I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS http://kunc.org en Mental Health Initiative Will Search For Statewide Solutions http://kunc.org/post/mental-health-initiative-will-search-statewide-solutions <p>It isn't too late to become involved in the broad statewide discussion on mental illness this weekend, with groups gathering in four cities to discuss means of eradicating stigma and removing barriers to treatment.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:11:21 +0000 I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS & Jim Trotter 55192 at http://kunc.org For A Diagnosis Of Both Mental Illness And A Disability There Are Gaps In The System http://kunc.org/post/diagnosis-both-mental-illness-and-disability-there-are-gaps-system <p>A raised red oval, a couple of inches in diameter, sits at the top of Alex Meredith’s forehead. It is the physical mark of a besieged mind.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:30:00 +0000 I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS & Kristin Jones 55191 at http://kunc.org For A Diagnosis Of Both Mental Illness And A Disability There Are Gaps In The System Future Unclear, Colorado's Mental Health Initiative Is Stalled By Suit http://kunc.org/post/future-unclear-colorados-mental-health-initiative-stalled-suit <p>Tom Sullivan knows the value of getting treatment for mental health problems. His son Alex was killed in the Aurora theater massacre in 2012, the victim of a man who seemed to think he was the Joker in a Batman movie.</p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS & Kristin Jones 54583 at http://kunc.org Future Unclear, Colorado's Mental Health Initiative Is Stalled By Suit Colorado Hit-And-Runs Leave Law Enforcement 'Looking For A Ghost' http://kunc.org/post/colorado-hit-and-runs-leave-law-enforcement-looking-ghost <p>Almost three times a month, someone, likely a pedestrian, is killed in Colorado by a motorist who then flees the scene.</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS & Burt Hubbard 53996 at http://kunc.org Colorado Hit-And-Runs Leave Law Enforcement 'Looking For A Ghost' Colo. Health Dept. Disputes Study Linking Birth Defects To Fracking http://kunc.org/post/colo-health-dept-disputes-study-linking-birth-defects-fracking <p>A University of Colorado study concluding that certain birth defects are as much as 30 percent more common among mothers living near natural gas wells has come under question by the state public health department.</p><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:02:22 +0000 I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS & Kristin Jones 53966 at http://kunc.org Colo. Health Dept. Disputes Study Linking Birth Defects To Fracking