Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced plans on Wednesday for the city’s first-ever Office of Behavioral Health. The new office will address mental health and substance abuse issues within the community.
Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
Colorado launched a statewide hotline this week to help people suffering from depression and mental illness.
Robin Williams’ suicide spotlighted depression this week. But many suffer silently every day. To address that, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office on Tuesday announced the creation of a statewide mental health crisis hotline.
Is the recurrence of major problems in society like school violence and homelessness motivation enough for us to look at mental health in an entirely new way?
Colorado mental health providers would get expanded authority to report threats to places like movie theaters and schools under a bill given initial approval in the state House on Wednesday.
State officials are concerned after Colorado recorded more suicides in 2012 than ever before.
After we consider the stories of the heroes and how the community is moving forward, it would be wise to consider how the events of July 20, 2012, have changed Colorado politics more than any event in recent history, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.
The judge in the Colorado theater shootings has rejected arguments by defense lawyers that state laws on insanity and the death penalty violate the Constitution.
Days after a gunman entered a suburban Denver movie theater, killing 12 moviegoers and injuring 70 others, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colorado health officials began talking about revamping a state mental health system that had been devastated by budget cuts.