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PUMA, First Steps for Economic Development for Prowers County

Following welcoming remarks to the luncheon attendees and a general outline on PUMA’s plans for their initial visit, Prowers County Commissioner, Ron Cook, turned the proceedings over to Anna Jones, VP of Progressive Urban Management Associates and Senior Associate Erika Heller. This was the introductory meeting on February 29th with various community leaders where PUMA […]

Southeast Health Group announces Weigh and Win County Sign-Up Challenge

Southeast Health Group is throwing down a sign-up challenge to residents of the six counties it serves over the next three months. Starting October 1st, residents of Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero and Prowers will compete to earn a BBQ luncheon in January. The challenge is part of the new “Weigh and Win” program sponsored […]

Southeast Health Group Describes New Programs for County Commissioners

Connie Brase, Community Liaison for Southeast Health Group, provided a six month assessment for Emergency Transport Services for Prowers County this past Tuesday, March 17.  “We wanted to provide figures on usage in Prowers County for emergency transport,” she told the County Commissioners.  The figures showed 6,809 miles at a cost of $3,881 between July […]

Breast Cancer and Depression

The “Linked in Pink” campaign reminds us that we all have someone in our lives who has battled breast cancer.  You, or someone you know, might be in treatment right now.  As with other major illnesses, breast cancer can mess with a person’s emotions, bringing a sense of betrayal by your body, anxiety over the […]

September is National Recovery Month

Southeast Health Group is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Recovery month celebrates individuals in recovery, acknowledges those who provide prevention, treatment and recovery support services and empowers those in need to seek treatment throughout the year. Being in recovery is a commitment to living a mentally, physically, emotionally, […]

Honkers Welcome Barbara White at Southeast Health Group

The Lamar Honkers welcomed Barbara White from Southeast Health Group to the community.  White, MSS, MAC, LAC, CPS, has worked in the field of addictions for over 30 years in medical clinics and in private practice, conducting out-patient therapy and medical detox, in both urban and rural communities. Barbara White works individually with men, women […]

Art Show: OPEN BOOK featured at Lamar Public Library

Colorado Arts of Recovery, in conjunction with Southeast Health Group, is hosting an art opening at Lamar Public Library at 102 E. Parmenter Street, from 5-7 PM on Thursday, July 17th.  The show, titled “Open Book,” includes artworks made by manipulating recycled book pages.  The public is invited to enjoy music and light refreshments while […]

Med Students Get a Taste of Rural Life in Lamar

  A Rural Immersion Week for 14 students from the University of Colorado-Denver wrapped up activities this past Friday morning, June 20, at Lamar Community Building.  The students, mostly in their early to mid 20’s, took a week-long tour of Lamar and other sites in Prowers County, getting a first-hand look at everyday life is […]

Free Mental Health First Aid Classes Offered

Have you ever wondered what to do when someone you know is having an emotional crisis? One out of four people you meet has struggled with a mental health problem at some point. But there is hope. And it is you. For over a century, Red Cross First Aid and CPR classes have been successful […]

Taking Charge of Your Health Through Self-Management of Chronic Disease Workshop

The Health Navigators at Southeast Health Group are here to assist community members of Southeast Colorado “take charge of your health”.  The Health Navigators have been trained through the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness in Lakewood, Colorado to provide self-management of chronic disease workshops developed by the Stanford University School of Medicine to community members […]

Letter to the Editor: Linked in Pink

  I just wanted to express my appreciation to all those who participated in the “Linked in Pink” campaign this year.  It is a credit to our community when groups come together and provide education and services.  So, thank you, Prowers Medical Center, High Plains Community health Center, Prowers County Public Health and Environment, and […]

Healthcare Survey Highlights Concerns About Cost and Fragmentation

La Junta, CO—August 13, 2013—Southeast Health Group Prowers County residents said they are concerned about the cost of health insurance, the rising cost of healthcare, and the disjointed system of care in Prowers County. Thirty community stakeholders from a diverse group that attends the Human Resources Committee meetings and the Prowers County Health Care Coalition […]

Southeast Health Group Receives National Award for Excellence in Mental Health

April 12, 2013 (La Junta, CO) — Southeast Health Group has received the 2013 National Council Award of Excellence for Service Innovation from the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (National Council). The National Council Awards of Excellence honor the innovative and inspirational efforts of individuals and organizations — staff, board leaders, volunteers, consumers, families, […]

Southeast Health Group’s March 30th Round Up to Feature the Overton Road Band

It’s gonna be a HOT time in the OLD town of Lamar as Southeast Health Group holds its 4th annual Round Up event to support mental health, substance use disorder and wellness services in southeastern Colorado. This year’s event will be held on Saturday evening, March 30, 2013, from 6:00 – 10:00 PM at the […]

Business of the Week – Wellness Works

You help your community thrive when you shop locally! Be sure to read The Prowers Journal each week when the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and The Prowers Journal highlight a featured Business of the Week. This week we are proud to spotlight Wellness Works. Give them a call at: 719.336-6976  Wellness Works celebrated its third anniversary this month as a proud […]