Dr. David Iverson, incoming task force chair and psychiatric director for the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, discussed the task force goals and ways to keep people out of the criminal justice system. He distributed three handouts related to the task force, including a brochure (Attachment C), task force subcommittee informational sheet (Attachment D), and a white paper on high potency marijuana (Attachment E). He explained that the task force has four subcommitees: 1) housing; 2) youth; 3) data and information sharing; and 4) mental health holds.
Peggy Heil, task force member, discussed the task force, the data subcommittee, and identified issues they have been researching over the past year. She discussed continuity of care and aligning definitions across systems.