Special to The Colorado Sun
For incarcerated youth in Colorado, the coronavirus pandemic isn’t over yet
Colorado ranks among the 12 states with the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 diagnoses in juvenile detention facilities.
Coronavirus moved some substance treatment services online in Colorado — possibly permanently
Private and group therapy sessions are now happening over Zoom. Clinicians in rural areas are connecting with clients over the phone. Even AA took 12-step programs online. For many, it's working well.
In Colorado prisons and jails, a piecemeal approach to the threat of coronavirus
“The introduction of COVID-19 into the corrections system could have devastating results,” Colorado's prisons director says.