COVER STORY | Hard times yield good prospects for Colorado’s mental health care
April 11, 2021
By: Joey Bunch
Originally found in The Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado’s need for mental health care has never been greater, after a year of living under the dark clouds of COVID-19, economic disruption, social unrest, record wildfires and another mass shooting.
Government money has never been easier to come by. Peanut butter, meet jelly.
The problem for the General Assembly, with billions to divvy up, is priorities and followthrough, more than politics or money, according to advocates and lawmakers engaged in figuring it out.