By: Aubrey Boggs, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator Under current Colorado statute, a person experiencing a mental health crisis can be legally held in a jail without committing a crime. This is incredibly dangerous for a person experiencing a crisis.
. . . Though this really isn’t a game! It’s law-making, and whoever wins should be the PEOPLE most impacted by proposed laws! But it won’t happen if you don’t contact the Senate to say you support S-2680 and that
By Aubrey Boggs, CMWN Intern Wednesday we introduced you to the Senate’s version of mental health reform legislation – SB2680 “Mental Health Reform Act of 2016” the bill is very comprehensive, but below are some of the key points of the bill.
By Aubrey Boggs, CMWN Intern While Senate Bill 2680, the “Mental Health Reform Act of 2016”, is not a perfect vision of mental health care, it does offer significantly better language and ideas than HR 2646, the “Helping Families in