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Strengthening local journalism through the power of collaboration

Better News for all Coloradans

Strengthening local journalism through the power of collaboration

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Thousands of Colorado Patients Put in Peril Due to Risky Prescribing of Psych Medicine

Gene Estes implored his son, Shayn, to go to the emergency room that day, fearful he was having another reaction to his psychiatric medication. Shayn was forgetful, dropping things throughout the day, combative and disoriented during simple conversations. “I wanted him to see any doctor available,” Estes said. Gene was worried the dosage was off again. But Shayn, 33, brushed off his father’s concerns as an overreaction. He jumped out of the car after the two argued at the post office and took off walking the six blocks to his Crested Butte apartmentThat was the last time the father would see his son alive. He found Shayn the next morning,...
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Taking a Step Toward Transparency

As you might recall from previous newsletters, last summer we at COLab helped bring together...
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Inside the News: Promising Projects – Colorado Media Initiatives Aimed at Reimagining the Public Square

Last week’s newsletter offered the first installment of a series here at Inside the News...
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Let’s Talk About Colorado’s Mental Health Safety Net System

The Colorado News Collaborative, or COLab, in collaboration with Colorado Public Radio, will host a statewide conversation...
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COLab Founding Partners

COLab Founding Partners