By Brook Griese
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it is difficult but necessary that we continue our focus on another public health crisis impacting our state.
Lives depend on it.
Our behavioral health care system in Colorado desperately needs transformation, and we must maintain our momentum towards creating meaningful change. In 2018, more than 200 Colorado youth and young adults lost their lives to suicide — our state’s leading cause of death for 10- to 24-year-olds.
This is not acceptable.