More funds for Colorado youth substance treatment

Even before Colorado formally opens recreational pot shops at the start of next year, people recognize the toll marijuana already has taken on young people in this state and the need to expand access to addiction treatment for them. I am pleased to announce — especially during Red Ribbon Week 2013 — that I am part of a...

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Introducing ‘Encompass’

Jul 31, 13 Introducing ‘Encompass’

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Encompass is the only evidence-based treatment program that integrates care for psychiatric and substance-use disorders in adolescents and young adults.

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Marijuana Prevention Summit a smashing success

More than 100 people attended the Marijuana Prevention Summit, presented July 31 at The Denver Press Club by the Colorado Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Society. The event focused on the latest science on adolescent addiction and marijuana use, public drug policies and effective strategies in community prevention and...

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Denver Health bucks national healthcare trends

Apr 17, 12 Denver Health bucks national healthcare trends

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Psychiatric hospitals for adults are closing. Psychiatric hospitals for kids? They’re even more difficult to find these days. They don’t make enough money. Getting insurance to cover the costs of psychiatric treatment is, well, let’s just leave it at “difficult.” So, Denver Health — which is one...

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