Rocky Mountain PBS

5:01am

Mon May 12, 2014
Mental Health

The High Cost Of Untreated Mental Illness

Medical staff in the emergency dept. confer at Denver Health, Nov. 2013. The department's director say the unit is seeing an unprecedented number of people landing in the emergency room with injuries or other health problems related to mental illness.
Joe Mahoney I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

Untreated mental illness is a growing problem in Colorado – with one out of every four adults likely to experience some degree of mental illness in any given year. That has a high cost in Colorado, not only from a public health perspective but also from a financial standpoint.

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5:00am

Mon May 6, 2013
Arts District

Defunct Relocation Policy Still Impacts American Indians

Moses Brings Plenty, host of the documentary Urban Rez
Rocky Mountain PBS

The Voluntary Relocation act of 1952 was designed to decrease government spending on reservation services by transitioning Native people to urban living in cities like Dallas, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles – and Denver.

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6:00am

Thu April 11, 2013
Arts District

Light Shed on Dark Period of Colorado History

Screen grab from the RMPBS documentary series Colorado Experience.
Rocky Mountain PBS

The National Park Service recently awarded a $29,060 grant to Colorado Preservation Inc. to help preserve a World War II Japanese American confinement site in southeastern Colorado.

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