for Colorado. We are called a support line, resource line and sometimes a hope line! We are traditional mental health providers who do not diagnose people or treat mental illness. Instead, the counselors are a combination of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals .

HOW TO JOIN: Social hours are done via Zoom. Please download the free app to your phone or software to your desktop then use the link: https://summitstonehealth.zoom.us/j/95940342218

Please email colospirit@summitstonehealth.org for assistance logging on.

Science, Teens, Adults

December 16

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Discovery Live: Ask an Expert!

Explore your world with Discovery Live: Ask an Expert! Tune in to hear from a variety of guest experts, ask questions, and discover science, history, and art happening in your own backyard! This week, join FCMoD as panelists from SummitStone Health Partners host a Mythbusters-style conversation about mental health crisis and treatment. What are some signs of mental health crisis in a loved one? How do you know if you’re in crisis yourself? What actually happens when you seek help or treatment? What can you do to advocate for yourself or someone you care for? Tune in to ask these questions, or one of your own, as we break down the stigma around mental health!

Presented in partnership with SummitStone Health Partners. This virtual lecture series is hosted live on FCMoD’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Watch here live on Wednesday, December 16th:

Science, Teens, Adults

December 17

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Colorado Spirit Social Hour with SummitStone Health Partners | Topic: Coping with COVID – The Holiday Edition

TOPIC: Coping with COVID – The Holiday Edition | Boundary setting with family and friends, celebrating during the new normal and fair fighting rules.

WHAT: Join us for a weekly Colorado Spirit Social Hour. We know how isolated you feel and we want to support you! Hop online and tune into an hour of tips and activities related to coping with COVID-19.

WHEN: Weekly! Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 2 p.m.  Lasts about an hour. New topic each week!

COST: Free

HOW TO INTERACT: To kick-off each social hour, we will lay out some ground rules and etiquette. You choose your level of participation, whether you are “all in” with video and audio or just audio. Relax, we hope to make it as comfortable as possible.

YOUR HOSTS: Annah and Becky are part of your Larimer County Colorado Spirit team. Colorado Spirit is a FEMA-funded counseling/support service for Colorado. We are called a support line, resource line and sometimes a hope line! We are traditional mental health providers who do not diagnose people or treat mental illness. Instead, the counselors are a combination of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals .

HOW TO JOIN: Social hours are done via Zoom. Please download the free app to your phone or software to your desktop then use the link: https://summitstonehealth.zoom.us/j/95940342218

Please email colospirit@summitstonehealth.org for assistance logging on.

Science, History, Adults

December 18

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Virtual QPR Suicide Prevention Training with SummitStone Health Partners

QPR – Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

 

About this Event

Our Gatekeeper course is taught in a clear, concise format using the latest in educational technology and practices. The course takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

  • Key components covered in training:
  • How to Question, Persuade and Refer someone who may be suicidal
  • How to get help for yourself or learn more about preventing suicide
  • The common causes of suicidal behavior
  • The warning signs of suicide
  • How to get help for someone in crisis

 

Presented by SummitStone Health Partners. Registration is free; registered attendees will receive a Zoom invitation one day prior to the event. Click here to register!

Science, History, Adults

December 22

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Parenting in a Pandemic

Are you a parent of a young child? Feeling overwhelmed with COVID, remote learning, challenging behaviors, and everything else? We hear you, and trust us, you’re not alone.

Designed to run alongside the Mind Matters exhibit, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery has teamed up with the Early Childhood Council of Larimer County to create a place for parents and caregivers to connect, share stories, and learn from local experts.

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January 2021

Science, Teens, Adults

January 4

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Colorado Spirit Social Hour with SummitStone Health Partners | Topic: Ringing in the New Year

TOPIC: Ringing in the New Year | Post-holiday blues, self-care for colder months and taking the pressure off New Year resolutions.

WHAT: Join us for a weekly Colorado Spirit Social Hour. We know how isolated you feel and we want to support you! Hop online and tune into an hour of tips and activities related to coping with COVID-19.

WHEN: Weekly! Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 2 p.m.  Lasts about an hour. New topic each week!

COST: Free

HOW TO INTERACT: To kick-off each social hour, we will lay out some ground rules and etiquette. You choose your level of participation, whether you are “all in” with video and audio or just audio. Relax, we hope to make it as comfortable as possible.

YOUR HOSTS: Annah and Becky are part of your Larimer County Colorado Spirit team. Colorado Spirit is a FEMA-funded counseling/support service for Colorado. We are called a support line, resource line and sometimes a hope line! We are traditional mental health providers who do not diagnose people or treat mental illness. Instead, the counselors are a combination of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals .

HOW TO JOIN: Social hours are done via Zoom. Please download the free app to your phone or software to your desktop then use the link: https://summitstonehealth.zoom.us/j/95940342218

Please email colospirit@summitstonehealth.org for assistance logging on.

Science, History, Adults

January 5

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Siendo padres de familia durante una pandemia

¿Eres madre o padre de algún niño pequeño? ¿Te sientes agobiada/o con los retos que presenta el COVID durante el aprendizaje remoto, o con comportamientos difíciles de manejar, o con todo lo que implica ser padre de familia durante estos tiempos? No estás sola/o.

Con la idea de tomar acciones en conjunto con nuestra exhibición especial Salud mental: Asuntos de la mente, el Museo del Descubrimiento de Fort Collins, con la ayuda del Consejo Infantil del Condado de Larimer (Early Childhood Council of Larimer County), se transforma en un lugar donde padres de familia y tutores puedan conectarse, compartir historias y aprender de la experiencia de especialistas localizados en nuestra área.

Estas reuniones virtuales serán facilitadas por la Dra. Buffy Trent Wolf, psicóloga y experta en salud mental infantil. Durante estas sesiones, la doctora proporcionará información, recursos y herramientas sobre factores estresantes comunes causado por COVID que están impactando a adultos y a niños por igual. Los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de conectar con otras familias en el área que están actualmente experimentando desafíos similares, además de celebrar también todos los triunfos por más pequeños que sean.

Se ofrecerán dos reuniones cada mes, una en inglés y otra en español, durante las siguientes fechas:

Martes, 24 de noviembre, 2020 (en inglés)
Martes, 22 de diciembre, 2020 (en inglés) El plazo de inscripción se cierra el sábado, 19 de diciembre a las 10 a.m. MST
Martes, 19 de enero, 2021 (en inglés) El plazo de inscripción se cierra el sábado, 16 de enero a las 10 a.m. MST

Martes, 10 de noviembre, 2020 (en español)
Martes, 8 de diciembre, 2020 (en español) CANCELADO
Martes, 5 de enero, 2021 (en español) El plazo de inscripción se cierra el sábado, 2 de enero a las 10 a.m. MST

Presentado en colaboración con el Consejo Infantil del Condado de Larimer (Early Childhood Council of Larimer County). Este programa se compone de una serie de reuniones virtuales y provee un espacio donde familias puedan conectarse unas con otras, así como aprender y compartir recursos. Tu participación en este programa es completamente gratuita, pero el espacio es limitado. Te agradeceríamos mucho si haces tu reservación anticipadamente. Después de registrarte, te enviaremos un enlace de Zoom por correo electrónico.

¿Tienes preguntas? Contacta a Madison Lee del Museo del Descubrimiento de Fort Collins: malee@fcmod.org y/o a Liz Means del Consejo Infantil del Condado de Larimer: lmeans@ecclc.org.


Are you a parent of a young child? Feeling overwhelmed with COVID, remote learning, challenging behaviors, and everything else? We hear you, and trust us, you’re not alone.

Designed to run alongside the Mind Matters exhibit, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery has teamed up with the Early Childhood Council of Larimer County to create a place for parents and caregivers to connect, share stories, and learn from local experts.

These virtual gatherings will be facilitated by Dr. Buffy Trent Wolf, a psychologist and early childhood mental health expert who will provide information, resources and tools about common COVID-related stressors impacting caregivers and children. Participants will also have a chance to connect with other local families going through similar challenges, and to celebrate even the smallest successes.

There will be two meetups offered each month, one in English and one in Spanish:

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 (ENGLISH)
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 (ENGLISH) Registration closes on Saturday, 12/19 at 10 a.m. MST
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 (ENGLISH) Registration closes on Saturday, 1/16 at 10 a.m. MST

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 (SPANISH)
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 (SPANISH) CANCELED
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 (SPANISH) Registration closes on Saturday, 1/2 at 10 a.m. MST

Presented in partnership with the Early Childhood Council of Larimer County. This program is a virtual meeting series providing local caregivers with a place to connect, learn and share resources. Participation in these meetings is completely free of charge, but space is limited; please register to reserve your spot. Zoom link to attend will be emailed after registration. Questions? Please contact Madison Lee at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery: malee@fcmod.org and Liz Means at Early Childhood Council of Larimer County: lmeans@ecclc.org

Science, Teens, Adults

January 7

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Colorado Spirit Social Hour with SummitStone Health Partners | Topic: Ringing in the New Year

TOPIC: Ringing in the New Year | Post-holiday blues, self-care for colder months and taking the pressure off New Year resolutions.

WHAT: Join us for a weekly Colorado Spirit Social Hour. We know how isolated you feel and we want to support you! Hop online and tune into an hour of tips and activities related to coping with COVID-19.

WHEN: Weekly! Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 2 p.m.  Lasts about an hour. New topic each week!

COST: Free

HOW TO INTERACT: To kick-off each social hour, we will lay out some ground rules and etiquette. You choose your level of participation, whether you are “all in” with video and audio or just audio. Relax, we hope to make it as comfortable as possible.

YOUR HOSTS: Annah and Becky are part of your Larimer County Colorado Spirit team. Colorado Spirit is a FEMA-funded counseling/support service for Colorado. We are called a support line, resource line and sometimes a hope line! We are traditional mental health providers who do not diagnose people or treat mental illness. Instead, the counselors are a combination of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals .

HOW TO JOIN: Social hours are done via Zoom. Please download the free app to your phone or software to your desktop then use the link: https://summitstonehealth.zoom.us/j/95940342218

Please email colospirit@summitstonehealth.org for assistance logging on.

Science, Adults

January 11

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Colorado Spirit Social Hour with SummitStone Health Partners | Topic: Substance Use

TOPIC: Substance Use | Substance use during a pandemic, triggers/coping skills and community resources.

WHAT: Join us for a weekly Colorado Spirit Social Hour. We know how isolated you feel and we want to support you! Hop online and tune into an hour of tips and activities related to coping with COVID-19.

WHEN: Weekly! Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 2 p.m.  Lasts about an hour. New topic each week!

COST: Free

HOW TO INTERACT: To kick-off each social hour, we will lay out some ground rules and etiquette. You choose your level of participation, whether you are “all in” with video and audio or just audio. Relax, we hope to make it as comfortable as possible.

YOUR HOSTS: Annah and Becky are part of your Larimer County Colorado Spirit team. Colorado Spirit is a FEMA-funded counseling/support service for Colorado. We are called a support line, resource line and sometimes a hope line! We are traditional mental health providers who do not diagnose people or treat mental illness. Instead, the counselors are a combination of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals .

HOW TO JOIN: Social hours are done via Zoom. Please download the free app to your phone or software to your desktop then use the link: https://summitstonehealth.zoom.us/j/95940342218

Please email colospirit@summitstonehealth.org for assistance logging on.

Science, Adults

January 14

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Colorado Spirit Social Hour with SummitStone Health Partners | Topic: Substance Use

TOPIC: Substance Use | Substance use during a pandemic, triggers/coping skills and community resources.

WHAT: Join us for a weekly Colorado Spirit Social Hour. We know how isolated you feel and we want to support you! Hop online and tune into an hour of tips and activities related to coping with COVID-19.

WHEN: Weekly! Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 2 p.m.  Lasts about an hour. New topic each week!

COST: Free

HOW TO INTERACT: To kick-off each social hour, we will lay out some ground rules and etiquette. You choose your level of participation, whether you are “all in” with video and audio or just audio. Relax, we hope to make it as comfortable as possible.

YOUR HOSTS: Annah and Becky are part of your Larimer County Colorado Spirit team. Colorado Spirit is a FEMA-funded counseling/support service for Colorado. We are called a support line, resource line and sometimes a hope line! We are traditional mental health providers who do not diagnose people or treat mental illness. Instead, the counselors are a combination of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals .

HOW TO JOIN: Social hours are done via Zoom. Please download the free app to your phone or software to your desktop then use the link: https://summitstonehealth.zoom.us/j/95940342218

Please email colospirit@summitstonehealth.org for assistance logging on.

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