Leadville News – April 24

Healthy Mind, Body and Budget

Let’s face it everyone could use a little help in dealing with this crazy world from time to time. So if you or someone you know, are in need of some new tools for taking on the challenges of life, there’s good news for readers who may need some extra tips and advice.

SolVista Health is offering a eight-week class focusing on stress management, nutrition, and finances and budgeting. The class will be held weekly on Wednesday afternoons at the Lake County Public Library. The good news is it’s FREE but you do have to sign up and can do so by calling 719-429-8611.

Participants can learn tips and skills for a healthy mind, body & budget.

Attendees will also receive.

  • A free pocket day-planner
  • Attend all eight classes and receive a $10 Safeway gift card.
  • Get budgeting tips on how to improve your finances.
  • Learn ways to reduce stress in your life and geta better night’s sleep.
  • Get tips on what food will improve you overall health and wellness.
  • Learn how to apply for a job and what resources are available to you in the local community.

For more information CLICK HERE or visit the SolVistahealth.org website.

Rodriguez to Walk for Mental Health

Leadville’s Kim Rodriquez will be participating in National Alliance on Mental Illness Walks on May 19 at Centennial Park, located in the Denver Area.

Kim Rodriquez

Rodriquez is on the board of the National Alliance on Mental Illness High Country affiliation based in Frisco. They work in partnership with MindSprings Health, FIRC and Building Hope and are committed volunteers and facilitators who care about families and individuals who are caregivers of loved ones and those suffering from mental illness.

Rodriquez will be walking to bring awareness to depression and youth suicide in Lake County.  In addition, Rodriquez wanted readers to know that the NAMI High Country Chapter has started education classes and family support groups in Leadville!

“I appreciate your support,” said Rodriquez asking readers to consider joining the walk or giving a donation, here is a link to her page. Her goal is $100 and she’s almost there – let’s help Kim reach her cross the finish line for mental health.


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