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Impact Stories

PaddyO’s Story

I believe that the soundtrack to a happy life is laughter, and that life and recovery are team sports. I am very proud to be a member of the HeadQuarters team and to help move our mission forward toward a hopeful future. And though my love affair with fancy, stinky cheese and savory, delicious, dried meats is virtually unmatched, this is by far the best board I’ve had a seat at.

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Andrew’s Story

Hello! My name is Andrew Pollesel. I’ve been part of HeadQuarters for almost two years and have lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for nine years. What drew me to HeadQuarters is their mission, ‘HeadQuarters engages, educates, and empowers mental fitness to create a healthy, vibrant community.’

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Bear Grylls Wants to Talk About Your Mental Health

Executive Board member, Paddy O’Connell, interviews Bear Grylls.

“Everybody has these struggles. You rarely meet people who just never struggle. And if you do well, it’s like you’re not aiming up very high then, because struggle is part of our DNA. We’re designed for it, we thrive in it, but we’ve gotta not be scared of it.”

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