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DONATE ONLINE Make a gift online today. Donate now. DONATE BY MAIL Send contributions to: Mental Health Colorado Attn: Kay Greene 1120 Lincoln St., Ste. 1606 Denver, CO 80203 DONATE BY PHONE Call our Director of Development, Kay Greene, at 720.208.2239

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Donate stock

Publicly traded securities are great assets to give. They are easily valued without an appraisal, and easy to transfer. Donating appreciated securities before they are sold typically results in a tax advantage. A tax deduction is normally allowed based on the market value at the time of the gift. Since the deduction is based on current value, rather than cost, no tax is paid on the appreciation. Mental Health Colorado Stock Transfer Details Account is held at Morgan Stanley Account Name: Mental Health America of Colorado DTC Number: 0015 Account Number: ...

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Monthly Giving

Monthly giving is the best way to provide a reliable source of funding for Mental Health Colorado. As a monthly donor, your donation can be charged to your credit or debit card on the same day each month. You can increase, decrease, or cancel your donation at any time. At the end of each year, we will send you a written acknowledgement of your monthly donations received during the calendar year for your state and federal taxes. Become a monthly donor today! Please contact Kay Greene at 720.208.2239 or kgreene@mentalhealthcolorado.org with any questions.

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Planned Giving

Your Legacy Your legacy is your statement to the world on what matters to you. Making a legacy gift to Mental Health Colorado shares your belief that mental health is vital to an individual's health and well-being. A gift to Mental Health Colorado through your will or other estate plan lets you continue your support of Mental Health Colorado as our state's  leading  mental health advocacy organization. A gift to Mental Health Colorado offers potential tax benefits to you, to your estate and/or to your heirs. Prior to making any decision about a planned gift, please ...

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Mental health experts explain ‘M1 hold’

BY KRISTIN HAUBRICH DENVER --  Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said he plans to tackle the mental health issues in the county and the state after the deadly shooting on New Year’s Eve in Highlands Ranch. Newly released body camera video from the ambush shows deputies Zackari Parrish and Taylor Davis were going to place an M1 hold on Matthew Riehl because he was going through a manic episode. Under Colorado law, if someone is mentally ill and an imminent danger to themselves or others, officers have the right to take them into custody and place them in a ...

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Portions of body cam footage from DougCo ambush shooting released

Ryan Haarer and Krystyna Biassou, KUSA KUSA - Just over a week after an ambush shooting left both the shooter and a young deputy dead, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office released portions of body camera footage of the firefight and what led up to it. In an 8-minute long produced video posted to the agency's Facebook page, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock addresses viewers and says he is attempting to answer lingering questions about that morning. "There’s a lot of information out there and I would like you to hear from me about what happened," Spurl...

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There were numerous mental health warnings leading up to the Douglas County deputy shootings. Why wasn’t the gunman hospitalized?

By JOHN INGOLD | jingold@denverpost.com and NOELLE PHILLIPS | nphillips@denverpost.com | The Denver Post For the man who killed a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy and wounded six other people, the warning signs were abundant. At various points over the past three years, Matthew Riehl’s parents, friends who served with him in the Wyoming National Guard, professors at his former law school and law enforcement officers in two states all expressed concern about his mental health, according to official documents and interviews. His mother told police last year ...

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Mental Health Colorado CEO: We need more emphasis on early intervention

BY: Lance Hernandez DENVER – The Colorado Department of Human Services is ramping up its support of co-responder programs that place mental health professionals alongside police, when officers are handling calls related to people in a mental health crisis. Those programs are intended to keep jails and prisons from filling up with minor offenders dealing with mental health issues. “That’s a trend we want to accelerate and continue,” said former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, now President and CEO of Mental Health Colorado. “We know that ...

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Psychologist explains why the DougCo shooter wasn’t involuntarily committed before attack

Anastasiya Bolton, KUSA KUSA - The mental health struggles faced by the man police say ambushed multiple Douglas County sheriff’s deputies -- killing Deputy Zackari Parrish -- expose cracks in the mental health system. Documents released by law enforcement agencies from Lone Tree to Wyoming show Matthew Riehl suffered from apparent mental illness and recently resisted his friends' pleas to seek more treatment. 9NEWS shared those documents with forensic psychologist Dr. Max Wachtel, who helps 9NEWS understand issues of mental health. He said police documented a ...

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Dealing with the holiday blues

It's the time of year where all the holly jolly can be a little overwhelming. This article originally appeared on 9News.

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