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Colorado: Leaders Call for Action to Address Urgent Statewide Mental Health Needs

In a statement called Colorado Course Corrections, The Equitas Project has called for an urgent and immediate shift in awareness, and rebalancing of effort and investment across multiple stakeholders who share accountability for the health and safety of all Coloradans.

The statement was signed by legal and mental health professionals from across the state including Dr. Jenn Leiferman, director of the Population Mental Health and Wellbeing program and associate professor of community and behavioral health at Colorado School of Public Health.

The list of priorities for Colorado Course Corrections 2019 features:

The list of other organizations who joined ColoradoSPH in signing includes:
Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council
Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Housing
Colorado Mental Wellness Network
Denver District Attorney’s Office
Denver FIRST
Disability Law Colorado
Drug Policy Alliance
Healthier Colorado
Jefferson Center for Mental Health
Mental Health Center of Denver
Mental Health Colorado
Mind Springs Health
Office of the Colorado State Public Defender
Second Chance Center
Southeast Health Group
Read the entire Colorado Course Corrections statement on The Equitas Project website.