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Office of Behavioral Health

Patrick K. Fox, MD, Acting Director

3824 W. Princeton Circle
Denver, CO 80236-3111
Main Number: 303-866-7400
Fax Number: 303-866-7428


Welcome to the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) web page! Located within the Colorado Department of Human Services, the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) is the State’s behavioral health authority. OBH is responsible for policy development, service provision and coordination, program monitoring and evaluation, and administrative oversight for the public behavioral health system. OBH funds, supports and monitors numerous mental health and substance abuse community programs and providers, and reviews and designates the State’s 27-65 providers. OBH also operates the Colorado Mental Health Institutes at Fort Logan and Pueblo. OBH executes the State’s federal responsibilities as the State Mental Health Authority and the State Substance Abuse Authority for the purposes of administering federal mental health and substance abuse block grant funds.

This page serves primarily as a link to the Office’s programs and services. You may find these programs and services by clicking on the tabs at the top of the page, or on the links in the Office Programs box. If you have questions that aren't answered on the sites, please feel free to call us at 303-866-7400.

The Offices of Behavioral Health, Health Care Policy and Financing, and Public Health and Environment have released a new report; please see below.

Tri-Agency Regulatory Alignment Initiative to Support Integrated Care - Newly Released

The Office of Behavioral Health has just released a new report; please see below.

Measuring Behavioral Health - Newly Released

Click here for the Report

The Office of Behavioral Health has just released it's Needs Analysis Report; please see below.

Behavioral Health Need Analysis - Newly Released

OBH Announcements

Are you in Crisis? Need a Break?

Statewide Crisis Services now available for Coloradans 24/7/365!

Immediate Crisis Intervention!

Click here for details.

Behavioral Health Need Analysis - Click Here