Pitkin County Donates $50k Toward Expanded Mental Health Facility to Serve Western Slope

Aspen — Pitkin County commissioners last week decided to contribute $50,000 to a regional nonprofit’s efforts to expand the number of psychiatric hospital beds available on the Western Slope. “I think it’s important to be leaders,” Commissioner Rachel Richards said. “I think we can afford it.” Two weeks before, county board members listened to a…