Romanoff: Coloradans weigh in on barriers to mental health care
More than one million Coloradans experience a mental health or substance-use disorder each year. Only 40 percent receive treatment.
What stops so many Coloradans from getting the mental health care they need? And what can we do about it?
Mental Health Colorado — the state’s leading advocate for the prevention and treatment of mental illness – is taking those questions on the road. As part of our statewide listening tour — “A Conversation with Colorado” – we convened public forums in Pueblo on March 30 and Greeley on May 24. (We head to Fort Collins on June 28; details are available at mentalhealthcolorado.org). Read more…