"If we decided that people were the most important thing, we could stop the cycle."

The Denver Post brings us an in-depth view into the lives of some of the many people struggling with mental illness in Colorado, a state ranking in the bottom half of per capita mental health spending.

From debilitating depression, anxiety, to schizoaffective and bipolar disorder, and the lack of resources that Colorado hospitals and mental health clinics possess to treat such patients, the Post takes a deep look into what can be done to improve mental health services here, and around the country.