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
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
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
One school social worker quelled a girl’s suicidal thoughts. Colorado hopes a lot more of them can provide a lasting solution.
Lawmakers recently gave a boost to mental health funding in schools, but one notes the “long game” will require even greater commitment
A local, youth-led effort to promote a suicide text line was so successful, the state is copying it