Behavioral Health

An estimated one in five Coloradans will need treatment for mental health at some point in their lifetime—more than 1,000,000 people. Many Coloradans have already experienced the challenges of overcoming behavioral health issues. Although the perception is changing, Coloradans have identified the stigma of seeking behavioral health as a barrier to accessing care.

Dr. John – Grand Junction

Dr. John - Grand JunctionDr. John, of Grand Junction, shares a powerful patient story about the importance of mental health care. Despite a dedicated team effort, his patient took their own life after suffering from severe depression.

“It just reminded me of how BAD our mental health system really is… There was nobody who was at fault …”

 

 

Listen to other stories of Coloradans’ experiences with behavioral health issues:

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