Colorado Students per Behavioral Health Professional

Based on recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Colorado schools are far below recommended staffing levels for behavioral health staff. The left column (red) shows the number of students in the state per single school behavioral healthcare worker. The right column (blue) shows the recommended number of students that should exist for every single school worker in those categories.

Source: Behavioral Health Colorado
Data Design: Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun