Congratulations to our very own President and CEO, Dr. Dorothy Perry, who was appointed to the Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care by Colorado Governor John Hicknlooper. She serves as a person with expertise in public health and the provision of health care to populations with low incomes and significant health care needs. She was appointed by the Governor on July 15, 2014 for a term expiring July 7, 2017.
We are excited to let you know that Spanish Peaks is now a part of KOAA’s Your Healthy Family series.
Your Healthy Family is designed to highlight our expertise through television, web advertising and news content.
Our 2nd commercial is to the left, focusing on our Crestone Recovery program.
Spanish Peaks Behavioral Health Centers exist to meet the needs of those seeking behavioral healthcare services requiring expert care to support recovery and successfully achieve healthcare goals. Spanish Peaks is committed to offering innovative services that set a standard for behavioral healthcare in Colorado. This care is provided through service excellence, exceptional clinical quality, compassion, and promotion of self-determination.
Spanish Peaks is offering free wellness programs to anyone in our community. These free programs will be held at the Rawlings Library @ 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and will generally last about an hour. They will cover a wide range of topics so please check back here for updates!
2/10/15 Smoking Cessation with Detoxifying Acupuncture
presented by Shelly Arguello, RN | Nurse and Natika Didericksen, RN, BSN | Nurse
Our smoking cessation program combines therapy, education, and nicotine replacement to help smokers quit for good. Shelly will provide an overview of this innovative program while Natika will perform auricular acupuncture to help detoxify your body, decrease stress, anxiety, and addictions.
2/17/15 Essential Oil Therapies
presented by Renee Houser, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC | Nurse Practitioner
If you are interested in learning more about natural health, then this monthly educational series is for you! Renee, a Certified Complimentary and Integrative Therapist, offers this workshop series on essential oils and their various therapeutic properties. Each interactive session will explore the benefits of a specific essential oil. This month’s oil of focus- Peppermint
2/24/15 Physiological Effects of Stress and Anger on Parents and Children
presented by Steve Di Giacomo, MA | Clinician, Youth and Family Services
Steve will address the effects of physical and emotional responses to stress and anger. His presentation will also identify various interventions that can be done to mitigate these effects. Learn what you can do to create less stressful family time and enjoy your children more.
3/10/15 Art for Self-Care and Self-Knowledge
presented by Katie Ledbetter MA, LPC | Clinician
Katie is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Expressive Arts Therapist. She presents this monthly workshop series that is designed to introduce participants to enjoyable and relaxing art based activities. These activities encourage learning about, caring for, and expressing yourself. Absolutely no art skills required! General art supplies will be provided but feel free to bring personal materials if you choose.
We are integrated with providers in our communities to help you with your overall health and well-being.
From outpatient services, integrated care, residential services and inpatient acute treatment services, Spanish Peaks has several locations to serve your needs. We have certified, licensed and experienced staff to help you with your needs.
Our newest facility is located in Trinidad, CO. Mt. Carmel provides integrated healthcare, wellness and community spirit. It promotes the rich heritage of Las Animas County by creating partnerships that not only attract businesses but also cultural and social opportunities.