Mental Illness

Andrea Bartmess (credit: CBS)

Mother Of Slain Daughter: Mental Illness May Have Contributed To Death

The mother of a murder victim found near Fort Collins on Friday said her daughter’s mental illness might have played a role in her death.

11/24/2014

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Lawmakers Trying To Restrict Solitary Confinement

A year after a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement allegedly gunned down the state prisons chief upon being released, lawmakers are moving to restrict use of the punishment for the mentally ill.

04/22/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Brian McCoy (credit: CBS)

Boyfriend: Highlands Ranch Suspect Suffered From Mental Illness

The boyfriend of a fatal shooting victim in Highlands Ranch told CBS4 that the shooter, the victim’s son, suffered from a mental illness.

02/02/2014

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Patrick Kennedy Joins Coloradans In Push For Mental Health Insurance Reforms

While the gun control debate is a hot topic nationally right now, many are also calling for increased mental health care in the United States.

01/11/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper on CNN (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Goes On CNN To Talk Gun Legislation

Gov. John Hickenlooper has been talking about gun legislation in the wake of the Aurora theater shooting and the school shooting in Connecticut.

12/16/2012

James Holmes makes his first court appearance at the Arapahoe County on July 23, 2012 in Centennial. (Photo by RJ Sangosti-Pool/Getty Images)

Burden On Prosecutors To Prove Sanity In Holmes Case

If James Holmes pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, prosecutors wanting to prove that he methodically carried out a deadly Colorado movie theater shooting have a difficult task before them: They must prove he is sane.

08/30/2012

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