Grant funded Co-Responder Program meets high demands in its first year

By pairing SummitStone Health Partners Co-responder, Lesley Craig, and the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, this has helped improve outcomes and save lives of those with mental health and substance use issues.

“Long-term solutions are one of the co-responder’s goals. The program aims to help give citizens in crisis an access point to assessment and treatment, in some cases diverting them from costly facilities like hospital emergency rooms and the county jail, with hopes of keeping them out of the criminal-justice system altogether.”

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