Congratulations to our HOPE Coalition Chairperson, Kathy Valentine, who was honored by the Boulder Chamber as one of the “Boulder Chamber Women Who Light the Community 2017”!!!
Legislation – House Bill 1140 PASSED
Sponsored by Senator Linda Newell (D-Littleton) aims to lower the suicide rate by encouraging hospitals to educate patients & relatives of patients who have attempted suicide about prevention before they leave the facility. Colorado law designates the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment as the coordinator for suicide prevention programs throughout the state. This […]
Roberts Raises Awareness For Teen Suicide Prevention
A resolution concerning teen suicide prevention unanimously passed the Senate Education Committee this week. HJR 1004 sponsored by Senator Ellen Roberts, R-Durango and Senator Michael Johnston, D-Denver, strives to increase awareness of teen suicide prevention throughout Colorado. The resolution was brought forward by students with the Colorado Youth Advisory Council. The council is made up […]
Talking suicide – it could save someone’s life
Talking suicide – it could save someone’s life – By Clay Evans – discusses how “HOPE (Coalition of Boulder County) and Colie’s closet provide public education about suicide and mental illness while Second Wind helps provide mental-health and other resources to people at risk of suicide.“ Talking suicide – it could save someone’s life – […]