Denver can and should help those with mental health needs
"Caring 4 Denver will appear at the end of ballots in Denver as Initiated Ordinance 301 and will be a one-quarter-of 1 percent sales and use tax increase (25 cents on a $100-dollar purchase), and raise $45 million per year, to be used for improving the quality, availability, and affordability of community based mental health and addiction care in Denver."
"Services that could be supported include counseling, in-patient treatment, school services and prevention programs. The funds will be managed by an independent board of stakeholders in mental health and addiction services."
"We read, hear and watch these stories and know that Denver can do better. Caring 4 Denver has asked people to tell us about their power and our collective power, through our #PowerTo campaign and the feedback has been both heartbreaking and hopeful."