Past Digital Newsletters
The COVID-19 pandemic, with its complexity and global reach, presents unprecedented challenges for public health and emergency management practitioners. These challenges have been amplified by interactions between the COVID-19 pandemic and extreme weather, such as extreme heat events.
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges as well as opportunities regarding the provision of mental health services.
In the pandemic, frontline responders have been asked to maintain our critical infrastructure- public health, public safety, and educational systems. And the context for doing this has been no picnic to say the least.
Read about excitement, innovation, and frustration while writing grants to support the Greater Resilience Information Toolkit (GRIT) training program.
A year ago, during a leadership meeting, Dr. Benight talked about an idea to bring our community together.
COVID-19 has required a fundamental shift in how mental health services are delivered.
The National Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS has changed names to reflect the contributions of lead benefactor Lyda Hill and is now the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS.
The Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience received a $1 million gift from the Anschutz Foundation.
Interestingly, risk-taking has become a unique topic of research in those with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since becoming a defined symptom of the diagnosis in 2013.
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The GRIT program has made great strides since March. As of November 16th, 2020, 1371 individuals have signed up for the training.