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New Mental Health Colorado CEO talks goals

October 25, 2019 By: Faith Miller Access the full article in The Colorado Springs Business Journal Statewide nonprofit Mental Health Colorado’s leaders... more

FRCC Longmont students honored for work for Mental Health Colorado

October 29, 2019 By: Katie Langford Originally appeared in The Boulder Daily Camera A typography class at Front Range Community College took learning to ... more

A 3-digit number would help people in a mental health crisis get help immediately

By: Anusha Roy October 28, 2019 Story originally appeared in 9News. Click here to view.  When there's an emergency, helping is three numbers away: 911. But ... more

Talking Teens and Mental Health

October 25, 2019 With teen depression and suicide on the rise in the past few years, parents and administrators and looking for solutions. We talk with Vincent ... more

Throwback Thursday: ACC Offered a Free Depression Screening

By: Cameron Yarumian October 24, 2019 This article originally appeared in The Arapahoe Pinnacle In 1995, during the month of October, Arapahoe Community ... more

Youth Suicide Rates Soar Across Mountain West

By: Ali Budner Listen on KUNR A new report shows youth suicide rates have spiked alarmingly in recent years, especially in the ... more

Mental Health Colorado’s new CEO talks legislative priorities, teen mental health, and how to go beyond how-are-yous at work

By: Faith Miller October 16, 2019 Originally appeared in the Colorado Springs Independent Vincent Atchity, formerly of Equitas Project, is Mental Health ... more

Teen Suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens

By: Ellis Arnold October 14, 2019 Originally appeared in the Highlands Ranch Herald. Youths speak out about mental health following stories of south metro ... more

Colorado Edition: Today's the Day

October 10, 2019 On World Mental Health Day, President & CEO of Mental Health Colorado interviewed with KUNC. Listen to the interview on KUNC. more

Talking Mental Health Day

October 10, 2019 Mental Health Colorado President & CEO, Vincent Atchity discusses what Colorado is doing in regards to mental health care. Listen to the ... more

Medicaid expanding to cover inpatient, residential addiction treatment

By: Mary Shinn September 30, 2019 Originally appeared in The Durango Herald 20 La Plata County deaths this year involved drugs or alcohol An expected ... more

Building health resources for students and staff

September 30, 2019 Originally appeared on the Kaiser Permanente website Kaiser Permanente event explores mental health needs and best practices in Colorado ... more

SPECIAL REPORT: A quarter of Colorado school districts lacking sufficient mental health care in El Paso County

By: Debbie Kelley and Burt Hubbard September 28, 2019 Public school districts statewide and in the Pikes Peak region need to hire thousands of counselors ... more

Access to mental health, substance abuse treatment in Colorado getting worse, survey finds

By: Jakob Rodgers September 25, 2019 Article originally appeared in The Gazette. A mural on the side of the Cottonwood Center for the ... more

"A gradual better": One student's story of dealing with suicidal thoughts

September 25, 2019 Suicide rates in the US are on the rise – as o 2017 (the most recent data available), suicide is the second-leading cause of death in 15-to ... more

A 'PRESSING NEED' SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky grapples to close dangerous gap in mental health law

By: Jason Riley, Chad Mills and Marcus Green September 22, 2019 Story originally appeared in WDRB. FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) – It was an “Oh, my God!” ... more

Mental Health Colorado honors Vail Resorts

September 11, 2019 Broomfield-based company to receive Workplace Wellness Award for implementation of Epic Wellness program Vail Resorts will be honored with ... more

Without access to care, anxiety, depression, addiction stalk rural Coloradans | SPECIAL REPORT

by: Joey Bunch September 1, 2019 Originally appeared in The Gazette. This story is part of a yearlong series about Colorado’s broken mental health ... more

Chuck and Julie with Sarah Davidon and Lisa Sabey

Listen to this episode of Chuck and Julie with Sarah Davidon & Lisa Sabey from the documentary "American Tragedy: Love Is Not Enough" featuring the story of ... more

Anschutz Medical Campus to screen documentary featuring Sue Klebold

Date: August 21, 2019 The screening of American Tragedy: Love is Not Enough, a new documentary that follows Sue Klebold’s journey from realizing her son was ... more