On behalf of the Office of Behavioral Health, a team from the Colorado Health Institute recently traveled 3,546 miles across Colorado to identify the best ideas and programs for preventing youth from using and abusing substances. CHI visited the front lines to talk to experts, community leaders, families and kids to understand how Colorado’s statewide funders can better use their resources to strengthen substance use prevention efforts.
Interested stakeholders can review and comment on the proposed rule updates to OBH Rule Volume 2 CCR 502-1 to fully comply with federal incorporation by reference requirements established in 1 CFR Part 51 and removes outdated regulatory requirements for DUI providers.
Opportunity for interested stakeholders to review and comment on the proposed rules for emergency medical services facilities (emergency departments) to report their 72-hour hold data to the Office of Behavioral Health annually.
Opportunity for interested stakeholders to review and comment on the proposed rule to remove the regulatory provision that a license or designation remains in effect during the approval process when a renewal application is submitted to OBH on or before the current expiration date.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month; please provide us feedback on the proposed DVP Rule revisions; announcing the 2017 Annual Report; review FVPSA Updates; CAFE Q&A; Outcome #5 FAQ; learn about some changes with the Site Visit Process; learn more about DVP-funded programs.
The Office of Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM) and the University of Colorado, Department of Family Medicine, has released a series of integrated medical care and behavioral health eLearning training modules for the SIM Behavioral Health Integration initiative.
The Youth and Family Bridges Project through the Office of Behavioral Health served 551 Colorado adolescents and transition-age youth with substance use disorders, including those with co-occurring mental health disorders, from September 2013 to August 2017.
This Monthly Alert has the following topics: March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, Training & Webinar Opportunities, CAFE Q&A, DVP Requirements Corner, and Making Connections - Site Visits to learn more about DVP-funded programs.