suicide prevention

Several Democrats have already announced their candidacy in the 2022 race for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. Colin Wilhelm is among them and is now on a listening tour of the region.

Glenwood Springs High School Counselor Cindy Pittenger spoke with Jenell Hilderbrand on September 15 about September as suicide prevention month. The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue will screen "The Ripple Effect" on October 10 at 6pm.

Airman 1st Class Devin N. Boyer

Colorado Health Institute released a study detailing barriers to mental health care for veterans in Colorado, the report points to "stigma" as the primary reason why many colorado veterans do not seek mental health resources. KDNK’s Lucas Turner spoke with Karam Ahmad, Policy Analyst at Colorado Health Institute and lead author of the report to learn more about this issue.

AZYEP: Teens Discuss Suicide Prevention

Aug 12, 2019

In the second piece of a two part series, teenagers from the Garfield County Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) discuss suicide prevention with Project We Care Colorado and the Aspen Hope Center

In the first piece of a two part series, teen interns from the Garfield County Personal Responsibility and Education Program (PREP) discuss the progression of self-harm and the correlation to substance abuse. Learn more about PREP here. This program is a collaboration with the Aspen Hope Center and Project We Care Colorado.

Beth White

Macy Rae Klein is a high school senior in Colorado Springs. She is also the founder of Project Reasons, a teen-run, non-profit organization, that helps suicidal teens. Macy Rae was a featured speaker at the Compassion Film Fest and Symposium in Carbondale in August. In a conversation with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh, she and her mother, Ginger, talk about Macy's struggle with self-harm and why she started Project Reasons as well as the impact her suicide attempt and recovery has had on Ginger.

Garfield County Suicide Deaths Spike in July

Aug 9, 2018

Six suicide deaths occurred in Garfield County last month, half of all suicides reported last year, bringing the 2018 total to 11. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Mason Hohstadt with the Garfield County Suicide Prevention Coalition to find out more.


***If you or someone you know needs help, you can call the Aspen Hope Center at 970-925-5858 or text TALK to 38255. You can also go to Mental Health Colorado for more resources***

Diane Johnson

Basalt mayor Jacque Whitsitt joins host Diane Johnson to talk about suicide prevention.

The Sopris Sun

Guest writer Justin Patrick joins editor Will Grandbois and reporter Megan Tackett to discuss changes to the Redstone Castle, the GlenX pitch competition as well as Marble politics and suicide prevention.

Michelle Muething, Aspen Hope Center

This week, the Aspen Hope Center welcomes two distinguished doctors to inform the community about suicide prevention for youth. Chief clinical officer Michelle Muething explains about the event on Wednesday at 6 at the Hotel Jerome. Tickets are available here, with special pricing for local teachers and students.

Aspen Hope Center

September is National Suicide Awareness Month and for today's Nonprofit Palooza, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh welcomes Michelle Meuthing, director and co-founder of the Aspen Hope Center. The center's 24/7 crisis line number is 970.925.5858.