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12:31 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Telling the Health Equity Story: Laura Frank, news exec.

Is health care a right? Or is health care a limited resource primarily for those who can afford it?  And how is the story of "health equity" told through America's news media?   Rocky Mountain PBS vice president of News Laura Frank is on a luncheon panel on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 addressing these questions, hosted by The Colorado Trust.

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Untreated: Mental Illness
1:26 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

CO reducing seclusion, restraints for mentally ill; Inequities persist

Credit Ryan Conley / Rocky Mountain PBS

Health reporter with Rocky Mountain PBS / I-News Kristin Jones visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to discuss her recent story on the use of seclusion and restraints in the management of mentally ill patients and prison inmates.  Her reporting also uncovered persistent inequities in they way Latino and African-American cases are handled.

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News
9:09 pm
Sat May 10, 2014

Untreated: How Ignoring Mental Illness Cost Us All

Rocky Mountain PBS I-News

ROCKY MOUNTAIN PBS I-NEWS Mental illness in Colorado costs some $5.4 billion each year – or about $1,000 for every resident of the state, according to an analysis by Rocky Mountain PBS I-News. A large part of these costs are related to untreated mental illness.

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