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May 21, 2021

Mitigating an Insurance Catastrophe

In Colorado, catastrophes are almost always natural, due to the severe weather the state often encounters. This article covers what constitutes an insurance catastrophe, and how to prepare for the worst.

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May 18, 2021

The Future of Colorado’s Wildfire Season

How climate change and other factors contributed to Colorado’s 2020 wildfire season, and indications of what to expect in future.

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May 16, 2021

Fighting Megafires

Fighting the East Troublesome fire, and indications for Colorado’s future fire seasons. Featuring an interview with Grand Fire’s Assistant Chief.

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October 23, 2019

Words Matter: PTSD vs. PTSI

According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 3.5% of people have suffered a PTSI. Read about our decision to use PTSI instead of PTSD in our recent article about psilocybin mushrooms.

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October 23, 2019

Hope in Unlikely Places

Denver residents voted this year to decriminalize psilocybin, also known as magic mushrooms. These and other non-traditional drugs are showing great promise in complementing psychotherapy as treatment for post traumatic stress, anxiety, and depression. Here’s what all that means for Colorado residents and first responders.

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July 18, 2019

Animal Attacks, Safety Concerns Increase in Colorado

Wild animals are part of the shared natural heritage of everyone in Colorado. But as cities grow and habitats shrink, encounters have become more frequent. Find out how to respond if you wind up in one of these situations.

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April 15, 2019

The Sky is Falling: The Cassandra Curse

It’s easy to ignore warnings about threats not right in front of you. But that decision could devastate everything your district works toward.

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December 27, 2018

Don’t Click the Weakest Link

Phishing neutralizes even the strongest cyber security protections. Find out how it works and how you can stop it.

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December 27, 2018

Misplaced Trust

Beware the wolves in your midst. Internal fraud can be just as costly and frequent as external, but chances are you aren’t ready for it.

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October 19, 2018

The Crossing of Policy and Medicine

With the opioid epidemic raging, the life-saving drug Narcan has become a key issue for many districts.

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