By Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet – The Denver Post

When someone acknowledges that their mental well-being is declining and that they need treatment, the expectation is that they meet with a provider and be placed on a treatment plan best tailored to their needs. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple, at least not in Colorado. Barriers impeding timely access to cutting-edge and physician-recommended psychiatric treatments continue to regress our state’s healthcare system and blockade pathways to wellness for our state’s patients.

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