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State Sen. Irene Aguilar (credit: CBS)

State Senator Pushes For More Mental Health Call Centers

A state senator who is also the only practicing physician in the Colorado Legislature joined a forum on Sunday in Denver to discuss improvements that could be made to mental health care in Colorado.

03/04/2013

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Fewer Gun Buyers Seen In Colorado, Connecticut Following Mass Shootings

People who lived in the two states that saw the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012 were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at the end of the year than those in most other states.

01/07/2013

Dr. Naomi Fieman does an interview with CBS4's Alan Gionet, right. (credit: CBS)

Prevention Of Shootings A Very Difficult Matter

The Connecticut shooting is thrusting mental health into the spotlight, and that prompted CBS4’s Alan Gionet to ask the Good Question: “Is there a common thread among the killers?”

12/18/2012

Dr. Dave Hnida (credit: CBS)

Autism/Asperger’s Not To Blame

Some people are linking the shooting in Connecticut with autism, or something called Ausperger’s Disorder. But as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, those alone aren’t the cause — there something else going on to cause this type of violent behavior.

12/16/2012

People gather for a prayer vigil at St Rose Church following an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012.  (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Discussing Tragedy With Children Depends On Age, Maturity

No matter where you live or how old your children are, discussing a tragedy, like the elementary school shooting in Connecticut, with children can be difficult.

12/14/2012