Summarizes evaluation results of a three-and-a-half-year initiative designed to improve palliative care in Colorado communities.
This brief brochure highlights findings from an independent evaluation of The Colorado Trust's three-year, statewide Bullying Prevention initiative, including tips on how educators, parents and policymakers can help prevent bullying.
TriWest examined grantees' coordination of local community health services, strengthened community partnerships and improved health outcomes at the community level. The Partnerships for Health Initiative Collaboration Survey was administered annually to representatives of each grantee's key collaboration partners to assess the process and structure of their collaborative.
This report discusses the co-creation of the Health Equity Advocacy (HEA) strategy by 34 organizations and staff of The Colorado Trust. Together, these parties unpacked assumptions behind the grantee-driven approach of the HEA strategy, built relationships across diverse stakeholders, identified what capacities and skills need to be developed to strengthen health equity advocacy work, and considered how best to improve coordination and collaboration to advance shared health equity goals.
Over a two-year period (2015-16), 18 direct service, community organizing and policy advocacy organizations worked together as a cohort to lay the foundation for a health equity advocacy field in Colorado. This report highlights key accomplishments by these organizations in domains of capacity building, alignment and coordination, community engagement and power sharing, and vision setting. It also discusses lessons learned and shares reflections by Health Equity Advocacy cohort organizations on future field-building work.
Addresses the need to provide quality mental health care for individuals from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Based on an extensive literature review, input from community members and an advisory group comprised of Colorado community mental health leaders, as well as input from participants in the 2006 Colorado Mental Health Disparities Summit, the brief sets forth a number of policy recommendations to strengthen care.
An overview of the need to provide quality mental health care for individuals from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Based on an extensive literature review, input from community members and an advisory group comprised of Colorado community mental health leaders, as well as input from participants in the 2006 Colorado Mental Health Disparities Summit, the brief sets forth a number of policy recommendations to strengthen care.
An overview of the work and the grantees of The Colorado Trust's Preventing Suicide in Colorado initiative.
This 2009 report, issued jointly by Mental Health America of Colorado and The Colorado Trust, updates both the state's 1998 Suicide Prevention and Intervention Plan to address Colorado's historically high suicide rate, as well as The Trust's 2002 report Suicide in Colorado, which documented the problem of suicide across the state and identified suicide-prevention resources. The report details key facts and figures about the suicide rate in Colorado, many of the prevention achievements in the past 10 years, and recommendations to strengthen suicide prevention and awareness efforts into the future.
This primer offers information for Colorado leaders as they consider expanding Medicaid eligibility to the state's most vulnerable residents as part of the Affordable Care Act. It includes an analysis conducted by the Colorado Health Institute on the cost of expansion and who would be covered. It also reports on financing, savings and how an expansion policy might best be implemented.
An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.