Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience News

In a recent interview with KOAA's Lindsey Jensen, Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience, Director of Community Training and Empowerment, Nicole Weis, discussed seasonal depression and how the Institute's GRIT Program can help to build the resilience necessary to cope with...
In a recent contract with UCCS, the Community Training and Empowerment division of the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience is launching a much-needed Peer Support program for the faculty and staff of UCCS in 2024. Faculty and staff face unprecedented...
In recent years, awareness of human trafficking and its devastating effects on survivors has grown significantly. Organizations like Reclaiming Hope have emerged to address the critical need for aftercare services, offering support and resources to those who have...
As part of an ongoing effort to foster innovative and collaborative research at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience, a groundbreaking initiative, the Pilot Project Seed Grant Program, was introduced in 2023. The program aims to...
In a recent NPR interview, the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience proudly notes the participation of its esteemed Research Affiliate, Dr. Mary Hayden, in the Fifth National Climate Assessment at the White House on...
At the intersection of personal stories and collective practices, the Practicing Connection podcast recently featured Dr. Chip Benight, Executive Director of the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience, and Nicole...
In a significant stride towards promoting the well-being of sexual and gender minority youth, the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has awarded a three-year, $650,000 grant to the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience to...
The Community Training and Empowerment Division takes great pride in offering resilience and coping skills training to both incoming freshmen and current students at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS). This past summer, our...
After years of planning and anticipation, Milestones Resilience Care, operated by the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS, is finally open and seeing clients. The initial clients, a group of Veterans from...
Dr. Heather Littleton, Director of Research Operations at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience, is serving as co-investigator on a recently funded $600,000 grant from the William T. Grant Foundation. This grant, led by...