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F656A7AC0074573B872587A7007C0737 Hearing Summary


Date Dec 10, 2021      
Location Old State Library

Public Testimony - Committee Discussion Only

03:34:45 PM  

Hope Hyatt, representing Colorado Mental Wellness Network, testified.

Frank Cornelia, representing Colorado Behavioral Health Care Centers, testified.

Committee members made comments about the testimony.

03:44:51 PM  

Maree McRae, representing Colorado Heart, Mind, Connect, testified. Jenny Stith, representing WINGS Foundation Inc, testified.

03:52:53 PM  

Elizabeth Newman, representing Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified.

03:57:21 PM  

Danielle Felder, representing Colorado Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs, testified about behavioral health and community support.

Ms. Jennifer Roberts, representing Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, testified about individuals with disabilities.

04:06:52 PM  

Cecilia Martinez, representing Family & Intercultural Resource Center, testified about bi-lingual providers. Mr. Lance Tunick, representing self, testified about his son's experience in Colorado.

04:14:56 PM  

Jenny Loth Hill, representing herself, testified about the mental health system and childhood trauma. She also discussed houselessness.

04:21:36 PM  

Sandra Dummit, representing self, testified about mental health care.

Mr. John Reid, representing Beds, and Funding, testified about residential facilities and therapists of color. Steve Bell, representing self, testified about his personal experience with a behavioral health condition.

04:36:31 PM  

Mr. Ken Coburn, representing self, testified about diversion programs.

Darik Gutvwiller, Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, accompanied Mr. Coburn.

Mr. Jonathan Cappelli, representing Neighborhood Development Collaborative, testified about permanent supportive housing.

04:49:34 PM  

Commissioner Pelton, subpanel member, discussed a potential audit of the behavioral health system and community mental health centers.

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