Articles By Jennifer Brown

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Wannabe Catholic priests can expect interrogations about porn, psych evaluations and abuse prevention training

Ahead of a public report about the history of abuse in Colorado, church leaders open up about the protective wall in place to weed out abusers. Victims remain skeptical.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

A text, chat line for LGBTQ youth contemplating suicide gets a boost in Colorado

The Trevor Project connected with 1,500 Colorado teens last year, and that’s not nearly enough, the nonprofit says

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Colorado attorney general announces new settlement fund for victims of Catholic priest abuse

The announcement comes ahead of the release of an investigative report into abuses by priests going back decades

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Supervised injection site supporters aren’t ready to give up on the conversation in Colorado

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, leader of the push nationally, visited Denver this week after a victory in federal court

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Turning the child welfare system upside down in Colorado isn’t easy, or cheap

New federal law focuses on child abuse prevention, forces states to look to foster families instead of institutions

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado officials created greeting cards to destigmatize the opioid epidemic. They didn’t order nearly enough.

The state made almost 10,000 cards with money from a federal grant but it took only four days for them to go out of stock

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How a “warm handoff” is making mental health care a regular part of doctor visits in Boulder

It isn’t lie-on-the-couch psychiatry, but a more approachable model that gets patients focused on their whole health

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Parked: Colorado towns are taking action to preserve their remaining mobile-home parks

Cities, counties and housing authorities in Colorado are buying mobile home parks to spare them from market-rate redevelopment

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Colorado’s milk-delivery companies are boosting business even as milk consumption declines

Their business model -- reusable containers carried away from the front porch -- could help the world’s plastic problem