Colorado Mental Health Institute

Group: Colorado Inmates Languish In Jail Without Mental CareAn advocacy group says at least 100 inmates are languishing in local jails without mental health evaluations or treatment because officials are refusing to quickly admit them to the state mental hospital.
Doctor: Man Accused Of Killing Wife Was Delirious From PotA Colorado man accused of killing his wife after eating marijuana-infused candy he bought at a legal pot shop was experiencing psychotic-like symptoms due to the drug, a doctor wrote in recently filed court documents.
Group: Colorado Inmates Languishing Without Mental Evaluations, CareColorado inmates are languishing in local jails without mental health evaluations or mental health care because the state hospital is short-staffed, an advocacy group charged Tuesday.
A Look At Insanity Law At Heart Of Theater Shooting TrialJurors in the Aurora movie theater shooting trial must decide whether James Holmes met the state's legal definition of insanity when he opened fire on a movie theater in the Denver suburb of Aurora.
Alzheimer's Patient Won't Be Charged In KillingProsecutors say they will not file criminal charges against an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient accused of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in Lakewood.
Theater Sooting: Some Murder Defendants Get Freedom After Insanity VerdictAn Associated Press review shows 25 Coloradans have been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity since 1998, and more than half of them are free to live away from the state hospital - some with limited or no supervision.
Judge Sets Dates For Holmes Mental RecordsThe judge in the Colorado theater shootings says a mental hospital and a university must turn over their mental health records on defendant James Holmes on Sept. 30.
Holmes Sanity Test Team Likely Will Have 3 MembersThe sanity evaluation of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes probably will be conducted by a psychiatrist and two psychologists, the state hospital chief said in a letter released Tuesday.
James Holmes To Get Mental EvaluationJames Holmes, the former neuroscience graduate student accused of the deadly Colorado movie theater shootings, is headed to the state mental hospital for an evaluation of his sanity.
Thompson Doesn't Testify In Kidnap, Sex Assault Of Child CaseDefense attorneys for Bret Thompson want the kidnapping and sexual assault case against him to be dismissed.
10-Year-Old Victim: Kidnapper 'Pushed' Himself On HerA 10-year-old girl who was kidnapped from a Denver neighborhood in 2011 told a courtroom on Tuesday that she was forced to undress and was sexually assaulted during the incident.
2 At State Mental Health Institute Go To HospitalTwo patients at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo have been taken to a hospital.
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