HB19-1044 Advance Behavioral Health Directives passed the House on January 28th. The bill will give individuals with mental illness a voice in their own health care decisions by allowing for the preparation of an advance directive for a designated agent who can make decisions in the time of a medical crisis.

Watch Denver 7’s coverage of the bill with interviews from Rep. Kraft-Tharp, Andrew Romanoff, the CEO of Mental Health Colorado, and Evan Silverman sharing his personal experience.

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