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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...

Littwin: How mentally ill do you have to be in America...

The more we learn about mass shooter Matthew Riehl, the clearer it becomes that he had very serious mental health issues that were well...

Meet Colorado’s resident expert on early childhood mental health

Jordana Ash holds a job that doesn’t exist in most states. She’s Colorado’s director of early childhood mental health — a position created three years...

Letter outlines how the AHCA would affect Coloradans with disabilities

A network of civil rights advocates is warning Coloradans how the healthcare bill being debated in Congress would play out for people with disabilities. "We...

A mental health crisis coverup in Colorado jails

  Around 100 mentally ill inmates are waiting in jail for psychiatric treatment, some for as long as six months, before their cases can be...