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Mental health bills worth the effort

 

Last updated 4/27/2021 at 1:57pm

You may have seen or heard that the governor signed two mental health bills this past week. Mental health bills are nothing new; we've seen them every year in my tenure in the Senate. Given the of the breadth of the problem, there will be even more this year.

There are no shortages of examples of mental health issues. Earlier this session I was in a meeting when one of the legislators received a text that a seventh-grader in one of his rural schools had committed suicide. We have the shooter at the Boulder King Soopers, a prime example of a young man in his 20s that had severe mental issue...



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