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Doyle Forrestal

Doyle Forrestal
Doyle Forrestal

Failed 2014 overhaul shows how lobbyists, politics have maintained status quo of Colorado’s mental health care

When Crisis Access of Colorado won a bid to reform the state’s mental health services, its leader planned to bring the “A-Team” to serve the state’s poor and mentally ill. But lobbyists used political connections to pressure state leaders out of the contract.

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Colorado’s mental health system is “broken.” An audit could reveal why, and what to do about it.

While the state’s Behavioral Health Task Force decides how to spend $450 million, a battle waged in letters intensifies

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