Between the challenges of the pandemic, the social unrest and the economic crisis, mental health providers are warning that the need for behavioral health services is growing. Yet faced with budgetary shortfalls, Colorado is cutting spending.
As the teen mental health epidemic escalates, emergency rooms get innovative and a for-profit hospital sees an openingBy Jennifer Brown Health Primary category in which blog post is published
A Snapchat video of a 13-year-old boy’s suicide roiled a Colorado town — and left police chasing social media ghostsBy Jennifer Brown Health Primary category in which blog post is published
For farmers in a mental health crisis, it’s often tough to seek help. A Colorado program aims to begin conversations.
Amid uncertainties over tariffs and declining income, suicides are increasing in Colorado and rates are higher in rural areas than in urban environments
Denver is one of at least eight cities considering an Oregon program called Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets to decriminalize and improve the treatment of people with severe mental illness
The Trevor Project connected with 1,500 Colorado teens last year, and that’s not nearly enough, the nonprofit says
Petrocco’s family has been raising questions about the investigation into the 36-year-old mother of two’s death in July
In a federal court filing, Centura Health argues that the U.S. Constitution's religious freedom protections trumps Colorado law's protections for doctors who both chose to or decide against prescribing lethal drugs to hasten the death of patients
Police respond to suicidal teens instead of counselors under the current system, which is among the reasons leaders are looking to Utah for ideas on how to improve.
To counteract the rising mortality figure, the state strengthened a death review committee and plans to expand drug treatment
The state ranked poorly in health outcomes and mediocre overall in the latest national report on child well-being by the Annie E. Casey Foundation