Data from CHI’s report, Mental Health in Colorado’s LGBTQ+ Communities, was cited by journalist Leigh Paterson in this KUNC article about the difficulties parents of LGBTQ+ kids have finding appropriate, affordable mental health providers in Northern Colorado.
Colorado Newsline cited data from CHI in an article about proposed legislation that advocates say is a first step toward addressing staffing shortages in the state's home health care industry.
NPR’s All Things Considered recently aired a portion of an interview with CHI Research Analyst Kendra Neumann, who has extensive experience in the field of harm reduction.
Content from CHI’s report, Reaching Kids Before the Crisis: Leveraging Universal School-Based Mental Health Screenings, was cited in this March 20 Colorado Newsline story about House Bill 23-1003, which passed the House Monday and moves to the Senate for consideration. The bill would allow public schools to participate in a voluntary mental health screening program for sixth through twelfth graders, referring them to treatment if needed.
Nicole Weber, senior program manager, was interviewed for a February 8 Kaiser Health News/Denver Post story about the successes of the Metro Denver Partnership for Health (MDPH) ambassador programs.
Director Karam Ahmad was quoted in this 5280 guide to the health impacts of climate change and how to adapt. “A lot of conversations in the climate policy space in Colorado over the last few years have been centered around, ‘We need data, we need data.’… And I think there’s been a shift recently to, ‘OK, we know this is happening,’” he told reporter Meredith Sell.
A November 23 State of Reform article about the response to the Club Q nightclub shooting in Colorado Springs quoted data from the 2021 Colorado Health Access Survey published earlier this year: Mental Health in Colorado’s LGBTQ+ Communities.