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This Fall season is going to be jam packed with rad community initiatives.

Come join us – we’re glad you’re here!

Join our Sober AF Party

Quick reminder about Sober AF Entertainment upcoming schedule. This weekend we will host a sober support tent at a Hoobajoob Music Festival @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater (Greenwood Village – Colorado) this Sat 09/23/23! If any of your alumni are coming, make sure they stop by and recharge their batteries!

TICKETS: https://www.fiddlersgreenamp.com/events/detail/475784

Our next big local event will be our sober support tailgate & sober seating section at the USC vs. Colorado Buffaloes on Sat, 9/30/23!! We have a big screen, TV, food, silent disco, speakers, and lots of community next to the stadium starting at 8am-10am with the game starting at 10am. I attached the flyer below to share with any of the local recovery community interested in joining us!

Let’s Experience: Undoing Ageism, Honoring Loss

Explore the losses and gains of aging in this interactive ‘Undoing Ageism, Honoring Loss’ workshop with expert guides from Old School. Register now!

Designed for people of all ages and from all walks of life, this workshop led by the co-founders of Old School explores the losses and gains associated with aging. At every age, we experience loss: the culmination of first-time experiences, missed opportunities, reduced abilities, and the passing of loved ones. The ageism that is prevalent in our culture exacerbates these losses and turns the natural process of aging into a personal failure and a disease. We will start our time together by recognizing the cultural context we live in, most notably the stigma associated with aging and how it is related to stigma associated with loss. From there, we will be with our age-related losses, giving them voice and space. Finally, we will uncover the capacity and opportunities that grieving our losses provides. This workshop will be highly interactive and include breakout rooms, quiet contemplations, sharing amongst the larger group, and more. Our aim is to explore some very big ideas in a very practical way.

Visit: https://letsreimagine.org/76768/lets-experience-undoing-ageism-honoring-loss?utm_source=Subscribers&utm_campaign=f597a8979b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2023_09_13_06_01_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_-61fe5fbafd-%5BLIST_EMAIL_ID%5D

Centro de Recursos de Salud Mental en Español

We are thrilled to announce the release of three new valuable resources to enhance mental health support for Spanish-speaking communities:Culture, Community, and Connection: 2023 BIPOC Mental Health Toolkit – The BIPOC Mental Health Month campaign and toolkit were designed to provide culturally responsive mental health information to highlight three core pillars of culture, community, and connection and how integral they are to BIPOC communities. The toolkit includes factsheets, worksheets, shareable images, and more that can aid community discussion and guide individuals to helpful resources.
Selfies, Social, and Screens: Navigating Virtual Spaces for Youth: 2023 Back to School Resources – The Back to School campaign and resources were developed to help increase understanding of how online activity affects the mental health of children and teens. The factsheets, shareable images, and other materials in the toolkit can be used to help manage the challenges of virtual spaces and empower youth to make informed decisions for their mental health and well-being.
New Mental Health Resources Hub in Spanish: Our Spanish-language resources hub provides a comprehensive collection of mental health materials to assist individuals, families, and others in accessing valuable mental health resources for the Spanish-speaking community.

The Center on Colfax Fundraiser

For almost ten years, Transformation has been a crucial fundraiser for the programs at The Center on Colfax – programs that have more than doubled in scope and reach in the last few years. We are excited to invite you to Transformation again! Together we will celebrate and support the amazing work going on at The Center on Colfax today: support services, this year’s launch of our mental health program, resource programs, LGBTQ+ DEI training, and a strong network for the LGBTQ+ community, including youth, young adults, seniors, Colorado’s transgender community, our disability community, and more.

Sunday, November 12, 2023, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Get your tickets: https://lgbtqcolorado.org/transformation/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=2951509c-dc12-447f-ba31-2a22d1074cc7

Join CHOW for World Mental Health Day!