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Colorado Suicide Hotline Calls Spike During Covid-19 Pandemic

September 11, 2020 Originally appeared in New 99.1 Country Thursday, September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day and the suicide prevention hotline is 800 ... more

Guns Killed Four Times More People of Color Than Whites in Colorado

September 9, 2020 By: Michael Roberts Originally appeared in Westword Guns don't discriminate. They're capable of killing anyone, no matter their age, ... more

‘Everybody feels it’: Mental-health challenges of working from home, pandemic confront Boulder County residents

September 5, 2020 Originally appeared in the Boulder Daily Camera Since John Tayer, Boulder Chamber CEO and president, began working remotely his dress attire ... more

STRESS TEST: Mental health care services pushed to brink amid COVID-19

By: Kara Mason Originally appeared in the Colorado Sentinel ond wave of COVID-19 cases surged across the country and in Colorado this summer, mental health ... more

Colorado Springs man's death while resisting arrest another example in mental health response shortcomings, experts say

By: Olivia Prentzel Read the article in The Gazette Chad Burnett, 49, as pictured on website for Chaz Pro Bike Fit, his Colorado Springs bicycle fitting ... more

COVID disrupts mental health of workers

By: Ken Amundson Originally appeared in BizWest COVID-19 has disrupted, quite obviously, the lives of workers — both at work and in personal terms, resulting ... more

Opinion: Addressing racism is a mental health priority

By: Vincent Atchity, President & CEO, Mental Health Colorado Appeared in the Steamboat Pilot and Today "I love America more than any other country in the ... more

Addressing racism is a mental health priority

By: Vincent Atchity, President & CEO, Mental Health Colorado Appeared in the Boulder Weekly “I love America more than any other country in the world ... more

Mental Health Colorado compiles 2020 legislative report

Originally appeared in the State of Reform By: Michael Goldberg Mental Health Colorado – a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that aims to promote mental ... more

5 Things Colorado: Rep. Emily Sirota, Medicaid wave?, Convening Panel

Originally appeared in the State of Reform By: DJ Wilson We are about to start getting our band back together…! Meaning, it’ll soon be time to pull ... more

OPINION: Addressing Racism is a Mental Health Imperative

Appeared in the Pagosa Daily Post By Vincent Atchity “I love America more than any other country in the world and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the ... more

Unmasking the debate: A look at the psychology behind mask wearing

By: Kari Harden Originally appeared in The Steamboat Pilot STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — There is something unique about the intensity of the debate around mask ... more

Lawmakers pass multiple mental health bills

By: Andy Koen Originally appeared on KOAA News DENVER — Colorado lawmakers passed multiple bills during the abbreviated session aimed at improving ... more

Activists Seek to Change the Relationship Between Mental Health and Policing

Original appeared on SpectrumNews1 By: David Mendez On June 15, Kendrick Sampson testified alongside four other members of the People’s Budget L.A. coalit... more

Webinars explore mental-health implications of COVID

By: BizWest Originally appeared in Biz West While the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated physical and economic health throughout the nation, it is likely also ... more

LEGISLATURE 2020 | Mental health advocates laud statehouse successes in trying times

By: Joey Bunch Originally appeared in Colorado Politics Read the whole story. more

What They're Watching: Vincent Atchity

By: Michael Goldberg Originally appeared in The State of Reform Vincent Atchity is the President and CEO at Mental Health Colorado and the former ... more

Mental Health Colorado starts initiative for Coloradans to connect with friends, allies, and neighbors

Originally appeared on My Prime Time News “In This Together” initiative will help build social closeness as we maintain social distancing guidelines ~ DENVE... more

Suicides in Colorado dropped 40% during first 2 months of coronavirus pandemic — but calls to crisis line spiked

By: Jessica Seaman Originally appeared in the Daily Camera Colorado recorded a 40% decrease in suicides in March and April as social-distancing policies aimed ... more

Embracing our business uncertainty together for employee mental health

By Steve Ebner Originally appeared in The Denver Business Journal Are you OK? It’s a simple question, but its impact can be dramatic. Now more than ... more