Colorado Increasingly In Contempt As More Judges Recognize That Jail Isn’t A Mental Health Answer BY ALLISON SHERRY | SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 Published in cpr.org Almost 300 mentally ill people across the state have been in jail for months — before being convicted of anything — because state...

By Allison Sherry June 14, 2018 Denver, Colorado State officials have been sued for the fourth time in a decade for violating a court order that guarantees mentally ill people facing criminal charges receive treatment within about a month. Lawyers for Disability Law Colorado say that they have been...