Changes in Youth Behavior Could Signal Psychological Trauma

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Courtney Dunn, MSW  Trauma and Youth Specialist   No one likes to be told their child may be exhibiting behaviors that result from psychological trauma. These are hard topics of discussion, but depression, stress and anxiety drastically affect a large number of our youth.    YouthZone saw an increased need for therapy and substance intervention in 2020 when youth and parents experienced stress and psychological trauma as […]

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Anderson Ranch Artists Create Banner to Share YouthZone’s story

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YouthZone was one of five local nonprofits selected to work with Anderson Ranch this August on a public arts initiative supported by the City of Aspen. Members of the artistic staff at Anderson Ranch worked with each nonprofit to bring visibility to their missions through artistic collaborations. The created artworks were reproduced as outdoor-scaled banners […]

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Say Hello to New Grants and Data Manager Stephanie Maurice

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 YouthZone recently welcomed Stefanie Maurice as the new Grants and Data Manager. Stefanie has a background in both health care administration and writing, and her attention to detail and her preexisting knowledge of privacy and accuracy have helped her settle into this position.   Stefanie also has a good understanding of the nonprofit sector because many health care facilities function as a nonprofit. She is familiar with […]

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Help YouthZone Celebrate Colorado Gives Day!

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Carol Wolff Development Director Giving is one of the most gratifying feelings in the world, and better yet, one of the simplest. Gifts aren’t always material; sometimes they are simple acts of human kindness or supporting a cause that is important to you. Philanthropy is described as “the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good […]

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