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Center offers support and connection to those impacted by violence

HIGHLANDS RANCH – It’s a place for connection, community and support.

The STEM Center for Strength is a grant-funded resiliency center offering “trauma-informed care,” resources, connection and community for those impacted by the shooting on May 7, 2019, at STEM School Highlands Ranch.

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Mental health experts, school district respond to shooting tragedy

March 23, 2021

Waves of shock and grief rippled through Colorado on March 22 as a mass shooting left 10 people dead, including Boulder police officer Eric Talley. The incident unfolded less than one week after another mass shooting killed eight in Georgia.

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New center provides support for STEM School community

May 6, 2020

Suzi McKay wishes she could have known in 2013 what she knows now.

That year, her daughter was a 15-year-old sophomore at Arapahoe High School in Centennial when a shooting rocked the community. In the years since, she’s learned more about helping her daughter handle stress and anxiety “in a more purposeful way,” and how to self-advocate.

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Community Approaches One Year Since the May 7th Incident at STEM School Highlands Ranch HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO (April 30, 2020) — The STEM Center for Strength has recently opened virtually to provide resiliency services, counseling, education and resources…

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