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From gun control to housing to health care costs, Colorado lawmakers did not shy away from controversy in 2023. CHI's legislative team and Representatives Judy Amabile and Dafna Michaelson Jenet discuss health policy developments with a focus on behavioral health.
Colorado’s youth face unprecedented mental health challenges. It's hard to know where to start fixing the problem. The Colorado Health Institute and Gary Community Ventures have reviewed the state's mental health system to find most urgent gaps to fill.
The costs of child care and prescription drugs are key health issues affecting Coloradans, and both are essential factors in the well being of our communities.
Colorado’s climate has gotten hotter, and it will heat up more due to human-caused global warming.
Care integration is an old story with a new plot twist.
How can we build sustainable and trusted relationships with communities?
Findings from the Colorado Health Access Survey
Colorado communities need a new focus on adapting to a changing climate to advance health equity.
The 2022 legislative session tackled controversies in mental health treatment and criminal penalties for fentanyl.
There is no denying the fact that Colorado, like the rest of the world, is heating up.
Lessons Learned from the Past Decade of Working in Behavioral Health
We know that social, human, and health services that are integrated can improve people’s health outcomes far more than one siloed component. Yet our systems continue to be antiquated and fragmented.
A look at the updated Health IT Roadmap, with special guest Stephanie Pugliese, Director of the Office of eHealth Innovation
New Colorado Health Access Survey data on the lingering effects of job loss. Plus: A portrait of Colorado veterans' health.
Health care visits on the Front Range dropped 25% during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Missed visits led to missed diagnoses, untreated conditions, and increased inequities.
CHI evaluated law enforcement co-responder programs to see if dispatching mental health professionals with police to emergency calls can lead to better outcomes for officers and for people in crisis.
CHI mapped COVID diagnoses in metro neighborhoods and found a short drive could bring stark differences in the risk of getting the disease.
The COVID pandemic disrupted the legislative session for a second year, but it didn't derail major advances in health equity. The budget bounced back from 2020's cuts thanks to billions in federal aid.
CHI analysts share our interactive maps and graphics on COVID-19 vaccines in the Denver metro area. Also, a look at health disparities among older Coloradans using Colorado Health Access Survey data.