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Consumer Impact Stories

Data and statistics are notable, but behind each number is the story of an individual, family, neighborhood, and community that is impacted by our mission, our staff, and our dedication to serving others.

It is our mission to partner with the community to provide excellent, culturally sensitive health services to meet the needs of each individual.乐动体育官方网站 This mission drives us everyday. In the stories below, you will see how that mission is integrated into our services for more than 50,000 Coloradans each year.

 

Aaron’s Story: When a Home Visit Brings Healing

Aaron’s Story: When a Home Visit Brings Healing

乐动体育官方网站At just 29 years old, Aaron was diagnosed with cancer. Although he beat his sickness, an unforeseen side effect of his chemotherapy would further alter his life. His thyroid began overproducing fat, and as it continued to overwork, Aaron began gaining weight....

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Nora’s Story: Relief from Colorado Gives Day Fund

Nora’s Story: Relief from Colorado Gives Day Fund

乐动体育官方网站“When I felt a bump in my breast, I was so nervous. Treatment is so expensive,” Nora, 29, confided. She thought back to last October, when she first noticed the lump in her breast. “I was worried, stressed, thinking about it all the time. Especially since I have an...

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Victor’s Story

Victor’s Story

乐动体育官方网站It had been years since Victor first developed his dependency on prescription pills. Eventually, he made the switch to heroin and moved into a house where his roommates were also drug users. Within a few years of this environment, he found himself in the ER due to a...

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The Power of Community Health

The Power of Community Health

People sometimes ask, “What exactly is community health?” The story below is a reminder of the true power of what can happen when different members of the health neighborhood come together to serve our community. Marco*, an immigrant from Mexico living in Colorado,...

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Meet MCPN patients Mohanad and Wafaa!

Meet MCPN patients Mohanad and Wafaa!

“Globally there are more than 68 million people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes due to war, famine or persecution, including more than 25 million Refugees and over 3 million seeking asylum,” explained…

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A Last Minute Mammogram Saved Alana’s Life

A Last Minute Mammogram Saved Alana’s Life

Two days after Christmas, Alana received a phone call that would change her life. The results were in from her mammogram, and there was need for a follow-up appointment. Although Alana has been a patient with MCPN for more than twenty-five years, she never expected a call like this. “I hate the C-word,” Alana confided. Alana’s father and both…

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SBIRT: Innovative Screening, Saving Lives

SBIRT: Innovative Screening, Saving Lives

One way that MCPN is mobilizing efforts in support of behavioral health is through the SBIRT. The SBIRT, which stands for Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), is a screening process we use to identify, reduce, and prevent…

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Three Generations Experience the MCPN Difference

Three Generations Experience the MCPN Difference

乐动体育官方网站Jean Sisneros still remembers the first time she heard of Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN), nearly 12 years ago. As a low-income parent, her own healthcare was not something she was accustomed to prioritizing…

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A Doctor’s Visit Saved Michael’s Life

A Doctor’s Visit Saved Michael’s Life

For many individuals, getting a check-up at the doctor is just a run of the mill activity. For MCPN patient Michael Carter, a doctor’s visit saved his life. During Michael’s first visit with MCPN, his provider Mari walked into the room and immediately knew something...

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Jessica’s Bridge to Care

Jessica’s Bridge to Care

Since Jessica Barideaux was 13 years old, she’s had a sporadic health condition that worsened as she aged. What started out as “painful pimples” on her arms, legs, and groin region turned into frequent softball sized cysts in the same areas. Often times these cysts...

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Trish’s Cancer Scare

Trish’s Cancer Scare

There are few things scarier than hearing you or a loved one may have cancer. When Trish had an abnormal screening mammogram out of the country, she knew she needed to take the proper steps to find out if she had breast cancer. This became complicated when Trish...

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A New Lease on Life

A New Lease on Life

MCPN Patient, Robert (Bob), has always had an affinity with swimming. “I was a good swimmer in high school,” he said. “I broke records and became famous. It was a lot of my identity.” Bob naturally went on to coach swimmers after his glory days and even coached some...

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Reinvented Beyond an MS Diagnosis

Reinvented Beyond an MS Diagnosis

Alongside medical and dental services, MCPN provides comprehensive behavioral health services including substance abuse treatment. MCPN employs dozens of passionate staff trained to help our patients navigate the behavioral health issues that can arise from having a...

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Nafisa’s Weight Loss Journey

Nafisa’s Weight Loss Journey

乐动体育官方网站Nafisa has been a patient of STRIDE for almost a decade. She began receiving services at North Aurora Family Health Services (NAFHS) shortly after immigrating from Uzbekistan with her husband and two-year-old daughter. Nafisa is now a resident of Colorado, has added...

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