10 results for group: staff


Sam Lucas

Sam comes to Mental Health Colorado from a journalism background. They earned their Bachelor of Journalism degree at the University of Missouri. Sam is especially proud of the work they did as an assistant producer of a news show and podcast for the local NPR affiliate. Sam is in their second year of law school at University of Denver, where they are refining their advocacy and research skills. Sam is passionate about working in the mental health field, as they have experienced firsthand the devastating effects of mental illness. They want to use their legal education to advance policy and common law to reflect the rights of marginalized populati...

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Lindsey Wyatt

Lindsey is currently a second-year graduate student pursuing her Masters in Public Health with a concentration in Global Health and Health Disparities at the Colorado School of Public Health. She joined Mental Health Colorado in 2021 to broaden her experience within the policy-making process surrounding the Social Determinants of Health. Specifically, how those policies impact overall health and well-being. She has extensive experience working within the healthcare system as she was a Certified Nurse Aide in a Long-term Care Facility. Through this experience, she recognized the many different factors that impact overall health and well-being. She was ...

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Emma Troughton

Emma graduated from the University of Denver with majors in psychology and gender studies. There, they got the privilege of collaborating with other students in an on-campus psychology lab that investigates person perception with an emphasis on implications for social inequality and discrimination. Emma’s primary role was to contribute to research on the intersection of racial bias and perceptions of pain tolerance, as well as participate in the conceptualization of potential interventions as they pertain to issues of public health and racial equity. Emma's own experience with overcoming an eating disorder contributes to their drive to work in ...

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Alexa Dahlin

Alexa Dahlin serves as the Partnerships and Development Manager for Mental Health Colorado. She has years of expertise in donor stewardship, database management, and financial reporting. Before joining Mental Health Colorado in 2021, Alexa worked as Development Manager for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama. She is passionate about equal access to treatment and ending the stigma surrounding mental health. Alexa is a Colorado native and received a BA in Business and Arts Management from Sweet Briar College. While at Sweet Briar, she was a dual-sport NCAA Division III athlete for both Soccer and Lacrosse. Alexa lives in Denver with her ...

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Adam Goss

Adam comes to Mental Health Colorado with a degree in Business Administration. He has spent the four years following graduation from Hartwick College exploring many aspects of the business world, hoping to find the right fit for his career.  His journey began at a start-up lacrosse training company in Baltimore, MD where he oversaw operations and assisted the CEO with several of the business’s functions. He then began a position with a financial publishing company as a customer service representative, while continuing involvement with the start-up. He was later promoted to a management role allowing him the opportunity to restructure the existing ...

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Vincent Atchity

Vincent Atchity joined Mental Health Colorado in 2019. Vincent previously served as Executive Director of The Equitas Project, a national initiative to disentangle mental health and criminal justice, which has now become part of Mental Health Colorado. Vincent is an advocate for public health and health equity, a population health management strategist, and a builder of communications bridges connecting communities and community partners with better health outcomes and more efficiently managed costs. Vincent’s work has included care management, cost control, outcomes improvement, workforce development, data integration, partnership network ...

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David McLaughlin

David McLaughlin joined Mental Health Colorado in 2019 after many years building and leading corporate Treasury teams. David believes constant improvement—for both individuals and processes—are at the heart of an organization’s success, and rather than hiring good people and getting out of their way, we should be hiring great people and getting behind them. Having seen and experienced the critical role that mental health plays in one’s life, David is passionate about early intervention, equal access to treatment, and ending the stigma surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. While not at work, David enjoys spending time ...

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Lauren Snyder

Lauren Snyder serves as the Vice President for Government Affairs for Mental Health Colorado. She draws from years of public and private sector work in the political arena and has first hand experience collaborating with lawmakers, advocates, and decision makers to craft statewide policy. Before joining Mental Health Colorado in 2018, Lauren worked for the Colorado Department of Human Services as their Legislative Analyst, where she helped pass critical legislation and budget initiatives. As an advocate for many of the state's most vulnerable groups, she played a key role in advancing the rights and increasing services for low-income families and ...

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Erica Montgomery

Erica Montgomery joined Mental Health Colorado in 2018, bringing 10 years of experience in large-scale event planning and hospitality. She is a Colorado native, and Graduated from the University of Colorado Denver with a degree in Liberal Arts. Erica has been involved in her local community long before joining Mental Health Colorado. She has been an active volunteer at a women’s homeless shelter, providing child care while the mothers attend living skills and parenting classes. She has also visited multiple countries in Africa in the last two years, including Swaziland, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda volunteering with children in local villages and ...

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Moe Keller

Moe Keller has been with Mental Health Colorado since 2010. Prior to that, she served for eight years in the Colorado House of Representatives and eight years in the Colorado Senate, where she concentrated on legislation and policy for individuals who have mental health conditions and for individuals with developmental disabilities. Keller championed and helped pass Colorado’s groundbreaking mental health parity laws in 1997 and 2007, legislation restricting use of seclusion and restraint of people experiencing a mental health crisis, and the Colorado Children’s Mental Health Treatment Act. Prior to her work in the legislature, Keller was a ...

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