Colorado Department of Human Services

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Colorado is releasing incarcerated kids early because of coronavirus

The Division of Youth Services has already sent 22 young people to early parole and is evaluating about 300 others.

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Amid coronavirus quarantines and job losses, Colorado girds for wave of domestic violence 

"This is just an incredibly dangerous time for those at risk for domestic violence," says an Eagle County human services worker

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How Colorado lined up child care for 1,000 essential workers in one week

As frontline workers step up to care for coronavirus patients, child care providers are stepping up to care for their children.

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Social distancing could drag on for months in Colorado. How will we stay sane?

Experts offer ways to meet the mental health challenges — and risks including abuse and neglect — of prolonged social isolation.

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Colorado’s most-troubled youth lock-up facility, the site of a riot and multiple escapes, needs a drug dog, staff training

State officials released a heavily redacted report Friday detailing a consultant’s visit to Lookout Mountain back in July

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A decade into the opioid crisis, Colorado hospitals have changed the way they treat opioid-exposed babies. And it’s helping.

Colorado newborns are now less likely to get methadone and more likely to room with their moms

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Despite reforms, the number of children dying of abuse and neglect in Colorado hasn’t subsided

Fewer than half of child deaths are reviewed, and the child protection ombudsman is calling for a new process