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Tying the world's most liked Instagram post to mental health awareness

February 10, 2019 The "World Record Egg" wasn't just meant to "break the internet" but is also intended as a mental health resource. We hear how from a ... more

Support groups reach out to youths after two suicides

By: Erika Alvero Journal Staff Writer and Mary Shinn Reporter and The Journal Jan. 24, 2019 The recent suicides of two middle school students over the ... more

House to vote on bill to let mental health patients specify treatment preference

By: Lance Hernandez January 27, 2019 DENVER -- State lawmakers will vote Monday on a proposal that would allow mental health patients to specify the ... more

Her brother was shot by an officer, now she's sharing his struggle with mental illness

By: Jennifer Meckles January 16, 2019 DENVER — Brittany Baker's brother, Derek Baker, was shot by a police officer this week in the parking of a Frisco ... more

Psychiatrists hard to come by in Colorado Springs

By: Faith Miller January 2, 2019 Need to make an appointment with a psychiatrist in Colorado Springs? Good luck. In 2013, the last time the community ... more

Colorado lawmakers prioritize mental health in 2019 session

January 8, 2019 DENVER —As the 2019 legislative session kicks off, Mental Health Colorado applauded lawmakers for making mental health a priority by introd... more

Youth Suicide Study Shows Unemployment Is A Risk Factor

By: Ali Budner January 7, 2019 The Mountain West has some of the highest teen suicide rates in the country. A new report out of the region looks at what ... more

New report details what may be causing youth suicide crisis

COLORADO – A new report from the Colorado Attorney General’s office takes a look at what may be causing the state’s youth suicide crisis. The report ... more

Prisons are housing mental health patients who've committed no crimes

By: Julianne Hill January 2019 Photo by Benjavisa/Getty Images Andrew Butler was a popular kid at Hollis Brookline High School in New Hampshire, an ... more

When you die by suicide, you don't end your pain — you transfer it

December 30, 2018 By: Andrew Romanoff On the third Tuesday of each month, Bethany Lutheran Church in Cherry Hills Village hosts a meeting that no one wants ... more

Colorado attorney general grants $800,000 for mental health toolkits in classrooms

December 21, 2018 By: Byron Reed View full story on 9News. Mental Health Colorado is the state’s leading advocate for the prevention and treatment of ... more

RED FLAG REDEMPTION

By: Kara Mason and Quincy Snowdon Dec. 1, 2018 Even with notable Republican support, a divided Colorado legislature couldn’t put a “red flag” bill on Gov. ... more

PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL A BIG STEP FOR WELLNESS

By: The Daily Sentinel Dec. 4, 2018 With the opening of an expanded in-patient psychiatric care facility in Grand Junction that will double its capacity ... more

ED BOARD DISCUSSES MENTAL HEALTH, ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

By: Tyler Pialet Nov. 28, 2018 The Estes Park School Board of Education received a special presentation from a mental health clinician and ... more

SUCCESSFUL LOCAL TAX MEASURES ARE UNLOCKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATES

By: John Daley November 19, 2018 Near the foothills of Larimer County, Laurie Stolen, the county’s Behavioral Health Project Director, points to a large, ... more

COLORADO TAKES STEPS TO COMBAT HIGH YOUTH SUICIDE RATE

November 19, 2018 By: Ali Budner, Mountain West New Bureau A 9-year-old boy in Colorado took his own life during the first week of school this year. The ... more

ANDREW ROMANOFF: MENTAL ILLNESS TREATABLE

By: Carie Canterbury November 16, 2018 Andrew Romanoff went from running the Colorado House of Representatives to leading Mental Health ... more

EAGLE COUNTY LEADS STATEWIDE MENTAL HEALTH FUNDING TREND

By: Pam Boyd November 18, 2018 EAGLE COUNTY — When Eagle County voters approved a 2017 ballot measure instituting sales and excise taxes on marijuana products ... more

EMPLOYERS LOSE $200B PER YEAR FROM UNTREATED MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

By: Phil Lindeman, Krystal 93 Nov. 13, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSEQCZmJykk&feature=youtu.be more

OPINION: VICTORIES FOR MENTAL HEALTH IN COLORADO

By Aubree Hughes Ten Colorado counties are leading the way to improving mental health services in their communities. The counties and their mental health ... more