mental health

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The red flag bill again thrusts Colorado’s sheriffs into the gun debate — with legal questions, strong emotions and Facebook letters

More than a dozen county commissions have passed some type of resolution supporting Second Amendment rights, many of them declaring their counties “Second Amendment Sanctuaries"

Opinion: Loneliness could be making Denver sick

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One in eight Denver residents is clinically depressed and most aren’t getting treatment, new study says

Public health officials in Denver used electronic records, surveys to pinpoint how many in the city are depressed

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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