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TSRG’s 1st Giving Season is Here!

MISSION STATEMENT Our mission is to find solutions to help solve the substance use crisis through research and community outreach. To do this, TSRG must understand the literature, the evidence-base and what is happening on the ground at intercept points. Read More MESSAGE FROM CEO TSRG continues to be in a growth phase. As we head into giving season, we

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Art Winners Announced!

It’s been an exciting week at TSRG! We wrapped up our first student art contest with the Challenge School and have selected 16 winners.  We received a total of 104 entries from grades K-11. A special thank you to the Challenge School team, Mr. De la Cruz, art teacher extraordinaire, Principal David Strohfus, and Office Manager Rhonda Clark for helping

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Exciting week ahead!

This week we will be receiving all the student submissions for our art contest. Students were asked to create an original piece of art that reflects what health, hope, and wellness look like in the time of COVID. We will be turning the winning entries into note cards for our donors. We look forward to sharing the winners ahead of

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Community Partner Testimonial

Between now and Giving Season, TSRG will highlight testimonials from community partners and student interns. This week, Kristin Carpenter, Program Director at the Otero County Health Department, shares the value of collaborative partnerships that bring research and community outreach to rural communities in their effort to find solutions to the opioid crisis.   

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Intern Testimonials

TSRG is preparing for giving season. In the coming weeks, we will be sharing details about our internship program and our partnership with the Challenge School, a K-8 school in Colorado. Our goals are to showcase the opportunities for students interested in research and working with a start-up nonprofit, understand how young people artistically express their feelings in the time

Read More »

TSRG Brochure 2021

TSRG is launching our brochure which summarizes the growth we have experienced since 2016.  You can read about our Mission, Vision, Research Agenda, Our Team, Purpose, Who We Are and What We Do.  Thank you to everyone who has supported our journey!

Read More »

Health Administration Research Consortium (HARC) Research Brief and Perspective on the Value of Collaboration in Response to the Opioid Crisis

Will Swann and I prepared a research brief after systematically examining how local governments are utilizing collaboration in response to the opioid crisis. This includes a case study example based on our work the the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).   HARC also published reflections and insights from the following experts on utilizing collaboration in response to the opioid

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Community Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis for Conejos, Crowley, and Otero Counties

Beginning in October 2020 through completion in March 2021, TSRG, in partnership with the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment (PDPHE), worked to develop this Community Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis. We are grateful for their partnership, and the guidance of Colorado Rural Health Center, the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, and the Director of Opioid Response

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TSRG Annual Letter 2020

Welcome 2021!   As I reflect on 2020, a time of COVID, uncertainty, and great achievement, I am humbled by what the new year may bring.  Each year, I write my achievements from the prior year and my aspirations for the next.  This year, I contemplate what it means to continue working towards finding solutions to the opioid crisis now that

Read More »

TSRG’s 1st Giving Season is Here!

MISSION STATEMENT Our mission is to find solutions to help solve the substance use crisis through research and community outreach. To do this, TSRG must understand the literature, the evidence-base and what is happening on the ground at intercept points. Read More MESSAGE FROM CEO TSRG continues to be in a growth phase. As we head into giving season, we

Read More »

Art Winners Announced!

It’s been an exciting week at TSRG! We wrapped up our first student art contest with the Challenge School and have selected 16 winners.  We received a total of 104 entries from grades K-11. A special thank you to the Challenge School team, Mr. De la Cruz, art teacher extraordinaire, Principal David Strohfus, and Office Manager Rhonda Clark for helping

Read More »

Exciting week ahead!

This week we will be receiving all the student submissions for our art contest. Students were asked to create an original piece of art that reflects what health, hope, and wellness look like in the time of COVID. We will be turning the winning entries into note cards for our donors. We look forward to sharing the winners ahead of

Read More »

Community Partner Testimonial

Between now and Giving Season, TSRG will highlight testimonials from community partners and student interns. This week, Kristin Carpenter, Program Director at the Otero County Health Department, shares the value of collaborative partnerships that bring research and community outreach to rural communities in their effort to find solutions to the opioid crisis.   

Read More »

Intern Testimonials

TSRG is preparing for giving season. In the coming weeks, we will be sharing details about our internship program and our partnership with the Challenge School, a K-8 school in Colorado. Our goals are to showcase the opportunities for students interested in research and working with a start-up nonprofit, understand how young people artistically express their feelings in the time

Read More »

TSRG Brochure 2021

TSRG is launching our brochure which summarizes the growth we have experienced since 2016.  You can read about our Mission, Vision, Research Agenda, Our Team, Purpose, Who We Are and What We Do.  Thank you to everyone who has supported our journey!

Read More »

Health Administration Research Consortium (HARC) Research Brief and Perspective on the Value of Collaboration in Response to the Opioid Crisis

Will Swann and I prepared a research brief after systematically examining how local governments are utilizing collaboration in response to the opioid crisis. This includes a case study example based on our work the the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).   HARC also published reflections and insights from the following experts on utilizing collaboration in response to the opioid

Read More »

Community Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis for Conejos, Crowley, and Otero Counties

Beginning in October 2020 through completion in March 2021, TSRG, in partnership with the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment (PDPHE), worked to develop this Community Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis. We are grateful for their partnership, and the guidance of Colorado Rural Health Center, the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, and the Director of Opioid Response

Read More »

TSRG Annual Letter 2020

Welcome 2021!   As I reflect on 2020, a time of COVID, uncertainty, and great achievement, I am humbled by what the new year may bring.  Each year, I write my achievements from the prior year and my aspirations for the next.  This year, I contemplate what it means to continue working towards finding solutions to the opioid crisis now that

Read More »