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The Colorado Black Health Collaborative is having our first fundraising gala.  However, this is more than a mere fund-raiser.  This event is about raising awareness, educating, engaging, and de-stigmatizing mental health in our community.  Shedding and shredding mental health stigma is a community affair.  Everyone needs to be engaged because mental health stigma is still…

Are Your Adrenal Glands Stressed Out? The adrenal glands are triangular shaped and sit as a pyramid on top of the kidney.  Its main function is to enable our body to deal with stress from every possible source; whether it is emotional or physical.  A great example to explain how the adrenal gland works is…

The city of San Francisco recently joined other cities like Oakland and Chicago to implement policy changes that positively impact the health of African Americans by passing Proposition E. In 2009 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had the opportunity to address this issue at the national level, but did not. The citizens of San…

Captured In The Health Act The Colorado Black Health Collaborative (CBHC) believes in investing in the future of our community.  CBHC mentors and engages young people with our community outreach events and activities.  In addition to high school students, we also work with students who are pursuing their medical, public health, and other health-related degrees. …

The Colorado Black Health Collaborative’s (CBHC) Education Committee is on the move. The Committee has been meeting and the project they have chosen to focus on and address is the “School-to Prison Pipeline.” The School-to-Prison Pipeline is also known as the School-to-Prison Link or the Schoolhouse-to-Jailhouse Track. It is policies and procedures implemented in school…

The Colorado Black Health Collaborative (CBHC) was invited to screen for high blood pressure at the track meet hosted by the Montbello Cheetahs on June, 16th, 2018. The Montbello Cheetahs have continually partnered and collaborative with CBHC to outreach to the community. CBHC also partnered with students and faculty of the University of Colorado at…

Do you know how to spot when a friend or family member may be having a stroke? It’s important to spot them fast, no seriously, F.A.S.T. , which stands for Face Drooping – Ask them to smile. Arm Weakness – Ask them to raise both arms to shoulder height. Speech difficulties – Ask them to…

The Colorado Black Health Collaborative (CBHC) hosted its first quarter Hot Topics Health Forum on March 17th, 2018 and it was a hit! This health forum was fashioned after speed-dating style discussions. There were 4 ‘speed-dating’ style sessions addressing the following topics. Opoid Crisis – Dwyane Meeks, Executive Director of Urban Colors – Arts and…

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