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Office of Behavioral Health

Lisa M. Clements, Ph.D., 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.

OBH Announcements

  1. The Office of Behavioral Health has reorganized. Click here for more information!
  2. The next Behavioral Health Transformation Council meeting is scheduled on Friday, April  25th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Department of Human Services, 1575 Sherman Street, Denver, CO in conference room's 4A & 4B.