Notable news below:
The link below is to an op ed by Zeik Saidman – a partner in
The Colorado Trust’s suicide prevention initiatives. You may remember that numbers
were released last week that there were 940 deaths by suicide in Colorado in
2009 – a 2% increase from previous years.
NIMH News: HHS launches first of its kind consumer focused website.
HHS unveiled CuidadodeSalud.gov, the first website in
Spanish of its kind to help consumers take control of their health care by
connecting them to new information and resources that will help them access
quality, affordable health care coverage. Consistent with the mandate in
the Affordable Care Act, CuidadodeSalud.gov is the partner site of
HealthCare.gov, which was launched in July 2010, and is the first website in
Spanish to provide consumers with both public and private health coverage
options tailored specifically for their needs in a single, easy-to-use tool.
Press Release: http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2010pres/09/20100908a.html
In Spanish: http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2010pres/09/20100908c.html
Real Warriors: Five Resources
for Returning to School
Many veterans decide to take advantage of the GI Bill
and other education benefits in their post-military careers by enrolling in a
higher education degree or certificate program. While this transition is often
challenging, there are many opportunities available to veterans. The five
resources outlined in this Real
Warriors article can help make the transition easier and provide the tools
for academic success.