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EVENT: A conversation about mental illness and law enforcement in rural...

Next month will mark the year anniversary of Daniel Pierce’s death. The newcomer to the rural northwest Colorado community of Rangely was suffering from...

Research: Colorado has 71 census tracts where high rates of mental...

Researchers seeking to better understand where the lack of affordable housing intersects with mental health needs in Colorado have for the first time mapped...

Through the Cracks: A stranger, a police shooting, and a rural...

Editor's note: This is part one of a two-part collaboration between The Colorado Independent and The Rio Blanco Herald Times. We will post the...

Colorado’s youth suicide rates are rising. A new effort seeks to...

On Tuesday morning, in a fourth floor conference room of History Colorado in downtown Denver, 14-year-old Aimee Resnick stood behind a lectern looking out...

GEO-run Aurora ICE Detention Center is isolating immigrants – some mentally...

The former ICE detainee agreed to talk under one condition: That he be called “Elvis.” The Salvadoran with a pompadour and an “I’d rather be...

Colorado’s criminal justice system has a mental health crisis. Will the...

Officials agree that growing numbers of people with mental health disorders in Colorado’s criminal justice system is a crisis.  But, in a hearing this week...

‘It’s OK to not be OK’: How one high school saved...

It was 10:30 a.m. on a Monday in April. Nine counselors, psychologists, and therapists sat around a table in a conference room at Cañon...

Student and parent groups pushing Denver schools to hire ‘counselors, not...

Against a backdrop of rising youth suicide rates and disproportionately harsh discipline for black and Latino students, Denver teenagers and parents are calling for...

Durango’s end run around its ‘orphan county’ problem gives residents access...

TV viewers in some parts of Colorado actually escaped the bombardment of ads during the recently wrapped-up election. Residents of Durango in La Plata...

Proposed “red flag” law introduced with bipartisan support but dies in...

This story was updated on May 8 to indicate that the bill died in the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee.  State lawmakers introduced...