Director of quality for Axis Health System. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 335-2217
President and CEO for United Way and a Durango High Noon Rotary Club member.
Director of Case Management with Community Connections Inc.
is the communications director for the San Juan Basin Health Department.
By Ellen Stein
Axis Health System
This year, the nation’s Community Health Centers will celebrate the 50th anniversary of expanding access to quality and affordable primary and preventive health-care services to millions of people in the United States.
Locally, in 2014, we were fortunate that Axis Health System...
When I first started at Community Connections (back in the dark ages when dinosaurs walked the earth), I told an acquaintance where I worked, and she responded, “Oh, I know someone at the Sheriff’s Office.” I think I smiled and nodded at this apparent non-sequitur and went off to find someone more coherent to speak with.
Skipping school, do you picture a teenager who ditches class to avoid schoolwork? Maybe he or she just needs some discipline or motivation to get back into class?
It turns out that truancy might just be the tip of a bigger problem.
That is what a local collaborative is learning in its first year of work to study truancy. The...
Gratitude has become synonymous with the holidays, as we often take time to step back and acknowledge the things that we are grateful for during the past year. However, have you ever thought what would happen if we extended the tradition of giving thanks throughout the entire year instead of a short season during holiday cheer?
The Americans with Disabilities Act affords people with disabilities equal access to public services – but what is “access?”
Many of us equate ADA access with reserved parking spots, ramps and automatic doors. Physical access is essential, but there are other components of access that are just as important, especially...
As the holiday season rolls around, not everyone feels giddy and excited about the constant stream of tinsel-filled parties, happy family dinners and presents galore. For some, the holidays can be downright difficult and a dreaded time of the year.
Whether it’s financial strain, family issues, illness, loss of a loved one or...
When you think about where people with intellectual disabilities live, what do you picture?
Do you see a woman in a wheelchair living in her own house? Do you see several hundred people with disabilities living in a dorm? Do you envision a couple of guys in an apartment with a live-in caregiver?
If you picture a small, segregated...