Events & Classes

Tri-County Health Network offers a wide range of events and classes to support the health of our community.

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NAMI Family to Family 

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditions.

Begins: February 1st

When: Mondays 5:30pm-8pm.

Where: Taught by Paul and Julia via Zoom.

In this evidence-based program you will learn:

  • How to solve problems and communicate effectively
  • Taking care of yourself and managing your stress
  • Supporting your loved one with compassion
  • Finding and using local supports and services
  • Up-to-date information on mental health conditions and how they affect the brain
  • How to handle a crisis
  • Current treatments and therapies
  • The impact of mental health conditions on the entire family

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Cooking Matters

The January – February Cooking Matters Class is full. If you would like to be added to the spring class list, please email chps@tchnetwork.org. Thank you!

January 19, 2021— Food Storage & Safety

January 26, 2021 — Recipes

February 2, 2021 — Store Tour

February 9, 2021 — Family Meals

February 16, 2021 –Snacking

February 23, 2021 — Kids in the Kitchen

Added bonus – receive a $10 grocery gift card after each class!

Cooking Matters is a free evidence-based course that teaches participants how to grocery shop, cook, and eat healthy meals while on a budget.

The curriculum exposes participants to nutrition lessons, meal preparation, and food budgeting. The interactive online classroom also encourages participants to share and discuss their knowledge and barriers to adopting healthier nutrition. Classes are held via Zoom once per week for 60 minutes.

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Community Dental Clinics

Telluride

  • First week of every month
  • Monday – Wednesday
  • Miramonte Building 333 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, Colorado  81435

Ouray

  • Second week of every month
  • Monday – Wednesday
  • Ouray Community Center, 320 6th Ave, Ouray, CO 81427

Naturita

  • Third week of every month
  • Monday – Wednesday
  • WEEDC – 217 W Main St, Naturita, CO 81422

Did you know that Medicaid covers Dental Care?

Starting in January, TCHNetwork is offering dental cleanings and check-ups for any adult or child on Medicaid – for free!

Our clinic days are held monthly in locations around our region to make access easy for you.

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Healthy Thursdays 

It’s that time of year where nearly 189 million Americans make a resolution, many around health and wellness.

If you are one of those people, we want to help you stick to that resolution!

In January, Tri-County Health Network will be holding Healthy Thursday events each week throughout Montrose, Ouray, Delta and San Miguel counties. To help you find a starting point for your goal, our Community Health Workers can provide health screening including checks of cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose, BMI, and more. At your appointment, our Community Health Workers can also talk to you about nutrition, provide health coaching, and give advice on making and keeping your New Year’s resolution.

Contact the Community Health Worker in your area today to schedule your appointment.

Telluride – Call Ruth at 970-729-8030 or chw-telluride@tchnetwork.org

Naturita – Call Alexis at 970-708-0921 or oc-westend@tchnetwork.org

Ouray – Call Aly at 970-316-2505 or chps@tchnetwork.org

Delta & Montrose – Call Angela at 970-708-0921 or oc-delta@tchnetwork.org


Mental Health First Aid

This class is already full. If you are interested in another course, please email ocbh@tchnetwork.org. Thank you!

Date: February 3rd

Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location: Zoom

(A link will be provided after registration)

Mental Health First Aid is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or the onset of a mental health disorder. Topics covered in the virtual training include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions. Participants will learn the skills to help recognize these conditions and act to help individuals experiencing them. 

Help your community by signing up to become Mental Health First Aid Certified today!

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NAMI Family Support Group

Begins: Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

When: The third Wednesday of every month from 5:45pm-7:00pm.

Where: Zoom

(Use this link to join at the specified time.)

The NAMI Family Support Group for family members, partners and friends of people living with mental health conditions meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 5:45 to 7:00pm, on ZOOM.  To join this free, online support group click on this link at the time of the meeting:  NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP

The NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult family member, partner, or friend of someone who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Attendees create connections with fellow community members and gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. 

By sharing your experiences in a safe setting, you can gain hope and develop supportive relationships. This group allows your voice to be heard and provides an opportunity for your personal needs to be met. It encourages empathy, productive discussion, and a sense of community. You will benefit from other’s experiences, discover your inner strength, and empower yourself by sharing your own experiences in a non-judgmental space.

NAMI Family Support Group will help you

  • Aim for better coping skills
  • Find strength in sharing experiences
  • Forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • Embrace humor as healthy
  • Accept that we cannot solve every problem
  • And understand that mental health conditions are no one’s fault and can be traumatic experiences.


safeTalk is for Everyone

Make a connection. Help save a life. 

safeTALK is a half-day training in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognize a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live. Participants do not need any formal preparation to attend the training—anyone age 15 or older who wants to make a difference can learn the safeTALK steps. 

Stay tuned for more classes coming soon!


Healthy Kids Presentation

Date: Wednesday, January 27th

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Location: Zoom – Use the link below at the time of the presentation to join:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86136916942https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86136916942

Please join us for a community presentation on what our youth are saying about growing up here and their health and wellbeing.  The presentation will include a review of the latest Healthy Kids survey given to Telluride students grade 6-12 and will be facilitated by Lauren Cikara, Community and School Specialist with the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Stay tuned for more Diversity, Equity & Inclusion coming soon!

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