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Should every Colorado kid get a mental health exam after enduring coronavirus? It won’t be easy.

February 18, 2021 By: Erica Breunlin Originally appeared in The Colorado Sun Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet, a Commerce City Democrat, isn’t sure how to ... more

Virtual Summit Seeks to Disentangle Mental Health, Criminal Justice in Colorado

January 26, 2021 Originally posted on the Pagosa Daily Post By Aubree Hughes In the absence of adequate access to health services, people with unmanaged ... more

NONPROFIT REGISTER | Mental Health Colorado to hold virtual criminal justice summit

January 25, 2021 By: Michael Karlik Originally appeared in Colorado Politics Mental Health Colorado Denver, CO News: Mental Health Colorado will ... more

Colorado’s Shadow Epidemic: Heightened Anxiety, Depression Testing Families, Communities

January 22, 2021 By: Tina Griego & Susan Greene Originally appeared on KSUT public radio. The pandemic. A shaky economy. Wildfires. Polarizing politi... more

Mental health advocates hope to change the way people are helped while in crisis

By: Anusha Roy January 13, 2021 Originally appeared on 9News DENVER — With the 2021 state legislative session, some lawmakers in Colorado are ... more

How to talk to your children about the country’s political climate

By: Jasmine Arenas Originally appeared in KRDO COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Wednesday’s drastic events at the U.S. Capitol were undoubtedly difficult ... more

Colorado Mental Health Institute Pueblo working on gentler approach to patient care

By: Tracy Harmon Originally appeared in The Pueblo Chieftain In what officials are describing as a “long overdue change,” law enforcement officers will take ... more

Corrections officer title will change to ‘clinical safety specialist’ at Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo

Article originally appeared on KKTV 11 News PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - A change in title and duties are expected for corrections officers at the Colorado Mental Health ... more

On Edge: Heightened anxiety, depression are testing Colorado’s already-frayed safety nets

By: Tina Griego and Susan Greene Originally posted in The Colorado Sun As coronavirus makes another virulent run through Colorado, a silent epidemic of mental ... more


Article originally found in Ask Valley Voice Ark Valley Voice is one of nearly 100 news organizations across the state that make up the nonprofit Colorado News ... more

First COVID took his friends, then it took his health

By: Tina Griego Article originally appeared in The Denver Post Eddie Kemm found the pool table early in the pandemic, not long after the governor’s order ... more

Mental health services still available despite return to remote learning

By: Bob Wooley Article originally published in the Golder Transcript Jeffco says school counselors and psychologists will help students virtually as the ... more

As coronavirus cases continue to surge, prioritize your mental health

By: Flora Welsh Originally posted by The Pagosa Springs Sun The colder months are here, driving many of us indoors. The stress of one of the most contentious ... more

Colorado Edition: What Say You?

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Originally appeared on KUNC Today on Colorado Edition: We get a look at how ballot signatures are verified in Colorado. We’ll ... more

Colorado nonprofits anxious about crucial fall fundraising period amid pandemic, recession and political uncertainty

Originally appeared in the Denver Post October 12, 2020 Colorado nonprofits anxious about crucial fall fundraising period amid pandemic, recession and ... more


Originally appeared in …our accommodations to the coronavirus, combined with a re-evaluation of the mental healthcare ... more

Mental Health Colorado hosts series of candidate forums

September 30, 2020 By: Libby Stanford Originally appeared in The Summit Daily. Voters will have the chance to hear from Colorado Legislature candidates on ... more

Mental Health Colorado takes positions on Nov. 3 ballot

October 2, 2020 Originally appeared in Colorado Politics By: Joey Bunch Mental Health Colorado made its position known on four ballot issues Friday, ... more

Mental Health Colorado to host online candidate forums

Originally appeared in The Huerfano World Journal Mental Health Colorado to host online candidate forums DeNVeR — As a nonpartisan organization, Mental ... more

Coronavirus has made Colorado's mental health crisis worse | Vince Bzdek

September 26, 2020 By: Vincent Bzdek “This is the worst mental health the country's ever been in,” said Vincent Atchity, head of Mental Health Colorado. ... more