mental health

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Colorado set up its mental health crisis system four years ago in response to a mass shooting. It’s about to transform.

State officials say the transformation will increase services and improve mobile response. But the contractors running the system since it began predict uncoordinated “hodgepodge.”

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One in three Colorado suicide deaths followed binge drinking, study finds

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment study was the first to examine link between suicide and alcohol

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New youth mental health initiative will promote statewide collaboration to prevent teen suicide

Colorado ranks 48th out of 50 states in its mental health services for children