Share tales of mental health barriers Tuesday

A statewide mental health advocacy organisation wants stories and feedback on barriers to mental health care in Fort Collins.

Mental Health Colorado, led by former Speaker of a State House of Representatives Andrew Romanoff, will horde a city gymnasium during a Old Town Library on Tuesday from 5:15-7 p.m. The nonprofit has already hosted identical information-gathering sessions in Pueblo and Greeley and skeleton to use a collected information to assistance pull for statewide legislation or list measures for better entrance to mental health care.

“We unequivocally wish to take a information that we accumulate during this assembly and assistance in a destiny with creation Colorado a heading disciple for mental health in policy,” Mental Health Colorado orator Jen Marnowski said.

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Marnowski remarkable that an estimated million-plus Coloradans understanding with a mental health or piece use predicament any year.

Prior attendees have told a organisation about barriers that embody not meaningful where to go after a diagnosis, lacking health word and accessing care. It has also found success stories in telemedicine quite assisting those in farming areas find care.

“Hearing from everybody what a problems are will assistance us come adult with solutions,” Marnowski said. “And we can hear what’s operative in a community.”

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