Coloradans grappling with substance abuse, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health disorders will now have their illnesses covered on par with physical ailments by their health insurance providers after a bill was signed into law last week by Gov. Bill Ritter.

Senate Bill 36 also adds depressive disorders dysthymia and cyclothymia, social phobia, agoraphobia and general anxiety disorder to the list of mental health illnesses for which insurance companies must provide the same coverage as they do physical illnesses.

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