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Financial Information & Resources


For State Fiscal Year (FY) 2011-12 (July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012), the OBH scope of responsibility includes the management and administration of a $107 million budget, comprised of more than 44 separate funding streams including two federal block grants, 17 federal discretionary grants totaling  $43.8 million annually, and 21 state funding sources.


The total program cost for OBH of $107 million is broken out as: 

  • $55,742,285 is State General Fund
  • $9,219,126 is from various cash funds
  • $5,177,376 is from re-appropriated funds 
  • $29,846,164 is federal SAMHSA block grant funding (Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant and Mental Health Services Block Grant)
  • $7,850,958 is from other sources of federal funds (federal discretionary grants)


For a listing of current federal grants, click here.


Behavioral Health (BH) services are contracted with providers statewide, totaling 257 contracts (Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment and Prevention).


These funds are appropriated by the Colorado General Assembly through the Long Bill, SB 11-209 (pages 79 through 83): and are further summarized in this report.



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