Rep. Amabile: Colorado’s failure to address severe mental illness is a human disaster
It’s time to bring a sense of urgency and commitment to helping these individuals.
Opinion: Mental health can be a powerful concern in Colorado’s mountains
The mountain West has earned the morbid nickname of “the suicide belt” because our rate of suicide is drastically higher than the national average.
Two-thirds of farmers said the pandemic impacted their mental health. But providers are underfunded and underequipped.
The stigma of acknowledging the need for mental health care can prevent people from seeking it.
Colorado judge declines to drop charges against Danish man blamed for Spring Creek fire
Jesper Joergensen had overstayed his visa by the time a trash fire near his campsite exploded into the Spring Creek wildfire that burned homes near Fort Garland.
Opinion: Alarms and metal detectors can fail. Here’s how we can try to keep kids safe at school.
As mountain suicides soar, Vail Health is committing $60 million to mental care in Eagle County
Surveys of students in Eagle County schools are numbing: nearly one in four seventh-graders and eighth-graders considered suicide in 2017 and 16 percent of those students had formed a suicide plan
Carman: Aching sadness and the straight line from Columbine killers to Sol Pais
Opinion: Let’s let Colorado be a leader for mental health
Opinion: Colorado leaders must prioritize parity in the wake of landmark mental health ruling
Opinion: My sister’s death at Parkland could have been prevented. Colorado needs protections.
Brauchler: The red flag gun bill is too extreme. Let’s find a bipartisan, Colorado solution.
Krieger: “Red Flag” is a law-and-order bill. So why is the GOP against it?
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
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.”
“He seemed to have it all”: Arapahoe High School senior’s suicide rattles emotionally fatigued, frightened community
Colorado’s teen suicide rates have reached a “crisis” level
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