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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

These bills will help create healthier minds across life spans in Colorado

Originally appeared in the Denver Business Journal Written by: Vincent Atchity, President & CEO, Mental Health Colorado “The first wealth is ... more

`In This Together' initiative helps build social closeness

Posted on the Wheatridge Transcript Staff report Mental Health Colorado program helps Coloradans connect The coronavirus pandemic has driven home the message ... more

`In This Together' initiative helps build social closeness

Originally appeared on the Westminster Window Mental Health Colorado program helps Coloradans connect Staff report The coronavirus pandemic has driven home ... more

Mental Health Colorado starts new initiative to combat feelings of loneliness, isolation and stress

By: Tony Keith Originally appeared on KKTV DENVER (KKTV) - A new initiative in Colorado is hoping to help combat feelings of loneliness, isolation, and ... more

Budget cuts could undermine behavioral health progress, especially for at-risk demographics

By: Faith Miller Originally appeared in the Colorado Springs Independent Colorado lawmakers and budget staff have a grueling task ahead of them: accounting for ... more

Gardner’s national 9-8-8 suicide hotline bill passes Senate

May 15, 2020 By: Anusha Roy, Dacia Johnson Originally appeared on 9News U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), introduced this bipartisan legislation with Senators ... more

Colorado Crisis Services gets record-breaking number of calls during pandemic

By: Anusha Roy Originally appeared on 9News DENVER — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) said the Colorado Crisis Services ... more

Pandemic poses challenges for youth mental health

By: Faith Miller Originally appeared in the Colorado Springs Independent It’s not just missing out on big events — senior prom, championship games and ... more

Mental Health Needs Growing During Coronavirus Pandemic

By: Jamie Leary Originally appeared on CBS4 DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado hospitals have been ready for a second wave of critical coronavirus patients for ... more

COVID-19’s toll on mental health: Aspen and state experts discuss pandemic’s effect on our collective psyche

May 3, 2020 By: Andre Salvail Originally appeared in the Aspen Daily News Mental health professionals from Denver to Glenwood Springs to Aspen say there ... more

‘Prolonged Uncertainty’ Continues For Coloradans As Mental Health Awareness Month Kicks Off During Coronavirus Pandemic

May 1, 2020 By: Mekialaya White Originally appeared in CBS Denver DENVER (CBS4) – It’s been nearly two months since the first confirmed case of cor... more

Colorado Edition: Through A Screen

By: KUNC On Colorado Edition: why nursing homes are so susceptible to COVID-19. Plus, we’ll get tips for maintaining mental health during challenging times. ... more

Mental Health Colorado Expands its Focus on Criminal Justice

Originally appeared in the Pagosa Daily Post Apr 17, 2020 | Education/Health Jails and prisons have become the largest mental health facilities in ... more

Mental health is the next coronavirus wave

April 5, 2020 By: Joey Bunch The cost of the pandemic that can’t be calculated is the mental illness toll. While policymakers and the private sector sort ... more

The second pandemic, mental illness, could come roaring at us as the COVID-19 virus spreads

April 1, 2020 By: Pam Zubeck Originally appeared in the Colorado Springs Indy ‘I’M SUPER STRESSED RIGHT NOW. Everything’s stressful.” That was a ... more