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.
Call to Action for Senate Bill 021!
Senate Bill 021 will provide reentry services to individuals leaving the criminal justice system with mental health conditions. The bill provides $2.7 million to offer housing vouchers, employment services, Medicaid enrollment services, mental health treatment including psychiatric and counseling services,
By Matt, CMWN Intern We are the best possible experts on ourselves. Sometimes we want to go, sometimes we want to stay. Each moment is not the previous, nor will it be the next. Each moment is truly its own,
On “daddy issues” and the infantilization of women with absent or abusive fathers
I want to preface this by saying that I’m not angry at the person who said this. I’m angry at the society that makes saying it okay. Frankly, I had never really thought about how insulting the term “daddy issues”
U.N.I.T.E to End Stigma Week Three: Inclusiveness
By: Amanda Kearney-Smith The acronym U.N.I.T.E¹ comes from a campaign to end stigma that started in Canada. It stands for UNITE = Understand, Nurture, Include Others, Talk, Embrace. Over the last three weeks we’ve elaborated on the “U” and “N” this week we’ll