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What is Perfection? Unpacking the Desire to be Perfect

The sponsored series is about self-worth, and both the comforts and perils of comparison.
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COLORADO, USA — What is perfection? We all try to chase it but does it even exist?

Unpacking Perfect: Stories of Colorado Mental Wellness is a series about the human chase for perfection being produced by 9NEWS in partnership with Aurora Mental Health Center a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic.

The sponsored series is about self-worth, and both the comforts and perils of comparison.

Everyone has strengths and weaknesses. This series looks at people coming to terms with the idea of perfection, the realities of imperfection, and learning to find strength from it all.


Aurora Mental Health Center offers services to address a wide range of mental health conditions. Individuals and families rely on us to help them cope with a variety of challenges. Our staff of physicians, nurses, psychologists, therapists, and peers works with all age groups, from children to seniors.

The staff starts by getting to know you so they can accurately assess your needs. From there they connect you with counseling, classes, and other services that can help you achieve optimal mental health. When you’re looking for assistance in managing a mental illness, reaching out is typically the hardest step. 

Get started today by calling 303-617-2300 or visit AUMHC.org.


From a professional fighter who has dealt with anxiety and depression to a mother who has persisted despite tragically losing a teenage child, Unpacking Perfect will be continually updated with new stories and unique journeys. 

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We encourage you to watch, share, and join the conversation of Unpacking Perfect: Stories of Colorado Mental Wellness.


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