Colorado’s splintered mental health system has had tragic failures. The state is taking the first step to fix it.
A task force ordered by Gov. Jared Polis calls for creating a new Behavioral Health Administration, but the plan has no new funding
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"
A local, youth-led effort to promote a suicide text line was so successful, the state is copying it
First-of-its-kind study of Colorado suicides reveals traumatized communities — for reasons that differ across the state
All four counties studied reported a slow economy and lack of jobs as risk factors for suicide
“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
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment study was the first to examine link between suicide and alcohol