Building State and Local Funding in Colorado

September 22, 2020

News Type:  From the Field, State Infrastructure
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Publisher:  Education Development Center, Inc.
Speaker:  Sarah Brummett, MA, JD, Director, Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention
Speaker:  Colorado

In this five-minute story, Sarah Brummett of Colorado’s Department of Public Health & Environment describes how Colorado leveraged existing infrastructure and champions to fund state and community efforts. Through support from advocates and the legislature, as well as building on an interactive data map and prevention partnerships, Colorado has drawn down substantial funds to support suicide prevention at the state and local levels.

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