Income, race, geography and other factors contribute to wide disparities in health outcomes across our state. We report on how Colorado residents are impacted by these inequities, and what they're doing about it.

January 30, 2020
Using Trauma-Informed Design, Buildings Become Tools for Recovery

As more is learned about how the built environment can impact mental health and well-being, service providers are taking note.

January 15, 2020
The Pride of Central Colorado

The rural town of Salida is leading by example on acceptance and inclusion for LGBTQ youth.

January 7, 2020
Atlantis Takes Aim at Denver’s Accessible Housing Crisis

Fewer than 1% of Colorado housing units are accessible to people with disabilities, so an advocacy group decided to create more of them.

December 19, 2019
A Story of Redemption, Performed by Inmates

The DU Prison Arts Initiative’s production of “A Christmas Carol” was a chance for women incarcerated at a Denver prison to give back to the community.

December 5, 2019
A Denver High School Tests a New Approach to Teaching Kids After Trauma

At the Academy of Urban Learning, teachers are trained to understand the brain science of toxic stresses in their students’ lives.

November 26, 2019
A Faith Community Pushes Back on a Controversial Police Procedure

A process for identifying criminal suspects, known as a “showup,” is under scrutiny in Colorado and nationwide.

November 21, 2019
Midwifery at a Crossroads in Colorado

An increasingly sought-after, lower-cost form of maternity care is inaccessible to many Coloradans.

October 30, 2019
Improving the Odds of a Successful “Second Chance”

An Aurora nonprofit aims to use stable housing as a tool to prevent recidivism.

October 23, 2019
The True Cost of Health Care

It’s much higher than we think, as new Colorado-based research shows.

October 15, 2019
Is Health Care in Colorado Regressing?

After years of apparent progress, new Colorado Health Access Survey results from the Colorado Health Institute suggest worsening health care affordability and access for many people.