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Laura worries often about her son Andrew, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia but refuses to take medication or go to therapy. She credits the co-responder team in Durango, Colo., where Andrew lives, with helping to keep him safe. “They understand him,” she says. Photo by Corey Robinson / Special to The Colorado Trust

August 30, 2023

Rural Colorado Communities are Starting to Embrace Co-Responder Programs

Smaller communities across the state are beginning to see success with programs that have clinicians join law enforcement on mental and behavioral health-related calls.

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