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All Insurance Types Accepted for Behavioral Health Appointments

Whether you have Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance through your employer, or no insurance at all, there are options in Eagle County to enable you and your family to access behavioral health services. Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health has the details.

The State of Behavioral Health in Eagle County | May 2022

Chris Lindley and Casey Wolfington of Vail Health and Eagle Valley Behavioral Health provide a community update on the current state of behavioral health and behavioral health services available in Eagle County. There's good news, and more to come as Vail Health and its partners work diligently now and into the future to combat the behavioral health crisis. They also brief the community on resources available in the event they need to address a substance abuse or behavioral health issue.

Olivia's Fund: Not Just for Kids

Olivia's Fund can help anyone who lives and works in Eagle County, and demonstrates a financial need, to get behavioral health assistance. Dr. Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health, and Dr. Harlan Austin of Howard Head Sports Medicine and Vail Health, have the details.

Colorado Mountain Medical’s Behavioral Health Team WINS Award

Colorado Mountain Medical’s Behavioral Health Team has won the 2022 Vail Valley Partnership "Chairman's Award." Congratulations to Colorado Mountain Medical! Casey Wolfington and Chris Lindley have the details on why Colorado Mountain Medical won this distinguished award, and what it means for our community.

The Mental Health Benefits of Cycling

Being outdoors in Eagle County not only benefits your physical health, but your mental health as well. In this special "field trip" episode of Elevating Health, Chris Lindley heads to Eagle to speak with Mike Brumbaugh of Venture Sports about the mental and behavioral health positives of gravel biking.

How to be an Ally to the LGBT Community

Madison Partridge, Executive Director of Mountain Pride, and Megan Vogt, Licensed Professional Counselor in the Vail Valley, discuss "allyship," and how straight or cisgender folks can show up and support their local friends and family within our LGBT community.

Youth Behavioral Health Beds Crisis

Nationally, there is a crisis in a lack of behavioral health beds available for our youth population. Many end up instead in emergency rooms. Luckily, Eagle Valley Behavioral Health, Vail Health, and other behavioral health partners in Eagle County are working together to provide ample behavioral health beds to our youth. Chris Lindley and Casey Wolfington have the full details.

LGBT+ 101: What you need to know

Madison Partridge, Executive Director of Mountain Pride, and Megan Vogt, Licensed Professional Counselor in the Vail Valley, discuss the latest information on the LGBT+ community, including how to properly use pronouns in 2022.

Caregiver Connections - what is it?

Caregiver Connections, formerly known as Eagle Valley Senior Life, was founded in 2011 by a group of caregivers and other invested individuals in response to the need for services and programs for older adults who require full-time care. Wendy Miller from Caregiver Connections sits down with Kirsten Conner to discuss all the positive impacts Caregiver Connections has on our community, and what resources might be available to you if you care for an aging parent or family member in the Vail valley.

How to Support our LGBT+ children

Madison Partridge, Executive Director of Mountain Pride, and Megan Vogt, Licensed Professional Counselor in the Vail Valley, discuss how parents can support their LGBT children, and techniques on how to communicate with your children that foster and protect them.

Superando obstáculos hacia una vida físicamente activa

En este video Kyler y Pricilla hablan sobre la importancia de la actividad física y las formas en que usted puede hacer que el ejercicio menos intimidante y más agradable. Pricilla abre el video compartiendo que en el pasado, el gimnasio era un lugar muy intimidante. Ella solía pensar que para ser considerado saludable se requería ser un atleta o hacer ejercicio 5 veces a la semana. Ahora que es mayor se da cuenta de que la actividad física no es algo intimide. Y por el contrario, la actividad fisica es algo muy placentero. Pricilla y Kyler hablan sobre las diferentes barreras que nos impiden vivir un estilo de vida activo y cómo superarlas. Pricilla amplía la importancia de tener la mentalidad correcta hacia la actividad física. La actividad física regular es una de las cosas más importantes que puede hacer por su salud. Pricilla y Kyler terminan el video mencionando algunas actividades locales divertidas en las que usted y su familia pueden participar.

The new Edwards Community Health Campus, Explained

The new/upcoming Edwards Community Health Campus will bring more behavioral health services to Eagle County. Get the latest information on the project from Casey Wolfington of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health and Shannatay Bergeron of Colorado Mountain Medical.

Is Climate Change Making You Anxious?

Do you find yourself casually remarking on the declining snowfall each year, wishing for more powder days like we used to have? Or, is your worry exacerbated by thoughts of a drier summer, more potential wildfires nearby and melting glaciers far away?

Logo depicting a tree with the words 'Eagle Valley Behavioral Health'

Eagle Valley Behavioral Health was established to serve as the backbone organization to lead the community collaboration in transforming the Eagle Valley behavioral health system.